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  • Blind Man’s Service Dog Attacked by ‘Fake’ Service Dog on Sacramento Train

    10/10/2017 12:33:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 74 replies
    The incident happened just over a week ago at the Regional Transit Station at 16th and Q streets in midtown Sacramento. Kelly said just as they got on the light rail a pit bull lunged toward Kie and locked it’s jaw onto Kie's snout. "There was a pit bull on his face just latched on,” Kelly explained. "My dog started screaming." Kelly said the pit bull's owner later claimed the dog was a service animal. When Sacramento police reminded the pit bull's owner that they were monitoring footage from surveillance cameras, the man admitted his dog was a pet...
  • ‘You Don’t Need Your Eyes for Vision’

    05/26/2017 3:00:44 PM PDT · by TBP · 1 replies
    Glenn Beck Program ^ | May 24, 2017 | Glenn Beck and Friends
    To say Isaac Lidsky has an impressive resume would be a massive understatement. A child actor from Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Lidsky graduated Harvard at 19 and then clerked for Sandra Day O’Conner and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He then started his own tech company which sold for $230 million. By any measure, his accomplishments have been remarkable — even without the knowledge that he’s blind. Lidsky’s lost his sight as a teenager — a curse that ultimately transformed his view on life. “Sight is this masterful illusion,” Lidsky said. “And as that illusion sort of shattered for...
  • Arab who blinded Jew will not sit one day in prison

    02/27/2017 11:01:07 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/2/17 | Reut Hadar
    An Arab who fired a slingshot at Jews marching in Jerusalem's Old City and caused blindness in the eye of one of his victims will not sit a single day in prison, according to the verdict of Judge Avital Molad of the Juvenile Magistrates Court in Jerusalem. The incident took place five years ago....the Arabs had returned to the same place and began shooting marbles at the Jews with slingshots. One of the boys was hit by a marble in his eye, was sent to Hadassah Medical Center where he stayed for a few days and underwent surgery, almost completely...
  • Texas School for the Blind posts position for FEMALE ONLY

    07/23/2016 7:23:51 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 34 replies
    Craigslist ^ | 23 July 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Texas School for the Blind has posted a position for a FEMALE ONLY who can work with adults and children. Can anyone check and see if there are some jobs for MALE ONLY applicants anywhere?
  • National Day of Prayer a Time for Americans to 'Shout it Aloud' [TODAY]

    05/05/2016 5:04:42 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 25 replies
    CBN News ^ | May 5, 2016 | N/A
    Thursday May 5 marks the 65th annual National Day of Prayer and organizers are calling upon Americans across the country to humbly come before God's throne. The theme for 2016 is Wake Up America, which highlights the need for people, as a group and individually, to turn back to the God of our Fathers and revere His Holy Name. This year's National Day of Prayer Scripture is Isaiah 58:1a: "Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet." The co-chairmen of the Congressional Prayer Caucus released a video to recognize Thursday's observance and the importance of...
  • Are Second Amendment Rights Protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

    02/22/2016 5:47:27 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Blind woman learns to shoot Picture from concealed nation An Georgia television station raised a question about whether a person who is legally blind should be allowed to exercise their Second Amendment rights.  They asked if a person who is legally blind should be forbidden, by law, from carrying a weapon to protect themselves.  From newschannel9.com: Her father, Sheriff Warren Wethington, taught her how to shoot. He told Byfield he wants his daughter to be able to protect herself. "The people who express their opinions that my daughter's not safe with a gun most likely have never held one,...
  • Russia tests ray gun that can BLIND enemies as it steps up fight to WIPE OUT Islamic State

    10/22/2015 12:05:20 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 92 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | 04:27, Fri, Oct 9, 2015 | Scott Campbell
    The weapon could be used in Putin's brutal onslaught against ISIS which was stepped up yesterday as Russian jets smashed 27 jihadi hotspots. Moscow has launched a ruthless campaign on the terror group in a bid to wipe them out forever. Russian airstrikes were said to have hit 71 armoured vehicles, 30 other vehicles, 19 command facilities, 2 communication centres, 23 depots with fuel and ammunition, 6 plants used to make car bombs, several artillery pieces and training camps. Russia's bombings have weakened the morale of militants and have sent thousands on the run, according to the country's defence ministry.
  • Woman Desperate to be Blind Poured Drain Cleaner in Eyes, Now Happier than Ever

