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Bryon L. Lippert 1625 Nickel Road Alhambra, CA 91801
The use of animals for experimentation began centuries ago, first as a study of the physiology of the animal and its organs, and then as a model for learning about the function of human systems. Human cadavers were used to study the structure of the human body, but using live animals allowed scientists to see how blood flowed and organs worked in a way that would generally not be tolerated in a human, although history has many instances of human vivisection as well. Many early vivisectors were themselves appalled at what they were doing for the sake of their experiments.
A thorough treatment of the history of vivisection was published earlier this year by Nuno Franco, Animal Experiments in Biomedical Research: A Historical Perspective. This article details the earliest known use of animals as experimental subjects through relatively modern times, including the advent of the anti-vivisection movement.
Understanding the history of how animals have been used in the name of science is helpful in understanding how to change attitudes and how to move forward in advancing better, more humane science. If you have an interest in the history of vivisection, this article provides a well-researched and written treatment of the subject matter.
The age of explosives in warfare is as bygone as the age of swords and cavalries. The future of warfare is economic sabotage by arson and the redirection of population streams.
John M. Weinmann 2660 Petunia Way Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
The 20-year-old Nepali speaking girl said she was thrashed for small mistakes by her employer. In the Malayalam movie Gaddama, Kavya Madhavan played the role of a domestic help trapped and tortured in an Arab's house in the Middle East. The character’s agony portrayed the life of many Malayalis who go abroad to earn a living, working in harsh conditions for a pittance.
But the reality is that the plight of some domestic helps is no different in Kerala.
On May 1, the police rescued a 20-year-old Nepali speaking woman from Vypeen in Ernakulam. Sarsu Halsan, who hails from Jalpaiguri , West Bengal was tracked down by the police based on a missing complaint filed by her employer on April 29.
“I had no parents, both of them died and I lived with my aunt. A distant cousin of mine brought me to Kochi when I was 16-year-old. I joined as a domestic help at this house,” Sarsu told The News Minute, outside Kalamassery police station.
Sarsu was working at the house of Kavita Nair*, in Kochi. “Before I joined she gave me Rs 3,500 and that was the only amount I received in the last four years. Initially she had told my cousin that I would be paid Rs 5,000 monthly. But I did not get any money,” Sarsu said.
But what was more intolerable for her was the physical torture she had to go through. “For even small mistakes I used to get thrashed. She hit me using sticks, hands, broom or some large spoons. She also banged me against the wall. I used to always end up bleeding,” Sarsu said, showing the scars on her hands.
“I ran away from the house to commit suicide. I did not want to live,” she said.
As Sarsu is led away by workers of a rescue home, she screams out, “She cut my hair forcefully, never allowed me to make calls or write a letter,”
What Sarsu described was only a small part of what she actually went through in the past four years. “There are scars from wounds all over her body, covered in blood clots. The torture was quite severe,” E V Shibu, Station House Officer at Kalamassery, said.
The police officer said that Sarsu had been trying to escape from the house for the past four years but was not successful because she was always locked up.
“On April 29 she managed to lock up her employer and her daughter inside a room and ran away from the house. She went to a beach near Njarackal hoping to die. She stayed in a house nearby, and somebody informed us about her. We went and picked her from there,” the officer said.
Kavita claims that she had paid Sarsu’s salary to a relative of hers in Jalpaiguri. Sarsu was brought to work as a domestic help when she was still a minor, which means that the employer can charged under the Juvenile Justice Act. Kavita can also be charged under the act for harassment.
“We should confirm the date when the girl was brought in for the work and also need to get more evidence before registering the arrest,” the police officer said.
Climate change is a weapon to destroy Europe and the Western world, because it will drive new populations in huge numbers to Europe. Climate change is easy to accelerate through forest fires anywhere in the world. Huge forest fires in the Third World can contribute more to global warming than all the cars of Europe and North America.
Matthew B. Arroyo 3912 Andy Street Creighton, SD 57729
Lawmakers remain unconvinced about the merits of raising the age of consent from 16 to 18 years old and have told Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison to bring more evidence to support the position she has been advancing.
