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TX/MS: Same court renders opposite rulings on same law in two states

This past March a three-judge, all female panel from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a Texas statute requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of an abortion clinic. The court...Show More Summary

Farming bluefin tuna might be out of our depths

Because sushi connoisseurs have nearly wiped wild bluefin out, some scientists are trying to domesticate them. But, it turns out, tuna farming is no easy plow.

Greenpeace campaigns against LEGO and humanity

For those who might have missed it, the folks at Greenpeace have taken up arms against LEGO. Yes, LEGO, the much loved children’s toy. Author, Jaana Woiceshyn, takes them to task for their contradictory and hypocritical claims. People running Greenpeace must … Continue reading ?

Electrify Africa to save lives

Jude Clemente’s June 29, 2014 article on gives an excellent explanation for the value of coal as an energy source. This article focuses specifically on the need to expand the use of coal in the developing world, as doing so … Continue reading ?

U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter

The economy's strong second-quarter growth showed the recovery has regained momentum after a brutal winter and could signal a quicker end to the era of rock-bottom interest rates.

Massachusetts police share photo of windshield struck by flying ax

A photo Massachusetts State Police posted to its Facebook page on Wednesday looks like something out of a horror movie: A poorly secured ax went flying into the passenger-side windshield of a car on a Massachusetts highway, police said. 

The Language of Beauty Ads

Mon July 14, 2014 The Language of Beauty Ads By Amy-Willard Cross There is a very specific language of beauty. It's a language spoken by billions—and the cosmetics industry spends a whopping 20-25% of its annual budget to sell its wares. Show More Summary

Ebay User Sells Abortion Drug Mifepristone for $200 Plus Shipping was recently contacted and tipped off that a seller on eBay was selling the abortion drug, mifepristone. When the listing was looked into on July 29, it was no longer available. However, by the morning of July 30, it was not only back up, but had been sold. The listing has a time stamp of […]

Prejudice and Pit Bulls

Dogs have a great capacity to forgive and forget. It’s a characteristic on display in so many cases where dogs have been dealt a terrible blow or bad hand from callous people. Despite their experiences, animals who’ve known only hardship...       ...Show More Summary

Allow Snoop Dogg to show you the horrifying wonders of Plizzanet Earth

First up: the great white shark. Or, as Snoop puts it: "Damn, he didn't even chew BLEEEEEP he just swallowed. That's coldblooded, man."

Question of the Day

When was the last time you went swimming?As always, "Never" or "I don't like swimming" are perfectly cromulent answers. I'm also aware that there are people who have traumatic experiences with water/swimming, or body policing/swimwear,...Show More Summary

LA's Crappy Old Pipes Mean More Epic Floods Are Coming

Yesterday at around 3:30 pm, a water main burst near the campus of UCLA in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. It gushed for nearly three hours, sending water as high as 30 feet into the air and flooding campus—cars' wheels were submerged, the brand-new basketball court was covered in standing water, eager students brought boogie boards. Show More Summary

UCLA flood: Pauley Pavilion undergoes dramatic cleanup

By Wednesday morning, the court at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion looked as though nothing had happened -- a tribute to the hours of clean up turned in by work crews.

Democrat: Stop “Whining” About Cancelled Insurance Plans Under Obamacare

The pro-life movement raised the alarm during the health care debate that adopting Obamacare would lead to rationing of health care in a way that could cost patients their very lives. Then, that started to happen more and more often. Now, one Congressional Democrat has a response to Americans who lost their health insurance under […]

Chinese antitrust ninjas descend on Microsoft offices

by Darren Allan Microsoft has had its offices in China swooped upon by officials in an apparent antitrust investigation. Read more about Chinese antitrust ninjas descend on Microsoft offices

She Was 15, Raped, and Wanted to Abort Her Baby, Then This Happened

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, to stay in school to go into the military and this child would only get in the way. She […]

Baby Saved From Brain Tumor After Insurance Company Refusing to Cover Surgery Changes Mind

The pro-life movement warned that health care rationing incidents would increase with the adoption of Obamacare. As costs rise, these kinds of cases may occur more and more often. Savannah Snodgrass’s tumor was diagnosed at three months and doctors began treating her but, when it came time for the final surgery, her parents insurance, Superior […]

They're Not Laughing with You...

[Content Note: Misogyny.]Earlier this week, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said in a speech that women should not "laugh in public" in order to demonstrate sufficient chastity:"A man should be moral but women should be moral...Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Today a bipartisan group of Senators introduce legislation to combat campus rape. Oklahoma moms stage mass breastfeeding protest in a public park. “Telling victims of domestic abuse to consider how they can prevent further violence is as ludicrously redundant as telling a tightrope walker he should think about how to prevent falling.” No shit study [...]

EPA GHG rules: based in flawed logic

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog describes the flawed logic underlying the latest round of EPA regulations, which are aimed at CO2 emissions and the U.S. coal industry. Based on projections from the U.S. Department of Energy, the amount of … Continue reading ?

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