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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • New Mexico judge affirms right to 'aid in dying'

    Aja Riggs, 50, thought a lot about dying after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She endured surgery in October 2011, then underwent aggressive chemotherapy that made her feel as if her skin was burning. She was constantly tired. Then doctors found...
  • Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates

    I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini. But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
  • When life isn't living

    Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
  • Letters: The case against assisted suicide

    Re "A chilling end-of-life case," Column, Nov. 6 Steve Lopez did not mention why assisted-suicide legislation failed three times in deep-blue California. A broad coalition of disability rights organizations, independent living groups, doctors and...