The jury, selected on Friday, assembled in the Superior 2 courtroom at 8:30 Tuesday morning. The trial began with opening statements from the prosecuting attorneys and from Hastings’ defense attorney, Scott King. Opening statements are not to be used as evidence, but only as a preview of what each side plans to prove to the jury over the course of the trial..

Today’s statehood activists are far from the first to connect the city’s lack of representation to the wider oppression of Black Americans. Long a capital of African American culture, the District drew free Blacks before the Civil War and became a magnet for Southerners during the Great Migration; by the 1950s, Black residents made up the city’s majority. Statehood, but the tepid enthusiasm of Democrats has been just as significant an impediment.

I’d think again to be honest.”However, others couldn see what the issue was.A different user wrote: “I wouldn’t think anything of the sort. Ruby is a nice name and Hart is a pretty generic surname. It’s a nice, compact name with a touch of quirkiness..

A report by WhatsApp features tracker WABetaInfo states that beta update 2.21.30.16 for the messaging service brings a log out feature that lets users unlink a device from their WhatsApp account. Till now, WhatsApp only gives an option is to uninstall the app from said device, or alternatively, delete your account in order to unlink a device. However, uninstalling the app may lead to data loss if it is not backed up..

It seems to me that cult or religion, the result is the same. People accept religion because it is a crutch, a means of escaping reality, harsh as it can be, and an attempt to make life a bit more bearable. Jehovah’s Witnesses are particularly abhorrent to me (was one formerly) because they impose their views on their supporters on pain of shunning..

Background: Whether transgender people should be able to compete in sport in accordance with their gender identity is a widely contested question within the literature and among sport organisations, fellow competitors, and spectators. In addition, some transgender people who engage in sport, both competitively and for leisure, report discrimination and victimisation. Therefore, this review aimed to address this gap in the literature.Method: Eight research articles and 31 sport policies were reviewed.Results: In relation to sport related physical activity, this review found the lack of inclusive and comfortable environments to be the primary barrier to participation for transgender people.