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Planned Parenthood Is in Deep Trouble With the Law. This Could Be a Turning Point.

We are living through a remarkable time in history. Almost daily, those in influential positions who once appeared untouchable are falling out of …

Planned Parenthood
New England

Anti-Price Gouging Legislation Endangers Floridians | Tricia Beck-Peter

In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, a category 4 hurricane, 1.5 million Floridians have been ordered by Governor Rick Scott to “Run for [their] …

Black Lives Matter Activists Shut Down London City Airport By Occupying Its Runway

Flights were disrupted at London City Airport early Tuesday after nine protesters from Black Lives Matter U.K. got onto the runway and “locked …

London City Airport
Economics

Business inventories have ballooned to 'crisis levels'

They're now back where they'd been in January 2013. Sales are adjusted for seasonal and trading-day differences, but not for price changes. And since January 2013, the consumer price index rose 2.8%! This is why the US economy has looked so crummy.<p>That's bad enough. But it gets much worse.<p>Total …

Markets

Stop pretending right-wing Christians are being persecuted. They’re the ones who just overturned LGBT equality in Houston

Think there’s a war on Christianity? When was the last time Christians’ equal rights were put up to a public vote?<p>The LGBT movement suffered a demoralizing defeat yesterday in Houston, TX. A non-discrimination ordinance, known as the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO, was overturned by …

LGBTQI
Faith

An atheist explains the real consequences of adopting an atheistic worldview

If you love to listen to the Cold Case Christianity podcast, as I do, then you know that in a recent episode, J. Warner Wallace mentioned a blog post …

American Philosophy

An "Austrian" Economist's Advice For Greece & The EU

For months, now, the mass media and the financial markets have anxiously watched and waited to see the outcome of a war of words, accusations, and …

The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken

The Revolutionary War ended in 1783 and photography was invented in the 1820s and 1830s, so most of the veterans of the war didn’t live long enough …

Veterans
Black History

Children of Civil War Veterans Still Walk Among Us, 150 Years After the War

To their living sons and daughters, the soldiers in blue and gray are flesh and blood, not distant figures in history books.<p>How many people alive today can say that their father was a Civil War soldier who shook hands with Abraham Lincoln in the White House? Fred Upham can.<p>Despite sounding like a …

'Sickening' Smell of American Civil War Described by Battle of Gettysburg Nurse

Book describes what the US Civil War smelt like to 23-year-old nurse<p>The stench of the US Civil War has been described by a nurse who served at the …

Amazing American Civil War photos turned into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s, but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black-and-white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

War

Atheist Group Files Legal Complaint Against Georgia School District for Allegedly Promoting Christianity, Prayer

The American Humanist Association filed a legal complaint Monday against Hall County Schools in Gainesville, Georgia, for allegedly promoting …

17 states sue Obama for executive order on immigration: Texas attorney general

A coalition of 17 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday saying it acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants who are in the country without the proper documents.<p>The case being led by Texas and filed at the Federal …

A Beginner’s Guide to Mapping Early America with Basic GIS

Over the past couple years, friends have asked me a lot about maps and mapping software—questions I probably have no business fielding. I’m not truly …

Grasping Reality with Both Hands: bradford