Police acting on a narcotics search warrant burst into Nikita Smith’s home and executed three of her dogs, including one locked in a bathroom (WARNING: graphic images). Now the city is paying out $60,000 to settle the civil rights case Smith filed against the city.
Since the dawn of humanity, man’s best friend has been beside us. Dogs have long served a number of purposes, from herding sheep to keeping watch to providing companionship. It’s safe to say that they’ve quite earned their title. But K9 dogs, under the direction of the police (and military working dogs (MWDs)), are often not receiving the treatment that they deserve. Instead, they frequently face brutality and danger that they simply do not deserve.
Jason Stevens | United States
In Islamic principles, some things are halal (Lawful) and others haram (Forbidden). You probably know that adultery, homosexuality, and alcohol are haram in Islam. But there are many other objects and acts that the religion disapproves of. Here’s a list of haram and/or makrooh (detestable) things that may surprise you.