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Abortion advocates: Women take abortion rights for granted

One of four remaining clinics that provide abortions in Kansas has closed amid a hostile political climate and financial challenges. Its outgoing manager said Monday the decision was also prompted by a “lack of gratitude” from a young generation of women who take its abortion services for granted. Show More Summary

City sidewalks are dangerous for disabled people: lawsuit

A group advocating for the rights of the disabled has filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit against the city over its crumbling sidewalks.

Deadly Violence in Xinjiang Not a Terror Attack, Uighur Group Says

An overseas group advocating on behalf of China's mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic minority cast doubt Wednesday on the Chinese government's assertion of "terrorism".

First on CNN: New PAC launches ads to limit flood of outside spending

(CNN) - A new group that advocates full disclosure of campaign spending says it's going up Thursday with newspaper ads calling on both the Democratic and Republican candidates in three key congressional races to reject spending by outside groups. CounterPAC, which is backed by around a half-dozen tech entrepreneurs, says the ads are the first […]

Paul Ryan’s New Poverty Plan Focuses on Opportunity, but Comes up Short

Paul Ryan has a released a new poverty plan that advocates consolidating federal safety net programs and turning the money over to the states. It’s always worth taking a look at changes that could make anti-poverty program more effective,...Show More Summary

Watch: UN Agency Spokesman Breaks Down In Tears While Talking About Gaza School Bombing

United Nations Relief Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness has been talking to media outlets around the world about the situation in Gaza, "advocating passionately," as he puts it, "for Palestine refugees to enjoy all their rights to...Show More Summary

Malcolm Turnbull Has The Answer To Online Piracy

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is a big advocate for freedom on the internet, and the freedom of markets. But this morning he drew a line in the sand: Aussies shouldn’t download movies illegally, and at the same time, content owners shouldn’t gouge Aussies. Show More Summary

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

12 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Advocates say recent roundup reinforces the need for a standardized approach to report children as missing

Rush Limbaugh: Jeff Sessions 'Biggest Enemy' of MSM, Open-Borders Advocates

Conservative icon and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has emerged as the "biggest enemy" of the mainstream media and the open-borders and pro-amnesty activists on the illegal immigration issue. "What Jeff Sessions is doing is what the Republican Party at large should be doing, Limbaugh said on his Wednesday radio show. Show More Summary

Massachusetts Governor Signs Radical Bill Prohibiting Pro-Life Free Speech

Despite the fact the nation’s highest court took the state of Massachusetts to task for passing a law curtailing the free speech rights of pro-life advocates, the Bay State is again trying to suppress them. In a unanimous decision last month, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts buffer zone law prohibiting pro-life free speech […]

Ali Wentworth Is Ready To Talk About Postmenopausal Sex

Ali Wentworth has yet to go through menopause, but the 49-year-old wants to open the air waves for honest conversation about it in advance. "I'm a big advocate of women's sexual health and my feeling is, we should discuss everything," she told HuffPost Live's Caitlyn Becker. Show More Summary

Sandra Fluke Tops List of Donors to Her Own CA State Senate Campaign

California state Senate candidate and "free-birth-control advocate" Sandra Fluke is the biggest donor in her own campaign, according to official California campaign finance reports. The Washington Examiner points out that Fluke has provided...Show More Summary

Our ongoing review of ICCIDD

The International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders Global Network (ICCIDD) advocates for and assists programs that fortify salt with iodine. Our preliminary work (writeup forthcoming) implies that even moderate iodine deficiency can lead to impaired cognitive development. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewalk. Today, it appears that Tunney spends her time ranting against the poor, advocating for the overthrow of American democracy, and not least notably, working at Google's New York branch. Read more...

The federal government’s incredibly poor, misleading argument for marijuana prohibition

The New York Times editorial board is making news with a week-long series advocating for the full legalization of marijuana in the United States. In response, the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) published a blog post Monday purporting to lay out the federal government's case against marijuana reform. That case, as it turns out, […]

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

16 hours agoTechnology : Valleywag

In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewwalk. Today, it appears that Tunney spends much of her day ranting and railing against the poor, advocating for the overthrow of American democracy, and not least notably, working at Google's New York branch. Read more...

Another 'Stained Glass Ceiling' Shatters: CCCU Picks First Female President

Calvin College leader brings legal savvy to the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. America's leading advocate for Christian colleges has chosen its first female president. The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) has elected Shirley V. Show More Summary

Amazon’s new attack on Hachette touts the benefits of cheaper e-books

Amazon.com has finally laid out the reasons behind its months-long e-book dispute with Hachette Book Group, arguing that it is advocating for a new pricing and revenue sharing plan that will ultimately boost book sales, lower prices and benefit the entire publishing industry. Show More Summary

Amazon’s new attack on Hachette touts the benefits of cheaper e-books

17 hours agoTechnology : Post Tech

Amazon.com has finally laid out the reasons behind its months-long e-book dispute with Hachette Book Group, arguing that it is advocating for a new pricing and revenue sharing plan that will ultimately boost book sales, lower prices and benefit the entire publishing industry. Show More Summary

Amazon’s new attack on Hachette touts the benefits of cheaper e-books

Amazon.com has finally laid out the reasons behind its months-long e-book dispute with Hachette Book Group, arguing that it is advocating for a new pricing and revenue sharing plan that will ultimately boost book sales, lower prices and benefit the entire publishing industry. Show More Summary

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