[Content Note: Death; police brutality; racism.]"Michael Brown's funeral is underway at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Mourners made their way into the chapel today with their hands up."—Aura Bogado at Colorlines,...Show More Summary
CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law & Society 2015 From the FLP mailbox: Call for Papers – Friday September 19th Deadline Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Seattle, May 28 – 31, 2015 Dear friends and colleagues, We write to invite … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Amazon studios loves its pilots. The online retail giant announced on Monday it had greenlit pilot episodes for five new kids series -- three animated and two live action.
Here’s the advocacy con advanced by suicide promoters in the UK to bludgeon Parliament into legalizing doctor-prescribed death. First, get the media to publish pro-suicide stories of Brits flying to Switzerland for death at a clinic. The point: Make the one-way death trip socially acceptable and increase the numbers who so die. That tactic seems to […]
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Or not! Depending on your individual circumstances and interest in science and other things!Anyway."Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis," by Natalie Wolchover.Cool.
Around the world, famous and nonfamous people alike are filming themselves dumping or having dumped ice water on their heads in the new fad called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The dunkee then pays it forward by challenging others to do the same. Show More Summary
Chris Jackson/PA Wire (Press Association via AP Images) German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets President Francois Hollande of France during an International Ceremony with Heads of State at Sword Beach in Normandy to mark the 70th Anniversary...Show More Summary
I am new to this journey. My daughter Faith is only 5 years old. She is mentally and physically disabled, still small enough to carry, quiet... mostly, and has not developed the larger, louder, and strange movements and sounds that many older people who are mentally and physically disabled seem to develop […]
This is how seriously Rick Perry is taking his indictment for coercion and abuse of his office: His super PAC is selling t-shirts with his mugshot on them: Screenshot of current front page of RickPAC. Hunter Schwarz at WaPo writes:"Wanted...Show More Summary
Thanks to four male college students from North Carolina State University, you may soon be able to buy some nail polish that detects date rape drugs to go with your anti-rape underwear. Throw in your rape whistle and pepper spray camera, and you might be able to delude yourself into believing you’re 100% safe from sexual [...]
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Should volunteers or employees of the Planned Parenthood abortion business be allowed to hold leadership positions within the Catholic Church? A pro-life group says no and is asking Pope Francis to deem the abortion giant an enemy of the Catholic Church. In anticipation of the Vatican’s October 2014 Synod on the Family, American Life League […]
Dudley's big silly greyhound face after a walk this weekend. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
Chad Judice is well-known amongst pro-lifers, as he has written and spoken about his son Elijah, who was diagnosed in 2008 with spina bifida while in the womb and was indeed born with the condition. Elijah is very much alive though, and even just recently started his first day of kindergarten. It is not only […]
Want clean clothes & opportunities to exercise? Check out these diy washing machine plans that only require a little arm or leg pumping to operate The post The Human-Powered DIY Washing Machine: 5 Plans appeared first on Sustainablo...
Dolly Parton & Melissa Etheridge: "Come to My Window"
This article is taken from the website of The Saturday Paper and was first published under the title of ‘Living with Dignity’. Dr Shakira Hussein is a post doctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne. The pain when it strikes at full force is so shatteringly powerful that it’s hard to believe the blast is […]
Ending his longest-ever break between albums, Prince announced this morning that he is coming back soon with not one but two full-lengths. One is titled Plectrum Electrum, which was recorded with new band 3 rd Eye Girl and will feature...Show More Summary
A Catholic Archdiocese is warning pro-life advocates about the final destination of donations for the popular Ice Bucket Challenge, which has become a pop culture and social media phenomenon. The popularity of the #IceBucketChallenge continues on social media across the nation. This is the campaign to raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often called […]