    10/05/2015 12:29:55 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    WDAF-TV ^ | 10/01/15 | WDAF-TV
    A North Carolina woman says she is happier than ever after fulfilling her lifelong wish of becoming blind. Shuping said that her fascination with blindness began when she was about 6-years old. “By the time I was six I remember that thinking about being blind made me feel comfortable,” she told Barcroft TV. As a teen Shuping said she began wearing thick, black sunglasses and walking with a cane. By the age of 20, she was even fluent in braille. “I was ‘blind-simming’, which is pretending to be blind, but the idea kept coming up in my head and by...
  • Teen Defends Blind Classmate from Bully, Reportedly Gets Suspended

    09/25/2015 10:20:25 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 47 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 09/25/2015 | Caitlin Nolan
    A high school student has reportedly been suspended after knocking another teenager to the ground for bullying a blind classmate. School officials are now facing a maelstrom of backlash from supporters outraged by news of the boy's punishment. Footage of the incident, which officials said took place at Huntington Beach High School in Southern California at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, surfaced later that day and showed one student repeatedly beating a blind classmate on the head. Seconds later, the video, which was recorded by a bystander, showed another teen jump in and stop the pummeling with one blow to...
  • Democrat County Chairman Punches Blind Veteran At Polling Place (video)

    07/11/2015 11:59:05 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 3 replies
    AmericanThinker ^ | July 11, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    July 11, 2015 Democrat County Chairman Punches Blind Veteran At Polling Place (video) By Thomas Lifson Leroy Jones is Chairman of the Essex County Democratic Committee, the third most populous county in New Jersey, whose county seat is Newark. According to LiveLeak: Video was released purportedly showing Leroy Jones punching 75-year-old Bill Graves, who was volunteering as a poll worker during the incident on primary day, June 2. “I hear this rumbling, ‘Where the blank is Bill Graves? I’m gonna kick his butt!’” Mr. Graves told a local ABC affiliate. “You can see on the tape it was intentional.” The...
  • Blind Pregnant Mother ‘Sees’ Unborn Son With Help of 3D Printer

    05/08/2015 7:02:12 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    Tatiana Guerra, 30, from Brazil, is 20 weeks pregnant. She lost her sight at age 17, so she is unable to see her unborn son during ultrasound exams. But thanks to a 3D printer and a campaign for Huggies diapers, Tatiana was able to “see” her son Murilo for the first time. In a video that’s been viewed nearly 500,000 times, Tatiana is at an ultrasound exam. She asks the doctor what her son looks like. “His nose looks like yours. His two little eyes are closed,” he says. Meanwhile, a 3D printer is transforming ultrasound images of Murilo’s face...
  • San Jose 13-Year-Old Invents Device To Help White Canes "See"

    04/17/2015 1:41:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Garvin Thomas
    In 1921, according to the history books, an newly-blind Englishman named James Biggs was feeling threatened by the amount of traffic in his neighborhood. In order to be more visible to motorists, Biggs reportedly painted his cane white. If true, it means the white cane as an aid to the blind is approaching its 100th birthday. Which explains why, in true Silicon Valley fashion, Raghav Ganesh thought the world was overdue for the white cane, 2.0. "There's an old device here that needed an upgrade," Raghav says, "and I thought I could make that better." Raghav Ganesh, a San Jose...
  • Harry Reid swaps shades for frosted lenses as Nancy Pelosi dons dark sunglasses... (CAPTION!)

