Posts Tagged ‘Bill’

Bill Maher Rips Republicans Over California’s Booming Economy

Bill Maher ripped into the GOP’s policy of cutting taxes for the rich on Friday night. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host said the state of California was proof that doing the reverse, and instead raising taxes on the most wealthy, could actually lead to a booming economy. The comedian gloated about how The Golden […]

Bill Maher Likens GOP To ‘Pee-Stained House Full Of Dead Cats,’ Urges They Vote Clinton

Bill Maher has a radical suggestion for Republicans, which is to take a punt on Democrat Hillary Clinton this November. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host broke down on Friday night why he thinks GOP supporters should really do themselves a favor and switch sides. “You’re going to lose this election, you’re going to lose […]

The NRA Lobbied Against a Bill That Could Have Prevented This Boy’s Death

Nearly 1.7 million American children live in homes with unlocked and loaded guns. Thirteen-year-old Eddie Zee Holmes found himself in one of those homes after school one day in February 2014. Eddie, a seventh grader in Puyallup, Washington, went to a friend’s home, along with three other classmates. There, they had a snack and played […]

The NRA Lobbied Against a Bill That Could Have Prevented This Boy’s Death

Nearly 1.7 million American children live in homes with unlocked and loaded guns. Thirteen-year-old Eddie Zee Holmes found himself in one of those homes after school one day in February 2014. Eddie, a seventh grader in Puyallup, Washington, went to a friend’s home, along with three other classmates. There, they had a snack and played […]

The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Men by Bill Brent

The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Men by Bill Brent This is a complete, step-by-step sex book that talks you through the best way to give and receive great anal sex. An instructional guide to anal sex for all men, this erotic book gives you helpful information on how to experience pleasurable anal penetration […]

Bill De Blasio’s First Year Defined By Feud With Governor

NEW YORK (AP) — The moment that arguably defined Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tumultuous second year in office may well have been a steamy afternoon this past summer when he summoned a group of reporters to City Hall. De Blasio proceeded to rip into Gov. Andrew Cuomo for blocking his key initiatives at every turn, […]

Bill De Blasio’s First Year Defined By Feud With Governor

NEW YORK (AP) — The moment that arguably defined Mayor Bill de Blasio’s tumultuous second year in office may well have been a steamy afternoon this past summer when he summoned a group of reporters to City Hall. De Blasio proceeded to rip into Gov. Andrew Cuomo for blocking his key initiatives at every turn, […]

Bill Nye: Millennials Care About Climate Change, Conservatives Should Too

Bill Nye said Tuesday that Republican presidential candidates could lose younger voters if they don’t start talking more about climate change. “Millennials are very concerned about climate change,” Nye said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “Are conservatives just going to let these votes go?” GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has suggested multiple times that global warming a “hoax.” […]

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill on Senate Floor Is Unsafe and Unwise

This month, North Carolina state lawmakers voted to prohibit so-called sanctuary ordinances in cities and counties throughout the state. While a sanctuary ordinance may sound esoteric enough, the reality is much more harsh. Among the myriad consequences, under the new law many immigrants will be stripped of their identification — county, consulate or other — […]

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill on Senate Floor Is Unsafe and Unwise

This month, North Carolina state lawmakers voted to prohibit so-called sanctuary ordinances in cities and counties throughout the state. While a sanctuary ordinance may sound esoteric enough, the reality is much more harsh. Among the myriad consequences, under the new law many immigrants will be stripped of their identification — county, consulate or other — […]

Ohio Legislators Introduce Bill To Make Strangulation A Felony Crime

A bill that aims to crack down on domestic violence by making non-fatal strangulation a felony offense in Ohio was introduced on Wednesday. Under the proposed bill, strangulation would be considered a third-degree felony. “While all domestic violence cases deserve our attention, strangulation is a known indicator for an increased risk of homicide,” said Ohio […]

An Open Letter to Bill O’Reilly: Hungry Children Unfortunately Do Exist

Dear Mr. O’Reilly, I watched the segment that you had last week about hungry children in America with Kristin Powers. I know that there has been a huge backlash because of your comments and I have to say that unlike many on the internet I am not mad at you. Instead I am sad that […]

