Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom

February 21, 2012

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OPINION February 21, 2012 The U.N. Threat to Internet Freedom Top-down, international regulation is antithetical to the Net, which has flourished under its current governance model. By ROBERT M. MCDOWELL On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet. […]

ACTION ALERT: Virginia’s ultrasound law makes women who want an abortion forcibly penetrated for no medical reason.

February 19, 2012

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ATTENTION AMERICA!!! This is an outrage.. absolutely unacceptable. We must spread this story like wild fire. Share it with everyone you know. We must raise our voices and let American lawmakers know that we do not want their laws on our bodies! Women’s right are under attack. This law has already passed through the Virginia […]

Two justices suggest Citizens United ruling should be reconsidered in Montana case

February 18, 2012

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Two justices suggest Citizens United ruling should be reconsidered in Montana case By Robert Barnes, Published: February 17 Two Supreme Court justices suggested Friday that the court reconsider its controversial 2010 decision that allowed unlimited corporate and union spending in elections. The suggestion came as the court blocked a Montana Supreme Court decision upholding a century-old ban on corporate campaign […]

Abortion saved my life

February 16, 2012

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THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011 11:02 AM PST Abortion saved my life I almost died in an emergency room because the doctor on call refused to perform a necessary procedure BY MIKKI KENDALL There’s this lawmaker out of Kansas, Rep. Peter DeGraaf, who has a lot to say about abortion. He’s currently best known for saying that women […]

Could Your Valentine’s Kiss Give You Lead Poisoning?

February 14, 2012

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Could Your Valentine’s Kiss Give You Lead Poisoning? By REUTERS | Beauty – 5 hours ago By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) – If you’re going to be on either end of a kiss this Valentine’s Day, you might want to consider smooching bare-lipped. Most lipstickcontains lead. Lead has been banned in paint since 1978 because of its toxicity at low levels, but it […]

Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal

February 14, 2012

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Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal 7/05/2011 @ 3:09PM Drug warriors often contend that drug use would skyrocket if we were to legalize or decriminalize drugs in the United States. Fortunately, we have a real-world example of the actual effects of ending the violent, expensive War on Drugs and replacing […]

An entertaining cartoon for your Sunday!

February 12, 2012

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Hope you all are fortunate enough to be enjoying a day off; if not today, then at least one day this week.  A seemingly light cartoon for your Sunday, but it’s heavy with truth.  Cheers!   Found on https://www.facebook.com/ProgressiveLibertarianism on 12 February 2012.