Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas tries once again to erode privacy laws using CISPA, or the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. Obama has already threatened to veto the measure.
In his scathing critique, the former U.S. Senator from Wyoming blasts Teapublicans as ‘seethers’ who are as ‘rigid as a fireplace poker, but without the occasional warmth.’
In the mind of the GOP, nothing says ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’ like dehumanizing women and attacking their reproductive rights.
The general assembly of Alabama has passed a bill allowing religious employers to deny their female employees contraception.
by Nathaniel Downes •
On Friday, the TSA announced the termination of the single largest contract for full body scanners, to the relief of privacy advocates and modest Americans everywhere.
by Egberto Willies •
She does not owe the gay or straight community a reason for her actions or how she chooses to discuss her sexuality.
by The Rambling Fool •
The social networking giant is requiring nearly 300 million votes in the next three days, otherwise it’s ready to dump all premise of user privacy.
by Liberal Lamp Post •
Every social and political activist using social media must read this.
by Leah Taylor •
Louisiana’s charter schools once again shame the nation.
In March, Addictinginfo reported on a dangerous anti-abortion bill being considered by the Republican dominated Kansas House of Representatives. We are now horrified to report that the Kansas House has passed that bill and it now goes to the Senate.
On Wednesday night, the April 11th edition of The Daily Show ran a segment all about the Oklahoma Personhood Act
Senate Republicans in Arizona have passed a bill that bans abortion after 18 weeks of pregnancy and forces women to endure transvaginal ultrasounds before having an abortion.
According to The Quad-City Times, HB 4085 requires ‘that women about to undergo an abortion be asked if they want to see an image of the fetus.’
Despite the fact that science suggests that fetuses can only feel pain after the 24th week of pregnancy, Republicans in Georgia declared that fetal pain occurs at week 20 in legislation that also bans abortion after the same time.
Missouri Republicans Pass Two Anti-Abortion Bills Allowing Employers And Doctors To Deny Women Birth Control
On Thursday, Missouri Senate and House Republicans passed two bills that could cripple women’s access to abortion and contraception.
by Kimberley Johnson •
In a continued effort to work against the American people, House Republicans blocked a measure 236-184 (that’s every single voting House Republican) that would have allowed the Federal Communications Committee to prevent employers from asking for and obtaining Facebook passwords from workers.
When we think of anti-abortion fanatics and anti-abortion legislation, we think of states like Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Kansas. We certainly don’t think of Rhode Island.
Addicting Info has strived to bring our readers the Doonesbury comic strip every day this week. The reason we have done this (in case you haven’t noticed) is because several newspapers chose to censor it.
After losing five of his sponsors following four days of publicly harassing and trashing the reputation of Georgetown University Law School student Sandra Fluke over the topic of contraception, Rush Limbaugh wrote what looks like a weak and reluctant apology on his website Saturday.