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35 Delicious Things You Never Thought to Grill

Turn up the heat on your grill this summer for these plant-based grilling recipes. The post 35 Delicious Things You Never Thought to Grill appeared first on PETA.

It’s official: California farmers volunteer to give up water

The state has already asked most farmers and residents to cut water use. Now it's turning to the people whose water rights are first in legal line.

Russia considers two bills to restrict abortion

'Free medical care programs are directed first of all towards saving lives and health of people. An abortion is not a medical or health-improving procedure,' the bills' sponsor tweeted.

I told her I was conceived in rape. She told me to prove I shouldn’t have been aborted.

Yes. As crazy as it sounds, people will actually challenge me to prove that I should be alive.

New York attorney general fights group's 'radical' bid to free chimps

(Reuters) - An animal rights group's "radical attempt" in various lawsuits in New York state to extend legal rights to chimpanzees could undermine ownership of pets and farm animals, the New York attorney general's office said on Friday.

History of Deadly Elephant Attacks Trails Marietta Circus Handler

A day under the big top is no fun for the animals used by Shrine circuses, one of which is performing through Monday in Marietta. These notoriously cruel and... The post History of Deadly Elephant Attacks Trails Marietta Circus Handler appeared first on PETA.

Hillary Clinton Has Been the Planned Parenthood Abortion Businesses’ Best Friend

In all the atmospherics last month surrounding Hillary Clinton’s official announcement that she was running for president, it is understandable if you might have missed the congratulatory release issued by Planned Parenthood’s political arm. Show More Summary

Woman Says “I Stand in Front of the Mirror and Scream” But She Still Doesn’t Regret Her Abortion

What’s the adage? Don’t judge a book by its cover? Likewise, as I constantly am reminded, don’t judge an article by its title. What would your first impression be, just reading this: “The Only Person Who Judges Me for My Abortion — Who Matters?– Is Me”? Well I read it quickly and assumed Anna Spargo-Ryan […]

Sea lion, fed up with climate change, hits the bar

All jokes about sea lions and Hair of the Dogs aside, starving sea lions landing in Newport bars is really upsetting.

Dot Earth Blog: The R&B Star Akon and an Emirates Foundation Invest in a Solar Energy Work Force for Africa

A hip-hop star, Akon, and a young solar-technology instructor visit the U.N. to show how they are lighting up Africa.

Oregon governor expands drought emergency zone, says water shortages imminent

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon Governor Kate Brown expanded the state's drought emergency to eight more counties on Friday amid a devastating West Coast drought and warned that water shortages could be imminent and a tough fire season may be ahead.

Support Banning Medieval Traps on Wildlife Refuges!

Please urge your state legislators to support H.R. 2016/S. 1081 and to keep national wildlife refuges safe havens for animals. The post Support Banning Medieval Traps on Wildlife Refuges! appeared first on PETA.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Say Her Name. Why do “you people” care so much about crisis pregnancy centers? On living in fear of telling the truth: a Stanford student’s experience with SAE, retaliation, and Title IX. Mad Men and the Movement. “American meritocracy has thus become precisely what it was invented to combat: a mechanism for the dynastic transmission of […]

Phone hacking: massive privacy damages

Gulati v. MGN Ltd [2015] EWHC 1482 (Ch), Mann J – judgment here For some years in the early and mid 2000s, a routine form of news-gathering in the Mirror Group was phone hacking – listening to voicemails left for celebrities by their friends, and then dishing up revelations in their papers.  And this judgment amounts to a comprehensive […]

Anti-Choicers Buy Into Myths About Women ‘Crying Rape’ to Get Abortions

More and more anti-choice legislators are fighting against rape exceptions in abortion restrictions out of the supposed concern that women will fake being raped to use them. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choicers Buy Into Myths About Women ‘Crying Rape’ to Get Abortions appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Children Attack Small Dog, Prompting PETA to Offer Humane Education

Following reports that several children allegedly beat and severely injured a stray dog, leaving her with signs of traumatic brain injury, TeachKind—PETA’s humane-education division—rushed a letter this morning to... The post Children Attack Small Dog, Prompting PETA to Offer Humane Education appeared first on PETA.

Nevada GOP Revives Forced Parental Notification Bill

A Nevada forced parental notification bill unexpectedly cleared a legislative hurdle Thursday and appears set for a committee hearing next week. Image: Shutterstock The post Nevada GOP Revives Forced Parental Notification Bill appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Prepare to pay more for eggs

With domestic output in jeopardy, egg producers are contemplating both foreign supplies and plant-based alternatives.

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by blue ink.Recommended Reading:Socchan: On String Orchestra DragonsStephanie: Getting Started in Tech's Social Justice MovementAlona: [Content Note: Racism; colonialism; ciscentrism; heterocentrism] This...Show More Summary

Oregon becomes third state to ban reparative therapy; Illinois considering a similar ban

The legislation is 'an unmitigated disaster for children and families,' a pro-family activist warns.

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