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Ireland Will Hold a General Election Soon, Which Candidates are Pro-Life on the 8th Amendment?

A general election has been called in Ireland and the vote will be held on 26th February, 2016.  In advance of polling day, the various politicians are setting out their position in relation to the abortion issue and specifically on where they stand on the retention or repeal of the 8th Amendment to the Irish […]

Advocates Press Florida Court to Keep Abortion Delay Law Blocked

Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates Press Florida Court to Keep Abortion Delay Law Blocked appeared first on RH Reality Check.

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: February 9, 2016

MARCO RUBIO TELLS MARRIED GAY MAN--SITTING WITH HIS HUSBAND--TO GET LEGISLATURE TO APPROVE HIS MARRIAGE: Yesterday, video emerged of presidential candidate Marco Rubio telling a married gay man that he believed marriage should be between...Show More Summary

(Un)feminist Guilty Pleasures: Can The Bachelor’s fairy tale be fixed?

Until last week, I hadn’t watched The Bachelor since Trista and Ryan. I avoided the show partly because it’s rife with sexism, heterosexism, and racism. It’s also just a bad TV show. Unfortunately for me, however, the current bachelor, Ben Higgins, is from Warsaw, IN. Warsaw is about 45 minutes away from the tiny town […]

PETA Asks Match.com to Do More to Connect Animal-Friendly Singles

PETA wants to help animal-friendly singles meet up—with an idea that works even better than just hanging out at the dog park, hoping. The post PETA Asks Match.com to Do More to Connect Animal-Friendly Singles appeared first on PETA.

Cold Dog (Version 2) 0:30

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Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far.

Marina Wheeler Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum. Politically, the proposals may be just the job: a new commitment to enhance competitiveness, proposals to limit […]

Would Hillary Clinton Support Any Limits on Abortions Up to Birth? Watch Her Dodge the Question

Would Hillary Clinton support any limits on late-term abortions up to the point of a baby’s birth? Apparently so. Watch her interview below with ABC News and see how the Democratic presidential candidate dodges the question. The interview is a response to pro-life Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio going after Clinton for her extreme pro-abortion […]

Fact-checking the fact-checkers: Did an abortion defunding bill try ‘to redefine rape’?

Some nuanced word usage shows evidence of pro-abortion bias in a new PolitiFact fact-check.

Tennessee county lawsuit: SCOTUS gay ‘marriage’ ruling invalid

'While the Court may rule a state law invalid, it cannot judicially impose a new marriage law on a state.'

Christie sees immediate backlash from comments on abortion for rape at GOP debate

The backlash against Christie came hard and fast, as viewers were outraged by his suggestion that babies themselves are their mothers’ attackers.

Washington Post Trashes Catholic Church Over Opposition to Abortion During Zika Virus Crisis

The Washington Post sided with abortion activists this week as they push to legalize abortion in the midst of the Zika virus scare in South America. Many believe the virus is linked to a huge increase in the number of babies being born with microcephaly, a neurological disorder where a baby’s head is significantly smaller […]

Satan Worshipers Lose Lawsuit to Stop Pro-Life Law Informing Women About Their Unborn Baby

A state judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Satanic organization challenging Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period and informed consent laws on abortion.  The suit was filed on behalf of an anonymous Missouri woman  who claims that the laws violate the “free exercise” of her Satanic beliefs. The litigation was initiated by a New York-based […]

Planned Parenthood Clinic to Reopen After Deadly Shooting

Planned Parenthood will reopen its Colorado Springs clinic on February 15, about two and a half months after a shooter killed three people at the facility. Image: CBS Evening News / YouTube The post Planned Parenthood Clinic to Reopen After Deadly Shooting appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Planets with too much carbon dioxide could lose oceans to space

Adding vast amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere could heat a planet to the point where it leaks so much water that its oceans eventually disappear

Sure, But What About the Important People Who Matter?

[Content Note: Misogyny; war; drones; rape in war zones.]In the Washington Post, Greg Sargent takes on the question of [CN: video autoplays] that video of Senator Elizabeth Warren asserting that Hillary Clinton's voting history on bankruptcy bills proves that she is a corporate shill who has been influenced by donations. Show More Summary

You've said adios to the Ahwahnee. Now confront the traveler's name-change challenge.

You may have been annoyed to hear that some historic names are being changed at Yosemite National Park because of a legal spat between a concessionaire and the National Park Service. After all, the Ahwahnee Hotel has been the Ahwahnee since the 1920s. Now, starting March 1, it will at least temporarily...

Best places to see wildflowers -- right now! -- in Death Valley National Park

To the friends who asked:  “Why Death Valley? What is there to do there?” I answer: Wildflowers. OK, yes, stark, stunning landscapes. But, now, especially, wildflowers.   Thanks to heavy rains that sparked flash floods in October and the late January moisture, Death Valley National Park and its...

This new smartphone app turns everyone into a food critic

Dysh, a new smartphone app, turns everyone into a budding food critic. And while you may not be transformed into Jonathan Gold after hitting download, the app does encourage users to have an opinion when it comes to food.  Imagine a mashup of Yelp, Facebook and Instagram, and it would be Dysh....

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