Carson Thinks Loss of Gun Rights Would Be 'More Devastating' Than Actual Death 

In a Facebook Q&A on Monday, presidential candidate and real-life zombie Ben Carson wrote that while he’d “spent many a night pulling bullets out of bodies,” he “never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating than taking the right to arm ourselves away.” »10/06/15 11:10am10/06/15 11:10am

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden Both Gave Pro Transgender Rights Speeches This Weekend

On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too. »10/04/15 9:58pm10/04/15 9:58pm

"I'm A Grown-Up Now": The Teen Who Accused Kevin Johnson Of Sexual Abuse Speaks Out

There is a photograph of a pile of pink and white paper hearts atop Mandi Koba’s Facebook page. She cut the hearts out of hard copies of a 1996 police report from Phoenix, Ariz. The cops, according to the vintage report used in the arts and crafts project, were investigating “a celebrity involved in a reported child… »9/25/15 9:21am9/25/15 9:21am

PA Lawmaker Responds to Latina Colleague's Criticism of 'English-Only' Bill by Turning Her Mic Off

Pennsylvania (the Mississippi of the Northeast) is battling the ever-invisible but always-encroaching menace of Things That Upset the Elderly with a new proposed “English-Only” law. Its author, Republican state legislator Daryl Metcalfe, proved on Monday that he’s exactly the sort of calm and reasonable adult one… »9/22/15 4:40pm9/22/15 4:40pm

Senate Blocks 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill, But Republican Political Theater Continues Apace

The Senate has voted down a bill that would have banned abortion after 20 weeks. This is good news. It’s also part of an elaborate build-up of infuriating political theater that will result in Congressional Republicans throwing a tantrum next week and shutting the government down over abortion. »9/22/15 3:35pm9/22/15 3:35pm

Huma Abedin Tweeted. What Happened Next Won't Surprise You.

Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin joined Twitter yesterday, which is a mistake. No one should ever tweet. But Abedin probably has to, and her first tweet was a response to presidential candidate Ben Carson’s very smart not at all bigoted comment that a Muslim shouldn’t ever be president: »9/22/15 12:15pm9/22/15 12:15pm

All of the Ways Last Night's GOP Debate Was Dangerously Wrong About Science


For every elected official who carefully educates themselves on the facts and research prior to making an informed decision, there are a dozen more who have no problem shooting their mouths off on talking points they do not understand. As we learned last night in the second Republican presidential primary debate, many… »9/17/15 2:30pm9/17/15 2:30pm

Heaven Help Us: Jezebel Liveblogs the GOP Presidential Debate

“Fascinated, the whole world followed after the beast. They worshiped the dragon because it gave its authority to the beast; they also worshiped the beast and said, “Who can compare with the beast or who can fight against it?” The beast was given a mouth uttering proud boasts and blasphemies, and it was given… »9/16/15 10:35pm9/16/15 10:35pm

Sarah Palin Has Definitely Not Completely Lost Her Shit

The Iran deal is looking more and more like an inevitability, but that didn’t stop the accord’s opponents from gathering in Washington to protest on Wednesday. Among the rally’s speakers were Donald Trump, his new bromantic partner Ted Cruz, and a Star of David necklace-wearing Sarah Palin, who used to be governor of… »9/10/15 5:30pm9/10/15 5:30pm