Germany is about to outlaw sex with animals. The old law against bestiality was repealed in 1969, but a recent craze for barnyard romance plus the rise of animal “pimping” has made the new law necessary. Zoophile advocacy groups are protesting the government’s decision.
In other news, as a solution to its fiscal difficulties, the city of Detroit is considering dissolving itself and merging with the surrounding Wayne County.
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