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Yes vote supporters celebrate as the results in the Irish referendum on the 8th amendment concerning the country's abortion laws takes place at Dublin Castle on May 26, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.
Ireland, one of Europe's most socially conservative countries, has voted by a landslide to liberalize the world's most restrictive abortion laws.
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The debacle of the new NFL policy penalizing teams whose players "do not stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem" - aka "white supremacy at its finest" by punishing "the definition of patriotism " - is even more grotesque coming the same day that Milwaukee police released video showing a hostile swarm of cops tasing and arresting the Milwaukee Bucks' Sterling Brown for the crime of parking sloppily. If you want to understand why players take a knee, watch the video.