Tag: Pa.

Michael Vick Backing Anti-Cruelty to Animals Bill

Sitting in a Leavenworth penitentiary for 19 months on a 2007 conviction for operating a vicious dog-fighting ring, Pittsburg Steelers quarterback Michael Vick had plenty of time to think about how to become part of the solution to preventing animal cruelty rather than being part of the problem.

Obama Judicial Appointee Blocks Border Detainment of Central Americans

A federal judge appointed by President Obama has blocked detainment of Central American women and children on the U.S.-Mexico border who allege they are seeking asylum. The judge enjoined the government “from detaining class members for the purpose of deterring future immigration to the United States and from considering deterrence of such immigration as a factor in such custody determinations.”