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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Cardinal George Pell should be in prison

Mat Chapin, Columnist April 22, 2020

Everyone should know who Cardinal George Pell is. The former Vatican treasurer and Archbishop of Melbourne made history in 2018 when he was convicted by a jury on five charges of child sex abuse. He made...

Shanesha Taylor’s Case Displays Need for Change in Justice System

Alisha Agard April 17, 2014
Shanesha Taylor, a 35-year-old single mother in Arizona, was recently arrested and charged on two counts of child abuse. She wasn’t arrested for hitting her children or abandoning her children for days but was arrested for leaving her 2-year-old and 6-month-old children in her car for 45 minutes while she went to a job interview. An important thing to note before judging her decision to leave her children in the car is that Taylor and her children are homeless, and she had no other option. Going on the job interview granted her hope that she may finally be able to provide for her children, yet what started as a hopeful situation shattered that hope when she was arrested.
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