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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) [WTVJ-TV]

Florida’s attorney general moves to stop lesbian couple from divorcing

Pam Bondi’s petition to Broward County Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen argued that 41-year-old Heather Brassner should not receive a divorce in absentia from Megan Lade because they entered a civil union in Vermont in 2002.
Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Oct. 21, 2014 [YouTube]

Colorado reporter fact-checks Megyn Kelly: No, you can’t print ballots from home

Kelly said that the law, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) last year, “literally allows residents to print ballots from their home computers, then encourages them to turn ballots over to ‘collectors’ in what appears to be an effort to do away with traditional polling places.”
A view of "Moai" statues in Ahu Akivi, on Easter Island, 4,000 km (2486 miles) west of Santiago, in this photo taken October 31, 2003. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Easter Island’s ancient inhabitants weren’t so lonely after all, genetic study reveals

They lived on a remote dot of land in the middle of the Pacific, 2,300 miles (3,700 km) west of South America and 1,100 miles (1,770 km) from the closest island, erecting huge stone figures that still stare enigmatically from the hillsides.
Pistol and ammunition lying on table (Credit: Shutterstock)

Indiana dad cleaning gun shoots 9-month-old son in the head, and himself in the leg

"You can’t help that. If he’s choking, you can help that. If he’s cut, you can help that. You can’t help a baby that’s been shot in the head."
Actor Felicia Day at the Hollyshorts Haiti Charity VIP Webisode Celebration (s_bukley / Shutterstock.com)

Gamergate’s anti-woman agenda made clear: Actor Felicia Day threatened for speaking up

Gamer and actor Felicia Day has had her personal details posted online just minutes after making her first public statement about Gamergate -- in which she expressed fear about saying anything at all, in case she was targeted as a result.
Mark Dayton attack ad (Screen capture)

Minnesota GOP ignores grandmother’s plea to stop using murdered boy’s photo in attack ad

Eric Dean was killed in February of 2013 by his stepmother after state child protective services failed to intervene in the abusive household. Republicans are using that failure as a way to smear incumbent Gov. Dayton.

Why don’t Millennials vote? Cartoonist Matt Bors has the answer

Matt’s among the best political artists in the country and he seems to have an opinion about everything. So we wanted to know why other people his own age don’t have more interest in politics.
'Group Of Happy Business People Standing Together' [Shutterstock]

Relax, Democrats: We figured out how to get Millennials to vote

By now, if you care about who controls the US Senate, you’re probably worn out watching the polls that are updated daily on many different websites. Especially if it’s the Democratic Party that you’re pulling for, whose fortunes just seem to keep on sinking.
Virginia Republican adviser Steve Waters (Facebook)

Top VA GOP adviser unhinged on Facebook: Gay sex leaves men in diapers, ‘pooping their pants’

When pressed for evidence on his diaper theory, Waters produced a link to a Christian website that claims homosexuality is “brimming with disease,” but does not mention anything about abused rectal muscles or diapering.