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There is no Milo Yiannopoulos of the left. Why is that?

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg rightfully skewers Milo Yiannopoulos and his alt-right circus sideshow but then goes on to compare the Conservative Political Action Conference’s infatuation with his bigotry to Democrats supporting Father Coughlin because of his support for FDR’s New Deal. (“What...

Big-name players stay put at NBA trade deadline, but Raptors and Thunder make deals

Big-name stars such as Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler and Paul George remained with their teams as the NBA trade deadline passed Thursday, but according to multiple reports the Oklahoma City Thunder acquired Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from the Chicago Bulls and the Toronto Raptors added P.J....

This Republican Senator Says She Will Oppose the Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican U.S. Senator from Alaska plans to break from her party and vote against a bill to defund the abortion business Planned Parenthood. The Hill reports U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told her state’s legislature Wednesday that she will not support a bill to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion […]

White nationalist leader Richard Spencer booted from Conservative Political Action Conference

One of the country’s most prominent white nationalists, Richard Spencer, was kicked out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday after conference organizers gave him credentials to attend and then wavered on whether to let him stay. It was the second time in a week that the organizers...

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: February 23, 2017

DISGRACEFUL -- TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PUTS TRANSGENDER KIDS AT RISK: Yesterday, the Trump Administration rescinded protective guidance for transgender students. Under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Show More Summary

Energy Transfer says Dakota Access pipeline 99 percent complete

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Thursday that 99 percent of its controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is complete after receiving all federal authorizations necessary earlier this month.

Trump is setting the stage for mass deportations. If Congress has sense it will fix our immigration system instead

The Trump administration is about to learn the difference between rhetoric and reality, and could be setting itself up for a spectacular policy failure. SAD!  Earlier this week, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly released his new guidance for immigration enforcement, effectively dismantling years...

Obamacare 101: Are health insurance marketplaces in a death spiral?

It's been a rocky few months for the health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act. Even if you're not one of the roughly 11 million Americans who rely on these online exchanges to get your health insurance, you've probably seen the headlines about rising premiums and insurance...

Rick Pitino has to be restrained after exchanging words with a North Carolina fan

As Louisville Coach Rick Pitino headed to the locker room with his team trailing North Carolina, 33-30, Wednesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C., a fan at Dean Smith Center yelled in his direction.  Pitino quickly responded. He did not take kindly to what ESPN’s Maria Taylor later reported was the...

Whoopi Goldberg Claims Rise in Health Insurance Costs Has “Nothing to Do” With Obamacare

As Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the left is fighting tooth and nail to keep it alive, from hyping scare stories of what could happen if it is repealed, to flat-out denying the devastating effects it has caused on so many families. On Thursday’s the View, the liberal hosts on the panel […]

DISGRACEFUL: Trump Administration Puts Transgender Kids at Risk

HRC today responded to the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind protective guidance for transgender students. Under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Departments of Justice...Show More Summary

Department of Homeland Security Releases Expanded Deportation Policies

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued documents revealing the horrifying ways Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration will be implemented.  The documents, issued by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly,...Show More Summary

Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - Demonstrators near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a showdown with authorities on Wednesday, as protest leaders said at least some would defy a deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months to halt the project.

Congress shouldn't duck the public

Are some Republicans in Congress hiding from constituents by refusing to hold town hall meetings on such vitally important topics as the future of the Affordable Care Act or immigration  enforcement? Or are these busy elected officials simply resisting calls from a small group of what President...

Vermont Law Seeks Earthjustice Clinical Professor

From colleagues at Vermont, this notice of a clinical opening: Job Description: The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School and Earthjustice are partnering to expand our environmental justice capacity through the creation of a new … Continue reading ?

Leading Physician Confirms Unborn Children Feel Excruciating Pain During Abortions

Sheila Page, D.O., is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy. She treats a wide spectrum of patients from the newborn to the elderly, including patients with irreversible and terminal illness. Show More Summary

Metro is once again expanding rail at the expense of bus service. It's time for another consent decree.

To the editor: The only surprise in Metro’s continued ridership drop is that anyone is surprised. Metro is not surprised: It engineered the drop. (“The Metro can take you farther than ever. Here's why ridership dropped — again,” Feb. 13) The only recent interval in which L.A. transit ridership...

President Trump's condemnation of anti-Semitic attacks rings hollow

To the editor: The president responded to the reports of anti-Semitic incidents with the same zeal as he voiced the need to “bring us together” in his inauguration speech: practically none. He read somebody else’s words in a flat and emotionless manner. (“Trump denounces anti-Semitism after Jewish...

This Week in Sex: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Linked to Drop in Teen Suicide Attempts, and Syphilis in the White House?

Laws allowing same-sex couples to wed may have reduced the stigma against such unions and given adolescents some extra glimmer of hope. And, in other news, a doctor speculates that President Trump has a sexually transmitted infection—without...Show More Summary

Transgender Protections Move Forward in New Hampshire Legislature

Post submitted by Associate Regional Field Director Ryan Rowe Yesterday, the New Hampshire House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee overwhelming voted in favor of House Bill (HB) 478, which would add gender identity to the state’s non-discrimination law. Show More Summary

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