Any time we discuss the segment of our population that is still, despite all evidence to the contrary, pushing anti-vaccination conspiracy theories out into the ether, the comments section is inevitably invaded by these proponents. I...Show More Summary
Cool Pope Francis — beauty-vlog advocate and normcore enthusiast — made a decidedly uncool move when he told Catholic nuns to lay off the tweeting. In a new church document titled Vultum Dei Quaerere (“Seeking the Face of God”) that addresses “Women’s Contemplative Life,” Francis writes: In our society, the digital ... More »
Since launching her presidential campaign in April 2015, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has garnered the support of many Latino celebrities ? some of whom have used their public platforms to advocate on Clinton’s behalf,...Show More Summary
Yes, that's right. You have us to thank our sister publication for the massive stereotyping of gay men and women. Happy Bear-day!
Last night on Twitter there was some disagreement about whether folks like Diane Ravitch qualify as "social justice" advocates. Ditto for school reform advocates like, say, Arne Duncan. What I learned from the discussion was that people...Show More Summary
I am an advocate of breastfeeding. I am an advocate of positive female body image. I am an advocate of women. Plus, I'm a writer, so I make statements -- literally -- every day about the significance of these causes. And all I have to...Show More Summary
Steve Lopez has written a lovely column on his friend, the Skid Row organizer and housing advocate and co-founder of the LAMP Community.
City leaders said the first black president has not been the forceful advocate they expected.
Under El Salvador’s current law, when women are accused of abortion, prosecutors can—but do not always—increase the charges to aggravated homicide, thereby increasing their prison sentence. This new bill, advocates say, would heighten...Show More Summary
Voting rights advocates scored three big wins in courts last week, but there was one striking exception.
Christopher Robertson, A Trojan Horse? How Expansion of the First Amendment Threatens Much More than the Regulation of Off-Label Drugs, forthcoming, __ Ohio State Law Journal __ (2017) Abstract: Scholars, advocates, and courts have begun...Show More Summary
As government officials attempt to tackle the opioid epidemic, associations advocating for nonpharmacologic approaches to pain management arelaunching their own campaigns to inform the general public of alternatives to prescription painkillers. "The opioid epidemic may now be front and center as a health care priority in this country, but it’s far [...]
Now that Eugene Monroe has retired, Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan is the last active player who is willing to be an advocate for medicinal marijuana. He hopes he’s not the only one for long, and has shared the research he’s done on the topic. But he hopes time will see the plant’s stigma subside,…
Democratic National Convention live updates: Bernie Sanders to supporters: 'Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States' July 25, 2016, 8:33 p.m. The 2016 Democratic National Convention has begun in Philadelphia. Here's what's going on:• Watch live with us• Tonight's speakers...
When Anastasia Somoza first met Hillary Clinton, she was a brave third-grader speaking out for the rights of people with disabilities. On Monday night, more than 20 years later, she took the Democratic National Convention stage to champion...Show More Summary
Anastasia Somoza, a disability rights advocate who has worked with the Clinton Foundation, was a hit with the crowd at the Democratic National Convention on Monday. “Donald Trump doesn't see me, he doesn't hear me, and he definitely doesn't think for me,” Somoza, who has cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia, told the crowd. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato, who has been a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton and an advocate for mental illness, opened up about her personal struggles at the opening night of the Democratic National Convention. "I stand here today as proof that you can live a normal and empowered life with mental illness," said Lovato. Show More Summary
Ahead of the Democratic National Convention this week in Philadelphia, a group of pro-lifers called on the party to remember the abortion horrors that shook the city several years ago. The pro-lifers marched to notorious late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s former abortion facility on Saturday where they prayed and asked the Democratic Party to stop promoting […]
In my experience in energy politics, I've seen many attempts around the country to undermine customer choice when it comes to new clean energy technology. Net metering advocates fought to defend solar choice. Cities battled for the ability to directly provide greener and more affordable power through customer choice aggregation. Show More Summary