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'Atheists, homosexuals and transgender individuals' upset Alabama's chief justice

In a weirdly hostile and creepy press conference in Alabama this week, the state's Supreme Court Chief Justice complained about a variety of foes …

LGBTQI
Title IX

Ted Cruz Responds to Caitlyn Jenner With Transphobic Fearmongering

Ted Cruz continues to spread misinformation about the transgender community.<p>The Republican candidate called “bathroom bills” — legislation that …

Law student says he was almost expelled for writing in favor of gay marriage

He expected he would have to make minor changes—not rewrite the book.<p>In the middle of his final year at Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark …

Religion

The House of Representatives Just Fashioned A Heavily Overspending, Pork-Filled Defense Bill

This past week, the House’s armed services committee wrote, and reported out, the $610 billion FY2017 spending bill (“defense authorization”). Unleashing itself from past constraints, it diverted for pork spending a big piece of a $90 billion fund – by a striking threat to short-change the troops …

Military

North Korea party congress to show unity around Kim Jong Un

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is preparing to hold a once-in-a-generation congress of its ruling party that is intended to rally the nation behind leader Kim Jong Un and could provide an important glimpse into Kim's plans for the country's economy and military.<p>The congress, set to begin on Friday, is …

Sony's Smart Contacts Patent Imagines the Future of Sight

Picture tiny cameras on your eyeballs that download images when you blink on purpose.<p>The era of smart contacts in your eyes is still a way off but that doesn't mean people aren't already thinking about it, as evidenced by Sony's new smart contacts patent. The pitch? A camera on your eyeball that …