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The War On Abortion Is Hurting The Doctors Who Want To Deliver Babies

Dr. Nicole Fanarjian didn't want to choose between delivering babies and providing abortions -- but she had to. The post The War On Abortion Is Hurting The Doctors Who Want To Deliver Babies appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Police Officer Forced Onto Leave That Will Run Out Before Her Baby Is Even Born

"She's unable to fulfill her duties as an officer according to her doctor, so she can't come back to work," the mayor said. The post Police Officer Forced Onto Leave That Will Run Out Before Her Baby Is Even Born appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rubio, Clinton, and the fine art of email politics

For a while, Hillary Clinton's critics thought the email story would be a clean, easy hit on the likely Democratic nominee. It's not turning out that way.

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If Gov Pence wants to clear everything up and opposes discrimination against gays, presumably he's going to push an LGBT anti-discrimination law? Right?

Midday open thread: Frackers' secret recipes, no end in sight in Afghanistan, sewage gauges obesity

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is The submerged state: Former State Dept. official Matthew Hoh says staying in Afghanistan terrible idea: HOH: The violence has not abated and actually, since we escalated the war in 2009, the violence has steadily ratcheted up. Show More Summary

Bibi Scaremongers: Iran To Have Nukes In A Year

Benjamin Netanyahu is still screeching against a nuclear deal. “It appears the deal being formed in Lausanne will leave Iran with underground facilities, the nuclear reactor in Arak and with advanced centrifuges,” Netanyahu said at a parliamentary ceremony. “The breakout time for Iran to obtain fissile material for nuclear bombs will not take years as [...]

Jay Z's Streaming Music Service Makes No Economic Sense

Jay Z thinks he has found a solution to a problem that's vexed artists lately: How to make money off their songs. On Monday, the music tycoon unveiled a new streamin

US releases military aid to Egypt, cites national security

The White House says Obama is lifting the hold on sending F-16 fighter jets, tanks and other material to Egypt. The U.S. has been weighing whether to lift the hold to help combat the extremist threat spilling over from Libya and in the Sinai Peninsula.

White House: Obama releases military aid to Egypt suspended after 2013 coup

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Obama releases military aid to Egypt suspended after 2013 coup.

NRA News Host Lectures College Students: "Burden" Of Stopping Sexual Assaults "Is On The Victim"

National Rifle Association News host Cam Edwards lashed out at a Daily Tar Heel editorial that argued guns are not the solution to campus sexual assault by claiming that the "burden" of stopping sexual assaults and other violent crimes...Show More Summary

Wonkette Buys Human Again, A Queer Gay Homosexual One For A Change

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

With now FIVE FULL-TIME STAFFERS, your Wonkette is … we’re not sure, but we think half as big as Twitchy now? So if you need a dumb, unclever, rightwing take on stupid tweets telling libtards SNAP and THEY ARE BURNT, we could do that halfway for you! Read more on Wonkette Buys Human Again, A Queer Gay Homosexual One For A Change…

Indianapolis Star Demands Governor 'Fix' Religious Freedom Law

In the face of increased uproar and planned boycotts of the state of Indiana following the passage of the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), the Indianapolis Star dedicated its front page Tuesday to a demand that Indiana governor Mike Pence "fix this now." In the newspaper's public plea, they write that...

Four Kinds Of Discrimination Gov. Mike Pence Doesn’t ‘Abhor’

At a press conference, Pence said he abhorred discrimination, but his record points to something different. The post Four Kinds Of Discrimination Gov. Mike Pence Doesn’t ‘Abhor’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Indiana's anti-gay law could prove costly

By now, you have surely heard about Indiana's so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act law and its potential for giving cover to those who discriminate against gay people. A backlash that had already been gathering momentum burst open this weekend, driven by a Washington Post op-ed by...

Republican representative blows off constituent praise of Obamacare

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last week, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) had an epic fail when she took to Facebook to gather Obamacare horror stories. Instead of what she was looking for, she got a feed full of praise for the law and plenty of people demanding...Show More Summary

Obama to the World: I Can Cut Pollution Without Congress

The Obama Administration has just made it official: The U.S. hopes to cut greenhouse gas pollution by 26-28 percent by 2025. The White House submitted its plan to t

US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as its contribution to a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change. The Obama administration's contribution...Show More Summary

The takeaway from Gov. Pence's bigotry

By Richard K. Barry There are many implications to be drawn from Indiana's attempt to give discrimination against gays the cover of law but one of the more interesting has to do with what this will mean at the ballot box in 2016. Jill Lawrence at U.S. Show More Summary

Female Artists Rap To Break The Silence Around Rape In India

Meet the Mumbai-based women behind the viral video, "Rap Against Rape." The post Female Artists Rap To Break The Silence Around Rape In India appeared first on ThinkProgress.

NCAA, Final Four Schools Continue Speaking Out On Indiana Religious Freedom Law

USC's athletic director, NASCAR, and all four Final Four schools also issued statements about the controversial law. The post NCAA, Final Four Schools Continue Speaking Out On Indiana Religious Freedom Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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