An Open Letter to Bill O’Reilly: Hungry Children Unfortunately Do Exist

Dear Mr. O’Reilly, I watched the segment that you had last week about hungry children in America with Kristin Powers. I know that there has been a huge backlash because of your comments and I have to say that unlike many on the internet I am not mad at you. Instead I am sad that […]

California Governor Vetoes Bill Calling For Minimum Punishments In College Sexual Assault Cases

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed legislation Sunday that would have made California the first state in the U.S. to have a mandatory minimum punishment in college sexual assault cases.  The bill, AB 967, would have required colleges in the state to give at least a two-year suspension to any student found responsible of a sexual assault violation […]

California Governor Vetoes Bill Calling For Minimum Punishments In College Sexual Assault Cases

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed legislation Sunday that would have made California the first state in the U.S. to have a mandatory minimum punishment in college sexual assault cases.  The bill, AB 967, would have required colleges in the state to give at least a two-year suspension to any student found responsible of a sexual assault violation […]

These GOP 2016 Hopefuls STILL Won’t Back The 9/11 Health Bill

WASHINGTON  – Nearly all of the Republican candidates for president are unable to decide if they support new legislation to aid Sept. 11 responders, even after the law that authorized treatments for Sept. 11-related illnesses expired last month. More than 72,000 people across the nation are monitored by the 9/11 health program, and 33,000 ailing responders rely on it for treatment. […]

The Man With the Thousand Dollar Bill

I have a good story and an ethical conundrum for you today. My father built some of the early radio stations throughout the southeast U.S. in the late forties and early fifties of the last century. He wasn’t ever the money guy, just the expert hired help who knew how to set up a radio […]

Lawmakers Who Hailed 9/11 Heroes Still Shun Bill To Help Them

WASHINGTON — Most members of Congress had something to say about never forgetting the heroes of 9/11 as the 14th anniversary of those attacks passed Friday, but by the end of the day, only about a third of federal lawmakers had signed onto new legislation to aid those ailing responders. The old law to help […]

Right-To-Die Bill Passes In California

The “death with dignity” movement marked a victory in California Friday when the state Senate passed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the help of a physician.  The End of Life Option Act, which passed in the state Assembly Wednesday, would allow patients to seek aid-in-dying options so long as they […]

Right-To-Die Bill Passes In California

The “death with dignity” movement marked a victory in California Friday when the state Senate passed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the help of a physician.  The End of Life Option Act, which passed in the state Assembly Wednesday, would allow patients to seek aid-in-dying options so long as they […]

Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones From Flying Over Private Property

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill that would have banned drones from flying over private property without the owner’s permission.  In a veto message issued Wednesday, Brown said the legislation, which was aimed at protecting individuals’ privacy, could create “burdensome” legal issues for drone users.  “Drone technology certainly raises novel issues that merit careful examination,” […]

GOP Tees Up ‘Default Prevention’ Bill In Case Congress Fails To Raise Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON — A Republican-backed bill that would ensure America’s creditors get paid before its citizens do if the nation reaches its debt limit passed a key committee Thursday, prompting Democrats to accuse the GOP of paving the way for default and, possibly, a government shutdown. The measure, dubbed the “Default Prevention Act,” says that if the U.S. […]

Hillary Clinton Backs Bill That Would Ban ‘Golden Parachutes’ For Wall Street Bankers

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced her support Monday for legislation that would ban “golden parachutes” for private sector employees, like Wall Street bankers, who take jobs with the federal government.  The Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act, which is sponsored in the Senate by Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and in the House by Elijah Cummings […]

Putting a Woman on Our Currency is Much Bigger than the $10 Bill

Today is Women’s Equality Day and begins the five-year countdown to the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. 2020 is also the year that the United States Department of the Treasury will unveil the redesigned $ 10 bill, and it will be the first time in over a century that a woman will be featured on […]

Bill Maher Rips Today’s ‘Sharing Economy’ On ‘Real Time’

It’s probably safe to say you won’t see Bill Maher ride around in an Uber anytime soon. The comedian put the ride-finding app as well as others on blast on Friday, calling out America’s “sharing economy” on “Real Time.” “Airbnb? You really think anybody really wants to have total strangers living in their apartment for a week? […]

