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Month: March 2009
Just a quickhit as I’m spoon-missing today: The Anchorage Daily News reports on a multiple-rape, assault, and murder trial underway in court this week. * Sexual violence trigger warnings.*
The Australian Government’s Classification board website has been hacked. The text:
Somebody Think of the Children.
A bit juvenile? Nos. Not particularly helpful? Sure. Illegal? Yup.
But I can’t help but have a leetle soft spot lurking in my heart for humorous, non-destructive civil disobedience in the face of bulldozing authoritarianism.
For all those pharmacists and nurses and doctors out there who think that they ought to be able to have a conscience clause regarding abortion? To the point of not even referring patients to willing medical practitioners?
What do you think about the idea that a pacifist should be able to join the military and expect to draw a pay check and advance in rank while exercising a conscience clause with respect to weapons that kill people?