Scientists doing work. Hngh! Are you listening, Walgreens? [Read more…]
Woman elected to Iranian Parliament being prevented from serving for going outside without a head scarf.
In the recent election in Iran a number of reformists managed to win seats. One of them was Minoo Khaleghi who is *gasp* a woman: Minoo Khaleghi easily won a seat in the Iranian Parliament in February, part of a wave of independents and reformists who now have the numbers to wrest authority from the [Read More…]
Ok, so the Reason Rally is coming up. You may recall that I’ll be there squawking the national anthem. They’re doing one last fundraising push that is actually going very, very well, but more would still make a big difference. Our coalition members and just a handful of key donors have financed the majority of [Read More…]
Cliven Bundy is suing various members of the federal government: Sen. Harry Reid, Reid’s son, Judge Gloria Navarro, and President Obama: Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, jailed for his role in instigating an armed standoff with federal authorities in 2014, alleges a vast conspiracy to violate his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. The [Read More…]
In response to North Carolina suing the DOJ, Loretta Lynch held a press conference yesterday to announce that the DOJ would be suing the state of North Carolina. She pulled very, very few punches: To quote a part of her speech: “This is not the first time that we have seen discriminatory responses to historic moments [Read More…]
A group of Hasidic rabbis who formed a private school are upset over laws being enforced that say the school must actually teach secular subjects and, y’know, educate its students: Pray for us! That’s the message a leading Hasidic rabbi gave to his thousands of followers in response to the city Education Department’s investigation into [Read More…]
A British headmaster at the Acorn School in Nailsworth has gotten some attention for claiming that fiction such as Harry Potter can cause mental illness in children: Can reading “Harry Potter,” “The Hunger Games” and “The Lord of the Rings” cause brain damage in children? The principal of a British private school says yes. In [Read More…]
Arkansas man wants to raise $23 million to overthrow the government. Wants bible taught instead of common core.
An Arkansas man by the name of Maverick Dean Bryan (yes, he’s really named Maverick) has had enough of kids being taught science and math in a fashion laid out by educational experts. He thinks he knows better and is apparently willing to hang government officials in order to prove it: According to court documents, [Read More…]
Man, the hucksters at crisis pregnancy centers are getting a lot of my time today. At least this bit is amusing as well as depressing: As I said in my previous post: crisis pregnancy centers pretend to be a medical office, but are really just a propaganda rooms which try to convince women to not have abortions. [Read More…]
In 2009 it was concluded by his Archdiocese in Detroit that Rev. Kenneth Kaucheck molested a 16 year-old girl. He was subsequently removed from his positions within the Church: The Rev. Kenneth Kaucheck, 69, was banned from public ministry by the Archdiocese of Detroit in 2009 after church officials determined he had sexual misconduct in the 1970s with a 16-year-old girl he [Read More…]