#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Darryl Hunt

In 1984 Darryl Hunt was twice wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of Deborah Sykes. He went on to be exonerated by DNA evidence after serving 19.5. Darryl  was from  Winston-Salem, North Carolina a town infamous for poor race relations. Darryl was a black man...

Is it Illegal to Own a Monkey in Canada?

In Canada, provincial and municipal bylaws regarding monkey and other exotic animal ownership  vary. As of  2003,  the Ontario Municipal Act gave municipalities the power to enact exotic animal bylaws. This means jurisdiction over exotic animal ownership is given to...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Timothy Brian Cole

  Timothy Brian Cole was wrongfully convicted of rape and sentenced to 25 years. He would spend 23 years incarcerated before dying  in 1999, while still incarcerated, before having the chance to clear his name.  More than 9 years later DNA evidence from the crime...

Is it Illegal to Possess a Firearm in Canada?

It is illegal to possess a gun (firearm) in Canada unless authorized to do so by a valid firearms  licence. In Canada a licence is your authorization to possess and register a firearm and to obtain ammunition. In order for your possession of a firearms to be legal...

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays James Richardson

In 1968 in Arcadia, Florida,  James Joseph Richardson was wrongly convicted for the murders of seven children. On Wednesday, October 25, 1967, the seven children, consumed food poisoned with pesticides. Betty, age 8, Alice, age 7, Susie, age 6, Dorreen, age 5,...
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