Bleak: Bill That Seeks to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks Passes House

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the bill that seeks to ban abortions after 20 weeks except in cases where the women is facing death (surprised that made it in there!), was approved today in the House 228-196, mostly along party lines. » 6/18/13 10:00pm 6/18/13 10:00pm

LGBT Advocates Angry At Obama's Wishy-Washiness Re: Discrimination Law

Despite the President's promise to stand up for gay rights and oppose discrimination with written legislature back during his campaign in 2008, LGBT America hasn't really seen any movement that'll com to anything The prospect of ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act) passing through Congress at this point is pretty… » 6/15/13 2:00pm 6/15/13 2:00pm

Brilliant, Brave 11-Year-Old Speaks Out Against Bullshit Antigay Bills

Meet Marcel Neergaard, a sixth-grader from Tennessee who was bullied so badly that his parents chose to homeschool him. Bravery in the face of the bigotry, Marcel is now speaking out against Tennessee's dangerous, hateful, and painfully stupid antigay bigot bills. » 6/03/13 9:30pm 6/03/13 9:30pm

Florida Considers Ridiculous Ban on Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion

A group of almost comically deluded and ineffectual legislators in Florida are bringing up sex- and race-selective abortions in the state. They make the same ol' specious arguments about abortion providers of intentionally targeting black people with such conviction, you have to stop for a minute to fact check their… » 4/23/13 11:40am 4/23/13 11:40am

North Carolina Aims to Eradicate Uncovered Boobs

Heads-up, women who enjoy being topless in North Carolina, your (boobs') time (in the warm southern sun) may soon come to an end. A GOP-backed bill is headed to NC's House that would amend the current indecent exposure law to expand the definition of "private parts". Under the new bill, "private parts" explicitly includes… » 2/17/13 11:30pm 2/17/13 11:30pm