Most Americans Don’t Think Religious-Based Discrimination Should Be Lawful

June 22, 2017

… Mormons, 58 percent of whom favored religiously based refusals in 2015. By the following year, just 42 percent were in favor and 52 percent were opposed. PRRI This change appears to be part of a larger shift in the way religious Americans view a number of LGBTQ issues. Most religious groups today support same-sex marriage, Jones added. The religious groups in which majorities oppose same-sex marriage make up less than 20 percent of the public. A majority of Americans in …

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6 Tactics For Dealing With Political Stress

June 21, 2017

… in your inbox? Spend all your stolen minutes reading articles on Facebook? Watch the evening news for three hours after work? 2. Be proactive Responding to a Facebook post or tweet does little to no good, other than to vent your feelings, Klapow said. Instead, it often provokes further arguments that are fueled by miscommunication and misunderstanding. Call your representatives and senators to voice your opinion on hot-button issues, volunteer with local organizations, raise awareness …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… first two years after Marcario took the top spot in 2014. But she grew dismayed as environmental and climate issues took a backseat in the 2016 election, despite the stark difference between the two top candidates views. She worried the vicious mudslinging of the election would turn off voters. George Frey/Getty Images completely closed down 500 million all $10 millionNov. 28 blog post grew up campingtold Field & Stream magazine threatenedpulled out of the show review all national …

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London fire: Queen reflects on ‘sombre national mood’ – BBC News

June 17, 2017

… told BBC Newsnight the government was doing all it could to help. The PM said: “I’ve heard stories yesterday from the emergency services about the issues around the fire. “That’s why I came straight back to Downing Street and I ordered a public inquiry. “And we’ll make sure that takes place as soon as possible to get to the bottom of this.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May says 5m will be available for …

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NRA TV Host Falsely Claims Kim Kardashian Is Mentally Unfit To Own A Gun

June 10, 2017

Specifically, Kim Kardashian. website supporting In a video released June 9 that has since been deleted (but preserved by Media Matters), Noir suggests its Kardashian who has mental issues that should prevent her from gun ownership. She stressed shes not against gun ownership. After she was robbed at gunpoint in Parisin October, she said she knows how important it is to be safe and have armed security. cries and has flashbacksto the violence. reaction to being victimized by violence. …

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Jessica Simpson Is Being Mom-Shamed For Sharing Her Daughter’s Bikini Photo

June 9, 2017

… protecting her! another tweeted. This woman needs to grow some brains and discernment. You dont exploit young children in bathing suits all over social media. Any adult who looks at this LITTLE girl as something other then playing outside and having fun has issues, one fan commented. Anyone who doesnt like what this baby is wearing should unfollow. Simpson has yet to respond, but we look forward to her confusingly recounting the experience on The Ellen DeGeneres Show a couple years down the …

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General election 2017: Manifesto guide on where the parties stand – BBC News

June 8, 2017

In the final week of campaigning before the general election on 8 June, find out where political parties stand on key issues. Read more in our methodology. Compare parties’ manifesto pledges ahead of the 2017 general election. Includes Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems, UKIP, Green Party, SNP, Plaid Cymru, DUP, Sinn Fein and other parties. @-webkit-keyframes spinnerRotate { from{-webkit-transform:rotate(0deg);} to{-webkit-transform:rotate(360deg);} } @-moz-keyframes spinnerRotate { …

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Actually, Mike Pence, Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With A ‘Liberal’ Agenda

June 3, 2017

… the table as the rest of the world addresses these issues. Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is misguided, and harms the ongoing effort to fight climate change while also isolating us from our allies. Murkowski addressed Trumps decision on Thursday, KTOO reported: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) According to the Times Free Press, Alexander said in a statement Friday that while he doesnt think withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is catastrophic for climate progress, he believes the most …

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Trump Sought Reassurance From Fox News Before He Dumped Climate Pact