Bill Maher Rips Today’s ‘Sharing Economy’ On ‘Real Time’

It’s probably safe to say you won’t see Bill Maher ride around in an Uber anytime soon. The comedian put the ride-finding app as well as others on blast on Friday, calling out America’s “sharing economy” on “Real Time.” “Airbnb? You really think anybody really wants to have total strangers living in their apartment for a week? […]

Bill Maher Rips Today’s ‘Sharing Economy’ On ‘Real Time’

It’s probably safe to say you won’t see Bill Maher ride around in an Uber anytime soon. The comedian put the ride-finding app as well as others on blast on Friday, calling out America’s “sharing economy” on “Real Time.” “Airbnb? You really think anybody really wants to have total strangers living in their apartment for a week? […]

Ann Coulter On Bill O’Reilly: ‘Good God, He’s Stupid’

Ann Coulter had some rather harsh words for Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in response to his recent interview with businessman Donald Trump this week. On Tuesday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” O’Reilly challenged key parts of Trump’s recent immigration proposal, which includes building “a big, beautiful and powerful wall” on the United States’ southern border, deporting […]

Ann Coulter On Bill O’Reilly: ‘Good God, He’s Stupid’

Ann Coulter had some rather harsh words for Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in response to his recent interview with businessman Donald Trump this week. On Tuesday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” O’Reilly challenged key parts of Trump’s recent immigration proposal, which includes building “a big, beautiful and powerful wall” on the United States’ southern border, deporting […]

Happy Birthday, Bill Clinton! Celebrate With His Greatest Quotes Over the Years

On August 19, William Jefferson Clinton turns 69. The nation’s 42nd president is known as an eloquent and skilled communicator, writer and story teller. In his book, My Life, he wrote: “I learned a lot from the stories my uncle, aunts and grandparents told me: that no one is perfect but most people are good; […]

Happy Birthday, Bill Clinton! Celebrate With His Greatest Quotes Over the Years

On August 19, William Jefferson Clinton turns 69. The nation’s 42nd president is known as an eloquent and skilled communicator, writer and story teller. In his book, My Life, he wrote: “I learned a lot from the stories my uncle, aunts and grandparents told me: that no one is perfect but most people are good; […]

Rachel Maddow Thinks Bill Clinton Call Could Sink Trump’s Chances

Rachel Maddow marveled at Donald Trump’s ability to draw Republican voters even while committing what would for other candidates be considered gaffe after gaffe. But she thinks there’s one thing that could knock him down a few pegs. “We keep thinking that the over-the-line things that Donald Trump says will have some sort of political cost […]

Bill Clinton Called Donald Trump Ahead Of Presidential Announcement: Report

Former president Bill Clinton had a private telephone conversation in late spring with Donald Trump at the same time that the billionaire investor and reality-television star was nearing a decision to run for the White House, according to associates of both men. Four Trump allies and one Clinton associate familiar with the exchange said that […]

Best of Bill

Best of Bill Used – Bringing together more than 130 of Bill Granger’s best recipes, from Ham and Gruyere French Toast to Chocolate Self-saucing Pudding, “Best of Bill” captures the simple, joyful and no-fuss approach to cooking that has made him a household name. This collection provides a unique culinary journey that takes us from […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Crusade

One afternoon in early April, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio strode onto the back porch of Gracie Mansion, the Upper East Side mayoral residence, to bask in the city’s first truly warm day of spring. It had been an exacting winter, and as de Blasio folded his long frame into a wicker chair, he […]

Immigration Hawks Say ‘Amnesty’ Amendment Threatens Passage Of Defense Bill

WASHINGTON — Immigration hard-liners in the House made it clear Tuesday that they’re willing to put up a fight over even the smallest measures friendly to undocumented immigrants. The potential revolt is over an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act from Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) that was approved by the House Armed Services Committee […]

Bill Maher Compares Police Unions To The Catholic Church On ‘Real Time’

Bill Maher doesn’t understand why American police are “infallible.” On “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday night, the host compared police unions to the Catholic Church, saying both have an infrastructure that has historically protected members who abuse power. “In the Catholic Church, of course not every priest was a pedophile,” Maher said. “But the […]

