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Plaintiffs argued that use of midazolam for lethal injections violations the constitutional prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment. (Photo: James Heilman, MD/Wikimedia Commons)
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Placing the interests of Big Coal over public health, the U.S. Supreme Court on...

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Now that we have legal protections for gay and sick people, maybe it's time to safeguard black people being terrorized by blue ones. To wit: The burly mob of Philly cops who set upon a dad carrying his baby daughter, seizing him by the neck, slamming him into a wall and arresting him after he allegedly failed to pay a $2.25 subway fare, all as he clutched his increasingly distraught child. The police chief: "We don’t teach people to grab persons by the throat." Surreal video says really?