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The Case Against Using ‘Inmate’ to Describe a Person in Prison

Too often, news stories about people in prison or jail use dehumanizing language to describe those under government control. Image: Shutterstock The post The Case Against Using ‘Inmate’ to Describe a Person in Prison appeared first on RH Reality Check.

She Has the Same Brain Cancer as Brittany Maynard, But Her Pro-Life Response is Priceless

A few years ago, I had the privilege of meeting Maggie Karner. She was the director of Life and Health Ministry for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. You only had to talk to her for a few minutes to realize what a blessing she is to this world. Maggie is compassionate, kind, and intelligent. She is […]

Rick Santorum: America Will Never Be Whole if it Continues to Kill its Children in Abortion

Former Senator and Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum recently spoke at an event for the Women’s Help Center in Jacksonville, Florida and reiterated his pro-life beliefs. He said, “America will never be whole, America will never be good if America continues to kill its children.” According to Sunshine State News, he also said that the work […]

42.0 Vegan Treats for 4/20

These easy-to-find vegan treats will satisfy the deepest cravings on this joyous holiday. The post 42.0 Vegan Treats for 4/20 appeared first on PETA.

Why "The Internet Is Terrible" Doesn't Console Me

[Content Note: Harassment; sexual violence; social anxiety; terrible bargain.]One of the things about this job is that it comes with a lot of shit. And that shit is hard to talk about, not just because of my own personal hang-ups about...Show More Summary

Education Reformer Praises Standardized Tests for Boosting Home Prices in Wealthy Suburbs

Parents in suburban New York districts are revolting against the over-reliance on standardized testing in schools by organizing a boycott of the tests. The Journal News of Westchester reported last week that 155,000 students refused the tests, and some districts had nearly half of kids opting out.

Miniature sea snails found in acidic sea near volcanic seeps

The snails have shrunk to adapt to acidic seas, an effect expected in marine species with shells as oceans keep acidifying

Carbon Emissions From The U.S. Energy Sector Are On The Rise

What is positive, though, is that the country's GDP increased more than carbon emissions did, indicating that America is doing a little better at decoupling emissions from economic growth. The post Carbon Emissions From The U.S. Energy Sector Are On The Rise appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Rand Paul says first female president is no biggie because women are “kicking butt”

I’d say a good strategy for the Dems at this stage in the 2016 presidential race would be to just keep asking Rand Paul to talk about women. Here he is attempting to brush off the significance of potentially electing a woman to the presidency for the first time this nation’s history.  Rand Paul says the election of a […]

18 numbers that explain the BP oil spill

Five years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon explosion triggered the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Here's what you still need to know.

New Report Shows Insurers Are Falling Short on Covering Contraception

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services requires contraception to be covered by your insurance plan without a copay. Yet many women still face serious obstacles getting their contraception of choice covered—and not just those who work for conservative employers. Show More Summary

Styrofoam Recycling: How To Dispose Of Expanded Polystyrene Responsibly

While Styrofoam recycling isn't a convenient option in most places, it can be done. Here are some ideas for responsible disposal of expanded polystyrene The post Styrofoam Recycling: How To Dispose Of Expanded Polystyrene Responsibly appeared first on Sustainablog.

Pennsylvania Gov Tom Wolf Names Man Who Failed to Inspect Kermit Gosnell to Top Post

More than 40 Pennsylvania lawmakers have signed a letter to Governor Tom Wolf which raises serious questions about Secretary of State nominee Pedro Cortes. Cortes previously served as Secretary of State during the Rendell Administration, a period of time in which the Department of State took no action against infamous abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Gosnell was […]

12-Year-Old Boy Nails Democrats: “You’re for African-Americans But Okay With Aborting Black Babies”

A 12-year-old African-American boy has released a video on YouTube which depicts him demonstrating more wisdom and maturity about the issue of abortion than most adults. CJ Pearson, a 12-year-old from Georgia who previously made a name for himself calling out President Barack Obama, is now nailing Democrats on their abortion duplicity. “The Democratic Party […]

#MarriageMonday: Tori Sisson and Shanté Wolfe

In February, HRC Alabama field organizer Tori Sisson and her partner Shanté Wolfe made history when they became the first same-sex couple to marry in Montgomery, Alabama.

Michigan Abortions Increase 6% in 2014 But Still Down 44% Since 1987

After years of declining abortions in Michigan, abortions have increased in each oft he last two years. A new report Right to Life of Michigan released indicates abortions increased almost 6 percent in 2014 after going up in 2013. But the good news is abortions are still down significantly from their record highs in the […]

Norway to review electric car subsidies as sales soar

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway is reviewing its subsidies for electric vehicles after generous government incentives made the country the biggest user of battery powered cars in the world, hurting state revenues, the finance ministry said.

Pro-life vid of day: Rand Paul discusses media bias on abortion

by Kelli At the Susan B. Anthony List Campaign for Life Gala & Summit on April 16 in Washington, D.C., Senator Rand Paul discussed going on the offensive about abortion: When life begins, there is a role for state… but you can’t have...Show More Summary

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