Why exactly I’m so outraged and you should be too

Zimmerman was acquitted because he couldn't be convicted beyond reasonable doubt. This means even if you believe a defendant is guilty, if there is not enough evidence, you must return to a verdict of not guilty. Except that, oddly, Zimmerman wasn't the one on trial; Trayvon was. The only absolutely undeniable fact in this case …

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Jewish Feminists, some background information?

I'm writing a piece on sexuality in Islam that encompasses historical "unlawful consummation" of love (or lust or what-have-you). The Qur'an does not command stoning for adultery (but 100 lashes to the fornicator or adulterer); however, there are circulated hadith that the Prophet Muhammad commanded a stoning of an adulterous man, which is often cited …

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