South Bend stripped park rangers of carrying guns nearly two months ago. The decision was made by Deputy Mayor Mark Neal and Police Chief Ron Teachman.
FLASHBACK TO RECENT EVENT IN PHILLY: WARNING GRAPHIC: Skateboarder assaults Park Ranger
WARNING GRAPHIC: Skateboarder assaults Park Ranger
Common Council member Dr. Fred Ferlic also spoke at the meeting, but said he supported the city’s decision. “Anyone carrying a gun should be a policeman,” he said.
As the nation debates whether such parenting choices are acceptable or neglectful, the latest Reason-Rupe national telephone poll finds 82 percent of Americans believe the law should require children 9-years-old and younger to be supervised while playing in public parks. Just 17 percent of Americans think 9-year-olds should be able to play unsupervised at the park…
Anytime someone says ‘to me’ to define anything, you know you are dealing with an ignoramus who has no idea what they are talking about.
A restaurant owner who is under fire for offering a faith-based discount to customers says he doesn’t plan to discontinue it, despite receiving a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a secular activist group.
The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network releases a report every year evaluating each state legislature and what it’s done to help prevent cancer. That includes providing access to affordable healthcare, improving patients’ quality of life and, notably, reducing tobacco use.
The word is you can look for this bill to be modified with a tax hike but not at the same level of regular tobacco, which was the first option put forth.
These groups, along with many supposed experts in the field, have been misled into thinking that the emergence of e-cigarettes is a threat to public health. In fact, it is a boon and opposition to e-cigarettes is self-defeating for public health advocates. The vast majority of the 40 million American adult who smoke cigarettes want to quit, but only 3 percent of them kick the habit each year.
While the ALS Association’s viral ice bucket challenge has brought in nearly $42 million since July 29 — in comparison to just $2.1 million during the same time period last year — some are protesting the challenge or, at the least, opting not to donate to the organization.
“the white students had to play the police officer.”
As police brace for more possible violence in Ferguson, Mo., community watchdog groups are worried that type of unrest is close to happening in South Bend.