Senator Pushes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Baltimore Riots

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced a bill Tuesday that he said would be a preliminary step towards overhauling the criminal justice system in the wake of violent protests over policing in Baltimore and other cities around the country. The National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2015 would create the first national commission on criminal justice […]

Bill Clinton Wore Pink Sneakers And 13 Other Politicians Who Stepped Up Their Sneaker Game

When you think Bill Clinton and athletic wear, you probably shudder to recall his super short presidential running shorts. But Clinton has added a much cooler item to the roster: bright pink sneakers. .@CarrieNBCNews and I just saw Bill Clinton walking around DC wearing pink sneakers. Not a joke. pic.twitter.com/nInv2xRtBk — Andrew Rafferty (@AndrewNBCNews) April […]

President Obama & Bill Nye Talk Earth Day in the Everglades

As you know, President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week by visiting the Florida Everglades where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world, in the latest part of his effort to call attention to act on the threat of climate change. The President also announced how […]

“KIDS NATURALLY ARE CURIOUS” – President Obama & Bill Nye Talk Earth Day in the Everglades (1 of 3)

As you know, President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week by visiting the Florida Everglades where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world, in the latest part of his effort to call attention to act on the threat of climate change. The President also announced how […]

“MOBILIZE THE WORLD” – President Obama & Bill Nye Talk Earth Day in the Everglades (3 of 3)

As you know, President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week by visiting the Florida Everglades where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world, in the latest part of his effort to call attention to act on the threat of climate change. The President also announced how […]

“I’M ALL ABOUT SCIENCE” – President Obama & Bill Nye Talk Earth Day in the Everglades (Part 2 of 3)

As you know, President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week by visiting the Florida Everglades where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to the world, in the latest part of his effort to call attention to act on the threat of climate change. The President also announced how […]

Health Services At County Jails Could Get Big Boost Under Proposed Bill

With almost 10,000 on-site inmates, the Cook County Jail in Chicago is the size of a small city — one in which roughly one-third of the population is mentally ill. Over the past few years, the CCJ has emerged as the single largest mental health care provider in the state, and maybe even the country, […]

CNN’s Don Lemon To Bill Bratton: ‘Do You Think That People Of Color Are Targeted By Police?’

CNN’s Don Lemon had some pointed questions for Bill Bratton Wednesday night, asking the NYPD commissioner if he believes African-American men are disproportionately targeted by law enforcement. “Do you think that people of color, especially men of color, black men, are targeted by police?” Lemon said. Bratton rejected the accusation, suggesting that neighborhoods occupied by […]

California Vaccine Bill Passes Major Hurdle

California’s mandatory vaccine bill, inspired by the state’s recent measles outbreak, passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. Under the bill, parents enrolling their children in California schools will only be allowed to opt them out of vaccines for medical reasons and may no longer cite religious or personal beliefs as reasons not to immunize. […]

A Look at the Fast-Track Bill Shows It’s the Wrong Thing to Do

The “fast-track” trade-promotion-authority bill has been introduced in the Senate. Though Article 1, Section 8, of the Constitution says, “The Congress shall have power to … regulate commerce with foreign nations,” under fast track Congress relinquishes that power and agrees to pass trade bills brought to them by the executive branch in a very short […]

A Look at the Fast-Track Bill Shows It’s the Wrong Thing to Do

The “fast-track” trade-promotion-authority bill has been introduced in the Senate. Though Article 1, Section 8, of the Constitution says, “The Congress shall have power to … regulate commerce with foreign nations,” under fast track Congress relinquishes that power and agrees to pass trade bills brought to them by the executive branch in a very short […]

A Look at the Fast-Track Bill Shows It’s the Wrong Thing to Do

The “fast-track” trade-promotion-authority bill has been introduced in the Senate. Though Article 1, Section 8, of the Constitution says, “The Congress shall have power to … regulate commerce with foreign nations,” under fast track Congress relinquishes that power and agrees to pass trade bills brought to them by the executive branch in a very short […]

