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Wealthy San Francisco donors petition Pope Francis: ‘Replace Archbishop Cordileone’

The advertisement accused the archbishop of "mean-spiritedness" that borders on "persecution."

WATCH: Family Dog Saves Abandoned Newborn Baby, Brings Infant Home

In 2013, a family dog in Thailand rescued an abandoned newborn baby girl. The pet named Pui found a plastic bag with a newborn baby girl inside and carried the infant back home. Authorities believe that the baby was abandoned at a roadside dump in Tha Rua district of Ayutthaya province. After the incident, the […]

She's a Monster

[Content Note: Misogyny.]So, one of the things I was thinking about, after I posted the thing about Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton, is how often I rarely hear Hillary Clinton spoken about in the same sentence as another woman without...Show More Summary

After Putting the Aborted Baby in Formaldehyde She Said “My God, We’re Going to Hell”

(LiveActionNews) — A pamphlet produced by Last Days Ministries entitled, “Abortion Clinics: An Inside Look” contained the testimonies of two former abortion facility workers. One worker who tells her story is Sam Griggs. Griggs talks first about the job interview. Show More Summary

Come on, people. We’re going to need a lot better than this if we want a strong Paris climate treaty

China and India haven’t made any promises. Japan is poised to offer a weak plan. So far only the European Union is doing what it needs to be.

Photos of Teens Torturing and Hanging Pig Prompts Offers of Humane Education

Following reports that four local high school students allegedly filmed and photographed themselves tormenting, hanging, and killing a small piglet, TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—rushed letters to area schools this morning... The post Photos of Teens Torturing and Hanging Pig Prompts Offers of Humane Education appeared first on PETA.

Fresno Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Puppy Who Fell Down Well

PETA’s Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way to the Fresno Fire Department in recognition of its rescue of Timmy the puppy, who plummeted down a 50-foot well... The post Fresno Firefighters Receive PETA Award for Rescuing Puppy Who Fell Down Well appeared first on PETA.

Study: Insurers Must Make Abortion Coverage Details More Transparent

Even in states that allow for private insurance coverage of abortion, figuring out the details of that coverage can include many hurdles. Image: Shutterstock The post Study: Insurers Must Make Abortion Coverage Details More Transparent appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Sofia Vergara’s Ex-Fiancé Sues to Stop Destruction of Frozen Embryos They Created

Nick Loeb has filed a lawsuit against Modern Family actress, Sofia Vergara, in an attempt to stop her from destroying a pair of frozen embryos they created while they were engaged. In May 2014, the couple broke off their engagement after four years of dating. A source close to Loeb explained that he didn’t want […]

Protesters to Descend On Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO

SeaWorld’s new CEO, Joel Manby—and his family and neighbors—will get a wake-up call on Saturday morning, courtesy of PETA. Armed with signs proclaiming, “Joel Manby Runs Orca Prisons” and... The post Protesters to Descend On Georgia Home of New SeaWorld CEO appeared first on PETA.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Laverne Cox goes nude in Allure: “I’m a black transgender woman. I felt this could be really powerful for the communities that I represent.” Medical, women’s health, and gun violence preventions groups unite to oppose political interference in the patient-doctor relationship.  The family of a pregnant woman whose body was kept on mechanical support against her wishes […]

Film Corner: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

IT'S HERE IT'S HERE IT'S HERE! ANOTHER OFFICIAL TEASER TRAILER FOR STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS!!! WHICH SHOWS MORE STUFF! LET'S ALL WATCH IT AND/OR READ THE TRANSCRIPT AND TALK ABOUT IT LIKE A BUNCH OF SUPER EXCITED NERDS! OR NOT! WHATEVER IS YOUR PREFERENCE! Video Description: John Williams music. Show More Summary

Iowa High School Principal Prohibits Students From Creating a Pro-Life Club

Principal Steve Madson of Hampton-Dumont High School has received a demand letter from Students for Life of America’s law firm, the Thomas More Society, on behalf of student Isabell Akers and Students for Life of America. The letter charges that Principal Madson has unconstitutionally discriminated against Isabell by denying her the right to form a […]

Telling the Stories That Matter: Welcome to the New ACLU.org

When we first undertook the project to completely redesign ACLU.org almost 2 years ago, we knew we had an enormous task ahead. The site was a circa 2008 monument to the “include as much content as possible” design aesthetic – most pages were brimming with links, sidebars, tags, related items, and a multitude of paths to more content. Show More Summary

The Orthodox Church strongly endorses the March for Marriage, encourages all faithful to participate

‘A strong, vibrant and clear message is needed,’ wrote Metropolitan Joseph in an encyclical to the American flock.

Watch as Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Van Parks in a Disabled Parking Spot

Hillary Clinton is campaigning across Iowa attempting to connect with “regular folks.” But today she parked her campaign van in a disabled parking spot. What kind of regular folks disrespect the disabled by doing that? The Daily Caller indicates “Hillary Clinton’s famed Scooby van parked in a handicap spot after the former secretary of state […]

HRC Hosts Film Screening and World Bank Discussion

On Tuesday evening, HRC hosted a film screening and panel discussion on LGBT inclusion and the World Bank.

The Real-Life Threat of an Outbreak May Be What It Takes to Change Minds About Vaccines

Though it's hard to change the minds of those opposed to vaccinations, it seems possible that widespread instances of preventable diseases might be enough to sway some individuals. Image: Shutterstock The post The Real-Life Threat of an Outbreak May Be What It Takes to Change Minds About Vaccines appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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