Considerates! We're ramping up our efforts to drive some great discussion. The Forum is a shining beacon of this, and our May/June Something to ConDinners have been smashing successes. So we're kicking it up a notch. First, we're doing an AMA ("Ask me Anything" interview thing) on Reddit., on July 1, at 1pm. Show More Summary
Today, contrary to some press accounts, the Alabama Supreme Court did not order a stop to the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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Much is still not known about the bristlemouth, the planet’s most plentiful vertebrate. What’s more, the ocean, making up 99 percent of the biosphere, may hold untold undiscovered species.
The area from just below the surface to 3,300 feet also may become more of a food source and a way to monitor ocean health.
The US Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges is to the sexual revolution what the execution of Louis XVI was to the French Revolution. It has destroyed the mystique of marriage.
Five justices of the Supreme Court cannot redefine marriage itself, not any more than Roe v. Wade could redefine the sanctity of human life.
Today, HRC called out Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for calling the Supreme Court’s ruling “a lawless decision.”
The power of a symbol should never be underestimated, but it shouldn't be overestimated, either. That's the case with the confederate battle flag, which is coming down from public venues all across the South and off retailers' shelves across the nation.
While most of the football team’s worth of Republicans running for president have reacted to the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision with straightforward rejections, Rand Paul decided to get cute about it. “Perhaps the time has...Show More Summary
When I think about safe commuting by bicycle, of bicycle safety for regular travelers, I call to mind infrastructure changes in the United States that the Northern Europeans began over 50 years ago. I think of smaller streets of bicycles concurrently with streets for automobiles. Show More Summary
Sophie spies something! As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
She survived being raped at the age of 17 that resulted in a pregnancy and then made the courageous decision to keep her baby. Nine months later, a tragic car accident took her mother’s life, and two years after her son Jaiden’s birth, her father suffered a fatal stroke. In two short years, this young […]
A story out of New Zealand recently told of a school nurse booking a student for an abortion, driving her there during school hours, bringing her home late, and lying about why they were late. Weeks later, as the girl deteriorated emotionally and physically, it came out that she had received an abortion that day. The surgery […]
Last week, YouTube star Raymond Braun joined the Rhodes Bros, Shane Bitney Crone and HRC on the steps of the Supreme Court.
The court ruled 5-4 that the EPA didn't properly take costs into account when regulating emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants.
What causes mysterious "fireworks" in the sky spotted from planes? Video and computer modelling are yielding insights
The rapper the Game has been charged with hitting and threatening an off-duty Los Angeles police officer during a basketball game at Hollywood High School, prosecutors said.
Organizers of a Gaza-bound flotilla that was intercepted by the Israeli navy complained Monday that they were victims of an act of piracy, while Israeli officials denounced the pro-Palestinian campaign as hypocritical and unnecessar...
Bob Costas apologized Sunday to Pedro Strop for the bizarre comment he made about the Chicago Cubs pitcher during an MLB Network telecast Friday night.