Overfishing has had an incredible effect on the quantity and diversity of fish present in the oceans of the world, along with greatly reducing biodiversity. Because of this decline in fish numbers, and a number of complete fishery collapses, the industry is becoming increasingly dependent upon only a handful of shellfish species. Show More Summary
Jenny Stein and James LaVeck present their film, Peaceable Kingdom, then hold an activist workshop!
Regulation magazine recently published an interesting article on the high costs and market disruptions associated with long-term subsidies to the renewable energy sector. An NCPA review of the Regulation Mag article notes, Subsidies for renewable energy distort markets and are economically inefficient, … Continue reading ?
Following on previous reports, here’s another article reviewing the heavy toll the wind industry is taking on endangered raptors like bald and golden eagles and the California condor. While the fossil fuel industry is prosecuted and heavily fined for impacts … Continue reading ?
Rebecca Dingle gives practical resources for enjoying healthy, plant-based eating with this cooking demo.
Last week, the House of Representatives voted for the 37th time to repeal all or part of the Obama Health Care Law. While all House Republicans and two Democrats supported the measure, the Senate, controlled by the Democrats, is unlikely to allow a vote to repeal the law. Despite the fact that the Obama Health [...]
The following piece "Susan B. Anthony List: The NRA of the Anti-Choice Movement?" by Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, is cross-posted from The Nation: Every time an American woman walks into her polling place, she ought to give thanks to Susan B. Show More Summary
by John Jalsevac Calgary, AB, May 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Canadian pro-life group that is distributing postcards showing the graphic reality of abortion in the ridings of politicians who the group says have “failed the children” has announced the second object of their campaign: Calgary Centre-North…
by Thaddeus Baklinski LONDON, May 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Following an undercover investigation by the Daily Telegraph that exposed doctors willing to abort children based on their sex, the UK's Department of Health has concluded that sex-selective abortion does not take place in Britain. While the Department’s…
by Ben Johnson BEAVER FALLS, PA, May 22, 2013, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has reinstated a Christian college's lawsuit against the Obama administration over the HHS mandate. Geneva College sued the administration over the mandate, which would require the institution to pay for contraception, sterilization,…
Suggested by Shaker Nice_Shirt: "What do you really hate, but wish you liked? (Food, genre of music, activity, etc.)"I hate eggs, and I wish I liked them, because I love the idea of quiches and omelets and other eggy dishes, but I just can't even think about eating egg.
Liberal Salon.com writer JJ Keith recently wrote a piece with the headline —“My miscarriages made me question being pro-choice: I was devastated when I lost my pregnancies, and I wondered: Does grieving this way mean abortion is wrong?” The piece is very thought-provoking and has the writer admitting: “It doesn’t make any sense to me, [...]
China has proposed firm limits on greenhouse-gas emissions, seriously weakening one of the U.S.’s go-to excuses for climate inaction.
Organizing for Action, the president's advocacy group, should be doing more on climate change, activists say. Fighting Keystone XL would be a good start.
Apparently, banning abortion for women in D.C. wasn't extreme enough. The anti-choice zealots at the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List recently pledged their support for Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) measure that has recently been expanded toShow More Summary
This is a guest post by Pam Martens, cross-posted with permission from Wall Street On Parade. On February 25, 2013, James Hepburn, writing at Daily Kos, made the emphatic assertion in a headline that “Big Tobacco Had Nothing to Do With Tea Party Formation.” That is likely to be the one headline that will haunt Mr. Show More Summary
Crazy ants are currently invading Texas and the southeastern United States, displacing and eliminating the fire ants throughout those areas, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin. This is of course not a surprise for many of those throughout those regions who have had experiences with those ants. Show More Summary
A must-read op/ed in the New York Times about the dangers in state control of reproduction:
"We're thinking about you, London," said Tom and the puppy.
Ignoring calls from hundreds of Vermonters imploring him to veto the poorly crafted, dangerous legislation, Governor Peter Shumlin boldly signed the bill into law on Monday, May 20, 2013. He was surrounded by cheering supporters of legalized assisted-suicide. Also in attendance, Attorney General Bill Sorrell, Commissioner of the Department of Health, Harry Chen, dozens of [...]