After the departure of abusive men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, Rutgers is once again in hot water over the new athletic director Julie Hermann, who reportedly engaged in abusive activities herself. Dave Zirin and former New Jersey Gov. Richard Codey... watch
The Washington Post’s Ed O’Keefe talks about the Disaster Relief Fund and whether it will be applied to the Oklahoma tornado. O’Keefe also shares his thoughts on the reaction to Obama’s counterterrorism speech. watch
"On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight." - Boy Scout Pledge... read more
The Boy Scouts of America on Thursday voted to lift its ban on openly gay children, in what LGBT advocates hope will be the first step toward bringing full equality to one of the nation’s oldest and most prominent leadership institutions.... read more
House lawmakers considered yet another anti-abortion bill on Thursday, this one courtesy of Arizona Rep. Trent Franks—whose earlier works included a bill that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy for anyone living in the District of Columbia. Since that bill drew fire from D.C. residents and never made it to the House floor... read more
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld couldn’t say whether or not he supported marriage equality in an interview this week with Larry King, but he did suggest that allowing gay couples to marry could kind of, sort of, lead to polygamy.... read more
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