The leading pro-life group behind the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the ban on abortions after 20 weeks, is calling for the defeat of the “pro-life” Republican lawmakers who sabotaged a vote on the bill last week. A handful of “pro-life” lawmakers have sabotaged a vote House Republican leaders planned for today to ban […]
Spring semester is underway and there are a lot of eyes on how rush season is going for the Greeks at the University of Virginia after the school was the subject of a massive Rolling Stone piece on campus rape back in November. ThatShow More Summary
Many investors seem to think that because oil prices are low, solar is in trouble. They're deeply confused about energy markets.
A socially conscious Yonkers bakery founded by a Buddhist teacher pioneers a novel "see no evil" approach to human resources -- and it works.
It was a tough morning for NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia. Their Twitter timeline was just depressing. Three state senators introduced three distinct pro-abortion bills in Richmond, only to have them defeated one-by-one by the Senate Education & Health committee. The first proposed bill up for debate was SB 733, which would have repealed the mandatory ultrasound […]
Here is some stuff in the news today...Let's begin with what is, of course, the most important news item of the day: The more you know. Insert your favorite fishmonger jokes here. Yesterday, Newsweek debuted a cover image for a story on sexism in tech that has been criticized by a lot of women (and men). Show More Summary
by Hans Johnson Once again, the mainstream media couldn’t be bothered with doing much or any coverage of the March For Life on January 22. Some 200,000 people (a very conservative estimate, as other sources list the crowds at more than...Show More Summary
More than 1 in 10 of the world's children live in places affected by armed conflict.
A passenger bus collided with a fuel tanker on a notoriously deadly highway in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 22 people and injuring 30 others, officials said Thursday.
Care of Politico this morning: Of course they're unfazed by Hillary Clinton. Why should they be fazed by Hillary Clinton when they're not fazed by the imminent global catastrophe of unchecked climate change, or the prospect of running...Show More Summary
A coalition of pro-life groups in San Antonio has obtained a court order blocking Planned Parenthood from opening their new 22,000 square foot facility in San Antonio until issues can be resolved regarding proper zoning, building safety standards, traffic safety and neighborhood buffering. Show More Summary
This is a guest post by David Suzuki. In 1997, Canada restricted import and transfer of the gasoline additive MMT because it was a suspected neurotoxin that had already been banned in Europe. Ethyl Corp., the U.S. multinational thatShow More Summary
My concern with the legalization of assisted suicide is the psychological impact on the rest of society. I am writing from my personal experience. I have dealt with depression for almost 50 of my 63 years. I have been suicidal on numerous occasions and at one point, within the past ten years, I experienced active […]
Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under house arrest. Sadly, the incarceration of women like Alexander is an epidemic. ColorOfChange and UltraViolet have collaborated on this disturbing infographic showing […]
In December, I was jailed for five days simply because I couldn't afford to pay $838 in traffic fines and fees to DeKalb County and a private probation company called Judicial Correction Services, Inc. It sounds unbelievable, but that's...Show More Summary
Every year the media ignore the thousands who gather on the National Mall to celebrate life – in 2015, an estimated 200,000 gathered and ABC and NBC refused to acknowledge the March for Life. While conservative and religious organizations covered the annual event, one story that is often untold is the personal. This year, MRC Culture’s Katie Yoder spoke with […]
Billionaire Sumner Redstone, in declining health, did not participate in Viacom Inc.'s earnings call with Wall Street analysts on Thursday.
Fans of guitarist Mark Knopfler will have a single night to see him perform when he comes to Las Vegas on Sept. 16.
An apparent gas explosion early Thursday destroyed part of a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said.
[Content Note: Misogyny.]Dear Dudes:You're not entitled to women's affection.I know that's not what the Patriarchy tells you, and I know it's definitely not what MRA and PUA and other antifeminist men's movements tell you. But the voices and narratives from those places are lying.You are not entitled to women's affection. Show More Summary