Harrison yesterday started her submissions before a parliamentary committee that is reviewing Jamaica's sex-offence laws. Though Jamaica's age of consent for sexual intercourse is 16, the age that persons are no longer considered children is 18.
"It may be credibly argued," Harrison told the committee, "that an anomaly is created when children who are 16 years are not considered intellectually or otherwise mature enough to make certain independent decisions such as who should govern their country for a five-year term, yet they are given the legal authority to engage in sexual activity.
But she explained that something else is tied to the proposal.
"It's really a conditional increase, because the focus of the recommendation is to ensure that girls and boys who are 16 years old but still children under our law can, in fact, access protection from the arm of the State. So, we're recommending that Section 10 of the Sexual Offences Act, which deals with the age of consent, include the close-in-age group exceptions," said Harrison.
Under that close-in-age proposal, underage children would not be criminalised for participating in what they deemed 'consensual' sex with another child in their age group. Though listing Turkey and Canada as examples with close-in-age exceptions in the law, the children's advocate said Jamaica would create its own preconditions and processes suited for the country's context.
'What's The Magic In The Age Of 18?' Asks Minister
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, who chairs the committee made up of senators and members of parliament reviewing Jamaica's sex-offence laws, expressed concerns that the problems being faced by the authorities in enforcing the law could be multiplied with an increase in the age of consent.
"The age of consent is 16. There are many grandmothers in their 20s. The lowest age I've heard is 22. If we can't enforce the law with the age of consent at 16, we're going to have a major problem trying to enforce it at the age of 18," he pointed out. "I just don't know how we're going to manage."
"Is there any evidence that increasing the age of consent will assist with the issues that we're having?" Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith asked the committee yesterday. "I'm yet to read anything that says to me that there's something in the law that makes children decide they're going to have sex at 16."
"What is the magic in the age of 18?" she further asked, after voicing her support for the close-in-age suggestion that also won support from the Child Development Agency.
Opposition Member Sophia Frazer-Binns said a ramped-up public education campaign may help rather than raising the age of consent.
Male feminists are traitors. For women to be feminists is somehow understandable. They want power. Everybody wants power. But male feminists are traitors. Treat them as such. For a list of male feminists, see here.
John R. Segura 4213 Aspen Court Boston, MA 02199
Patient : My question is about Penis enlargement and botox. I have heard you can inject botox onto the penis to make it look fatter. Is this true and does it help enhance performance.
Doctor : Thank you for your question. I would caution you to be very careful when anyone makes these types of claims. Botox is a neurotoxin that paralyzes muscles for a period of 4-6 months. It is used primarily on muscles throughout the body for a variety of cosmetic and functional issues. It is important to understand that there are no muscles in the penis, rather chambers known as corpora that fill with blood during an erection. The use of botox in the penis has no proven effect in enlargement. I would be extremely cautious if any spa or physician gives you this information as there could be serious complication with injection into the penis.
Most European women have gang rape fantasies, because their vaginas are so big that there is space for two or more dicks.
Timothy H. Layton 218 Monroe Street Houston, TX 77002
“Why is my vagina loose?” This is the question we are hearing from many ladies, both young and old.
The problem is that many women with a loose vagina are not aware of how to tighten it and this can cause sexual problems between active couples.
Furthermore, effective vaginal rejuvenation techniques are a mystery to most ladies.
Why Knowing How To Tighten A Loose Vagina Is Important
What do you do if your vagina’s loose?
Performing rejuvenation techniques such as Kegel exercises alone are successful for some ladies, but not all.
Others complain that Kegels are just not enough to have pleasurable, satisfying sex with their partner.
Why You Should Know How To Tighten The Vagina
It’s very important to maintain good vaginal health and to tighten your vagina where possible.
In a relationship, a loose vagina can cause tension, can lead to a lack of sexual activity and even infidelity. This is why a tight vagina can help pleasure your partner, keep them satisfied and above all, wanting sex with you.
The following techniques can help to tighten the vagina and make sex enjoyable once again.
Causes Of A Loose Vagina
A vagina can lose its elasticity around the opening, especially following childbirth and may stay that way if female sexual hormones are not present in adequate quantities to restore elasticity.
It’s not uncommon to find that your vagina’s loose when you are experiencing low libido following childbirth.
