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Open Thread with Toppled Pole

This highway-blocking blown-down power pole that happened just down the road from me 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

Watch the March for Marriage online—only at LifeSiteNews

As the sole media sponsor of the March, LifeSiteNews is proud to exclusively livestream the event tomorrow.

Dear Abby Promotes Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz for the Second Time this Month

On April 22nd, a “Dear Abby” column promoted Planned Parenthood for the second time this month. A 17-year-old girl writes Abby looking for advice concerning sex. She says, “Dear Abby: I’m a 17-year-old girl. Last weekend I lost my virginity in the back seat of a stranger’s car. I feel guilty about it and I […]

What Chicago Police Did to This Pro-Life Advocate at a Planned Parenthood Rally is Inexcusable

In my travels around the country, I’m often asked by fellow pro-life activists how many times I’ve been arrested. They know about the many times my father has been arrested—thirteen in all—and how he was dragged through the federal courts for over 20 years in the infamous NOW v. Scheidler case. They assume that I […]

Pope Francis forces the issue on climate change

Here's what Catholics think about the pope's big climate push.

World’s Oldest Woman Says “Every Day is a Gift From Above”

On April 24, the oldest person in the world gave credit to God for her record-breaking lifespan. Jeralean Tailey, who will be 116 in May, said, “Every day is a gift from above. There is nothing we can do without God. He made us, and He knew when He wanted to take us.” She added, […]

Leading Child Welfare Organizations Blast Adoption Bill Empowering Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination

Today, two leading child welfare organizations blasted Alabama’s H.B. 296, which would empower adoption agencies to discriminate against eligible parents and guardians.

Louis C.K. admits his generation is the worst

Louie comes face-to-face with a Young Person who -- surprise, surprise! -- hates baby boomers because of the mess they've left for everyone.

Nevada's Lake Mead on track to reach record low water level amid drought

(Reuters) - Nevada's Lake Mead, the largest capacity reservoir in the United States, is on track to drop to its lowest water level in recorded history on Sunday as its source, the Colorado River, suffers from 14 years of severe drought, experts said on Friday.

HRC President Chad Griffin to Appear on This Week

This Sunday, ahead of the historic oral arguments at the Supreme Court on marriage equality on Tuesday, HRC President Chad Griffin will appear on This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Rekia Boyd’s name “will not spark a mass movement.” North Carolina’s poised to pass one of the longest abortion waiting periods in the country, arguing patients need a cooling off period just like real estate transactions.  Ann considers whether you can be an “honorary spinster.” The lessons we’ve learned from our Boomer mothers. Palestinian rap […]

Columbia sued for failing to protect alleged rapist from “harassment”

The student accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz is suing Columbia University, claiming that the school failed to protect him from “severe, pervasive … and threatening behavior by other Columbia students.” The AP reports: In his lawsuit, Nungesser said a Columbia-owned website had presented as fact that he sexually assaulted Sulkowicz, a senior majoring in […]

Toluca Lake Man Is Finalist in PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ Contest

It’s time for PETA to name this year’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door—and 32-year-old Toluca Lake resident Avi Winkler might just take home the title. He beat out hundreds of... The post Toluca Lake Man Is Finalist in PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ Contest appeared first on PETA.

PETA’s Suggestion to Sheriff: Serve Vegan Meals to McDonald’s Shooter

Having the bacon left off her burger was enough to prompt Grand Rapids resident Shaneka Torres to fire a handgun at a McDonald’s drive-through, an act that has landed... The post PETA’s Suggestion to Sheriff: Serve Vegan Meals to McDonald’s Shooter appeared first on PETA.

American College of Pediatricians Confirms Abortion-Breast Cancer Link: “Not Merely Correlational”

Breast cancer. Two of the scariest words a woman can hear. You’d think people who claim to advocate for women would do everything possible to educate them about their risks. You’d think they’d offer all the information and all the research. But the abortion industry has a vested interest in making sure women don’t hear […]

Reward Reaches $3,000 in Case Involving Up to 20 Dead Dogs’ Dumped Bodies

On Monday, 20 dead dogs in varying states of decay were found spread across a hillside in Aliquippa—a harrowing find that follows two additional cases occurring earlier in the... The post Reward Reaches $3,000 in Case Involving Up to 20 Dead Dogs’ Dumped Bodies appeared first on PETA.

Jared Leto Is the Master of Vegan Style—Here Are 3 Ways to Jump on That Train

Because we just can't get enough of this magical unicorn. The post Jared Leto Is the Master of Vegan Style—Here Are 3 Ways to Jump on That Train appeared first on PETA.

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