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Armed protesters show up to counter Indianapolis gun control rally

A group participating in the “National Day to Demand Action” to end gun violence in Indianapolis this morning faced a counter-protest from gun rights advocates, who brought their loaded firearms with them. The group Moms Demand Action held the rally outside the Indiana Statehouse on Thursday to call for an…

Neil deGrasse Tyson channels John Lennon: All we are saying is give math a chance

Thursday on StarTalk Radio, Neil deGrasse Tyson explained what prompted him to pursue a career in astrophysics and implored others to “give math a chance.” “I was fortunate because my parents… took us around, we grew up in New York City, to all of the cultural institutions that showed adults…

Zimmerman’s brother tries to justify comparing Trayvon Martin to alleged baby killer

Appearing Wednesday night on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live,” the brother of George Zimmerman repeatedly tried to justify comparing Trayvon Martin, the black teen Zimmerman claims he killed in self defense, to a teen recently accused of shooting a baby boy in the face. Robert Zimmerman originally made the alarming analogy…

Gun-toting former Republican candidate claims ‘conspiracies’ after shoplifting twice

A former Republican candidate for Agricultural commissioner in Alabama, who once waved a rifle in a campaign ad about “thugs and criminals,” said on Thursday that he had been a victim of “conspiracies” after his second shoplifting arrest in six months. According to the blog Yellow Hammer, Dale Peterson was…

Pastor Robert Jeffress calls freedom from religion a ‘perverted idea’

Megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress on Wednesday night claimed the First Amendment did not protect non-religious Americans in the same way it protected religious Americans. The pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas appeared on The O’Reilly Factor to discuss a school in Arkansas that canceled an Easter Egg hunt…

Tesla Motors tech powers Mercedes’ new all-electric luxury car

Mercedes-Benz plans to roll out a fully electric version of the B-Class luxury compact by early 2014, thanks to some help from the California-based start-up Tesla Motors. Tesla, which has found itself in the middle of political controversies due to a $465 million low-interest loan from the U.S. Department of…

CNN analyst on Zimmerman brother’s racist rant: Two sides to every story

CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin on Wednesday offered a rationale for racist messages sent by George Zimmerman’s brother, saying there were “two sides to this story.” “I spoke to him for about 45 minutes,” she said. “And anyone that knows Robert Zimmerman and has spoken to him knows he’s very…

Activist: Kansas HIV quarantine bill lets religious officials justify discrimination

The founder of an organization which advocates for the rights AIDS patients says that a proposed Kansas law which allows HIV people to be quarantined would essentially give cover to religious officials who might want to discriminate against LGBT people. “That rural county health department — and I hate to…

Nevada bill would legalize gambling on federal elections

If one Nevada lawmaker has his way, visitors to Sin City will soon be able to bet on the next presidential election. Las Vegas Democrat Tick Segerblom on Monday introduced a bill in the Nevada state Senate that would legalizing betting on federal elections. SB 418 would revise the state’s…

War on Easter outrages Fox News: ‘I don’t remember a bunny in the Bible story’

The outraged hosts of Fox News’ morning show on Wednesday said that public schools should just “take the religion as it is, celebrate it and move on” after one Alabama school canceled all Easter-themed events. Last week, WHNT reported that the principal of Heritage Elementary School in Madison had instructed…

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