Forced abortions run rampant in nations like China and India and a new report out this week has a woman claiming two nurses at a medical center forced her to have an abortion. A 25-year-old pregnant woman in Kanpur Dehat says Community Health Centre, Pukhrayan broke the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act and forced [...]
There's a lot to chew over in Esquire's forthcoming profile of Brad Pitt, including his admission that his drug use during his marriage to Jennifer Aniston got out of control. But one of the most striking revelations in the profile comes from Frank Pollaro, a friend of Pitt's who collaborated with him on a furniture line. Show More Summary
As the crop-ravaging rootworm grows immune to Monsanto's Bt corn, farmers go back to spraying pesticides to protect their crops.
We’re allergic to patriarchy every day of every season. (Via @Shannon_Groll) “They force him to rape his daughter.” A powerful Community post on how rape is used as a weapon of war in Mali. Mississippi could soon set “dangerous precedent” that “unintentional pregnancy loss can be treated as a form of homicide,” meaning women could go [...]
A new report just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has good news regarding the substantial decline in teen births from 2007 through 2011. The report shows teen birth rates dropped nationwide, declining in almost every state. While the drop in the rate of teen births began in 1991, the current [...]
by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, Ontario, May 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Prime Minister Stephen Harper and mainstream media have said that Canadians do not want to reopen the abortion debate, MPs have presented the government with more than 70 petitions from constituents since January that say otherwise. …
[Content Note: Choking death.]WHUT. Below, the trailer for NBC's new zany comedy Save Me, starring Anne Heche as an irredeemable (OR IS SHE?!) party girl, who becomes a messenger of God after choking on a piece of food and then being resurrected. Show More Summary
by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., May 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Members of the House of Representatives heard testimony Thursday from two former abortion industry workers as hearings were held on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation, when the nervous system has developed sufficiently to…
by Rita Diller Analysis May 23, 2013 (STOPP.org) - When I walked into this year’s Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference in Seaside, Oregon, one of the first things I encountered was a table manned by three young teen boys. On the table was a collage that included many depictions of totally bare female…
I’m eager to watch this new documentary about homeless women veterans trying to open the first transitional house for female vets in Connecticut. War Zone/Comfort Zone, created by filmmaker Lizzie Warren, is airing on PBS stations across the country this weekend, and by tomorrow you’ll be able to watch it online here. Check out the trailer below: Transcript after the [...]
Blur: "Country House"
Turtles and tortoises have been on this planet for 200 million years, but habitat destruction, pet trade, and the exotic food market are affecting their numbers. What can you do to help these animals, today and every day? We've got some answers!
During a hearing on a bill that would ban late-term abortions nationwide, an expert on human embryonic development informed members of the committee that unborn babies have the capacity to feel pain as early as 8 weeks. Maureen Condic, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah and obtained [...]
by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman FATIMA, Portugal, May 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The rector of Portugal’s Fatima Shrine, Fr. Carlos Cabecinhas, is again refusing permission to members of the National Pro-life Referendum Committee to collect signatures favoring a national vote on the issue of abortion. Since 2007, abortion…
by Johanna Dasteel RICHLAND, WA, May 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An elderly florist in Washington state has filed a countersuit against the state Attorney General after being sued for refusing to sell flowers for a same-sex "wedding." AG Bob Ferguson says shop-owner Barronelle Stutzman, 68, is guilty of unlawful discrimination…
The electricity system is currently set up as dumb commodity system to provide cheap power. What we need is a smart system to provide energy services. To get there, we have to change utilities.
Yesterday evening the Humane Society Legislative Fund and The Humane Society of the United States hosted our annual congressional Humane Awards, where we honored a bipartisan group of legislators who led the way for animals during the last year. Sen....
MJ cruises around town on her bike-courier owner's shoulder.
Eesha Khare is an 18-year-old high school senior. She’s going to Harvard in the fall and uses her cellphone. Typical 18-year-old girl stuff. Oh, she also invented a supercapacitor that charges cell phones in 30 seconds! According to Clutch: “Eesha Khare, 18, invented a fast-charging device called the supercapacitor. It is miniature energy-storing device that [...]
Scarlett Crowther was born with half a heart. She may not have made it at all had her mom decided to have an abortion, but Scarlett’s mother rejected that idea. Scarlett was given a 50/50 chance of surviving the defect but went through two successful heart operations, with one of them coming at five days [...]