South Australian Police Officer Murders Wombat with Rock While Friend Celebrates.

You killed him, bro!”

(The linked report below shows some pretty fucked up footage, so tread lightly.)

ABC News reports…

South Australia Police are investigating a video that appears to show an off-duty officer badly injuring or killing a wombat by throwing rocks at it.

I know there’s certain sectors of the community that will rigorously defend police officers no matter how abhorrent their behaviour is, but surely we can all agree that the killing of a defenceless animal, with a rock, just for fun, is a pretty shitty thing to do.

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The Catholic Church Really Doesn’t Want to Give Up its Paedophilia Does it?

ABC News reports…

The Catholic Church says it will not follow new Tasmanian laws that require priests to break the seal of confession to report suspicion of child sex abuse.

Archbishop Julian Porteous, Tasmania’s most senior Catholic, states the new laws will make paedophiles less likely to disclose their crimes. So he plans to completely ignore them.

He argues:

“I believe the Tasmanian bill will not strengthen protections for children and vulnerable people, but it will have the opposite effect — as offenders will be less likely to come forward to confess serious sins for fear of being reported”

Um. What?

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