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Christian conservatives want to regulate sex — and deny it to the poor

It should come as no surprise that Church authorities want an exclusive license to grant “legitimate” sexual privileges.
Wall Street Journal editor Bret Stephens -- (CNN screen grab)

WSJ editor: Trump needs to be destroyed in the November election to teach GOP voters a lesson

"I want to make a vote that makes sure he is the biggest loser in presidential history since, I don’t know, Alf Landon.”
Angry preacher (Shutterstock)

DC police warn proselytizing Christians not to hound atheists at Reason Rally or face arrest

Police warned Christians they'd need a separate permit to hold their own gathering at the event later this week.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (Screenshot)

Dems blast ‘disgraceful’ GOP-led anti-abortion panel for naming doctor in ‘reckless’ press release

A Tennessee Republican who opposes abortion is leading an investigation into abortion practitioners but denies the probe is politically motivated.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is the process of shooting water mixed with sand and chemicals deep into the earth to crack rock formations and bring up oil and natural gas trapped inside (AFP Photo/David Mcnew)

Here’s how harmful gas from fracking can contribute to climate change

Natural gas is mostly methane, which has strong global warming impacts.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh, attorney Sandra Fluke

Ouch: Conservative writer warns Limbaugh ‘he’s going to get a pay cut’ thanks to Sandra Fluke

"What's amazing is that, after all of those companies came out and announced they were going to boycott the Limbaugh show, they stuck by it."
Donald Trump speaks in New York City on Sept. 3, 2015. (a katz / Shutterstock.com)

Judge orders release of Trump University documents

A federal judge overseeing a lawsuit filed against Donald Trump ordered the release of internal documents of Trump University, a defunct online education program co-founded in 2005 by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
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Seniors are lighting up to cure what ails them as they trade pills for pot

With a half-dozen more states likely to have legalization on the ballot (and win) this year and medical marijuana coming to more, grandma and grandpa are set to become even more interested.
Katie Couric (Shutterstock)

Katie Couric accused of making gun rights leader look ‘stupid’ with ‘deceptive editing’

Couric's documentary, Under the Gun, was billed as a balanced look at the gun control debate.
Sonia Ulrich (center) with friends Monica and Marla -- Facebook

‘These gals stopped a rape last night’: How 3 women kept a stranger from being roofied in LA

"How well do you know that guy?’ I was expecting to hear ‘We just met,’ but I got: ‘He’s one of my best friends.'”
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaking at a town meeting at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

‘A capacity to move voters’: Will California be Bernie Sanders’ golden state?

Sanders has outspent Clinton on advertising and his ground game is strong; he has more than 55,000 volunteers in the state who have made more than two million phone calls, according to the campaign.