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Connecticut Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

Connecticut GMO Labeling Bill

The Connecticut state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would require foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled. The Senate approved the bill on a 35-1 vote. It will likely re-energize the movement to label GMO foods across the country. The measure has strong grassroots backing. While the GMO labeling bill flew through… Read more »

Rumsfeld’s Gay Marriage Worry: Polygamy Is Next

rumsfeld gay marriage

Donald Rumsfeld’s gay marriage position is unclear — the former Bush administration big shot admits that he suspects acceptance of marriage equality is a slippery slope to polygamy. Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s gay marriage view is, he admits, not very solid either way — but Rummy said to Larry King recently that he… Read more »

Oklahoma Tornado Blamed On Republicans, Global Warming

Oklahoma Tornado Blamed On Republicans, Global Warming

The Oklahoma tornadoes are already being politicized with Democrats blaming Republicans and policies related to global warming. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Oklahoma tornado was politicized by the Daily Show co-creator early on, making bad jokes like, “This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been ordered to only target conservatives,” and… Read more »

Obama Approval Rating Remains Steady Despite Scandals

Obama Approval Rating Remains Steady Despite Scandals

President Obama has seen his approval rating survive a string of recent scandals, apparently withstanding what is being called the worst week in his presidency. Obama has been hit by Republicans for a trio of scandals including his administration’s handling of the September terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans dead. Republicans have… Read more »

Judge Issues Injunction Against Arkansas 12-Week Abortion Ban

Injunction Arkansas Abortion Ban

A federal judge issued an injunction on Friday that blocks an Arkansas law to ban abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The temporary injunction was a response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The 12-week abortion ban was enacted by the state’s Republican-led Legislature. They enacted the law in March… Read more »