The NYT gets it mostly right on abortion polling

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 07:55 AM PDT

Last Wednesday on the New York Times’ FiveThirtyEight blog, David Leonhardt conducted an analysis of public-opinion data on the issue of abortion.

Eli Project gives orphans hope and homes

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 07:42 AM PDT

Katie was an orphan in Bulgaria, and at the age of nine, she weighed just 10.5 pounds. She and the other children in the orphanage were left in cribs at all times, fed a liquid diet (on which many choked, and some even aspirated it to the point of death).

On abortion, Wendy Davis represents neither America nor Texas

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 07:26 PM PDT

Wendy Davis has apparently taken the country by storm. Which is rather surprising, given that she speaks for a minority of Texans.

Dictionary considers new ‘marriage’ definition

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 04:24 PM PDT

A publication that focuses on “gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender” issues says officials with Oxford Dictionary have confirmed they are watching the usage of the word “marriage,” in view of a possible redefinition.

Portland cab driver suspended after disapproving of gay PDA

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 12:38 PM PDT

The president of Broadway Cab announced Friday that a driver has been suspended after allegedly forcing a gay couple out of his vehicle when they started making out in his backseat.

Gay ‘Marriage’ Court Win in Ohio May Spawn New Suits

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 10:14 AM PDT

Two gay men who successfully sued to get their out-of-state ‘marriage’ recognized in Ohio despite a state ban are at the forefront of what supporters and experts believe will be a rush of similar lawsuits aiming to take advantage of an apparent legal loophole.