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The Perilous Work Hazards Of Hair Salons

"The thing that was very striking is that I’ve been a natural hair stylist for ten years," a hair stylist said. "I haven’t done major relaxer treatments in ten years, and I do deal with some coloring, but the effects last for years.” The post The Perilous Work Hazards Of Hair Salons appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Federal Appeals Court Tells Catholic University That It Can’t Cut Off Birth Control For Its Students

Notre Dame is quite literally seeking to impose its religious beliefs on other parties who do not share them. The post Federal Appeals Court Tells Catholic University That It Can’t Cut Off Birth Control For Its Students appeared first on ThinkProgress.

BREAKING: Nebraska Legislature Votes To Repeal The Death Penalty

As the Nebraska legislature is unicameral, the bill will now go directly to the state's Republican Governor Pete Ricketts. The post BREAKING: Nebraska Legislature Votes To Repeal The Death Penalty appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Texas’s Senators Vocal About Baltimore And Ferguson, Totally Silent On Waco Shootout

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) went so far as to blame riots in Baltimore on absent fathers. Now he's got nothing to say about white-on-white violence in his own state. The post Texas’s Senators Vocal About Baltimore And Ferguson, Totally Silent On Waco Shootout appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The NRA Rides To The Rescue Of Men Who Beat Up Their Dates In Louisiana

If a man in New Orleans drives over to his girlfriend's home and beats her senseless, the National Rifle Association has his back. The post The NRA Rides To The Rescue Of Men Who Beat Up Their Dates In Louisiana appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Undocumented Parents Could Have Applied For Immigration Relief By Now, If Not For Republican Lawsuit

"After the lawsuit, my mother got very sad," one undocumented immigrant said. "It hurts me to see her cry." The post Undocumented Parents Could Have Applied For Immigration Relief By Now, If Not For Republican Lawsuit appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Atheists Are Trying To Use Religious Freedom Laws To Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From U.S. Currency

“Who is the ‘we’ in ‘In God we trust?’” The post Atheists Are Trying To Use Religious Freedom Laws To Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From U.S. Currency appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Federal Government Will No Longer Give Local Police Certain Military-Grade Equipment

Which weapons will be prohibited? The post Federal Government Will No Longer Give Local Police Certain Military-Grade Equipment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Supreme Court Justices Won’t Let Mentally Ill Woman Sue The Police Who Shot Her

Studies in several cities have found that about half of police shooting victims are mentally ill. The post Supreme Court Justices Won’t Let Mentally Ill Woman Sue The Police Who Shot Her appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Study Says Government Attempts To Stop Piracy Sites Don’t Work

Overall, "The shutdown...has not had a positive effect." The post Study Says Government Attempts To Stop Piracy Sites Don’t Work appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Photo Is Raising Questions About How Police Are Treating White Bikers After A Mass Murder

What would this scene look like in Baltimore? The post This Photo Is Raising Questions About How Police Are Treating White Bikers After A Mass Murder appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death In A State Largely Opposed To Capital Punishment

According to a recent poll conducted during the trial, more than 60 percent of Boston voters said they support life in prison without the possibility of parole for Tsarnaev, while just 27 percent said that he should be put to death. The post Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death In A State Largely Opposed To Capital Punishment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How The First Church Of Cannabis Plans To Test Indiana’s New Religious Freedom Law

“We need a modern religion for a modern day.” The post How The First Church Of Cannabis Plans To Test Indiana’s New Religious Freedom Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Man Is An Army Veteran And A Father. He Could Be Deported To Peru.

Army veteran Jorge Salcedo's daughter now "sits by the window, waiting for her dad, asking if daddy will come home." The post This Man Is An Army Veteran And A Father. He Could Be Deported To Peru. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Republican Governor Allows DREAMers To Become Teachers, While His State Sues Obama Over Immigration

"This bill opens the door for me to accomplish my goal of becoming a special education teacher," Uriel Garcia, a beneficiary of the bill, said. The post Republican Governor Allows DREAMers To Become Teachers, While His State Sues Obama Over Immigration appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What You Need To Know About The NSA Reform Bill Passing Through Congress

The House-passed USA Freedom Act is evokes feelings of déjà vu as the NSA reform bill heads to the Senate two weeks before the controversial spy programs expire. The post What You Need To Know About The NSA Reform Bill Passing Through Congress appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Forgotten History Of How Brown v. Board of Education Nearly Came Down The Wrong Way

When the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices first met to discuss public school segregation, there were only four certain votes to abolish the practice. The post The Forgotten History Of How Brown v. Board of Education Nearly Came Down The Wrong Way appeared first on ThinkProgress.

New Jersey Rejected This Woman’s Atheist License Plate. Now A Judge Says She Can Sue.

The license plate read "8THEIST". The post New Jersey Rejected This Woman’s Atheist License Plate. Now A Judge Says She Can Sue. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Baltimore Youth Are Taking Back The Economy

"The past few weeks in Baltimore have been beautiful." The post How Baltimore Youth Are Taking Back The Economy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Local Officials Are Standing In The Way Of Protection For Immigrant Domestic Violence Victims

Local law enforcement officials and prosecutors hold a lot of power during the certification process. The post How Local Officials Are Standing In The Way Of Protection For Immigrant Domestic Violence Victims appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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