Lehigh Valley Live reports: With the mayor’s stroke of a pen, Allentown has officially banned conversion therapy for minors in the city. The law prohibits licensed mental health professionals from counseling, practices, or treatments that seek to change a minor’s sexual orientation or gender identity. Show More Summary
Lions and tigers and bares, oh my!
From the Family Research Council’s daily prayer: Heavenly Father, it is time for you to act, for your law is being broken! This policy must be rejected: it brazenly defies You, God our Creator, and Your fixed, eternal moral laws. WeShow More Summary
Does anyone have a glass of water?
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: A Kentucky Republican Party county chairman has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on charges of indecent exposure and resisting arrest in a department store, the GOP and police said. David...Show More Summary
"I think people have this assumption that if you're not talking about it, you must be hiding it, like it's this secret."
Oh good grief: White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday befuddled members of the press corps when she shared visual aids at a briefing where video cameras had been banned. While touting President Donald Trump’s so-called “MAGAnomics”, Sanders directed reporters to two large monitors behind the podium. Show More Summary
"Shock and kill."
This afternoon Trump marked the first six months of his term by issuing a jingoistic, openly nationalist, three and half minute self-infomercial which stitches together various speeches made starting back on inauguration day. Prominent in the excerpted speeches is the address he made in Poland. Show More Summary
The group wants to "denounce a situation that is almost as inhumane as the persecutions of gay men in Chechnya."
The Hill reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida filed requests with the government on Thursday to hire 70 temporary foreign workers as cooks, housekeepers and servers at the private club, according to records posted by the Labor Department. Show More Summary
The Twitter in Chief offered tepid support for the ailing senator.
The Guardian reports: A neo-Nazi leader has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, more than a year after a viral video showed him repeatedly shoving a young black protester at a Trump campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Matthew Heimbach,...Show More Summary
The Pioneer Press reports: The first thing to understand about President Donald Trump, former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann said Wednesday, is that the billionaire president is a normal person. “He is quite honestly one of...Show More Summary
John K. Bush, confirmed today to the Sixth Circuit, has objected to rulings against sodomy laws and likened abortion to slavery.
Chester Bennington, the frontman of the alt-rock band Linkin Park, was found dead of an apparent suicide on Thursday morning. TMZ reports: Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A… Read The post Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Dead of Apparent Suicide appeared first on Towleroad.
Moments ago OJ Simpson was granted parole by a unanimous vote of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners. The Washington Post reports: The Hall of Famer reacted emotionally and with a smile as each of the four delivered their votesShow More Summary
The Chasing Amy director is sorry for bringing up Affleck's 20-year-old remark that kissing a man was his "greatest acting challenge."
Take a deep dive into the John Waters muse.