Karen Amaya

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Sign Petition: Stop the Otter Fur Trade in America and Canada

Because <b>39,438</b> otters are inhumanely killed for fur every year.<p>American and Canadian furs are traded at big auction houses in America and Canada and …

Sign the petition: HR 2748 was reintroduced from the former HR 3150

I just signed a petition to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate: We need Congress to pass HR 3150 so that hearing …

Born in the U.S.A? Reconsidering the Origins and Legacy of the Assembly Line | Society for US Intellectual History

<i>Emily Redman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is currently working on a book</i> …

Assembly to Hold Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas

Tuesday, August 12, 2014<p>The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will commence its fifth annual meeting in Dallas, …

Notice of Public Hearing

ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES<br>ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES<br>TASK FORCE ON NEW AMERICANS<p>NOTICE OF PUBLIC …

Immigration

Mexico Is a Killing Ground for Journalists | VICE News

On April 28, 2012, Mexican journalist Regina Martínez, the correspondent from Veracruz of <i>Proceso,</i> Mexico's, was found strangled in the bathroom of her home in Xalapa, Veracruz, in the Gulf of Mexico. Monday marked the second anniversary of her assassination and two years of impunity as no proper …

Olivier Voisin

Voisin was wounded by shrapnel on February 21, 2013, while covering the operations of an armed opposition group in Syria's Idlib province, according …

Mayada Ashraf

Mayada Ashraf, 23, a reporter with the daily <i>Al-Dustour</i>, was shot dead while covering clashes between security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood …

Nils Horner

Horner, 51, was shot in the head near the site of a January 2014 Taliban suicide attack on a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul's affluent Wazir Akbar Khan …

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.<p>In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling next to a man dressed in black. Foley reads a …

Faith Healing: Religious Freedom vs. Child Protection

We have written a lot about people who reject science-based medicine and turn to complementary/alternative medicine (<p>CAM), but what about people who …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Creationism in Texas public schools: Undermining the charter movement.

When public-school students enrolled in Texas’ largest charter program open their biology workbooks, they will read that the fossil record is …

Same-Sex Marriage Halted in Arkansas, Again

In the latest on-and-off-again development, Arkansas' highest court on Friday suspended a judge's ruling that struck down the ban on same-sex marriage in the state, which stopped the distribution of marriage licenses after hundreds had already been issued to same-sex couples.<p>The state Supreme Court …

LGBTQI

Marriage Equality and Religious Liberty: Another Chapter in the Story | Religion & Politics

(Matt Comer/QNotes)<p>On April 28, 2014, the United Church of Christ—joined by clergy from Lutheran, Baptist, Unitarian Universalist, and Jewish …

#RememberingMandela http://t.co/L0ptufxJdf

See Nelson Mandela's 'I Am Prepared To Die' Speech, Which Put Him In Prison For 27 Years

Before he was sentenced, he made a famous "speech from the dock," which ends with the words — in reference to his ideals and his country — "I am prepared to die."<p>The Mandela Foundation describes the trial this way:<p>In the Rivonia Trial Mr Mandela chose, instead of testifying, to make a speech from …

Spiritual Quotes Of Nelson Mandela, Champion Of The Human Spirit

Nelson Mandela has died, but the power of his spirit will endure forever.<p>Mandela was a key leader in the liberation of South Africa, and his struggle included 27 years in prison. Eventually elected President, the peaceful yet powerful way that Nelson Mandela freed South Africa from apartheid …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

10 Rookie Errors To Avoid

Photo courtesy of iStock.<p>Newly appointed police officers can find that it is quite challenging to transition from being a recruit officer in a …

Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country

Click here to view this image as a larger PDF<p>At least 778 executions were carried out in 2013 - up from at least 682 in 2012 - according to the latest global report from Amnesty International.<p>The report documents executions in 22 countries in 2013, a rise on the previous year when executions were …

Every Execution in U.S. History in a Single Chart

<i>This post was updated on April 25, 2017 to reflect most recent figures.</i><p><i>Mouse over or tap a bar in the chart to see the figures for that year.</i><p>Arkansas …

Equation: Blood Spatter a Math Matter

<i>Dexter</i> makes deciphering blood spatter look so easy. But the fact is, while crime scene investigators have always been able to determine the …

Cute Kid Note Of The Day: Three Sentences That Mean The World

Today's cute kid note is a love letter in a single, beautiful paragraph.<p><b>Title:</b> Thank You Dad<p><b>Author:</b> Josiah<p><b>Age:</b> 12<p><b>What it's so powerful:</b> "As a single male and unable to have children, I just completed an adoption of a 12yo. This is what he made for me," dad explained on Reddit.<p><b>Dad's advice:</b> Reddit …

SXSW 2014: Ranking All 25 Movies We Saw at This Year's Festival

Given the subarctic winter we've been experiencing in the Northeast this year, South by Southwest (SXSW), which takes place annually in balmy Austin, Texas, was something we were looking forward to even more than usual. Warm weather, spicy Mexican food, and the hottest movies imaginable all added …

No room in the jail, when we’re too tough on crime

Very few prison inmates will be in jail for the rest of their lives. The vast majority of them will be released. They are your fellow citizens and your future neighbours. If those behind bars are treated simply as the enemies of law-abiding citizens, they will be much more likely to act …

New Medical Device for Migraine Headaches: Is It Right for You?

Migraine headaches are characterized by intense throbbing pain, often on one side of the head. Associated symptoms are often nausea, vomiting, and worsening of the headache pain with light or sound. Other less frequent but associated symptoms can be changes or loss in vision, dizziness, numbness on …

Prosthetics