A GI Bill for Millennials

President Obama’s proposal to provide free tuition for community college students has provoked a healthy discussion about an unhealthy situation: the barriers that young Americans face today as they enter adulthood. One barrier is the high cost of a college education, which leaves seven of every 10 graduating students with significant debt as they step […]

Megyn Kelly: I Should Get The Hillary Clinton Interview, Not Bill O’Reilly

It’s a Fox News vs. Fox News showdown. Megyn Kelly thinks that if Hillary Clinton decides to come on Fox News for an interview, the former secretary of state should sit down with her, not Bill O’Reilly. Kelly seemed offended when Fox News analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano suggested Monday night that O’Reilly would get the […]

Megyn Kelly: I Should Get The Hillary Clinton Interview, Not Bill O’Reilly

It’s a Fox News vs. Fox News showdown. Megyn Kelly thinks that if Hillary Clinton decides to come on Fox News for an interview, the former secretary of state should sit down with her, not Bill O’Reilly. Kelly seemed offended when Fox News analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano suggested Monday night that O’Reilly would get the […]

Kevin McCarthy Preparing To Bring Iran Bill To House Floor

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday he is preparing to bring legislation to the House floor in the near future that would give Congress an oversight role in ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. The bill would be a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), […]

Kevin McCarthy Preparing To Bring Iran Bill To House Floor

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday he is preparing to bring legislation to the House floor in the near future that would give Congress an oversight role in ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. The bill would be a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), […]

Alaska House Passes Marijuana Regulation Bill

The state House Thursday afternoon passed a bill that would clarify municipal regulation of marijuana businesses and define the number of plants allowed per household. House Bill 75 clarifies municipalities’ processes for registering marijuana businesses; authorizes “marijuana clubs” where the substance could be consumed; gives municipalities power to establish civil and criminal penalties for businesses; […]

‘Morning Joe’ Commends Arkansas Governor For Handling Of ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

During a press conference Wednesday morning, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) told the country he would not be signing his state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. The announcement came after Indiana’s RFRA legislation spawned nationwide backlash earlier this week, with critics claiming the state’s “religious freedom” law enabled businesses to discriminate against members […]

The ‘Student Debt’ Bill of Rights

The White House has announced its new Student Aid Bill of Rights, which includes four points: Every student deserves access to a quality, affordable education at a college that is cutting costs and increasing learning. Every student should be able to access the resources needed to pay for college. Every borrower has the right to […]

Arkansas Governor Signs Domestic Violence Bill Dubbed ‘Laura’s Law’

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs “Laura’s Law” as Laura Ponce watches. Ponce’s daughter, Laura Aceves, inspired the legislation. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill on Wednesday requiring police to screen domestic abuse victims to assess their risk of being killed in a domestic homicide, a proactive step that aims to reduce lethal intimate partner […]

Congressman Introduces ACRONYM Act To Clean Up Bill Names

WASHINGTON — Fighting what he calls “an avalanche of verbiage in the name of every bill,” Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced the Accountability and Congressional Responsibility On Naming Your Motions (ACRONYM) Act — legislation that would prohibit the addition of words to the title of a bill just to create an acronym. “It’s gotten ridiculous,” […]

Joe Scarborough Defends Indiana Business Owners Over Anti-Gay Bill

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough came to the defense of business owners while discussing Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Reformation Act. On Wednesday, Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and the “Morning Joe” panel were discussing the legislation, which makes it legal for individuals or companies to cite religious freedom if sued for discrimination by, say, someone in the LGBT […]

Arkansas Governor: My Son Asked Me To Veto ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

WASHINGTON — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) pulled back his support for a “religious freedom” bill Wednesday, citing the controversy and division it has created not only within his state, but also within his own family. “The issue has become divisive because our nation remains split on how to balance the diversity of our culture […]

Arkansas Governor Doesn’t Sign Controversial Religious Freedom Bill, Calls For Changes

WASHINGTON — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said on Wednesday he would not yet sign a controversial religious freedom act into law, requesting that the state legislature make changes to the bill in the wake of criticism that the legislation could be used to facilitate discrimination against LGBT citizens and other groups. Hutchinson said at […]

President Obama Signs Memorandum of Disapproval on Anti-Labor Bill

President Obama delivers remarks before signing a memorandum of disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a bill that undermines the work of the National Labor Relations Board. Uploads by The White House Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

