FTA: "After the eugenics movement was well established in the United States, it spread to Germany. California eugenicists began producing literature promoting eugenics and sterilization and sending it overseas to German scientists and medical professionals. By 1933, California had subjected more people to forceful sterilization than all other U.S. states combined. The forced sterilization program engineered by the Nazis was partly inspired by California's."Read more »
A federal appeals court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act – Congress's key legislation to block gay marriage – as unconstitutional in a ruling that will propel the issue to the supreme court. The Boston-based first district appeals court upheld a lower court decision that gay marriage is a matter for individual states to decide and that the federal government does not have the authority to deny recognition of same-sex unions.Read more »
When her baby Angel died in her arms at 1.30am on 3 January 2011, Bei Bei Shuai was so distraught she was instantly transferred to the mental health wing of the Methodist hospital in Indianapolis. Grief stricken and under heavy sedation, she was unaware that within half an hour of her baby's death a detective from the city's homicide branch had arrived at the maternity ward and had begun asking questions. On 14 March last year Shuai was arrested and taken into custody in the high-security Marion County prison, where she was held for the next 435 days, charged with murdering her foetus...Read more »
President Barack Obama says he isn't bluffing when he says Iran shouldn't have a nuclear weapon. "I think both the Iranian and the Israeli governments recognize that, when the United States says it is unacceptable for Iran to have a nuclear weapon, we mean what we say." Iranian officials have insisted their nuclear program is intended solely for peaceful purposes but their statements have not persuaded Washington or Israel.Read more »
According to the 18th annual Index of Economic Freedom, released Thursday morning by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal, ... America has slid from No. 9 in 2011 to tenth place today. Indeed, this is the fourth consecutive year in which the U.S. fell a notch. Out of a perfect score of 100, America declined 1.5 points to 76.3. Denmark, No. 11, scored 76.2.Read more »
Although oxygen therapy has been available for decades, has benefited from more and more widely understood. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.Read more »
Fresh video from the Occupy movement. 10/15/11
The following events happened just prior to this footage being captured:Read more »
In case you missed it, Andy Greenberg, of the Forbes blog The Firewall, posted an interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. In it, Assange seems to profess libertarian-leaning tendencies. He says he is pr market.Read more »
Though local radio stations has been a part of our daily life for several years and then for more many, many years to come, on-line radio stations through over the internet music streaming such as Pandora Music, isn't created to compete with your selected localised radio station. On the other hand, it aims to give you further choices, more radio stations and a lot more popular music.Read more »
Pandora is currently a very remarkable technology to us in today's times, Pandora radio stations allows us of having an alternative to local radio, in which we aren't just the fan base but we have been alternatively, participating on practically the entire process, from finding music styles, songs we really like, saving favorites as well as disliking tracks we are basically just tired of.Read more »
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