prison riot kills two inmates convicted of sex offenses; attorney general dithers

A prison riot at the Tecumseh [NE] State Correctional Institution left two inmates dead. Both had been convicted of sexual assault of a child. The prison, of course, has been on lockdown while the staff restores order. Officials stress there is no risk to the public. Good to know. Instead of a risk to theContinue reading “prison riot kills two inmates convicted of sex offenses; attorney general dithers”

Of Churches and the Law . . . and Journalism

First, the Daily Beast publishes a story about a church in Oregon that welcomes former sex offenders. Then someone takes the story down. But by then the story has been picked up by the Oregonian (click here). Now, the author of the story — Tod Kelly —┬átells the back story about the story. It seemsContinue reading “Of Churches and the Law . . . and Journalism”