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  • Speaking of Sports

     
    I tried to read the box score of yesterday's U.S. World Cup soccer team match against Belgium to see if there were ways to numerically back up what people have told me-- that Belgium dominated the U.S. most of the......
  • Beware the rush to help people die

     Beware the rush to help people die
    The Medical Society of New Jersey, the state's largest physicians group, opposed a recently tabled bill for physician-assisted suicide. But it is pushing an alternative that may be just as bad: the Practitioner's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or...
  • In Theory: Should old-age assisted suicide be allowed?

    Exit, a Swiss organization that helps people take their own lives, voted May 24 during its general assembly to extend its services to elderly people who are not dealing with a terminal illness. "Those very advanced in age will no longer have to prove to...
  • Broward animal shelter slammed by inspector general

    Broward animal shelter slammed by inspector general
    [UPDATED with response from county] Broward Inspector General John Scott issued a blistering report today regarding the county's animal shelter operations, saying staff did not properly protect controlled substances from misuse, including a euthanasia...
  • Review: 'Honey' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Honey' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Whether she's trysting with her married lover or helping other people die, the title character of "Honey" is a fascinating and complex figure, and Jasmine Trinca inhabits the role with a detached intensity that's thoroughly compelling. The Italian...
  • Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic

    Broward, Humane Society consider new spay-neuter clinic
    Broward County commissioners Tuesday reaffirmed their desire to reduce euthanasia of healthy dogs and cats, with the goal of running a "no kill'' shelter. By unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to analyze a possible public-private partnership with...
  • Are no-kill shelters good for cats and dogs?

    Are no-kill shelters good for cats and dogs?
    NEW YORK — New York City developed a grisly solution to its stray dog problem in the 1870s: It locked dozens of dogs at a time inside an enormous iron cage and submerged them in the East River. Capture, drown, and repeat, until the population was...
  • In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
  • Tinley Park pit bull held pending 'vicious dog hearing'

    Tinley Park pit bull held pending 'vicious dog hearing'
    In the eyes of the law, Buddy the pit bull is potentially vicious. To his supporters, the 7-year-old canine is a good dog who should be allowed to come home. The pit bull is being held by Cook County officials after a Feb. 21 incident where the dog...
  • Belgium's humane stance on dying kids

    It's an idea that, in the death-squeamish U.S., is probably too disturbing for the edgiest TV hospital drama, let alone real life and real legislation. Last week, the Belgian Parliament passed a law allowing terminally ill children to request aid in...
  • Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery

    Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery
    It may not be art, but it's certainly going to be one of the most macabre objects ever shown in an art gallery: the Thanatron, the intravenous drip device that Dr. Jack Kevorkian invented to shuffle his clients off this mortal coil via assisted suicide,...
  • Belgium extends euthanasia law

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Phillipe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...