Justice Keeps Us Safer: May 16th Vote Larry Krasner for Philadelphia District Attorney … More May 16: Vote Krasner 4 DA
“I believe we need to fundamentally change the current culture within the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. More of the same won’t achieve real justice for victims caught up in our city’s criminal justice system.” Lawrence Krasner … More Justice Makes Us Safer
More often than at any point in recent memory, people have been getting away with murder in Philadelphia. Philly dot com article by Chris Palmer. … More Murder Hurts All: Philly’s Painful Homicide Clearance Rate
Middle Ground Prison Reform, called the outdoor cages barbaric. “There’s something medieval about it,” she said. “It doesn’t comport with any humane or community standard that we would ordinarily think of for any animal, including a human. “Crying Liberty” copyright: Deborah Gross- Zuchman http://www.deborahzuchman.com
It looks as though the New Jersey police may have found a serial killer. Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, a 20-year-old grocery store security guard, has been charged with the murder of three women in the Orange, New Jersey, area, [reports Rolling Stone Magazine] and is currently under investigation of a possible fourth victim who earlier this week … More “Teenage Philadelphia Hooker” Killer Caught
“We don’t want to acknowledge that they are young girls from our communities who’ve fled — and were preyed upon by some really nasty people. [They] deserve protection, from all of us, and from our police.” Sex workers who are assaulted are too scared — of their attackers, and of the police — to speak … More Barriers to Reporting Violence are Universal
December 17th 2016 officially marked the thirteenth anniversary of the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.
Most likely, you have never heard about this day if you live in the U.S. because the American media doesn’t cover this topic.
Article by Brian Saady. “Crying Liberty” copyright: Deborah Gross- Zuchman http://www.deborahzuchman.com … More U.S. Media Ignores International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
M. Dante pondering in Philly: What can we do to change the way prostitutes, people exploring gender identity and police interact? There has to be a better way to address differences in lifestyle choices to prevent violent situations from continuing on this level. Minor amounts of marijuana should not lead to murder, and prostitutes should … More Detroit 2011: Lessons In Unnecessary Death by Murder
A Pennsylvania transgender man was shot and killed by police Friday night after officers responded to a domestic violence call, WKBN reports. By WKBN Staff Published: January 7, 2017, 4:20 pm Updated: January 9, 2017, 11:24 am Sean Hake, 23, was killed in the home where he lived. Police have released few details except to confirm … More 2017 Pennsylvania Kicking Off The Year With Transgender Killing
Originally posted on SaneSurvivor:
Dear Diana, When I received the news of your passing yesterday morning, I was sad. Selfishly, I was sad for me. You not being here means I will not be able to enjoy your deep wisdom and your sarcastic wit. I will miss your honest assessments of ideas I “ran past…