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Cardinal Burke: ‘I hope to continue to be able to suffer for the faith’

Cardinal Burke receives Nail-of-Christ award for defending faith, life, and family.

Abortion Activist Complains About “Assigning Human Attributes to Not-Yet-Human Embryos”

I count on my trusty readers to alert me to stories that I would never have seen. Today’s example is about something I’d not even heard of: pregnant women Photoshopping their baby’s sonogram on their stomachs. From the accounts I read this actually began on the social network Flickr in 2009 and supposedly has engendered […]

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by post-it notes.Recommended Reading:Aiyana Bailin: [Content Note: Ablism] What the Fidget Spinners Fad Reveals About Disability DiscriminationAlex Heeney and Mary Angela Rowe: [CN: Misogyny] The Perils...Show More Summary

HRC Outraged at Bangladesh Arrests, Outing of 28 Men

Post submitted by Jay Gilliam, Senior Global Programs Officer, with contributions from HRC Global Fellow On Thursday, May 18, Bangladeshi authorities stormed a community center on the outskirts of Dhaka and arrested 28 men who were attending a private gathering. Show More Summary

Oregon Bill Allows Starving Mentally Ill Patients to Death

We’re living through a time when there seems to be something new and alarming in the news every day. Our media cycle is dominated by the dramatic, and one consequence of this is that alarming events can unfold on the state and local level going unnoticed despite their ultimately national consequences. One such example is […]

Study Confirms Pro-Life Law Requiring Waiting Period Before Abortion Save Babies From Abortion

America’s abortion research academy—UCSF (University of California, San Francisco)—has produced another study claiming that yet another category of pro-life legislation is ineffective, or even has harmful consequences. This time, according to authors Sarah Roberts, Elise Belusa, Sarah Combellick, Lauren Ralph, and David K. Show More Summary

We Don’t Know a Lot About Melania, but We Do Know She Loves Belts

Notoriously private first lady Melania Trump doesn’t give us a lot to go on. In the absence of numerous words and actions to interpret, the media is left to obsess over tiny public moments, like the time on Monday when Melania seemed to slap her husband Donald Trump’s hand away from hers on a tarmac in Israel. Show More Summary

‘It Gets Better’ may not so good at preventing youth LGBT suicides: study

The video initiative intended to help gender-confused children 'may be harmful,' a study found.

The Roe Generation: Every Millennial Could Have Been Killed in an Abortion

I watched the movie “Jackie” the other week because I was interested in finding out how the film would portray the life of First Lady Jackie Kennedy following the immense tragedy of her husband’s assassination. I have no first-hand memories of the time in American history that Jackie would describe as “Camelot.” Therefore, films and […]

Catholic Church Sues St. Louis to Stop It From Becoming a “Sanctuary City” for Abortion

Several Missouri Catholic groups filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a St. Louis ordinance that could force them to hire abortion activists and rent to pro-abortion groups. The Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis, the pro-life maternity home Our Lady’s Inn and a local Catholic businessman said the city ordinance violates their constitutional freedoms. In their lawsuit, […]

Europe is going all in for batteries.

With all this investment in batteries, electric cars could be cheaper than their fossil-fueled counterparts by 2030.

Marriage Equality May Arrive in Taiwan This Week, Possibly Making It a First In Asia

The decades-long work of activists across the vast continent of Asia to achieve marriage equality may finally bear fruit this week in Taiwan. The country’s Constitutional Court is expected to issue a ruling on May 24 on a marriage equality...Show More Summary

Trump urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together for peace

President Trump on Monday took in the sweeping history of Jerusalem’s Old City on a visit in which he hopes to make some of his own, urging Israeli and Palestinian leaders to take strides toward peace that have eluded U.S. leaders for decades. Starting the second leg of his eight-day foreign trip,...

Ford ousts CEO as auto industry faces biggest transformation ever

In the latest sign that driverless cars and other revolutionary new technologies are shaking automakers to their roots, the chief executive of Ford Motor Co. just got tossed. The replacement of Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, who had been running a new unit focused on cutting-edge transportation,...

Digging into gopher tortoise protection

HSWLT's new sanctuary is an island of forested habitat surrounded by residential development. Photo by HSWLT At The HSUS, we work to save animals. But we also work to spare them from cruelty and suffering. If someone is to kill an animal...Show More Summary

Even Republicans are nervous about Trump’s budget.

The leaked budget shows dramatic cuts for environmental programs, including those supported by Trump's own party.

Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth's interior

Contrary to posters you may have seen hanging on the walls in science buildings and classrooms, Lijun Liu, professor of geology at Illinois, knows that Earth's interior is not like an onion.

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The town of Palm Beach has announced that a sinkhole has opened up in front of Mar-a-Lago: "A 4' x 4' sinkhole has formed on Southern Boulevard directly in front of Mar-a-Lago. It appears to be in the vicinity of the newly installed water main. Show More Summary

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