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PETA’s New York Fashion Week Ads Would Fool Even Fashion Editors

Fashion Week enthusiasts are getting more than they bargained for with PETA's ads, which prove that what you see isn't always what you get. The post PETA’s New York Fashion Week Ads Would Fool Even Fashion Editors appeared first on PETA.

The Feministing Five: Swapna Reddy

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke to Swapna Reddy, current law student and immigrant rights’ advocate. She recently co-authored a letter to the Obama Administration that calls for an end to the government mistreatment of Central American immigrants. Feministing, along with many others, endorsed the letter, so we were especially keen to learn more about […]

NARAL president: I had to abort my baby so I could achieve my ‘dreams’

Feminism: the ideology that says women are so weak they have to kill their babies to be successful.

She Was Beaten When She Refused an Abortion, Her Boyfriend Told Her “I’ll Dance on Your Grave”

Shiree Afzal was a mother who cared for her daughters, but was trapped in a fatal relationship with someone she met online. Her boyfriend, Kenneth Macmillan, was loved by friends and family, but behind closed doors he abused and threatened Afzal. Then when Macmillan discovered Afzal was pregnant with their second child, he demanded she […]

The round-up: Gove’s Gloss and the Assange Saga

  In the News The UN working group on arbitrary detention have concluded that the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” by Britain and Sweden in the Ecuadorian Embassy for the last three and a half years. In particular, the working group considered that Mr Assange had not been guaranteed a fair trial, in […]

I Want to Know

[Content Note: Misogyny; hostility to consent.]So, one of the criticisms I have had of Bernie Sanders is the lack of detail he's provided about how he is going to deliver on the many promises he's making. This is not an impugning of his integrity. Show More Summary

Abortion Activists Trash Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Because It “Humanizes Fetuses”

The abortion activists to NARAL were demonstrably upset last night during the Super Bowl — and not because the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in the big game seen bi billions of people across the globe. No, NARAL had a huge problem with a Super Bowl commercial from Doritos, which shows an unborn baby […]

Lakers Week 15 in review: Kobe Bryant returns to form

The Lakers entered Week 15 with 10 straight losses, in danger of setting a franchise record with an 11th. Coach Byron Scott said the team acts like they're "strangers" on the court, and that he won't ease up on the Lakers' youngsters. On Tuesday, the team rallied behind 38 points from Kobe Bryant,...

2016 Legislative Preview: 41 Legislatures in Session, Wyoming Convenes this Week

As we mark the sixth week of the 2016 legislative session, 41 state legislatures are currently in session. The only state legislature starting this week is Wyoming. In 2015, Wyoming’s first-ever comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance was passed in Laramie. Show More Summary

Orangutan school teaches young primates survival skills

A school in Indonesia is teaching young orangutans survival skills in the forest to help re-introduce them back into the wild.

Coastal Commission should back down in effort to fire director

Expect a bizarre bit of circus when the California Coastal Commission convenes at Morro Bay on Wednesday. At that monthly meeting, the commissioners are scheduled to open an unusual public hearing on whether to fire Executive Director Charles Lester, who has been in charge of the agency since his...

What to do if your kid was frightened by the GOP debate

We try so hard to protect our children from danger, but that's not always possible. This sad truth hit home Saturday night when my 6-year-old daughter came running down the stairs in her Peanuts pajamas, sobbing hysterically and shivering with terror. “Daddy, Daddy, I'm frightened!” she cried,...

Small is beautiful at the New Hampshire primary

At a town hall-style meeting in New Hampshire in 2007, an American woman of Moroccan descent placed a decorative scarf over her head and confronted Tom Tancredo, a Republican presidential candidate who ran on an anti-immigration platform. “I speak the same language as the people that flew into...

GOP leaders reject Obama's final budget before it's even printed

More than most of my colleagues on The Times' editorial board, I sympathize with the Republicans in Congress who complain about President Obama's expansive use of executive power. I don't always agree, but I see why they complain when the administration ignores a statutory deadline (as it has done...

Steinem's and Albright's feminist support didn't help Hillary Clinton

More from Trail Guide Feb. 7 Donald Trump is stuck on Jeb Bush like a dog with a bone, and he's not letting go Feb. 6 Republican debate wrapped, a good night for governors Feb. 5 Democratic debate draws little interest from viewers Feb. 4 Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders sparred in New Hampshire...

Oil Industry Caused 2005 Swarm of California Earthquakes: Newly Published Study

Oil and gas wastewater disposal has been tied to a series of earthquakes in California for the first time, in a peer-reviewed study published last Thursday. A string of quakes ending on Sept. 22, 2005 struck in Kern County near the southern...Show More Summary

Is charging my phone at night a smooth environmental move?

When a reader in Connecticut wonders whether it matters what time of day he charges his laptop and phone, advice maven Umbra Fisk powers up a nerd-tastic response.

Peyton Manning Was Born With a Cleft Lip, Tragically Some Babies With Cleft Lips are Aborted

Today parents are sometimes pressured to abort simply because their unborn child has a cleft lip, a correctable condition. Physicians categorize it as a disability. Yet a surprising number of successful individuals were born with cleft lips. Among them is Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning’s success story shows that his cleft lip did not hinder […]

PETA’s Play-by-Play: THE Super Bowl Coverage for People Who Care About Animals

Did you miss our live coverage of Super Bowl 50? Don't worry, we've got you covered. The post PETA’s Play-by-Play: THE Super Bowl Coverage for People Who Care About Animals appeared first on PETA.

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