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What’s the Punishment for Theft? Depends On What State You’re In

Stealing a neighbor’s $300 purse in Georgia is a misdemeanor that might get you a fine or a short stint in county jail. But if you take that same item next door in Florida, you’ve committed a felony: you could end up serving time in state prison and lose your right to vote. When it

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When the Cops Take Your Urine by Force

Q: Did it hurt when she inserted it? A: Oh, yeah. Bad. Q: Describe that for me. A: Just as if somebody would take a burning hot coal and stick it up your penis. — Deposition of Jamie Lockard, in a lawsuit against police in southeastern Indiana This story was published in collaboration with Vice. In

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