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Canada's Ontario sets 2050 goal for cut in greenhouse gases

(Reuters) - Canada's most populous province, Ontario, said on Tuesday it would aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050, although it offered only hints of how it hopes to slow climate change.

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White supremacist terrorists opened fire on Black Lives Matter protestors Monday night, wounding five. Some quick words on the shooting from friend of the site Jamil Smith and Steven Thrasher on anti-black terrorism. This terrorist attack will not stop Black Lives Matter-Minneapolis protests. Young black organizers decline a meeting with Chicago’s mayor to discuss the […]

Anyone Who Opposes Abortion for Rape Survivors Should Watch This Jessica Jones Scene

In a way, Netflix’s Jessica Jones is one long commentary on rape survival. The 13-episode series follows the self-reliant, deeply troubled titular semi-superhero as she grapples with traumatic memories of her repeated assaults and their aftermath. Show More Summary

Marking Transgender Day of Remembrance in Arkansas

Every year, people around the country gather on November 20 to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a vigil to remember transgender people, gender-variant individuals, and those perceived to be transgender who have been...Show More Summary

Methane Has Been Spewing From This Southern California Gas Site For A Month

The company says the leak could take months to fix. The post Methane Has Been Spewing From This Southern California Gas Site For A Month appeared first on ThinkProgress.

China Is Absolutely Destroying the US on Clean Energy

When world leaders convene on Monday in Paris for two weeks of high-stakes climate negotiations, one of the top items on the agenda will be how developing nations should prepare for and help to slow global warming. Opponents to President...Show More Summary

"I make those sorts of calculations every day."

[Content Note: Anti-choice terrorism; harassment; threats; violence; war on agency.]Andrea Grimes interviews abortion provider Dr. Cheryl Chastine on what it means to her, and what it costs her, to be an abortion provider in the United...Show More Summary

Notre Dame forces priest-professor to back off project promoting authentic Catholic education 'was born of intense concern over the loss by Notre Dame of its historic claim to a robust Catholic identity.'

Woman Who Cut Unborn Baby From Friend’s Stomach Did It to “Save the Baby”

In New York, a woman nearly 9-months pregnant died after a childhood friend cut her unborn baby from her womb in an attempt to pass the infant off as her own. Angelikque Sutton, 22, had been stabbed multiple times across her body Friday. Sutton visited 22-year-old Ashleigh Wade (pictured above) at her apartment, where police […]

HRC Arkansas Celebrates Friendsgiving Through Community Service

In celebration of this season of gratitude, HRC Arkansas gathered with local members to celebrate our first annual Friendsgiving feast. The event was a time of fellowship and celebration for LGBT community members and allies, particularly those without family to celebrate Thanksgiving. Show More Summary

Doctors recount the Paris terror attacks: 'This is the civil application of war medicine'

On the morning of Friday, Nov. 13, doctors throughout Paris — along with emergency personnel from the city’s fire brigade — held a drill to hone their response to a multiple-shooting disaster. Several hours later, when terrorists really did stage shootings and bombings throughout the city, many...

Transgender Day of Remembrance in Mississippi

Post submitted by Daniel Ball, HRC Mississippi Faith Organizer On Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) on Friday, Mississippians from around the state came together to pay tribute to all transgender, gender-expansive and those perceived to be transgender individuals who have been murdered because of hate this year. Show More Summary

Federal Court Preserves Secrecy Over Targeted Killing Memos

Yesterday’s decision will not be the last word in the ACLU’s quest for transparency surrounding the targeted killing program. A disappointing ruling released yesterday will keep crucial details about the government’s targeted killing...Show More Summary

Katy Perry’s H&M Christmas Video is a Nausea-Inducing Pile of Creepy

If your Thanksgiving turkey comes laced with magic-mushroom stuffing this Thursday, your post-feast visions won’t be half as grotesque as Katy Perry’s holiday H&M commercial. The two-minute video features Perry dancing around with jazz hands and wide eyes like an evil Rockette in a slew of sparkly costumes, singing her new Christmas song, “Every Day is a Holiday.”

CDC Finds 1.2 Million Should be Taking PrEP

About 1.2 million Americans should be on PrEP in order to prevent HIV, according to a report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released today. PrEP is a one-daily pill regimen that can help you stay HIV-negative. It is sold under...Show More Summary

Watch this insanely cool simulation of deep Antarctic water

This cold, salty abyss is much more interesting than the one you might be experiencing this holiday season.

The ‘sex-ideological tyranny’ of sex-change surgery and its political sycophants

Obsession with the idea of changing one's sex is a 'mental sickness that cannot and will not be cured by surgical and physiological tinkering.'

In the OC, Suspects Don’t Get an Attorney: They Get an Informant.

For possibly over 25 years, Orange County has been violating defendants’ rights, and the DOJ needs to investigate now. This post originally appeared on the ACLU of Northern California website. “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. Show More Summary

White Chicago Policeman Charged in Black Teen’s Shooting Death

Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder a day before release of a video showing Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times. Image: CNN / YouTube The post White Chicago Policeman Charged in Black Teen’s Shooting Death appeared first on RH Reality Check.

How did heterodox prelates try to change doctrine at synod?

The heterodox party adopted a variety of strategies directed towards changing church teaching while giving the impression that doctrine would remain untouched.

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