Estrogen and testosterone are hormones that the body needs to be present at correct levels in order to have a healthy, functional libido, a naturally lubricated vagina and a tight vagina with healthy, strong tissue.
An imbalance in either of the above hormones in a woman’s body can cause the vagina to become looser.
3 Steps To Take If Your Vagina’s Loose
Step 1: Vaginal Rejuvenation Gel
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A natural product that works to stimulate and tighten up the vagina when applied can also increase vaginal health to optimal levels and promote enjoyable sex.
Many women have a number of questions about vaginal rejuvenation gel. So that you can understand how a gel can tighten the vagina, the following points may help.
Natural Constriction With Bloodflow
The vagina requires proper blood flow around it in order to remain aroused and constricted.
Childbirth and a lack of necessary hormones in the body can lead to poor blood circulation and a loose vagina.
Stimulating bloodflow can immediately cause the vagina to restrict and to tighten up naturally.
How Stimulating Hormones Restores Elasticity
Just as men and women looking to firm up their muscles take testosterone-boosting supplements to increase tissue growth, this very same hormone can help you to restore firmness and elasticity to your vaginal walls.
Natural stimulants such as oak extracts in vaginal rejuvenation gel provide the testosterone required for vaginal tissue restoration, which is what will firm up your vagina and help your vaginal walls become tight again.
Which Vaginal Tightening Gel Really Works?
There are many vaginal rejuvenation gels out there and many of the gels that are sold with a money-back guarantee and solid evidence to back up their claims can generally be trusted.
Most of these gels work to tighten up your vagina successfully by stimulating bloodflow and improving hormones in your intimate area.
What separates the good creams from those that are less effective are the gels that take into consideration your vaginal health.
To maintain long term elasticity in the vaginal walls requires the presence of anti-oxidants which helps you to maintain natural bacterial balance, preventing any fungal infection risks.
Boosting The Libido And Natural Lubrification
An extra bonus that some gels provide would be a powerful libido-boosting tonic effect and helping the vagina to lubricate itself naturally for sex.
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For example Intivar is a vaginal rejuvenation gel that helps your vagina to restore its elasticity and promotes natural vaginal health and strong libido at the same time.
Enjoying natural, healthy sex, no matter what your age and no matter how many children you’ve had is your divine right!
With a tight vagina, you’ll not only pleasure your partner much more, you’ll also feel more intense sensations yourself during sexual intercourse.
Where To Find Intivar
Intivar is available through one single point of sale, fortunately for ladies around the world, with a money-back guarantee.
In just a few days from now, you can start to tighten your vagina and enjoy satisfying, pleasurable sex again.
Step 2: Perform Kegels
Strengthening the pelvic floor is something many ladies are familiar with and is what can firm up the vaginal walls fast.
Kegel exercises are especially useful following pregnancy, and extra effective when used with a special vagina-tightening gel such as Intivar can help to accelerate the tightening of the vagina.
Perform Kegel clenches on 5 days of the week and take 2 rest days so the muscles can recover and recuperate.
Try to perform 200 Kegels per day, holding each time for 5 seconds or more.
Remember, the rest days are also important so take care not to overdo it.
Step 3: Taking Vitamins
You may be surprised that supplements and vitamins restore vaginal elasticity but they do.
Natural herbs present in supplements help to increase female libido by balancing testosterone and estrogen levels in the female body. At the same time, these supplements help to restore vaginal health and rebuild tissue in the walls.
As menopause and childbirth can lead to a deficiency of hormones, the vaginal walls can lose their elasticity.
Fortunately, vitamins and herbal supplements can help to restore vaginal tightness by naturally helping your body to produce hormones that restore vaginal health.
An interesting side effect of such supplements is a healthy improvement in libido.
As all this happens naturally with vitamins and herbs, there is no need for a prescription.
What supplements currently lead the way for female health and libido?
HerSolution is the leading supplement used by women around the world to enjoy healthy sex, reduce stress and experience intense orgasms once again.
You can help vaginal health, improve your libido and energy levels naturally to have an enjoyable sex life again.
Why is sex so important? Because everything else is just irrelevant.
