As the mainstream media is now commonly reporting, and as NRL News Today has repeatedly documented, individuals whose health insurance policies are being terminated against their will are finding that the replacement policies available...Show More Summary
Here is some stuff in the news today!Surprise! Despite claims to the contrary, the NSA tracks the locations of cellphones worldwide: "The NSA collects 5 million records a day in order to track the movements of individuals, according to documents and intelligence officials interviewed by the Washington Post. Show More Summary
A report released Thursday by the Center for American Progress finds that public lands in the continental United States are the source of 4.5 times more carbon pollution than they are able to naturally absorb. The post Mining, Fracking, And Drilling Have Changed Public Lands From Carbon Sinks To Carbon Polluters appeared first on ThinkProgress.
With all the various attacks on access to abortion going on in the country, relatively little attention has been paid to one of the more diabolical attempts to deny this access to women, especially low income women. Twenty-three states have banned women from using their own, private insurance plans to pay for abortion. Show More Summary
Yesterday, President Obama gave what will likely go down as one of the best speeches of his presidency and you probably missed it because you were out living life, working hard, and making magic happen. President Obama is finally on offense with regards to Obamacare, after months of the breathless, “The Web site is broken!” [...]
Another creative solution to food waste. It's not perfect, but maybe it’ll keep those raccoons outta your yard.
Thu December 05, 2013 The Good, Bad and Fox News: Women in Media 2013 The year in media had some real highs---women winning a record number of Emmys, power news duo Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on PBS Newshour. And some real lows, many from pundits, politicians and Fox news. Show More Summary
It's the most wonderful time of the year: When all of our favorite organizations need money, and if you have it, you can give. One of my favorites is Women, Action & Media, and they're doing their big fundraiser right now. But they don't just want your money -- they want to give you things for your money. Show More Summary
Rather than confront evidence of unsanitary abortions, the ACLU chooses to mischaracterize commonsense health regulations with juvenile cartoons. More and more states are adopting commonsense laws to protect women and children from the abuses of the profit-driven abortion industry. Show More Summary
The Planned Parenthood abortion business has a long history of covering up and failing to report sexual assault against minor girls. Now, an employee at its Sacramento, California center has been arrested on a count of sexual battery against a patient. Sacramento Police tell a local CBS station that Jorge Martin-Santana, 28, allegedly inappropriately touched […]
The First Amendment may be on shaky ground here in the United States, but at least most folks, on both the left and right, agree that freedom of the press is a good thing – or, at least, a necessary evil. Not so much across the pond....Show More Summary
This might come as a shock to you, but the privacy of many of your electronic communications has a six-month expiration date. The angry email you wish you didn't send last spring where you said those unflattering things. That text message you sent a long time ago at 3:00 a.m. Show More Summary
In 1992, Larry Hogan, who currently heads Change Maryland and will be announcing his gubernatorial bid in January, ran against Steny Hoyer — who was an incumbent even then, in the 5th Congressional District. At a debate in October 1992 featuring all nine general election candidates for 1st, 2nd 3rd, and 5th district at Anne […]
We get that most areas don’t have the infrastructure yet for widespread EV adoption, but seriously?!
[Content Note: Homophobia. Part One.]Also at Politico today: "GOP rep.: Deny money to gay candidates."Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Misogyny; rape apologia; war on agency.]Santorum. Akin. Walsh. Mourdock. Koster. Greig. These are just a few of the names of Republican politicians who have said colossally stupid things about women, abortion, and sexual...Show More Summary
For a while now, most experts have operated under the assumption that anti-choicers never need to get Roe v. Wade overturned by the Supreme Court. Instead, they can just make it nonexistent in the practical sense. Here on this site we’ve covered TRAP laws, ultrasound bills, and other legislation that is making legal abortion impossible. Today, ThinkProgress has [...]
Being an advertiser is hard. On one hand, sex sells (and sells and sells). On the other hand, women sometimes take offense at lubricious ads, and then won’t buy your product, or let their boyfriends buy it, and before you know it there's a Twitter campaign against your company and oh lord. Show More Summary
An increasing number of people, up to and including the Attorney General of the United States, have condemned mass incarceration in the United States. The effects of having 5 percent of the world's population but nearly 25 percent of its prisoners housed within our borders are profound. Show More Summary
T amesha Means was only 18 weeks pregnant on the morning of December 10, 2010 when her water broke. In a haze of pain, she called a friend for a ride to the only hospital in her central Michigan county. She had no idea that the hospital, Mercy Health Partners, was part of a Catholic health system. Show More Summary