Travel Grants for Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture From the FLP mailbox, this notice of grants for travel to the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke: The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
It's been a rough week for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The "corporate bill mill" group's annual States & Nation meeting was overshadowed by damaging evidence of misconduct revealed by The Guardian. And it just...Show More Summary
Women in the Media: A Year in Review Via Upworthy, here. H/T Joan Gaylord. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors
The greatest way we can honor Nelson Mandela is to raise our voices to expose injustice, demand freedom for those unjustly imprisoned and value the rights of all people.
When Matthias Meyer began studying the ancient DNA in the 400,000 year old fossils he found in the Sima de los Huesos, or Pit of Bones cave, deep beneath the Atapuerca mountains in Spain, he was pretty sure he knew what he’d find. The...Show More Summary
(ALBANY, N.Y.) — Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range. Snowy owls, familiar to children as Harry Potter’s pet, made a noticeable appearance in the northern half of the U.S. Show More Summary
You know it's bad when oil companies see the light on carbon taxing before the tax-collectors do.
The one-day strike by fast food workers reminds us that inexpensive food carries a high social price tag.
Nelson Mandela believed education is “the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As we learn the sad news of his death, we remember Mandela’s legacy and profound contribution to education in Africa. “Today we have all lost a hero, a powerful champion for children,” said Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director. […]
A shocking story out of China today indicates a 10-year-old girl reportedly kicked and abused a toddler boy less than two years of age and then tossed him over the balcony from her 25th-floor residents. According to news reports, video footage shows a 10-year-old school girl allegedly slamming the boy to the ground, kicking him […]
It’s been said that facts are stubborn things. True enough, but that doesn’t daunt the “journalists” at The Washington Post. Faced with uncomfortable information, those intrepid truth-tellers … ignore it. That’s what Sean Sullivan and Scott Clement did writing on the Post’s overtly liberal “The Fix” blog. On Nov. 26, the day the Supreme Court […]
Millions of Americans have lost their health insurance as a result of the rules and regulations of Obamacare. But, Harry Reid is telling a local television station in his home state of Nevada that President Barack Obama’s claim of “If you like your insurance you can keep it,” “was true.” You just can’t make this […]
The manta ray is a graceful swimmer, cruising the world's temperate and tropical waters by flapping its large pectoral fins. When the mood strikes, however, those fins are used as wings to help launch the ray up to seven feet (two meters) in the air. Show More Summary
Mba v London Borough Of Merton  EWCA Civ 1562 – Read judgment The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of a Christian care worker against the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) that a requirement that she work on Sundays indirectly discriminated against her on the grounds of religion or belief. The […]
In December 2004, Boston magazine published an article from an anonymous abortion provider. The doctor, whose name, location and gender were not identified, described how she (for the sake of simplicity I will use the pronoun “she”) had originally not wanted to provide abortions: “When I started medical school in upstate New York, I didn’t […]
Thu December 05, 2013 'Rape Insurance'? Yes, Lawmakers are Debating This VITAMIN W STAFF Ladies in Michigan, just in case you get raped and then get pregnant, some of your fellow citizens are suggesting you purchase insurance. It's tough...Show More Summary
The pro-life niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is heading to court Monday as one of the plaintiffs in a case to take on the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamacare. The Monday forces religious groups, colleges, and companies to pay for birth control and abortion-causing drugs for their employees. Priests for […]
With bills languishing in Congress, the President cleans up his own house by demanding the federal government use more renewable energy.
While Delta helps 160 million travelers get to the places they need to go each year, UNICEF helps millions of children worldwide survive and thrive. With your help, we can turn unused frequent flyer miles into lifesaving support for children. With Delta’s SkyWish program, SkyMiles members can donate their miles to many participating charity organizations, […]
It's not like we didn't already know that these fights were coming (because they've been coming for decades, and because they are ongoing), but it's kind of terrific-horrible to see the strategy laid out so starkly:Conservative groups...Show More Summary