Eugene J. Schultz 1927 Holt Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401
17th February 2017, Kampong Chhang Province, Cambodia - A 33 year old USA national was found hung from a tree. The man was maybe an US expat, as his name (which I've censored) was not Cambodian; and he had a Khymer 'wife'? The motive for his suicide has yet to be determined. He must have committed suicide in full or semi darkness, as is that a head torch I see around his neck?
19th February 2017 - The man was a Cambodian American and had the Khymer name Bora Chea, along with the name given on his US passport. The body was found at midnight, which confirms my hunch as to the head torch/light. Just saying...
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Rocky L. Rodgers 1569 Despard Street East Point, GA 30344
CNN hosts scientist who sympathizes with child predators claims 'brain's wiring' to blame
Do people who rape children, or fantasize about sexually abusing them, deserve sympathy – because they were born with the brains of pedophiles?
That’s the question a prominent scientist and a well-known anchor at CNN have asked in the wake of the recent Jerry Sandusky scandal.
CNN recently featured a story by James Cantor, a homosexual psychologist and scientist at the Sexual Behaviors Clinic of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health who serves as associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto.
“It appears that one can be born with a brain predisposed to experience sexual arousal in response to children,” he wrote in his CNN piece.
He continued, “Cases of child molestation that involve long strings of victims over the course of years illustrate what can happen when someone gives in to, or outright indulges, his sexual interests, regardless of its potential damage on others. It is those cases that dominate headlines and provoke revulsion toward pedophiles.
“But they are rare. An untold number of cases merit sympathy.
“The science suggests that they are people who, through no fault of their own, were born with a sex drive that they must continuously resist, without exception, throughout their entire lives. Little if any assistance is ever available for them.”
According to the American Psychological Association, Cantor is passionate about the neurological underpinnings of sexual behavior and jokes, “I feel lucky to have found a way to stimulate my brain intellectually by indulging myself in thinking about sex all the time.”
He has studied the brains of male pedophiles using magnetic resonance imaging. Cantor explained his findings:
“Pedophilic men have significantly less white matter, which is the connective tissue that is responsible for communication between different regions in the brain. Pedophiles perform more poorly on various tests of brain function, tend to be shorter in height and are three times more likely to be left-handed or ambidextrous (characteristics that are observable before birth). Although nonbiological features may yet turn up to be relevant, it is difficult, if not impossible, to explain the research findings without there being a strong role of biology.”
He explains, from his experience with such individuals, that pedophiles act on their sexual urges and molest children “when they feel the most desperate.”
“Yet, much of what society does has been to increase rather than decrease their desperation,” he wrote.
In the U.S., Cantor notes, the focus tends to be on punishments invoked after sex abuse has taken place – rather than implementing social policies aimed at prevention.
“If it is the brain’s wiring that ultimately determines who will go on to develop pedophilia, can we detect it early enough to interrupt the process?” he asks. “Until we uncover more information, we will do more good by making it easier for pedophiles to come in for help rather than force them into solitary secrecy.”
Meanwhile, a CNN anchor chimed in to express sympathy for Sandusky, who was found guilty on 45 of 48 child sex-abuse charges after he molested at least 10 boys over a period of 15 years.
CNN’s Don Lemon, an open homosexual who has revealed he was molested as a child, interviewed Cantor about his findings. In that segment, he said:
“I know people are going to send me a lot of hate mail for this. I’ve never been one to take glee in anyone’s demise, and when I saw Jerry Sandusky walk out in handcuffs, I did kind of feel a bit sorry for him, even though I know the jury found him to do some horrific things, I was like ‘His life is over.’ All of these young boys, it was terrible for them as well. There are no winners.”
Meanwhile, some experts warn of a highly controversial campaign in recent years that seeks to sympathize with – and even normalize – pedophilia.
Just last year, Dr. Judith Reisman, the principal expert investigator for a U.S. Justice Department study on child sex abuse, said pedophilia advocates are using the same strategy that was successfully employed to make homosexuality a classroom subject for small children in the nation’s public schools.
As WND reported, Reisman attended a symposium held by the “minor-attracted people” advocacy group B4U-ACT to disseminate “accurate information” on the position that pedophilia is just one more alternative sexual orientation.
