torture

Reader Input: Suit settlement shocks reader

We were so shocked to read in the Tuesday, March 4, Auburn Journal that the St. John’s Military School lawsuit was settled on the eve of the trial and canceled by the U.S. Di ...

Would Jesus approve torture?

Does anyone else find it incredulous that three of the most openly vocal God-fearing Republican candidates support torture? Michelle Bachmann says torture “is very effective.” ...

Ban the torture that is rodeo

Rodeo is a blatant display of animals being tortured, tormented and terrorized. In addition to baby calf neck-snapping and steer-wrestling (both recently banned in Houston for thei ...

Animal abusers need counseling

The community is right to be concerned about the case in which a 19-year-old allegedly posted a video online of himself killing a possum by hitting the animal 44 times with a meat ...

Assign teen to public service

It is incredible and appalling that an Eagle Scout, a boy “highly active in a variety of sports,” who “participates in community service programs with his church,” would, w ...

Penryn man guilty of murder, torture

A jury declared Tuesday that a Penryn man is guilty of torturing and murdering his cousin. Donald Hugh Sherman, 44, was found guilty of first-degree murder and torture in the Sep ...

Treat terrorists like terrorists

Shirley Pooley (Journal, June 10), was not attacked and does not need defended. I responded to her convictions that our country is wrong and is torturing terrorists (Journal, June ...

Attack on writer outrageous

Donna O’Neal’s hateful letter on June 12 attacking Shirley Pooley, an 80-year-old woman who clearly understands that condoning torture weakens the very fabric of democracy on w ...

Shall we put terrorists in hotels?

Re: “Torture shames our nation,” Shirley Pooley, Granite Bay. Shame on Shirley and anyone else who feel like she does. She must be in her dotage to have written the letter.   ...

Torture must be opposed

Is it possible that a very wicked intelligence has infiltrated our beautiful nation and transformed our government into a nasty mockery of justice and freedom? The fact that Ameri ...