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These Babies Could Have Been Aborted After 20 Weeks, But Their Parents Chose Life

(LiveActionNews) — In the wake of the U.S. House’s passage of the 20-week abortion ban, abortion advocates are calling something “cruel” and “disgusting.” You’d think the cruel and disgusting things to discuss would be dismemberment abortion (which, yes, literally does rip babies apart, piece by piece), the thousands of these kind of abortions that are […]

She Wanted to Take Her Own Life in an Assisted Suicide, But Something Changed Her Mind

In a recent article in The Daily Signal, author Kelsey Harkness shares the story of Jeanette Hall, an Oregon resident who was terminally ill and wanted to take advantage of the state’s assisted suicide law. When Oregon’s assisted suicide law was on the ballot in 1994, Jeanette supported the measure because she didn’t want people […]

Did You Know It’s Possible to Reverse the Dangerous RU 486 Abortion Pill?

The abortion lobby is once again proving that its main concern is not women and it’s not “choice” – it’s procuring as many abortions as possible. The recent publicity surrounding the chemical abortion reversal process graphically illustrates that abortion backers not only do not want women to consider their alternatives, but they also turn their […]

Infographic: Bridging the Chasm on Abortion

The conventional wisdom on abortion is that the United States is hopelessly split down the middle, locked in a seemingly never-ending battle of morality. We know that the abortion debate is highly emotional. When we ask people aboutShow More Summary

HRC Applauds Girl Scouts for Transgender Inclusion

While the Girls Scouts’ policy of including transgender girls isn’t anything new, recent criticism from anti-LGBT groups, have brought the Girl Scouts’ policy back into the limelight.

Six Officers Indicted in Freddie Gray's Death

[Content Note: Police brutality; racism.]Yesterday, a grand jury in Baltimore indicted all six police officers who had been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.Baltimore state's attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Thursday that some...Show More Summary

Je suis James: Pianist finally allowed to tell his story of sexual abuse

James Rhodes v OPO (by his Litigation Friend BHM) and another, [2015] UKSC 32 The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in an appeal by the celebrated concert pianist, James Rhodes. You can read the judgment here and watch Lord Toulson’s summary here. The case considered whether Mr Rhodes could be prevented from publishing his […]

Non-violent extremism: some questions about laws and limits – Robert Gleave and Lawrence McNamara

Sajid Javid’s reported objections to the Government’s pre-election proposals on countering extremist ideas uncover just how controversial the new laws will be. He had objected, it seems, to a mooted expansion of Ofcom’s powers to take...Show More Summary

California Oil Spill Five Times Worse Than Estimated

Dead birds. Closed beaches. No fishing: Gov. Brown declares a state of emergency. The post California Oil Spill Five Times Worse Than Estimated appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Total hosts climate talks with big oil companies

PARIS (Reuters) - French oil major Total is hosting a meeting of the world's biggest oil companies over the sector's action plan ahead of U.N. climate talks in Paris at the end of the year.

Large French supermarkets barred from throwing away food

PARIS (Reuters) - France is cracking down on food waste with a new law banning big supermarkets from destroying unsold food or face fines and even jail sentences.

Plan B – the Hawaii of the North Atlantic? Dr Richard Cornes

Constitutional Futures 2015 – 2025 – a vignette, and comment  January 1, 2025 As the first day of 2025 dawns the people of the Kingdom of England wake looking forward to the arrival of their new passports, issued by the United States of… America. Governor Farage’s message is unusually sober, encouraging, almost apologetic: While we […]

California wine country hit by 4.1 quake

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook wine country north of San Francisco on Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said, recalling a major temblor that rocked the area last summer and caused millions of dollars in damage.

The future of artificial wombs

While it may be worth thinking about the impact artificial wombs could have on our society one day, urgent discussion of this alternate future is premature. There’s no need to get too excited or freaked out about the idea anytime soon. Show More Summary

Beijing promises coal-free power by 2017 to fight pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing will build four gas-fired power and heating plants by next year and shut the last of its coal-fired generators by 2017 as part of its campaign against hazardous air pollution, officials said.

The future of public interest litigation?

These are difficult times for bringing public interest legal cases. The withdrawal of legal aid from many areas has meant that it has become a lot more difficult to fund cases. And the lawyers who are the experts in this kind of litigation are finding it harder and harder to keep practising in the area.  So […]

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