Snowflake Senator Calls for Boycott of Concert Venue Over Poster That Shows Him Eating a Baby

An Arkansas state senator is calling for people to boycott a local concert venue after the business used an image of him feasting on an infant to promote an upcoming show. On Tuesday evening, Christopher Farris Terry, an event promotor for Vino’s, a brew pub, pizzeria, and concert venue in Little Rock, shared a flyer on a Facebook event page promoting an upcoming May show by New Orleans metal band Eyehategod.

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Arkansas Judge Sued Over Ruthless Cycle of Jailing of Those Who Can’t Pay Fines for Minor Crimes

A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses an Arkansas judge of running an unconstitutional debtor’s prison, locking up defendants for low-level misdemeanor crimes, and suspending their driver’s licenses unless they fork over thousands in fines, even if they’re poor or unemployed.

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Is There a Constitutional Right to Cash in on the Poor?

In “Case in Point,” Andrew Cohen examines a single case or character that sheds light on the criminal justice system. An audio version of Case in Point is broadcast with The Takeaway , a public radio show from WNYC, Public Radio International, The New York Times, and WGBH-Boston Public Radio.

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These Are America’s Fattest States

So proud to be tied for number 3 with Alabama…..

According to a new report , one third of U.S. adults are obese along with one in six children. The research was conducted by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and, as Statista’s Nial McCarthy explains , it found that the adult obesity rate exceeded 35 percent in five states, 30 percent in 25 states and 25 percent in 46 states.

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