Monday, April 02, 2012

Daily Blend: Monday, April 02, 2012

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Trayvon Martin
Trayvon Martin
  • Congress considering bill to strip Constitutional rights from individuals the federal government doesn’t like, including children, ACLU members and Cat Stevens.

  • Lying Coral Springs, Florida cops become latest example why recording on-duty officers is a must.
    (via Dispatches from the Culture Wars)

  • U.S. Supreme Court rules that jails may strip-search anyone they like, regardless of the trivialness – or even existence – of actual crimes.
    (via Joe. My. God.)

  • Four 8- and 9-year-olds handcuffed, arrested and put in holding cells for 12 hours for fighting at school.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • Salon’s Alex Pareene takes a look at the Right’s smear-job of Trayvon Martin [pictured] and defense of George Zimmerman.
    (via @ggreenwald)

  • Oops goes the Catholic priest’s PowerPoint presentation. (To be fair, it is possible he was sabotaged … but I’ll bet the only saboteur was his half-competent self.)
    (via Pharyngula)

  • The show ended up screening in more than 90 countries, its mild family-friendly humour helping to de-mystify the idea of Christians and Muslims living side by side. Only the U.S. failed to embrace the series.

  • My new to-do list. I’m officially adding #2 to my bucket list.

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.