The National Park Service Is Almost 100, And Bill Nye Wants You To Find Your Park

Bill Nye has a simple explanation when asked why Americans should be grateful for our national parks: “They’re precious, they’re priceless and they need to be preserved.” He was recently appointed as a centennial ambassador for the National Park Service ahead of the agency’s 100th birthday next year in hopes of inspiring the next generation […]

The True Intent Of Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill, According To The People That Helped Write It

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) and state Republican leaders have been playing damage control this week, claiming that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is not a law that enables anti-LGBT discrimination. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and […]

How Bill O’Reilly & Rush Limbaugh Discard America’s Norms

Once upon a time, prisoners of war weren’t treated like terrorists, and people got their day in court. That’s over Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

To Avert Repeat Of 2008, Clinton Team Hopes To Keep Bill At His Best

Bill Clinton’s hearing has faded. With his head of white hair and frail frame, he looks older than his 68 years — “truly grandfatherly,” as one friend said. He often jokes about what would happen if he were to “drop dead.” Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

Disciples Of Christ Church Threatens A Boycott Over New Indiana Bill That Allows LGBT Discrimination

(RNS) Though the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has made Indianapolis its headquarters for nearly a century, the denomination is considering pulling its next biennial convention out of Indiana over a new state law that allows businesses to turn away gay customers. Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday (March 26), […]

Gynecologist Calls Abortion Reversal Bill ‘Downright Offensive’

The Arizona State Legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that requires doctors to tell women seeking abortions about an experimental “abortion reversal” procedure that has not been tested or studied by the mainstream medical community. New York City-based OB-GYN Mary Alice Carter, an abortion provider and reproductive justice advocate with Physicians for Reproductive Health, said […]

Indiana Governor Signs Anti-Gay ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill At Private Ceremony

WASHINGTON — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) quietly signed legislation Thursday that could legalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act would allow any individual or corporation to cite its religious beliefs as a defense when sued by a private party. But many opponents of the bill, which included […]

Ohio State Rep. Teresa Fedor Opens Up About Her Rape And Abortion During Debate Over ‘Heartbeat Bill’

An Ohio lawmaker opened up about how she had an abortion after becoming pregnant from rape on the state House floor Wednesday during a debate over a “heartbeat bill,” which would outlaw abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. “You don’t respect my reason, my rape, my abortion, and I guarantee you there are […]

Animal Advocates Cheer As Bill Aimed At High-Kill PETA Shelter Is Signed Into Law

A new Virginia law may put PETA’s high-kill animal shelter out of the euthanasia business. Senate Bill 1381, which was signed by Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday, makes clear that a private animal shelter is “a facility operated for the purpose of finding permanent adoptive homes for animals.” It’s a small bit of language […]

Ohio Legislature Advances Controversial Bill That Could Deter Students From Voting

Ohio’s Republican-controlled Senate passed a transportation budget Wednesday containing a controversial provision that critics say could dissuade college students from voting. The amendment to the budget, which was added at the last minute by a Senate committee, would require out-of-state students who register to vote from their campus address to register their cars in Ohio […]

California Assisted Suicide Bill Gets Posthumous Endorsement From Woman Who Inspired It

Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill woman who went public with her decision to have a physician-assisted suicide and reignited efforts to legalize the option, is speaking out in support of California’s new “death with dignity” bill in a newly released video. Recorded by her family before she died and released Wednesday before a Senate Health […]

Chelsea Clinton Reveals How Involved Bill And Hillary Are As Grandparents

New mom Chelsea Clinton says her parents, Bill and Hillary Clinton, are totally involved in their granddaughter’s life, all the way down to changing diapers. Clinton, who gave birth to baby Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky in September, talked to Jimmy Kimmel this week about how her very political parents are embracing their new roles as grandma […]

Bill O’Reilly And Bernie Goldberg Continue To Argue Over Fox News’ Conservative Bias

And he’s back. Less than a week after commentator Bernie Goldberg appeared on Fox News to battle Bill O’Reilly over the political agenda of the network, O’Reilly invited him back Monday night to continue the discussion. Goldberg began by clarifying that he wasn’t trying to be anti-Fox News. He praised the network for having what […]

