Abortion: faith-based pregnancy counselling...
Evidence of poor practice and factually incorrect advice discovered following undercover investigation The Life pregnancy care centre in Covent Garden, London, was visited by an undercover researcher. Photograph: Jonangelo Molinari Women receiving advice from pregnancy counselling centres run by faith-based organisations are subjected to scaremongering, emotive language and inaccurate...
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Norway’s Prime Minister is a liberal atheist, they have one of the best...– Matthew Trevithick, responding to this story, “Former Bush Official Places Blame For Oslo Attack On Norwegians For Not Being ‘Serious’ About Terrorism,” with a comment that wins the universe. (via cognitivedissonance)
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Tiny Desk Concert: Tom Tom Club →
wilwheaton: When it began back in 1981, Tom Tom Club was a side project of Talking Heads’ rhythm section: the bass of Tina Weymouth and the drums of Chris Frantz. Tom Tom Club’s music was a staple of parties and clubs back then, and the music took on a life of its own in various samples and remakes — most notably the pop hit “Genius of Love.” It turns out that, all these years later, the...
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3 days to stop Murdoch's UK media takeover
http://www.avaaz.org/en/murdoch_messages_2/?rc=fb&pv=43 “Posted: 5 July 2011 Jeremy Hunt has just said he’ll allow Murdoch to own all of BSkyB. We have just three days to flood the government’s public consultation with requests to stop the deal. We’ve done it before — in the last consultation Hunt said our avalanche of 40,000 messages delayed the deal as his...
Tories plan to ban abortion charities on advising...
From Liberal Conspiracy by Sunny Hundal June 29, 2011 at 9:30 am The assault on organisations offering independent abortion advice, counselling and services will intensify, as we feared. It seems the government is determined to restrict basic abortion rights. The Guardian reports today: Charities which provide abortions could be stripped of their ability to also counsel women, under...
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