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National Football League teams are scrambling to deny allegations, brought forth by former NFL executive Jerry Angelo, that teams hid hundreds of domestic violence incidents in the past 30 years. Angelo, who was general manager of the Chicago Bears until 2011, said he regrets his role and is not proud of the “mistakes” that were made. “We knew it was wrong,” Angelo said. “…For whatever reason, it just kind of got glossed over. I’m no psychiatrist, so I can’t really get into what that part of it is. I’m just telling you how I was. I’ve got to look at myself first. And I was part of that, but I didn’t stand alone.” Read more here…[USAToday]

Here’s some decent news. On Thursday a district judge in Texas ruled that the state’s voter identification law is racially discriminatory and violates the Voting Rights Act. Elsewhere in the U.S., the Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin from implementing their new voter ID law to prevent any disenfranchisement that may have caused. Well played. Read about it here…[Bloomberg]

A family has filed a lawsuit against Michigan Department of Corrections investigator Ron Hughes after authorities wrongly went to their house in search of a fugitive and shot the family dog. The officers, however, are refusing to take responsibility for their actions. The dog, who had to undergo three surgeries, is expected to live. Read about it here…[HuffPost]

And in news that not surprisingly perpetuates rape culture and highlights idiotic men, 29 members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Texas Tech were kicked out after bros hung a “No Means Yes, Yes Means Anal” banner up at a party. Oh. There was also a “vagina sprinkler.” Who signs off on this stuff? See it here…[Gawker]

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