Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward knows the drill. Thursday when his team takes the field in Dallas to play the Cowboys, it’ll be a tremendous opportunity. Every football fan near a television will be watching. There will be no Red Zone channel or other games to distract attention. Thanksgiving...
The Trump administration recently stopped pursuing an Obama-era lawsuit against a Christian university that opposes paying for drugs that may cause abortions in its employee health plans. Baptist Press reports Union University, a Christian...Show More Summary
Roy Moore, the flailing Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate, has been abandoned by the national Republican Party and most of its leaders. He’s being vastly outspent by his Democratic rival, pummeled on the television airwaves and battered in the state’s newspapers. “Stand for Decency, Reject Roy...
(Marine Biological Laboratory) Two new studies on the evolutionary origin of teeth and of vertebra further illuminate the human connection to marine organisms that goes back millions of years. Both studies in the little skate (Leucoraja...Show More Summary
One hundred years ago people did often die in agony, and yet, there was very little talk about legalizing euthanasia. Today, suffering can be greatly ameliorated in almost all cases, and yet the cause of “death with dignity” is promoted more energetically than suicide prevention. Indeed, a suicide prevention nonprofit has even stated that terminally […]
(GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre) Municipalities, enterprises, and households are switching to LED lights in order to save energy. But these savings might be lost if their neighbors install new or brighter lamps. Scientists...Show More Summary
Margaret B. Drew, University of Massasschusetts School of Law, is publishing It’s Not Complicated: Limiting Criminal Law’s Influence on the Title IX Process in the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice. Here is the abstract. Title IX processes … Continue reading ?
"We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest" Norma | November 21, 2017 I saw Sweet Honey in the Rock perform “Ella’s Song” in college and the words remained in my consciousness for many years. It never occurred to me that life would come full circle, and I would again be stirred by the lyrics at an organization named for the woman who inspired that... Read more
The GOP is controlling both the legislative and executive branches, but it's not all bad news for LGBTQ people. The post The Courts Are One of the Few Places in the Country Where LGBTQ Rights Are Being Upheld—Sometimes appeared first on Rewire.
Overall, it’s been a pretty lousy year since last Thanksgiving. If you care about the environment, there are a lot of things NOT to be thankful for, or rather one big thing in the form of He Who Must Not Be Named. But there are also some things for which we should feel thankful, many of […]
The bill allows euthanasia for people physically unable to kill themselves.
Pop icon Sia is reminding us that "everyday is Christmas" and "puppies are forever." The post Sia Just Dropped a New Christmas Album, and We’re Obsessed With Track No. 6 appeared first on PETA.
A SECOND FEDERAL JUDGE BLOCKS ENFORCEMENT OF DISCRIMINATORY TRUMP-PENCE BAN ON MILITARY SERVICE BY TRANSGENDER TROOPS: The decision by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Gabris in Maryland came just hours before yesterday’s oral arguments...Show More Summary
These are the sounds of geese suffocating beneath the weight of other birds. Witness the suffering recorded at a Canada Goose down supplier. The post This Is the Sound of Birds Being Crushed at a Canada Goose Down Supplier appeared first on PETA.
The U.S. District Court ruling negates a New Jersey city's ordinance banning pro-lifers from coming near abortion centers.
At times, the most brilliant scientists and mathematicians throughout history have held some of the most preposterous beliefs.
"Believe Women" does not mean, and has never meant, that men accused of sexual harassment and/or assault should meet legal or professional consequences without investigation or adequate process.People are having the same fucking problem with Believe Women as they do with Black Lives Matter. Show More Summary
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali has let out a puff of black smoke and ash in a small eruption, prompting Singapore to advise its citizens to be ready to evacuate the holiday island at short notice amid concern about a bigger eruption.