Angry Preschool Parents beat pedophile to death.

Marcelo Fabian Pecollo was a music teacher and trumpeter. He was arrested in 2007 for molesting a 4 year old child. After he was arrested, six more cases of abuse came to light; five of the six cases went to court. Marcelo was found guilty in 2010, and was sentenced to 30 years in prison, but due to a sentence reduction, he was released in … Continue reading Angry Preschool Parents beat pedophile to death.

Sharp Decline in Death Sentences, as Public Opinion Changes

2016 will set a record for the fewest death sentences in recent times. Only 30 people received the death penalty this year, the lowest since 1970, and a sharp move from 49 death sentences last year, and from 315 death sentences in 1996. In addition, although 30 people were sentenced to death this year, only 20 people were executed this year. this is due to a … Continue reading Sharp Decline in Death Sentences, as Public Opinion Changes

Henry Heimlich: RIP to a Legend

Renowned surgeon, Henry Heimlich, creator of the life saving Heimlich maneuver died today at 96, after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week. Henry Heimlich was director of surgery at a hospital in Cincinnati in 1974. It was here that he discovered a simple but effective technique which could save the lives of people who were choking, then a national health issue.   His … Continue reading Henry Heimlich: RIP to a Legend