Despite commitments made in local and international laws, the Indonesian authorities are failing to protect religious minority groups from the increasing attacks they are subject to.
A Creative Photographer’s Birthday Gift to Her 5 Year-Old Daughter (and the Rest of Us) Texas-based photographer Jamie C. Moore wanted to take pictures of her daughter Emma on the occasion of Emma’s fifth birthday. She writes (here) on her blog: So my amazing daughter, Emma, turned 5 last month, and I had been searching … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
This week the staff and I have been busy responding to the jury’s decision in the Kermit Gosnell murder trial. He was found guilty of first degree murder in 3 of the 4 babies’ deaths and involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient. He’s guilty of 1 count of infanticide, 1 count of racketeering, [...]
Now that the Kermit Gosnell murder trial is over, officials involved in investigating the abortion practitioner are able to come forward for the first time and share some of the details of their investigation. Philadelphia Police crime scene investigator John Taggart was silent for three years about some of the horrors he encountered. While most [...]
By now workers at every late-term abortion clinic in America (and there are way more than four) are buzzing about Kermit Gosnell’s conviction this week of murdering three abortion survivors. Clinic staff have also likely noticed that four of Gosnell’s employees were swept up into his junk and have pleaded guilty of murder, and four [...]
Gallup polling data makes it clear more Americans are pro-life on abortion than “pro-choice” favoring legalized abortion. But more than half of Americans have no idea that a majority of Americans are pro-life. Gallup’s annual Values and Beliefs poll, conducted May 2-7, find 58 percent of Americans want either all or almost all abortions illegal [...]
Of all the changes J.J. Abrams made to the Star Trek universe when he re-launched it in 2009, one of the sharpest was the decision to make half-human, half-Vulcan Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Nyota Uhura (Zoe Saldana) not just colleagues, but a couple with great sexual chemistry and some crackling dialogue.
For the second time, Democrats took to the Senate floor to oppose a resolution condemning abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell and calling for hearings on what led to his abortion horrors. Lawmakers today debated a resolution introduced by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) calling on the Senate to review public policies that led to Gosnell killing babies [...]
At Arctic Council meetings in Sweden, the secretary of state wants the world to know the U.S. is very sorry for all that it has done to destroy the ice.
by Ben Johnson TAMPA, FL, May 16, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 28-year-old Florida man faces life in prison after he tricked his pregnant girlfriend into taking medication that killed their child, police say. Andrew Welden told her that she had an infection and offered her a bottle of Cytotec (misoprostol) that…
As if deadly tornadoes weren't enough, Texas storms produced hailstones that have to be seen to be believed.
This week, a jury returned a guilty verdict in the case against Kermit Gosnell. This man will pay the price for the horrible acts he committed. All the women whose lives were affected deserve at least this much. The Gosnell tragedy should...Show More Summary
“In Philadelphia today,” anchor Scott Pelley said on the May 13 CBS “Evening News,” there was a verdict in a murder trial that got national attention.” He was talking about the murder trial of Kermit Gosnell, and whatever “national attention” it received was given grudgingly by the media – including Pelley’s own network. In fact, [...]
A team of reproductive biologists led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov at the Oregon Health and Science University (Beaverton, OR) have successfully created ‘patient-specific’ embryonic stem cells (ESCs) through cloning. The improved cloning technique used by the team is much more efficient than previous approaches. Show More Summary
For the Animals Sanctuary is holding it's 4th Annual Summer Shindig on Saturday, May 25! It's sure to be a blast, and we've got the details for you!
The story seems simple enough. First, on Wednesday a study came out that found 97% consensus on human-caused global warming in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. It was by our friends at Skeptical Science, John Cook and Dana Nuccitelli. Show More Summary
Friday is the proverbial "take out the trash day" for the release of bad news among public relations practioners and this Friday was no different. In that vein, yesterday the Obama Department of Energy (DOE) announced a conditionalShow More Summary
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Residents of Newtok, Alaska, know they must evacuate, but who will pay the $130 million cost of moving them?
Here on Legal Planet, we talk a lot about climate skeptics/deniers, and we’re highly critical of them (for good reason!). A lot of those climate skeptics/deniers are conservatives. But there’s no monopoly on scientific ignorance on one end of the political spectrum. An example of that is close to home here at UC Berkeley. In […]