Marriage equality continues to make gains, but these two orders are on hold as the states consider appeals. Likes several states, Arkansas and Mississippi had voter-approved constitutional amendments pass in 2004 that defined marriage between one man and one woman. In Arkansas, U.S. District Judge Kristine Bakerruled in favor of two same-sex couples who had challenged [...]
I 've never understood the "one or the other" mentality. Being a mother, I am in an ever present state of multi-tasking. So when a male acquaintance that the Cosby scandal was a a distraction from the grand jury decision regarding Ferguson,...Show More Summary
Just before a black bear attacked and killed him, Rutgers student Darsh Patel snapped images of the animal with his phone. The lumbering, 300-pound bear was shown on all fours in West Milford's Apshawa Preserve on Sept. 21, as it approached Patel, who was fatally mauled and bitten during a hike with four others. Show More Summary
Walmart workers aren't waiting for Black Friday—they've already started staging strikes, with workers from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia sitting in at D.C.'s new Walmart store. According to a press release from organizers: Workers...Show More Summary
A titanic struggle is taking shape across America this Thanksgiving.
As you survey the feast before you on Thanksgiving, there's one more thing to be thankful for: There's no calorie count to ruin the meal.
Wilson and Zimmerman tell eerily similar stories. The post In The Eyes Of Their Killers, Trayvon Martin And Mike Brown Were The Same Person appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The election is over. Congress is back in Washington. The first order of business after the election is to give big tax breaks to the corporations – $450 billion worth. Fortunately, President Obama is trying to do something about this. Tax Extenders Every year Congress renews a package of "temporary" corporate tax breaks. Show More Summary
"For people living with HIV and AIDS, it's not enough to know -- you also have to go for health care." The post Millennials’ Nonchalance About HIV Has Made The Virus A ‘Silent Killer’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Oh yeah, sure Bob McCulloch presented a fair case and was impartial. Here's reason number umpty-zillion why he is an lying, slimy, arrogant tool. Addicting Info: In addition to his duties as the county prosecutor, Robert McCulloch is...Show More Summary
We should always be careful not to force concrete individual events, individual tragedies, into the greater broader social injustices into which they seem to and may indeed fit. It's with this skepticism that I've approached the death of Michael Brown from the start. Show More Summary
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who recently got married to a fellow officer, is going to become a dad. Wilson, 28, had earlier told GMA anchor George Stephanopoulos that he had gotten married since the Aug. 9 shooting that has rocked Ferguson and much of the country. In an installment of the exclusive interview released [...]
Over the past year, Target and other retailers have worked hard to repair their images. But since last holiday season, the industry is not much better prepared to stop another attack. The post Happy Black Friday, Your Credit Card Information Could Very Likely Be Stolen Again appeared first on ThinkProgress.
All told, 41 states had solidarity protests in honor of Mike Brown on Tuesday. The post MAP: Country Lights Up With Ferguson Solidarity Protests appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Maybe President Barack Obama is just trolling?
The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount.
Uncle Richard knows climate change is real, but doesn't want to act. Here's how you can talk to him about it without ruining Thanksgiving. The post How To Convince Your Right-Wing Uncle To Act On Climate Change This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A simple comment about the weather can erupt into a rant about "Climategate," "pauses," and the polar vortex. Here are the key points you need to ensure your Thanksgiving dinner says delicious and factual. The post How To Talk To Your Climate Denier Uncle This Thanksgiving appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Wall Street Journal is misrepresenting the legal justification for President Obama's executive actions on immigration from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) -- even falsely claiming that the OLC's opinion does...Show More Summary
Here's why you might be wary to believe them. The post Industry Groups Are Freaking Out About Obama’s New Smog Pollution Rule appeared first on ThinkProgress.