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I would like to humbly propose ‘ant swarms.’ Comic courtesy Robot Hugs, whose other comics are similarly fantastic.
This is a very seasoned detective, 15 years in a sex crimes unit. When I asked him sort of what happens when victims come in to report an assault to the criminal justice system, this is what he said. He … Continue reading
This is an open thread to discuss Ferguson, but I’d ask anyone participating to please: 1) Watch the video. 2) Don’t be a jerk.
It couldn’t have happened to a better couple of laws. No, really. If they were better laws, it probably couldn’t have happened. I don’t have much commentary on this. It’s a blow for equality, and a blow against irrational prejudice. … Continue reading
A few years ago, the great Jay Smooth recorded a short video on how to avoid running endlessly on the “you said some racist shit/but I’m a good person how dare you imply I’m not” treadmill. The video (due to being awesome) … Continue reading
The Contraceptive CHOICE Project just added a little more evidence to something that’s so blindingly obvious that it should come as a surprise to nobody. It turns out that when you provide actual women who want birth control with access to birth … Continue reading
Though the proponents of Proposition 8 went to court (successfully) to prevent the Prop 8 trial from being broadcast, we do still have access to the full trial transcripts. Using these transcripts, Rob Reiner (who should stop saying that marriage … Continue reading
The PDF is here. Selected excerpts: Proposition 8 therefore could not have been enacted to advance California’s interest in childrearing or responsible procreation, for for it had no effect on the rights of same-sex couples to raise children or on … Continue reading