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By Suevon Lee, ProPublica, Jan. 7, 2013 U.S. gun policy is set by both state and federal law. We previously published an explainer on the ways states have eased gun restrictions. But federal policy, too, has become more gun friendly in Read more...
The Progressive Puppy: Fundamentalists ridicule new-found fossil that supports evolution Post Tenebras Lux: About the real origin of those Tea Partie Read more...
Boy, this just keeps keeping worse, doesn't it? I would like to add this perspective: In the first half of the last century, it was extremely common Read more...
I've mentioned before that I had a miscarriage several years ago. Emotionally, the scars lasted for years and years. My poor sister, pregnant again Read more...
This is certainly good news. I don't know if it has a snowball's chance in hell of passing, but you never know: Senators Chris Dodd (D-CT), Patrick L Read more...

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The ACLU's Jameel Jaffer does a great job here and explains what needs to happen in regard to torture prosecutions: Jaffer: I disagree with former Vi Read more...
Who ever could have guessed that an NSA analyst would look at someone's personal emails for their own purposes? (And of course, how certain are we t Read more...
No, it didn't go away. In fact, the daughter of one of my best friends was just diagnosed: Two more New Yorkers have died with confirmed cases of swi Read more...
White House attorneys are quite capable of coming up with creative legal arguments. The problem, though, is that judges aren’t willing to reward the Read more...
American Civil Liberties Union: The Senate passed an unconstitutional spying bill and granted sweeping immunity to phone companies. Obama had promised Read more...