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Mother of 8-year-Old Son With Down Syndrome Defends Calling Him a “Retard”

Few people use the term “retarded” anymore to refer to people with special needs. The word is considered offensive and derogatory, but one mother of a young boy with Down syndrome is defending her use of the controversial term. The Daily Mail reports 31-year-old Sian Isaac said she sometimes uses the word around her 8-year-old […]

In India, Girl Babies are Aborted Just Because They are Girls

The Indian culture’s discriminatory preference for males is apparent in the state of Tiruvannamalai. There, men outnumber women at an unnatural gender ratio of 1,000 to 878, the New Indian Express reports. Although sex selection abortions are illegal, many girls in the Asian country are being targeted this way. This week, local Indian government authorities […]

Judge Refuses to Suspend California Law Legalizing Assisted Suicide Targeting Elderly, Disabled

A California judge has refused to suspend the new state law making assisted suicide legal that targets elderly and disabled people. The West Coast state became the fourth in the U.S. to legalize deadly doctor-prescribed suicides in October, following Oregon, Washington and Vermont. Euthanasia advocates pushed for the legislation by using the tragic story of […]

Her Baby Will Die After Birth, So Should Mom Abort? Study Says Aborting is Worse for Mom Too

As controversy over the Zika virus rages, a recent study has found that abortion in cases of diagnosed fetal anomalies poses greater risks to the mental health of mothers than continuing the pregnancy and allowing nature to take its course. “There appears to be a psychological benefit to women to continue the pregnancy following a […]

Brazil climate pledge questioned after ethanol snub

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Biofuel and climate experts have questioned Brazil's commitment to a plan to cut carbon emissions by raising ethanol use after the country's government this week said it planned to scrap a tax break on the biof...

Is Vatican, under Pope Francis, moving away from teachings of John Paul II on life and marriage?

Appointments to the Roman Curia and a troublesome sex education program are among the signals of a change in focus at the Vatican.

‘Gymnasticks’ And Dumbells

What was exercise like in early modern Britain? The post ‘Gymnasticks’ And Dumbells appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Fraud And Hokum's Journal: White Progressive Cheshire Fox Ally AJC's Mike Luckovich Refuses To Draw A Cartoon Of The Murderous 'Black Guerilla Family" Because He Is Sensitive To The Hateful White Right Wing Slanderous Depiction Of 'Black People' As Monkey

SourceFrom the story: The hitman, Kenneth "Slay" Jones, was found to have carried out execution-style shootings on behalf of the gang accused of operating in the Greenmount neighborhood, according to a release from the state's attorney's office. Show More Summary

Jet Ponies

(LOUD) Imagine a merry-go-round that spins its passengers around at breakneck speeds with the help of jet engines, and you’ve got this insane thrill ride, which Madagascar Institute created a few years back. Seems perfectly safe to ...

Trump's Latest Merchandise: Rainbow LGBTQ T-shirts

A new "LGBTQ for Trump" shirt will set you back $30 — and set your rights back even further.

BREAKING: Judge Blocks UNC From Enforcing Discriminatory Provision of Anti-LGBTQ HB2 Law

Today, HRC and Equality NC, the statewide organization working to secure equal rights and justice for LGBTQ North Carolinians, hailed the decision by a federal judge to suspend enforcement of one of the discriminatory provisions of North Carolina’s HB2 law until plaintiffs have an opportunity to fully make their case in court. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Abortions Drop Again in 2015 as 140 Babies Saved From Abortion

The number of Wisconsin abotions has dropped again as pro-life groups save more babies from abortion. “Wisconsin has seen an incredible and steady decrease in its abortion rate, and the latest statistics for 2015 indicate we are continuing...Show More Summary

Mystery Blood Found Outside Late-Term Abortion Clinic, Was Another Abortion Botched?

In the words of defense attorney Jack McMahon, who represented the notorious convicted murderer and illegal abortionist Kermit Gosnell, “Abortion is a bloody business.” A grisly discovery made earlier this week outside a late-term abortion facility could be a reminder of the truth of McMahon’s statement. On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, blood drops were discovered […]

Anna Chlumsky welcomes her second daughter with husband Shaun So

“Veep” actress Anna Chlumsky has welcomed her second daughter with husband Shaun So.  The former “My Girl” child star, already mom to 3-year-old Penelope Joan, gave birth to Clara Elizabeth So on July 28, her rep confirmed.  Clumsky’s on her fourth Emmy nomination for her work in “Veep,” which...

'Anything can happen' at MTV VMAs, but Britney Spears' return marks its nostalgic bent

For an idea of the buzz-worthy moments that might play out onstage during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, look to past years of the network’s annual pop spectacle. Heading into the weekend, the most talked-about moment was the return of Britney Spears to the VMA stage, her first performance on...

Is Migration a Basic Human Right? (Rebroadcast)

Season 5, Episode 45 On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: The argument for open borders is compelling — and deeply problematic. We hear from economists for and against the argument, as well as immigrants, including former U.S. Show More Summary

New T-Shirt Shows Solidarity With Lesbian Farmers

The shirt was inspired by Rush Limbaugh's assertion that the Obama administration is flooding conservative rural areas with liberal lesbians.

Planes Made from Beer Cans and Air Travel Today—a Grandson Remembers

Rob Ainbinder contemplates busy skies, repurposed gifts, and a grandfather's influence. The post Planes Made from Beer Cans and Air Travel Today—a Grandson Remembers appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Bowl concert plays as an elegy to James Horner, and an ode to composers of movie music

One thread running through conductor Bramwell Tovey's program with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Thursday night was how composers working in the film industry sometimes suffer from lack of recognition as "serious" composers. Bernard Herrmann biographer Steven C. Smith called it his "demon." Leonard...

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