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Like most animal advocates (and anyone with a heart), we're totally disappointed in the rush judgment.

Take a moment to celebrate our four-legged friends following Montreal's ban on pit bull and pit bull-like dogs.

It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.”  PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

If you haven’t seen it, there’s a video circulating of Mike Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head standing outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters shouting “Burn this…

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the NAACP finds out that 20 states don’t have laws…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. California put a moratorium on the death penalty in 2006 and…

They are starting younger and younger. DC police are looking for a 12-year-old armed robbery suspect who allegedly stuck up a man at gun point…

(Annapolis, MD)  —  Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley says he plans to sign the just passed same-sex marriage bill into law on Thursday.  That’s when Maryland will officially join seven other states and the District of Columbia in having such a law on the books.  Meanwhile, opponents of the legislation are already organizing efforts to put […]

A joint panel of the Maryland legislature approved on Valentines’s Day a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, adding to national momentum for gay nuptials following advances in California, New Jersey and Washington state over the last week. Committee approval of Governor Martin O’Malley’s bill on Tuesday moves Maryland closer to becoming the eighth state to legalize […]