February 19, 2015

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As GOP Blocks 'Bomb Train' Oversight, One Explodes

Filed by Terrance Heath | February 19, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

While conservatives play to an anti-science base and allow corporate donors to put private profit above public safety, the rest of us are left to wonder: when and where will the next "bomb train" go off?Read More


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Michigan Doctor Refuses to Treat Baby With Two Moms

Filed by John M. Becker | February 19, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

A pediatrician in Michigan refused to provide medical care for a six-day-old baby girl -- because the infant has two moms. And it's all perfectly legal.Read More


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Louisiana Police Arresting Men for Consensual Sex, Again

Filed by John M. Becker | February 19, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana arrested two men last week for having sex in the back of a car - and charged them with "crimes against nature," in violation of the Constitution.Read More


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LGBT Catholic Group Says it Received Vatican Welcome

Filed by John M. Becker | February 19, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Catholic pro-LGBT group New Ways Ministry says it was welcomed on Wednesday at a papal audience in Vatican City for the first time in its 38-year history.Read More