Bill Nye the Science Guy Interviews White House Science Fair Participants

On March 23, 2015, Bill Nye the Science Guy spoke with the young scientists and engineers who participated in the 2015 White House Science Fair. Uploads by The White House Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Millions Of Convicts Would Get Restored Voting Rights Under New Bill

Millions of Americans whose past felony convictions forbid them from casting ballots may regain voting rights under a bill introduced this week in Congress. The Democracy Restoration Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), would allow all former inmates to vote in elections for federal offices. Currently, the bill notes, nearly 6 million […]

Indiana Expected To Pass Bill That Could Legalize Discrimination Against LGBT Citizens

WASHINGTON — Indiana is expected to pass a religious freedom bill that could legalize discrimination against LGBT citizens. The legislation has language that is similar to a bill that was vetoed by Arizona’s former Republican governor last year after a national outcry. The Indiana Senate passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act last month and the […]

West Virginia Governor Bucks Legislature, Vetoes Permit-Less Concealed Carry Bill

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) vetoed a bill Friday that would have eliminated the permit requirement for concealed carry, citing the concerns of law enforcement officers. The bill was passed out of the Republican-controlled state legislature, and would have ended a state law requiring anyone over the age of 21 to have a […]

How to Squelch the Anti-Abortion Clause of the Trafficking Bill

Republican Senators are playing hide and seek with victims of sex trafficking. The U.S. Department of Justice now estimates that approximately 300,000 American children are at risk of being prostituted in the U.S. — at an average age of 13 or 14. The Survivors of Human Trafficking Survivors Bill, now before the Senate as S.178, […]

Bill O’Reilly Blasts ‘Corrupt Far Left Group’ Media Matters, ‘Puppet Master’ George Soros

Sparked by the “Blockupy” protests outside of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Wednesday night, Bill O’Reilly railed against the concept of big government and all the “crazy left-wing economic stuff” that goes along with it. During O’Reilly’s rant, the Fox News host called out a number of politicians and media organizations by name, […]

President Obama Announces the Student Aid Bill of Rights

On March 10, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at Georgia Tech to announce the Student Aid Bill of Rights and outline his actions to increase college opportunity for every student. Sign on to the Student Aid Bill of Rights here: www.whitehouse.gov/collegeopportunity Uploads by The White House Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

Industry-Supported Chemical Bill Straight From ‘Merchants Of Doubt’ Playbook, Critics Say

Tuesday’s unveiling of a bipartisan bill in Congress that would reform how the nation regulates toxic chemicals sparked fervor among environmental and public health advocates. One group said the legislation may improve public health protections, but many more warned it may prove a step backward — notably by stymying chemical-safety efforts by states. Critics also […]

Weekly Address: A Student Aid Bill of Rights

In this week’s address, President Obama laid out his vision for quality, affordable higher education for all Americans. Uploads by The White House Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]

New Pot Bill Is A Giant Leap For Science

Supported by Senators Rand Paul, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Corey Booker, a new bill will not only reclassify marijuana, it will open the doors for research. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Former Fox News Host Wants You To Know That Bill O’Reilly Is A ‘Liar’ And ‘Unfriendly’

A former Fox News host said that the allegations against Bill O’Reilly are nothing new, claiming that O’Reilly has been lying — and unfriendly — for years. “He’s lied so many times,” Eric Burns, former host of “Fox News Watch,” said on Sunday. Speaking out on CNN for the first time, Burns, who was fired […]

Bill Gates Says Studying Dinosaurs Can Help Us Save More Kids’ Lives

The bones of prehistoric beasts aren’t just cool to uncover — they can be vital tools in today’s fight against malnutrition, too. In a Feb. 24 blog post, Bill Gates described how scientists can apply their knowledge on the growth of dinosaurs to fight malnutrition in children. Gates specified research being done by Nathan Myhrvold, […]

Bill O’Reilly and the Conservative Crisis of Macho

Are Bill O’Reilly’s trousers really ablaze at the moment? Is he really just lying about his “combat” experience down there in the no-man’s-land of Buenos Aires (or is it the trenches of Buenos Aires?) Has O’Reilly been in the business of dissembling, distorting, and distracting for so long that he no longer knows the difference […]

