The police have spoken out against the vigilante group Creep Catchers in Canada, claiming they interfere with investigations and send real predators into hiding while shaming others who are not guilty. 12 more words
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Vigilantism is explained by the Oxford Dictionary as “law enforcement undertaken without legal authority by a self-appointed group of people”. I received via snail-mail two postcards describing how to protect myself, or more, the house, against burglars. 250 more words
Three teenage men attacked a 53-year-old sexual predator in Decatur, Indiana.
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As authoritarian strongmen pummel liberal democracy into nothing more than a lump of majoritarian abuse, people will resist. Some will resist with violence. These self-styled heroes will imagine they’re undermining the authoritarian. 664 more words
Here’s a fun story. Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, is a bit of a controversial character. One particular reason why he’s controversial is because he has this little policy about drug users, which is that he feels it’s OK for people to just kill them, whatever, no big deal. 479 more words