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NRA: Voters ‘sent a loud and clear message’ about gun rights - The Washington Post

In electing Donald Trump as president, American voters “sent a loud and clear message” that gun rights are to be protected, the National Rifle Association’s chief lobbyist said.<p>“In the face of threats against their constitutional freedoms, NRA members and Second Amendment supporters rallied to …

Clinton Is a Threat to the 2nd Amendment—and the 1st

Donald Trump is a clear menace to our democratic form of government, the rule of law and my James Madison bobblehead. The teenage Ted Cruz could …

'Microstamping' technology could help police crack down on gun crimes — if the gun lobby allows it

When someone shoots up a neighborhood with a semiautomatic weapon, the shooter usually leaves evidence behind — not only the bullets fired, but also the spent casings ejected from the gun as a fresh round loads. Ballistics experts can match distinctive marks the firing process leaves on the bullets …

Guns

Voters Strengthen Gun Control Measures in 3 States

Nevada, California and Washington all voted in favor of enhanced gun control on Tuesday, while Maine narrowly rejected universal background checks …

Dear Lefties: If You Don't 'Feel Safe,' You Can Always Buy Some Guns

After Donald Trump’s smashing electoral victory earlier this week, a familiar liberal phenomenon was given new life: the “I-don’t-feel-safe” …

Guns

Research Shows That Gun Control Works, Duh

It seems like a no-brainer, but there aren't very many comprehensive studies of this nature.<p>New research shows that gun control laws lead to fewer …

Guns

A Resounding Vote Against Due Process and the Second Amendment

Like a California law that took effect last January, the gun control initiative that Washington voters overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday authorizes …

How can dogmatic pro-choicers reconcile their defence of woman’s right to choose, but not of a girl’s right to live?

There is something about aborting a fetus because she is a girl, as opposed to aborting a fetus for any of the other innumerable reasons women decide …

Harvard still has a boys’ club problem: Exclusive all-male club claims the very presence of women would put them in danger

Harvard final club doesn’t want to admit women because it could increase “the potential for sexual misconduct”<p>In a letter to the Harvard Crimson about famed 225-year-old all-male final club The Porcellian Club, graduate club president Charles M. Storey protested what he sees as the university’s …

Nicola Sturgeon: Scots to be allowed to change gender so they are neither male nor female

Scottish adults and children could be allowed to legally change their gender without any medical diagnosis or treatment and decide they are neither men nor women, under an overhaul of the law promised by Nicola Sturgeon.<p>The First Minister said that one of her top priorities if she wins May’s …

'Girl Meets World' star opens up about how being cat called at age 12 made her a feminist

<i>Girl Meets World</i> star Rowan Blanchard opened up to <i>Interview Magazine</i> about the first time she was catcalled at just 12-years old — the sexism she had …

Drug-Resistant Malaria Is On The Verge Of Spreading Into India

In Southeast Asia, the malaria parasite has been steadily building resistance to the drug that's used to treat it. This scary news, but even worse: …

Public Health

How to make Malaria history

<b>Mosquitoes and History</b><p>In 1801, Napoleon Bonaparte was reaching the peak of his power, and he was determined to recapture France’s lost empire in the …

Public Health

Historian discovers evidence of malaria from the Early Middle Ages

Malaria is one of the most devastating diseases on the globe. According to the World Health Organization, there were 198 million cases of malaria …

Medieval

Malaria antibodies discovery brings vaccine closer to reality, say researchers

A team of international researchers have made a major step towards a vaccine to for malaria, something scientists have long been trying to achieve as the disease kills up to 600,000 people each year.<p>There have been two major roadblocks – scientists did not know what part of the disease the immune …

'Groundbreaking' malaria discovery holds hope for new treatments

Malaria was responsible for approximately 584,000 deaths in 2013, the majority of which were among children in Africa. Now, researchers from Michigan …

Interesting Facts and Statistics about Malaria

What is Malaria?<p>Unlike most infections that are caused by bacteria and viruses, there is no malaria virus or bacteria that causes the infection. The …

Public Health

How to win the fight against malaria

In January, the New York Times highlighted how insecticide treated nets meant to protect people from mosquitoes and malaria are now being used to …

A Warning From the Heart of Malaria Research

A Veteran Doctor Fears the Rise of a Drug-Resistant Strain Will Help the Disease Spread<p>Bangkok<p>Despite a sharp drop in malaria-related deaths over the past decade, a veteran doctor here, in the heart of the world’s malaria belt, says now is the time to wage a large-scale battle with the …

Malaria

2015 Harvard Malaria Competition

A $10,000 Student Competition to Raise Awareness to Defeat Malaria<p><b>The Need –</b><p>Each year, over 600,000 people—mostly children under the age of five in …

Harvard

Photo of the Week: Stephen Curry, the President’s Dogs, and the Fight against Malaria - United Nations Foundation

New friends were made this week in the fight against malaria.<p>On Wednesday, <i>Nothing But Nets</i> Champion and NBA star Stephen Curry visited the White …