Louisiana charter school tells pregnant girls to... →
shortformblog: In a Louisiana public school, female students who are suspected of being pregnant are told that they must take a pregnancy test. Under school policy, those who are pregnant or refuse to take the test are kicked out and forced to undergo home schooling. Welcome to Delhi Charter School, in Delhi, Louisiana, a school of 600 students that does not believe its female students have a...
14 Wacky "Facts" Kids Will Learn in Louisiana's... →
motherjones: dallalicious: 1. Dinosaurs and humans probably hung out 2. Dragons were totally real 3. “God used the Trail of Tears to bring many Indians to Christ.” 4. Africa needs religion 5. Slave masters were nice guys 6. The KKK was A-OK 7. The Great Depression wasn’t as bad as the liberals made it sound 8. SCOTUS enslaved fetuses 9. The Red Scare isn’t over yet 10. Mark Twain and...
pablogerudo: Being body positive doesn’t mean you have to find every body type attractive. It’s okay to not find thin girls attractive, or only be attracted to meaty boys. It’s also okay to not find fat girls attractive, or to only be attracted to skinny boys. Or anyone in between! Just as long as you recognize that it’s only your personal preference and not some kind of fundamental flaw in...
Live Video at 1 p.m.: NYS Comptroller Thomas... →
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Local fracking bans under threat →
Maps: The Secrets Drillers Can Hide About the... →
Oil and gas put pressure on Aberdeen offices -... →
There was this really beautiful horse at horse camp. He could jump really high...– A teen girl in my library, telling me about her experience at a summer horse camp. I thought it was a good demonstration of the truly different world the 1% sometimes live in. On the bright side, the girl did have a good time at the camp. (via featherloom)
When gays get so angry about a chicken sandwich, it is because Chick-fil-A has...– Conor Gaughan - “We Are Not Arguing Over Chicken” (Huffington Post) As a straight, white, suburban dad, i can say without fear of hyperbole that this is the civil rights battle of our time. This restaurant chain is funding hate groups - that’s what we would call it if they were funding anti-mixed...
State OKs gas drilling at Dutch Fork Lake -... →
Fracks, Lies and Videotape « No Fracking Way →
Geologists: Governor’s claim of $1 trillion worth... →
Alcoa gets contract for Marcellus drill pipe -... →
Shale drilling boosts development in Cecil |... →
Person who fought in WWII says Mike Kelly is full... →
stfuconservatives: Senator Daniel Inouye is a Democrat from Hawaii who served in WWII during Pearl Harbor. Unsurprisingly, he says the ugly reality of war is in no way comparable to insurance plans covering birth control. “I witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor and had the privilege of serving in the United States Army during World War II,” Inouye said in a statement. “It is complete nonsense...
I can’t tell you much more about the customers today, because of my limited...– Thats more from our anonymous gay Chick-fil-A employee who is speaking out after yesterday’s record-setting sales day for the chicken company. Bigotry sells! (via newsweek)
So, critics of Christianity get roasted by...
abaldwin360: carolinadevil: abaldwin360: Not agreeing with your religion is not bigotry. Calling you out for hate and bigotry IS NOT BIGOTRY. I can’t even imagine the leaps in ‘logic’ it takes to think like this.c I keep getting the people that scream “freedom of religion” or “free speech.” Those people need to understand that until the cops come in and throw their CEO in jail, no one...
"By the People, For the People: Posters from the... →
bohemianarthouse: From the website: “The ‘By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943’ collection consists of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal. Of the 2,000 WPA posters known to exist, the Library of Congress’s collection of more than 900 is the largest. These striking...
Employers, invest in your workers - Washington... →
Drilling research suffers from lack of funding -... →
Preparing for the worst - Washington Greene PA Gas... →
After Act 13 ruling, Cecil asks that MarkWest suit... →
Let me tell you something: as someone who faces sexism on a very personal level,...– stfusexists. (via historicalslut) still so fucking good (via methodistcoloringbook) Hey I wrote that (via flapjackstate)
Act 13 ruling good for communities - Washington... →
Wenonah Hauter: Got Shale? What Marylanders Should... →
Thousands of Americans unite in Washington to... →
Open records’ an oxymoron with DEP -... →
Alexander Lotorto (by Press Action)
Calvin Tillman, Former Mayor of DISH, TX: Making a... →
Author of US fracking study had gas industry ties:... →
"Voluntary" Work Program Run in Private Detention... →
tortillachronicles: Is there a loophole that allows CCA to use undocumented labor at below minimum wage to help run their detention centers, and what are the immigrants’ rights as workers? In response to the question above, a spokesperson at the Department of Labor directed questions about workers in immigration detention centers to ICE. ICE did not directly address the question of what...