June 2, 2017

… She added: He was excited about this today; it was going to be a big speech and a lot of people would be excited about it. However, there would be people that would be upset and disappointed.He would do his best to explain. Guilfoyle has a law degree and has worked for Fox News since 2006, beginning with a program that focused on crime and legal issues. The gushing Guilfoyle recently revealed that shes on a short list of candidates to replace White House press secretary Sean Spicer,who …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… Susan Biniaz, the State Departments former lawyer on climate change issues, told Thursday. We negotiated it largely to U.S. specifications and to fix the Kyoto problems. Reuters Photographer / Reuters 6. Yet, under this agreement, we are effectively putting these [energy] reserves under lock and key, taking away the great wealth of our nation its great wealth, its phenomenal wealth. Natural gas, made cheap by a drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is largely …

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Election blind dates: Peter Stringfellow and Mary Beard – BBC News

June 2, 2017

… social exclusion in this country is so unfair that if higher taxation could solve that, surely that’s a good thing? Did you convince him on anything?: I thought the place I made the best hit actually was on taxation because I didn’t think that Peter had a very good answer to the absolute blatant unfairness of social division. I think I did rather better on taxation than I did on the feminist issues. I think he’s rather more practised at dealing with that actually. What about …

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Trump Grants Ethics Waivers To 17 Top White House Staffers

June 1, 2017

… waiver allows all Trump executive appointees to communicate with news organizations. The covers Bannon, who was executive chairman of the far-right site Breitbart News until he joined the Trump campaign last year. Without the waiver, Bannon would be barred from meeting with Breitbart. In addition to the boldfaced names, four staffers were granted waivers to deal with issues they recently worked on as lobbyists in the private sector. Shahira Knight, who is a special assistant for tax and …

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Report: Trump Tells ‘Confidants’ U.S. Will leave Paris Climate Deal

… pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they had hoped were long settled. Although he tweeted that he would make a decision next week, his apparent reluctance to embrace the first legally binding global climate deal that was signed by 195 countries clearly annoyed German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read the full report …

May 28, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… focus on issues that pump up his base voters. Trump has scheduled a political rally for next week in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The White House said other similar events are in the planning stages. What we really want to be able to do is tend to our business, Mike Rounds, a Republican Senator from South Dakota, told Reuters. Weve got a healthcare bill were working on. Weve got tax reform that we think is important. He talks when he shouldnt, he said. (Reporting by Jeff Mason, Richard Cowan and …

May 27, 2017
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New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

… elected district attorneys looking to reform criminal sentencing laws and police departments. As criminal justice reporter Radley Balko : In a few places, such as Philadelphia, Chicago and Houston, the new DAs were elected specifically after campaigning on policing issues, or in response to a past incumbents inattention to police abuse. If this bill passes, a U.S. attorney more sympathetic to law enforcement could thwart those efforts by, for example, charging a high-profile victim of police …

May 27, 2017
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Parties ‘were close to Brexit agreement’, says Foster – BBC News

… :link, .bbc-news-vj-iframe-wrapper :visited { text-decoration: underline; } .bbc-news-vj-iframe-wrapper :focus { outline: thin dotted invert; } .bbc-news-vj-iframe-wrapper a { font-size: 1em; } .bbc-news-vj-iframe-wrapper iframe { -webkit-overflow-scrolling: touch; /* Allow scroll when using VoiceOver */ } Secretary of State James Brokenshire extended the talks deadline until 29 June. At the time he said some progress had been made, but that there were still a number of outstanding issues. The …

May 22, 2017
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Interior Secretary Claims He’s Made No Decision On Bears Ears. His Comments Raise Some Doubts.

… but also a number of other public lands issues. Lyman also said theres no question the Trump administration is moving in a certain direction when it comes to monument designations. Bruce Adams, chairman of the San Juan County Commission, also disputed the the E&E report. Although he hadnt read the story, Adams told HuffPost that at no point did Zinke tell the commission hes made up his mind. 27 American national monuments that together span more than 11 million acres of land and about …

May 20, 2017
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Biden Reportedly Slams Hillary: ‘I Never Thought She Was The Correct Candidate’

I never thought she was the correct candidate, Biden said at the SALT conference in Las Vegas, according to Fusion reporter Hamilton Nolan.I thought I was the correct candidate. No man or woman should announce for the presidency unless they genuinely believe that for that moment in the nations history they are the most qualified person to deal with the issues facing the country, TheStreet quoted him as saying. I had planned on running for president, and although it would have been a very …

May 19, 2017
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