    02/28/2015 4:02:17 AM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/26/15
    Harry Reid swaps shades for frosted lenses as Nancy Pelosi dons dark sunglasses in solidarity with her bruised colleague Comedy on Capitol Hill - the intentional kind, anyway - is pretty rare. But House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi got chuckles Thursday when she started a news conference by donning dark glasses, a teasingly sympathetic gesture to the man standing next to her, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. 'I brought my glasses to be like Harry, but he switched on me,' Pelosi said, removing her shades.
  • #WhatsYourGoal: Christina

    01/19/2015 2:48:58 PM PST · by MAKOTHEDOG · 3 replies
    Blackhawks TV ^ | Jan 16, 2015
    Christina was born with many challenges, one of which is she is blind. Her goal was to experience a Blackhawks game at the UC.
  • Blind Man: Cops Arrested & Ditched Me By Side Of The Road

    11/13/2014 8:12:15 AM PST · by redreno · 12 replies
    http://miami.cbslocal.com ^ | November 12, 2014 | Jim DeFede
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — On August 27th at approximately 8:30 pm, four plain clothes Miami Dade Police officers pulled onto a dead end street in South Dade and arrested three young black men. The scene was captured on video camera. According to the police report, the three men were arrested because officers claimed to see them passing what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette. When the officers approached, they said they found a marijuana cigarette on the ground near where the men were standing.
  • FL:Legaly Blind, Homeowner Shoots Intruder who Cut Power

    08/28/2014 9:47:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Melchisedec Williams is 50 years old and legally blind.  He has no sight in his right eye, and only minor vision in his left, because of Glaucoma.  He took in his 15 year old nephew to try to help straighten the boy out after he got into trouble at his mother's house.   The nephew disappeared a week ago.  He was arrested last Sunday on a separate charge, the family reports.  From theglobaldispatch.com: Melchisedec Williams was woken up on Sunday night when he heard a crash and stomping. The 50-year-old man grabbed his gun, Tampa police said. The intruder, armed with only...
  • BREAKING UPDATE: 12+ Witnesses All Say Michael Brown Attacked Officer Before Being Shot

    08/19/2014 8:48:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    controversialtimes.com ^ | 8/19/2014 | Reagan Wilson
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Christine Byers is reporting that the Ferguson Police Department has over 12 witnesses whose account of the Michael Brown shooting matches the description the officer allegedly gave. Byers has proven to be very accurate in her reporting throughout the last week in regards to the Ferguson situation.
  • Day 8: IRS still can't find Lerner's hard drive

    07/19/2014 2:33:06 PM PDT · by TWhiteBear · 49 replies
    wnd ^ | July 18, 2014 | Garth Kant
    The IRS can’t say with certainty what happened to the computer hard drive used by Lois Lerner, or exactly where it is now.. On July 11, Judge Reggie Walton ordered the agency to find out what had happened to the hard drive... Manning said Lerner’s hard drive was then “delivered to the IRS Criminal Investigation Division Electronic Crimes Forensic Laboratory for additional efforts to recover data from the malfunctioning hard drive.. testimony revealed another bizarre turn in the saga: The technician, or, specialist, who tried to recover the data from Lerner’s hard drive on that June day in 2011 may...
  • Ohio man who was shot in eye with Taser at traffic stop is suing police

    05/13/2014 9:36:00 PM PDT · by deks · 56 replies
    Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer) ^ | May 11, 2014 | Associated Press
    Last May, Kelly was asleep in the passenger seat when his friend was pulled over for drunken driving on Interstate 71 between Cincinnati and Columbus, according to The Columbus Dispatch. When Ohio State Trooper Bryan Cook woke Kelly, he was startled and began flailing his arms, according to the lawsuit. Fayette County Deputy Clinton Sines then drew his Taser, opened the passenger door and shouted for Cook to get out of the truck and show his hands as he grabbed the back of Kelly's sweatshirt and tried to pull him out, the lawsuit says. The lawsuit says Sines was apparently...
  • Walk in the Light – A Homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

    03/30/2014 1:35:08 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 3/29/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In today’s Gospel, Jesus, the Light of the World, brings light to a man born blind. If you are prepared to accept it, you are the man born blind, for all of us were born blind and in darkness. It was our baptism alone, and the faith it gave, which has rendered us able to see, and, by stages, to come more fully into the light. The man in today’s Gospel shows forth the stages of the Christian walk, out of darkness, and into the beautiful light of Christ. Let’s take a moment and observe these stages evident in this...