Only 35 Percent Of Americans Still Think Bill O’Reilly Is Trustworthy

The allegations building against Bill O’Reilly are apparently taking a harsh toll on his trustworthiness and favorability among Americans. Only 35 percent of Americans still find the Fox News host trustworthy, while 21 percent find him “very untrustworthy” and 16 percent find him “somewhat untrustworthy,” according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted this week. Thirty-seven percent […]

Six Former Colleagues Say Bill O’Reilly Also Lied About Being ‘Attacked By Protesters’ During LA Riots

Several former colleagues now claim that Bill O’Reilly also lied about his experience covering the Los Angeles riots in 1992. O’Reilly has on occasion referenced an incident when he and his crew had to take cover during his time as a host for “Inside Edition.” “They were throwing bricks and stones at us,” O’Reilly claimed […]

Six Former Colleagues Say Bill O’Reilly Also Lied About Being ‘Attacked By Protesters’ During LA Riots

Several former colleagues now claim that Bill O’Reilly also lied about his experience covering the Los Angeles riots in 1992. O’Reilly has on occasion referenced an incident when he and his crew had to take cover during his time as a host for “Inside Edition.” “They were throwing bricks and stones at us,” O’Reilly claimed […]

Here’s Every Claim Made Against Bill O’Reilly So Far

The list of accusations leveled at Bill O’Reilly grows by the day. What began as a probe into the veracity of the Fox News host’s war reporting experience has now snowballed into a slew of alleged lies, exaggerations and inaccuracies. If you’re having trouble keeping all these shifting stories straight, we’ve got your back. Here […]

House Republicans Slip Anti-Abortion Language Into Education Bill

House Republicans attached language to a major education bill Wednesday night that would financially penalize school districts that allow school-based health centers to provide information about abortion to pregnant high school students. The amendment to the Student Success Act, a GOP overhaul of No Child Left Behind, would withhold federal funding from school districts that […]

Rachel Maddow: How Can Bill O’Reilly Threaten Reporters When There Are ‘Real Reporters’ At Fox News?

Rachel Maddow was shocked Tuesday evening following word that Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has been threatening reporters who cover the controversy surrounding his war reporting. O’Reilly is facing harsh scrutiny for allegedly misrepresenting his experiences covering the Falklands War in 1982. O’Reilly had previously said that he was in “a combat situation” in Argentina, […]

Walmart Comes Out Against Anti-LGBT Bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart on Tuesday criticized a “conscience protection” measure in the retail giant’s home state that opponents say sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians, while Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson also expressed concerns about the legislation. The proposal to prohibit state and local governments from imposing a “substantial burden” on someone’s religious […]

What Former President Bill Clinton Did to Save His Marriage | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Following the Monica Lewinsky scandal that nearly sunk his presidency, President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary were facing a question a lot of married couples have faced: How do we save this relationship? For the Clintons, marriage counseling was the answer. The former president said he doesn’t regret a second of it. (Original airdate: […]

Brittany Maynard’s Story Moves New York Lawmakers To Introduce Death With Dignity Bill

New York state lawmakers have introduced a “death with dignity” bill that would make the state the sixth in the U.S. to allow terminally ill adults to end their own lives with doctor-prescribed medicine. “The option to end one’s suffering when facing the final stages of a terminal illness should be a basic human right, […]

Sarah Palin Hits Bill O’Reilly For Saying She And Donald Trump Would Make GOP 2016 Race A ‘Reality Show’

Former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took a hit at Fox News host Bill O’Reilly for suggesting conservatives like herself and billionaire Donald Trump would turn the 2016 Republican primary into a “reality show.” Palin argued there needs to be “unity” among conservatives in order to put up a fight […]

Bill O’Reilly Says Ferguson Protesters ‘Should Be Ashamed,’ Considering Darren Wilson Unlikely To Face Federal Charges

Bill O’Reilly had a stern message for protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, who engaged in riots following the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. “We the people often form judgements based on nothing,” O’Reilly argued Thursday night. The Fox News host responded to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice will not recommend that civil rights […]