Each Thanksgiving, the President of the United States “pardons” a turkey, sparing the bird from someone’s dinner table. The origins of the tradition of pardoning the White House turkey are unclear – however – since 1989 when the custom of ‘pardoning’ the turkey was formalized, the turkey has been taken to a farm where it will live out the rest of its natural life.
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— April 11, 2014
By Attorney Jorge P. Gutierrez Special to THELAW.TV If you drive enough, you will end up in a motor vehicle accident at some point in your life. Not because you did anything wrong. But more likely because someone else was not paying attention, was talking or texting on the cell phone, or just being negligent…
In The News
— April 18, 2014
Socially conservative politicians have been quietly trying to make it harder for couples to get divorced. From Slate: Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry have signed a pledge from Family Leader, a Christian-right group, denouncing “quickie divorce” and urging couples to endure a “cooling off period.” … The hope is that by making divorce a…
— April 4, 2014
By Attorney Melba Pearson Special to THELAW.TV This week, there was another shooting tragedy on the Ft. Hood military base. Ivan Lopez, an Iraq war veteran and Army specialist, shot three people to death, injuring sixteen, before turning the gun on himself. A military policewoman bravely confronted him, which brought his actions to an end….