Rights

New York Court Recognizes Chimps As Legal Non-Human Persons

New York Court Recognizes Chimps As Legal Non-Human Persons

Last Tuesday, a New York judge made history by recognizing two chimpanzees as “persons” in a court case. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe ordered that a cause and writ of habeas corpus be presented on behalf of two chimpanzees currently being held for experimentation purposes at Stony Brook University on Long Island, New York. […]

Italian Army Is Growing Country’s First Marijuana Crop

Italian Army Is Growing Country’s First Marijuana Crop

Italy’s military is strangely responsible for growing the country’s first medical marijuana crop. Colonel Antonio Medica, the director of the facility where the marijuana is being grown, told Italian daily Corriere della Sera that the crop is “coming along nicely.” The Italian government said that they are using the military to grow the crop because they […]

Here’s How Psychedelic Drugs Could Radically Change Society For The Better

Here’s How Psychedelic Drugs Could Radically Change Society For The Better

Terence McKenna, self-styled ‘psychonaut’, ethnobotanist, writer, lecturer, freedom fighter and culture-doubting intellectual, was arguably one of the greatest minds who ever lived. He believed passionately in a basic human right to explore one’s own consciousness, and he advocated the use of psilocybin (the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms) and other natural psychedelic drugs to do so. Controversial […]

State of Emergency Governor Hogan to Deploy National Guard to Restore Order in Baltimore, City Wide Curfew Implemented

State of Emergency Governor Hogan to Deploy National Guard to Restore Order in Baltimore, City Wide Curfew Implemented

Baltimore MD 4/27/15: Shortly after the conclusion of Freddie Gray’s funeral, against the wishes for Freddie’s family, demonstrators began to gather and to take to the streets. But today there would be no peaceful protests seeking answers. Violence erupted outside of Mondawmin Mall led by local high school students. Rioters clashed with some 200 police […]

Breaking News! Baltimore Police Placed On High Alert Following “Credible Threat”

Breaking News! Baltimore Police Placed On High Alert Following “Credible Threat”

Baltimore, MD April 27th 2015: In a press release the Baltimore Police Department/Criminal Intelligence unit states that they have received a credible threat claiming that various gangs have entered into a partnership “to take out” law enforcement officers. The mainstream media have been hyping this story since it was released this afternoon, but what is […]

Supreme Court Rules Cops Cannot Detain You While Waiting on Drug Sniffing Dog.

Supreme Court Rules Cops Cannot Detain You While Waiting on Drug Sniffing Dog.

Rodriguez v. United States: In a 6 to 3 vote the Supreme Court has determined that it’s unconstitutional for police to detain you without reasonable suspicion while waiting for a drug sniffing dog to be brought to the scene. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote: “We hold that a police stop exceeding the time needed to […]

System Of A Down Debuts In Armenia With a Free Show: “This is not a rock and roll concert, to our murders this is revenge!”

System Of A Down Debuts In Armenia With a Free Show: “This is not a rock and roll concert, to our murders this is revenge!”

As reported earlier the band System Of A Down was kicking off the “Wake Up Souls” tour to raise awareness about the 1915 Armenian genocide.It’s fitting they ended the tour playing a free show in Armenia. All were invited out to Republic Square in Yerevan for a 2 and half hour show, despite the heavy […]