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In Ferguson, Court Fines And Fees Fuel Anger

To understand some of the distrust of police that has fueled protests in Ferguson, Mo., consider this: In 2013, the municipal court in Ferguson — a city of 21,135 people — issued 32,975 arrest warrants for nonviolent offenses, mostly driving violations.<p>A new report released the week after 18-year …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Boy Scouts See Ranks Shrink After Policy Shift on Gays

The Boy Scouts of America have lost six percent of their members since changing their policy on gay participants, the group said Wednesday.<p>The …

The case for gay marriage is made in the freedom of religion

Freedom of religion is a hard-won principle. In Europe, the wars of religion raged for over a century before the Peace of Westphalia solidified freedom of religion <i>for rulers</i> in 1648. Freedom of religion for ordinary citizens was much slower in coming: the Bill of Rights to the US Constitution was a …

LGBTQI

In Wake of Delivery Delays, Amazon Offers Gift Cards to Customers

Amazon announced Thursday that it would offer a form of restitution to its aggrieved customers after shipping problems prevented orders from being …

Customers

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