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I’m a fan of both Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling. Yet I found myself somewhat surprised by just how impressive I found both women while recently watching their contributions to a Sundance live panel moderated by Emily Nussbaum via YouTube. Show More Summary
Leading climate scientists and museum experts called on science and natural history museums to “cut all ties with the fossil fuel industry and funders of climate science obfuscation.” In a letter released this week, scientists and museum...Show More Summary
This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes a group of young Girl Scouts and a jewelry-making gynecologist.
The ACA, despite concerted efforts by congressional Republicans and GOP-controlled state legislatures to undermine the law, has added 16.4 million people to health insurance rolls since October 2013. Image: Scott Walker/Youtube The post Scott Walker Continues Campaign Against Obamacare, Despite Facts appeared first on RH Reality Check.
(LiveActionNews) —Last May, California parents Andy and Mercedes Lara shared the incredible story of Sunflower Mae, a little girl they adopted just days after her birth. Sunflower was born with a joyful spirit, exuberant personality, and Down syndrome. Show More Summary
The Silicon Valley giant has unveiled eye-catching designs for its new office complex. Also: It wants to build oodles of new housing.
If like me you are tired of Texans gloating about their supposed “miracle,” today’s post from Kevin Drum brings some good news: For years, business lobbyists complained about what they derided as “job killer” laws that drive employers out of California. Rival state governors, notably former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, made highly publicized visits to […]
They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do?
Laurence Tribe, constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School and of-counsel at the firm Massey & Gail LLP, recently testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce against the proposed U.S. EnvironmentalShow More Summary
In December 2014, a YouTube video of Kimberly Henderson singing Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know” to her then 1-year-old Vaida went viral, receiving over four million views. Now on her Facebook page she’s opened up about her abortion story. She said, “Two years ago today I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not […]
The NFL and its teams seem to have no real plan to combat violence against women or enforce consequences against players who commit it. Image: ABC News/Youtube The post What the Dallas Cowboys’ Signing of a Man Found Guilty of Assault Says About the NFL appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The resolution is likely nothing more than a political move to curry favor with conservative constituents who disapprove of D.C.'s liberal policies. Image: SenTedCruz/Youtube The post Ted Cruz Tries to Block D.C.’s New Reproductive Health, Gay Rights Bills appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In a beautiful video called 99 Balloons, Matt and Ginny Mooney share about their journey with their first-born son Eliot, who was born with Trisomy 18. The condition, also known as Edwards Syndrome, is caused by an error in cell division, known as meiotic disjunction. According to the Trisomy 18 Foundation, the condition is extremely […]
At this year's Expo, as in past years, I will interact with attendees and answer questions during the town hall. Photo by Harrison McClary/For The HSUS On March 31, nearly 2,500 animal welfare experts and other enthusiasts from around...Show More Summary
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback made his constituents the subject of a “real live experiment” on the effects of implementing a right-wing economic policy agenda. Image: MSNBC/Youtube The post Brownback: Anti-Choice Laws Will Serve as Economic Boon appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In what is emerging as a national test case, the Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Inc. v. Iowa Board of Medicine, which challenges the 2013 state medical board’s decision to require the physical presence of a physician when a patient is given an abortion-inducing drug. A […]
Arkansas state Rep. Justin Harris, who handed his adopted daughters over to a man who raped one of them, still thinks he's entitled to pass legislation that could force teen girls to bear their rapist's child. Image: Arkansas House/Youtube The post Rep. Justin Harris Wants to Make It Harder for Teenage Rape Survivors to Get Abortions appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Famed constitutional law professor Lawrence Tribe is serving red meat to opponents of climate change regulation. Not only is he representing Peabody Coal in a pending court challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, but this week he testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee that EPA, in adopting the plan, is […]