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# Morality

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No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.
'Pigs with human brains': Controversial research could be funded in US
A moratorium had been placed on this type of treatment a year ago and it has recently been lifted.
Two women accused of "gross indecency" for wearing dresses at a market
A large number of lawyers have registered to defend the women.
Miley Cyrus has been banned from the Dominican Republic on 'morality grounds'
She’s not coming in like a wrecking ball, sorry.
Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding
The relationship between ethics and economics is long-standing – we’ve just been ignoring it, writes Robert Grant.
Priest says women bring sexual and physical violence on themselves
Italian Catholic’s Christmas message prompts fury as he claims that “provocative” clothing and “arrogant” attitude gets women into trouble.
Column: How can we know when we’re doing ‘the right thing’ in politics?
Ireland tried Catholic morality and it didn’t work – but we can’t leave morality behind entirely, writes Allyn Fives. So how can we move forward?
Not-so-happy Valentines: Malaysian police arrest 80 would-be lovers
Islamic authorities said Valentine’s Day is “synonymous with vice activities”.
Column: Whistleblowers in banking are doing the right thing - but not for themselves
Former trader Nick Leeson finds that those who try to expose problems in the banking sector and would be heroes anywhere else are made pariahs in their world.
Saudi league player jailed for Jesus tattoo
Juan Pablo Pino, a player in the Saudi national league, was jailed for displaying his religious tattoos in public while attending a Riyadh shopping centre.