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As Republicans pee all over themselves in fear, Obama declares child murder a constitutional right

Really driving home this shameful dichotomy yesterday, as Republicans peed themselves in fear over the prospect of appearing slightly opposed to murdering babies, President Barack Obama issued a radical pro-abortion statement declaring...Show More Summary

Deus Ex Machina makes high-end motorcycles and loses money on each one

In a narrow workshop off a Venice alley, Michael Woolaway uses a wooden mallet to shape an aluminum bracket for a motorcycle.

Climate and population are linked — but maybe not the way you thought

No, this isn't about blaming people with large families in developing countries -- or blaming anyone at all.

This Is The Exact Moment An Oil and Tobacco Funded Think Tank Imported Climate Denial To Britain...

The DeSmog UK epic history series investigates how Thatcherite John Blundell challenged the young Roger Bate to set up an Environment Unit within free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs. Future historians interestedShow More Summary

Lakers prepare for possibility that Kobe Bryant is out for season

The Lakers are preparing for the worst-case scenario of Kobe Bryant missing the rest of the season, a decision to be determined Monday.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Meet the director of the Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau. A tale of two movements: reproductive justice and reproductive rights. New books ask us: how should a woman behave? A new documentary on campus gender-based violence debuts today. WTF Friday from Wronging Rights. Michelle Williams lets Mike Huckabee know he is really, really wrong about Beyonce.

To address campus violence, Hoff Sommers could use some facts and humility

I don’t even know where to start with Christina Hoff Sommers’ article, published today on The Daily Beast. The conservative critic claims that gender-based violence on campus isn’t that big of a deal — it’s just media hysteria that’s invented the problem. Firstly, Hoff Sommers’ history is just wrong. The piece begins with this line: “The frenzy over […]

Bring Feministing to your campus this spring!

Feministing is currently booking speaking events for spring semester. March – Women’s History Month – is always our busiest time, so get in touch with us soon to bring members of our crew to your campus. We’ve got brand new speaking event options this year – check out our speaking tour page for all the details, and read […]

Phil Mickelson finally gets warmed up in the desert

It is not always easy being Phil Mickelson. His tribulations are always on trial.

Vanderbilt Football Player's Attorney Blames "Campus Drinking Culture" for Rape

A Vanderbilt football game in 2010. Photo by Larry Darling, via Creative Commons. [Trigger warning: Sexual assault and rape] A rape trial began last week in Tennessee involving members of the Vanderbilt University football team. While...Show More Summary

Tom Steyer is not running for Senate, and that’s a good thing

Now the billionaire climate activist can focus on electing other climate hawks and fighting fossil-fueled disinformation campaigns.

Miley Cyrus dishes on Viva Glam campaign

Miley Cyrus sank onto a stool and asked permission to kick off her MM6 Margiela wedge sandals and get comfortable. “Let it all hang out … not literally,” I said, as we settled in to chat about her new role as MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam girl for 2015, following in...

Texas takes civil rights challenge all the way to the Supreme Court

The legal dispute revolves around fair housing policies, but it could undermine a key tenet of environmental justice law.

Open Thread with Running Basset

This basset hound in action, chasing a ball, features for this week's Open Thread. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like over this weekend and throughout the week. with a few netiquette exceptions

GOP’s Abortion Barbie causes a meltdown – of more than just the GOP

I was leaving the One Voice worship service at the Renaissance Hotel in D.C. Wednesday night, on my way to meet fellow pro-lifers at the Dubliner Pub (dichotomous activities, I know, at least for a Protestant :), when Casey Mattox of Alliance Defending Freedom stopped me in the hall. Show More Summary

Forget aliens — these NASA drones track methane

The space agency is adapting technology used to test for life on Mars to help preserve it here on Earth.

Scott Walker: Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Is a Jobs Measure

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is planning to introduce policy that would require low-income residents pass drug tests before they qualify for a number of welfare programs. Image: Scott Walker/Youtube The post Scott Walker: Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Is a Jobs Measure appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Justin Cohen is a staff member of the Digital department at NARAL Pro-Choice America Did your representative support women's reproductive freedom on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade? Here we are, 42 years after the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Show More Summary

Losing My Lege: Dan Patrick Turns Texas Redder Than Ever on First Day in Office

Newly sworn in Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick kicked things off by spending a couple of hours dismantling a decades-old bipartisan legislative tradition beloved by Republicans and Democrats alike. Image: Dan Patrick/Youtube The post Losing My Lege: Dan Patrick Turns Texas Redder Than Ever on First Day in Office appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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