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Arkansas Bans Pro-Life Signs on Public Property, Legal Says That’s Unconstitutional

Thomas More Society attorneys have sent a letter to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (“Department”) challenging the censorship of Fayetteville 40 Days for Life participants’ pro-life signs. During the pro-lifers’...Show More Summary

Navy Lieutenant Returns Home To Meet His Newborn Daughter For The Very First Time

On February 24th, US Navy Officer Gregory Campbell met his daughter, Bernadette, for the first time after being away on duty for seven months. Baby Bernadette greeted Officer Campbell when he arrived at the Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. Lieutenant Campbell, of the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 ‘Wildcards’, was one […]

Man Who Raped 11-Year-Old and Forced Her to Have Abortion Sent to Prison for 12 Years

A Bahamian man who was convicted of sexual intercourse with an 11-year-old girl and forcing her to have an abortion will be sent to prison for 12 years. In June 2013, the victim told Dwight Bethel, 41, that she was carrying his child and he took her to an abortion facility four months later. However, […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong. After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”...Show More Summary

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by icicles.Recommended Reading:Brittney: [Content Note: White Supremacy; misogynoir] Black America's Hidden Tax: Why This Feminist of Color Is Going on StrikeRagen: [CN: Fat hatred; diet talk] Diet Ad BingoDavid:...Show More Summary

myMADRE Link Roundup: Raising Our Voices and Creating Solutions

What we’ve written, read, listened to, remembered, watched and been inspired by this month. [View the story “myMADRE Link Roundup: Raising Our Voices and Creating Solutions” on Storify]

Marvel superheroes take the day off to be terrible New York City tourists, just like you

Marvel Comics is releasing an awesome run of 15 New York City-themed variant covers highlighting their heroes’ city-living adventures.

Fresh food finds a home in Memphis’ Southern comforts

Watch awesome urban gardeners, hospital directors, and chefs discuss Memphis' growing food scene.

Pornhub wants you to turn your dirty thoughts into clean energy — using this wristband

We sought the opinion of a few different men on the purported effectiveness of the Wankband.

Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools

An influx of wealth might improve neighborhoods, but public schools? Not so much.

Was Willie Soon Paid For Science...Or Anti-Science?

Willie Soon has been in the news lately, but the recent 131p FOIA shines even more light on climate anti-science.  It details tax-exempt tactics that use a sciency facade to promote anti-science to the public. It includes some grant proposals and results for 2008-2012. Show More Summary

Harvard-Smithsonian Profited as Much as Willie Soon with Fossil Fuel Funding

Both Harvard and the Smithsonian Institute are trying to shake off the controversy surrounding Willie Soon, but these esteemed organizations should not be let off the hook easily. Earlier this week, documents revealed by the Guardian...Show More Summary

Fossil Fuel Industry's Global Climate Science Communications Plan in Action: Polluting the Classroom

In 1998, representatives from a number of fossil fuel companies and industry front groups, led by the American Petroleum Institute, gathered to craft a plan to undermine the American public’s understanding of climate science, and submarine...Show More Summary

Wyoming Legislature Votes To Allow Science-Based Climate Education In State Schools

Wyoming had been the first state to reject science education standards that included topics such as climate change and evolution. The post Wyoming Legislature Votes To Allow Science-Based Climate Education In State Schools appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Taking the smart approach to Dodgers' phenom Julio Urias

Easy now, tiger. I know you’re excited and all. Hype does tend to get the masses all slobbery.

'Provocations' pays tribute to designer Thomas Heatherwick

"We've become experts in not being experts," Thomas Heatherwick said during a tour of "Provocations," a Hammer Museum survey of the work his London design firm has produced over the last two decades.

Don't just stop over in Papeete, Tahiti: Explore

— This scruffy port city won't win any awards as a dreamy beach town, but then, the island of Tahiti as a whole won't win any medals either. Head for Moorea, Bora Bora or one of a dozen or more nearby islands — there are 118 to choose from — to find the French Polynesia you've...

Leonard Nimoy, Spock, and the mixed blessing of an iconic role

In 1966, when Leonard Nimoy was cast on a new science-fiction TV series called “Star Trek,” he was already 15 years deep into an acting career that had often appeared to be boldly going nowhere in particular. 

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