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Marital Rape Laws

Rape—any nonconsensual sexual intercourse— between non-spouses has always been illegal. However, until 1975, every state had a “marital exemption” …

South Carolina

Opinion: Actually, marriage isn't a defense for rape

In defending presidential candidate Donald Trump against a decades-old allegation of rape from a deposition, campaign surrogate Michael Cohen made an …

Long Island

Marital Rape by Mya A. - Letters to the Next President 2.0

September 22, 2016<p>Dear President of the United States:<p>Marital rape is non-consensual sex where the perpetrator is the victim’s spouse. Considering …

Depression

Best Dry Herb Vaporizers

• Dry Herbs + Concentrates<br>• Ease of use<br>• Functionality and Compatibility<p>Low Price<br>• High Quality<br>• Stealthy & Portable<p>The Three Types of Vaporizers:<p>All marijuana …

23 health benefits of marijuana

The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, with at least 61% of Americans in support.<p>Even though some medical benefits of …

Cannabis

8/18/16 - Top 10 Pros and Cons: Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?

medicalmarijuana.procon.org - Read powerful statements from Sanjay Gupta, Barack Obama, the FDA, the former Drug Czar, several physicians and medical …

Top 10

Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

There is more public support for marijuana law reform than ever before with new polls showing more than half the country is in favor of legalizing …

Cannabis

This Is Why Marijuana Should Be Legal Everywhere

A Gallup poll released on Tuesday reveals that for the first time in history, Americans are more in favor of legalizing marijuana than criminalizing it. 2013 has markedly been a successful year for marijuana legalization, with Colorado and Washington both passing laws to decriminalize the drug. …

Should marijuana be legal? 60 percent of Americans now say yes

As the question of whether marijuana should be legal comes up for a vote in several U.S. states in this upcoming election, support for legal pot is at its highest in nearly 50 years, according to a new poll.<p>The poll, from Gallup, found that 60 percent of Americans now say that using marijuana …

Cannabis

Why Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Labeled

Did you know that you have been enrolled in the largest research study ever conducted in the United States but you never signed a consent form or agreed to participate? That's because since 1996 you -- and basically everyone you know -- have been eating genetically modified foods.<p>Genetically …

Agriculture

Should Companies Be Required to Label Genetically Modified Foods?

Backers of the idea say consumers deserve to know what’s in the food they eat. Critics say labeling is a ploy to make consumers worry.<p>One of the biggest arguments in the food world these days involves products that have been genetically modified.<p>Consumer advocates have been pushing for rules …

Organisms

Why Label GMOs?

Depiction of what GMO labeling could look like, according to proposed legislation.<p><b>What Are Genetically Engineered Foods (GMOs)?</b> A genetically …

Agriculture

GMO Foods Should be Labeled

"We have the Right to Know What is in Our Food"<p>One of the most dangerous and least understood experiments with human health the world has ever known …

Agriculture

GMO Foods Should be Labeled, But Not for Safety: Bioethicist

Should labels be required for all food that contains genetically modified ingredients? Absolutely yes. But, not for the reason that is dividing Americans over GMOs.<p>The New York Times reports that the giants of the food industry are deeply split over the labeling issue. Monsanto and other companies …

Agriculture

Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide & Health Care Decisions – Part 1

Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide & Health Care Decisions:<br>Protecting Yourself & Your Family<p>Table of Contents | <b>Part 1 | Part 2</b><p><b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>The words …

Online Privacy

Terminal Illness and Euthanasia

'Proponents of physician-assisted suicide advocate its legalisation for those who are terminally ill. Opponents are concerned that safeguards to …

Attitudes of terminally ill patients toward euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>In jurisdictions that permit euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide, patients with cancer comprise the largest group to die by these …

Medicine

Death - whose decision? Euthanasia and the terminally ill

Introduction<p>The first person to choose a statutory sanctioned death with physician assistance was Bob Dent of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, …

Online Privacy

Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult decision’

<i>Janet Harris is the president of Upstream Analysis, a news and social-media analysis firm. She was previously the communications director of Emily’s List, a political action committee supporting Democratic pro-choice women running for office.</i><p>Planned Parenthood calls abortion “a difficult decision” …

Choice -- Reasons

Each person has a unique reason to be pro-choice. Here are some of ours.<p>I am pro-choice because I don't think there is any reason why a woman should …

Feminism

5 reasons a woman should have safe, legal access to abortion

Since the monumental 1973 Supreme Court case <i>Roe v. Wade,</i> abortion has been legal in the United States. However, over the past 43 years, state and …

Feminism

THE PRO-CHOICE ACTION NETWORK

Misconceptions About Abortion<p>This article refutes some common misconceptions about abortion.<p>Human life begins at conception.<p>There is no scientific …

Christian groups express concern over Trump's refugee ban

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the Trump administration seeks to move on to new issues, protest against his controversial refugee ban continue -- including from a community that supported him significantly during the election.<p>White evangelical voters backed President Donald Trump by 80% in the presidential election, …

Middle East

Trump ban increases chances of attack, says former CIA and defense chief

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's travel ban increases the possibility of an attack on America, former CIA Director and US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CNN's Christiane Amanpour.<p>Panetta, who served under President Barack Obama, also said there is "no question" that the ban is based on …

Donald Trump

Trump's cabinet nominees

President-elect Trump has about 4,000 government positions to fill, including some of the most important posts in the US government. He has focused on people with business, instead of government experience as he aims to make good on his promise to shake up Washington. But he has also picked a less …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump UK state visit to be debated in Parliament

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Members of the UK parliament are to hold a debate on President Donald Trump's controversial state visit.<p>The debate, which will be held in the House of Commons on February 20, comes after a petition calling for the invite to be scrapped attracted over 1.6 million signatures.<p>A counter …

Donald Trump

What's a constitutional crisis -- and are we in one?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Less than two weeks into Donald Trump's presidency, the United States is staring down the barrel of a crisis echoing the fraught final months that ended with Richard Nixon's resignation in August 1974.<p>"I have not seen either lawless behavior or civil servants calling out lawless behavior …

Donald Trump

Republicans suspend committee rules, advance Mnuchin, Price nominations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Republicans took an extraordinary step Wednesday to move forward with two of President Donald Trump's top Cabinet nominees after confronting a boycott from Democrats.<p>Republican lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee -- the panel that oversees the nominations of Steve Mnuchin to be …

Donald Trump