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Political activist, Harvard law prof. and Democratic Presidential candidate said that America's "fundamental inequality" disempowers people, and
"life is not respected, so you are actually risking your life to be a
black person driving in certain areas."
Henson was humiliated when he went to Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers in Whitefish Bay, Wisc. to purchase a watch. The staff saw him coming, locked the doors and hid in the back. Police officers questioned him and ran his plates. The only reason for the drama was his race.
The Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
performed the first in-depth federal look at conversion therapy and concluded that "none of the existing research" supports that gender orientation can be changed. Conversion Therapy has resulted in many suicides.
Hillary Clinton was defending herself against email allegations, when Bernie Sanders came to her rescue
. He not only demonstrated the decency that is the hallmark of his campaign, but also proved that he's no ordinary politician who doesn't want to win the White House if it means losing his integrity. He's willing to protect even his political rival if it's in the name of justice.
The act of judging the motives and actions of others is sticky. It's not like righteously throwing a rock at the one we deem guilty. Judging is more like putting your fist in pot of glue, then when you decide to throw it at your intended target, it sticks to you. Read more in Mick Mooney blog
Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson explores the literally toxic—business that earned the Kochs enough money
to buy up an entire political party. They include a wrongful death
judgement, six felony and numerous misdemeanor convictions, the tens of
millions of dollars in fines, and trading with Iran. The Koch brothers don't argue the facts in Dickinson's story, instead they attack the author.
The 1996 Port Arthur Massacre, was Australia's 9/11. A mentally challenged gunman killed 35 and injured 23 innocent people at a tourist attraction. Australia took action and has never had another mass shooting. An entire generation has grown up not fearing such things.
During a Reddit AMA
(Ask Me Anything) interview about Artificial Intelligence (AI) he said, "If machines produce everything we need....and machine-owners successfully lobby against
wealth redistribution," as is now the trend, most people will end up miserably poor.
Astronaut Kelly founded Responsible Solutions with his wife, Gabby Giffords, after she was shot in a mass shooting in 2011. He pointed out on CNN’s State of the Union
on Oct. 4 that for two decades there has been a senseless crippling ban on federal funding of gun violence research.
Studies of prisoners who had a gun when committing
a crime showed that 3% to 11% purchased the
weapon at a store or gun show.
But the studies only tell us where the guns came from, not whether they were acquired legally.
Richards made no such admission, even though she was grilled for 5 hours and not allowed to answer questions before the September 29, 2015 U.S. House hearing on Planned Parenthood. The Conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch, served as a foil the claim that just 3 percent of it’s services are abortion-related.
Planned Parenthood itself does not fund candidates, but affiliates who usually have "Planned Parenthood" in their name have legally spent "millions" to support women's health issues.
Alabama's only Democratic member of Congress is requesting the Justice
Department investigate the state's decision to close 31 driver's license
offices in poor, rural, mostly-African American communities. Since they started requiring a drivers license to vote the move could curtail the voting rights. (Note: Gerrymandering and voter suppression is UN-Christian!)
While Sanger indeed supported the eugenics movement, substantial
evidence shows that she was not racist and in fact worked closely with
black leaders and health care professionals.
Francis met with "several dozen" people at the Vatican's embassy and such meetings are due to the pope's "kindness and availability." Many believe that Kim Davis was a trap for the Pope, who had no prior knowledge of the controversy.
This is a reported script of the contact where she repeatedly talked over the Pope
Health care reforms established a marketplace for small businesses to sponsor health care coverage for their employees. Members of Congress get healthcare with government like other large companies, but their staff can use the exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act just like their constituents would.
The documentary, based on Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller,
was filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years. It is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world?
Cole is correct that the short-term funding bill that Congress is slated
to pass does not itself fund Planned Parenthood -- largely because this
bill addresses discretionary spending, while the vast majority of
Planned Parenthood’s federal funding comes from mandatory spending
through the Medicaid program.
The statement is inaccurate.
In fact, there were three times as many cancer screenings and prevention
services as abortions in 2013.
Trump's assessment of the refugee situation is badly mangled and is conflating two different sets of refugees: Those
534,000 reaching Europe by sea, who are mostly men, and the 4 million
Syrians in U.N. refugee camps, most of whom are women and children.