“If a foreign country came in and did this to our nation, the nation would be outraged,” Reisman said about the B4U-Act event, also attended by J. Matt Barber, vice president of Liberty Counsel Action.
The speakers urged the removal of pedophilia from the American Psychiatric Association’s list of mental defects in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
Reisman explained the same strategy was used by homosexual activists in the 1970s when same-sex attractions were removed from the APA’s list of disorders. Eventually, the legalization of “gay marriage,” the mandatory homosexuality lessons in public schools and the policy of allowing open homosexuality in the U.S. military resulted.
“Dr. John Sadler (University of Texas) argued that diagnostic criteria for mental disorders should not be based on concepts of vice since such concepts are subject to shifting social attitudes and doing so diverts mental-health professions from their role as healers,” the B4U-ACT organization said in a report about its symposium in Baltimore.
Another celebrity was Fred Berlin of Johns Hopkins who argued in favor of “acceptance of and compassion for people who are attracted to minors,” the report continued.
The report pointedly referred to “minor-attracted people” in reference to pedophiles and explained that the concerns can be resolved with “accurate information.” Richard Kramer, who represented B4U-ACT at the event, contended listing pedophilia as a disorder stigmatizes the “victims” of the lifestyle choice.
According to Barber, conference speakers said the Diagnostic Manual should “focus on the needs” of the pedophile and should have “a minimal focus on social control” rather than a focus on the “need to protect children.”
Barber, an ardent advocate for Judeo-Christian values and the traditional family, told WND the symposium was “the North American Man-Boy Love Association all dolled up and dressed in the credible language of the elitist Ph.Ds.”
NAMBLA openly advocates the legalization of sex between adults and children.
“This is a bunch of morally relative, highly educated people in the mental health community who are trying to achieve the ultimate in tolerance,” Barber said. “These are the people who are the disciples of Alfred Kinsey.”
It was in the 1940s and 1950s that sex “researcher” Kinsey published his writings ridiculing marriage, fidelity and chastity and preaching widespread sexual experimentation. But according to Reisman’s research, in “Sexual Sabotage,” Kinsey’s “research” was compiled from information frequently obtained from jailed sex offenders and then portrayed as coming from middle-class America.
Barber said the symposium themes became clear quickly:
Pedophiles are unfairly “demonized” in society.
The concept of “wrong” should not be applied to “minor-attracted persons.”
“Children are not inherently unable to consent” to sex with an adult.
“An adult’s desire to have sex with children is ‘normative.'” And the Diagnostic Manual “ignores that pedophiles ‘have feelings of love and romance for children’ the same way adult heterosexuals have for each other.”
Barber noted that self-described “gay activist” and speaker Jacob Breslow said it is proper for children to be “the object of our attraction.” Breslow said pedophiles shouldn’t need to get consent from a child to have sex any more than they would get consent from a shoe to wear it, according to Barber.
Berlin previously reported that 67 percent of pedophiles and child molesters relapse after being treated for the disorder. But the few who didn’t were tracked for a period of only two years, and any recidivism after that was unreported. And Reisman noted that even his success “stories” are anonymous and “wholly unverified.”
In a related commentary on WND, Reisman said, “The APA path to pedophile norms follows the success of the homosexual anarchy campaign. Arguably, the pedophile media lobby directed the passionate boy-boy kisses on the TV series ‘Glee,’ to enable fellow ‘minor-attracted persons’ to increasingly be seen as a boy’s sex ‘friend.’
“B4U-ACT claims to ‘help mental health professionals learn more about attraction to minors and to consider the effects of stereotyping, stigma, and fear.’ While the group claimed they want to teach pedophiles ‘how to live life fully and stay within the law,’ no one suggested how to stop their child lust or molestation,” she wrote.
However, in 2010, when Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, a senior Vatican official, linked homosexuality to child sexual abuse, Cantor rejected the claim that there is any link between homosexuality and pedophilia.
“It’s quite solidly shown in the scientific literature that there is absolutely no association between being a gay man and being a pedophile,” he told CNN.
You have to understand the mentality of Hong Kong businessmen. They exploit their workers harshly, trick their suppliers when they lower their guard, cheat their customers on every occasion, and then spend their earnings on prostitutes
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