These were the two top stories when I just logged onto the Los Angeles Times home page before closing up shop to head home for the evening.
One story began:
The gunman opened fire inside the crowded salon Wednesday, littering the shop with bodies. Eyewitnesses said that he was targeting his ex-wife and that the two were involved in a custody dispute.The other:
It's no longer illegal to abuse a spouse if you're in Topeka, Kan. -- at least under city law.The Topeka City Council voted Tuesday night to repeal the city’s misdemeanor domestic battery law.Honest to God, people. What is happening to this country?