Over at the Daily Beast, Daniel Stone dives into a study on torture conducted by the American Red Cross, reports the Huffington Post. “Americans’ opinions on torture seem to have fractured,” the report said, “largely on generational lines.”

So, who are the biggest supporters of torture? “A surprising majority — almost 60 percent — of American teenagers thought things like water-boarding or sleep deprivation are sometimes acceptable,” the study found. Overall, teens are “significantly more in favor of torture than older adults.”

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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.

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