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The now Republican-controlled Senate, with help from nine Democrats, has passed the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill, despite the fact that President Obama has pledged to veto it:Senators voted 62-36 on the bill to bypass the Obama administration's review of Keystone, five short of the number needed to overturn a potential rejection by the president. Show More Summary

Blue State Not Immune to 20-Week Abortion Ban Proposals

An Oregon lawmaker this month introduced a bill that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization, adding the Democratic-controlled legislature to the list of states across the country introducing similar bans this year. Image: Shutterstock The post Blue State Not Immune to 20-Week Abortion Ban Proposals appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Boycotting the Koch brothers? Better get a new brand of toilet paper

You might be contributing to the Kochs' mountain of money without even knowing it.

No Justice: All Charges To Be Dropped Against Officer Who Killed 7-Year-Old Aiyana Stanley-Jones

This is NOT right. Cop Who Fatally Shot Aiyana Jones Will No Longer Face Charges Joseph Weekley, the Detroit police officer who shot and killed sleeping 7-year-old Aiyana Jones during a filming of”The First 48?, is set to have ALL

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode

(NSFW: Language) The Tesla Model S P85D‘s Insane Mode rockets the car from 0 to 60mph in just 3.2s with the help of its dual electric motors. YouTuber DragTimes captured his friends’ reaction to the breakneck acceleration.

New Texas Budget Could Cut Funding From Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

The Planned Parenthood Texas abortion business has been having a rough couple of years. First, in 2013, they had to pay $4.23 million dollars to Texas after they were found to have participated in a massive Medicaid fraud scheme.Then 14 of their 23 abortion facilities had to close down or stop doing abortions after legislation […]

Ford Contractor Files 'Religious Discrimination' Complaint After Being Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Michigan man recently employed as a contractor for the Ford Motor Company has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying he was fired because of his religious beliefs. The firing came after Thomas Banks received a...

Inspiration Unpacked: What Does Our Nation’s Motto Really Mean?

"E Pluribus Unum" ~ How a Nation’s Motto Should Influence us All The post Inspiration Unpacked: What Does Our Nation’s Motto Really Mean? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

France Clears Binational Same-Sex Marriage For Franco-Moranccan Couple

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Cour de Cassation, the highest French appeals court, has decided to allow the marriage of a Moroccan-French gay couple in spite of current legislation barring binational unions. Though gay marriage was legalized in France in 2013, the French government...

American Family Association: Please Stop Attributing Bryan Fischer's Batshit-Crazy Comments To Our Organization

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

In a letter to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the American Family Association today denounced a laundry list of claims by their radio host Bryan Fischer and demanded that such batshit-crazy declarations not be attributed to their organization in the future. Show More Summary

Disney Announces Its First Latina Princess

Via Disney Junior Emma Watson has currently been the talk of the Disney town, when it was recently announced that the former Harry Potter actress would don the famous yellow ball gown as Belle in a live action movie of Beauty and the Beast. Show More Summary

500 Years Later, Portugal Offers Citizenship to Descendants of Expelled Jews

King Manuel I, responsible for expelling tens of thousands of Jews from Portugal. Image via Wikimedia Commons. In 1492 King Manuel of Portugal, in an effort to forge stronger ties with Spain, drove out tens of thousands of Sephardic Jews, many of whom had settled there after being expelled from Spain in the Inquisition. Show More Summary

Senators push legislation to lift Cuba embargo

Congress on Thursday began considering the first of what is expected to be a flurry of bills aimed at gradually doing away with the 54-year-old U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.

Good Googly-Moogly! Guess These Ridonkulous Reality Star Cakes

Guess The Celebrity Butt A certain reality star is showing off her massive booty on Instagram harnessed into a butt shaper. A few years ago this lovely lady got into a nasty cat fight on a NY based reality show

Jeff Lewis of 'Flipping Out' sells renovated Wallace Neff house

Jeff Lewis, the interior designer and “Flipping Out” star, has sold his gated house in Hollywood Hills for $2.895 million.

Listen to Courtney Barnett’s Killer New Song, Off Her Just Announced Album

Courtney Barnett, the rising rock singer-songwriter known for her clever observations of everyday life, has announced the details of… Read More

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

An eye witness to the shooting of Jessie Hernandez says the police shot at them first, and that’s when she lost control of the car and it hit the cop. Three black trans women have been murdered in the US thus far in 2015. Here’s what one week of the Twitter harassment Anita Sarkeesian receives looks like.  Leilani Münter, […]

Tense meeting on St. Louis police reforms devolves into chaos, name-calling

In a sign of lingering tensions in the Ferguson area, St. Louis police are investigating a scuffle that broke out between demonstrators and a prominent police union official during a meeting to discuss starting a police review board...

Counseling and Mental Health Care Before Deployment Could Ease Vets' Return

Vietnam veterans showed us the breadth, depth and long-term ramifications of non-physical injuries—Post Traumatic Stress. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought greater awareness to the issues returning veterans face in healing...Show More Summary

The 5 Hidden Triggers in Every Relationship

Thomas Fiffer identifies 5 loaded guns that threaten to blow your relationship apart. The post The 5 Hidden Triggers in Every Relationship appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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