Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

Trump-Backed Vernon Jones Says Civil Rights Don’t Apply To Gay People Because They ‘Can Change’

Donald Trump-endorsed Georgia congressional candidate Vernon Jones said Thursday that civil rights don’t apply to the gay community because he insisted that gay people “can actually change” to become straight. And if they do that, they also apparently don’t need any civil rights protections, Jones indicated. “Civil rights for Blacks, and gay rights for gays […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Congress’ Inner Workings A ‘Shit Show,’ But Hopes For Change

After three years in Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said she firmly believes the institution is a daily “shit show,” but she remains hopeful that the kind of grassroots action that propelled her to Washington could affect greater change. “It’s scandalizing, every single day,” Ocasio-Cortez told The New Yorker’s David Remnick in an interview published […]

New York cheerleaders urge venue change for state championship over COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Cheerleaders from multiple Long Island high schools gathered on Tuesday to voice their support for changing the site of next month’s state championships due to a COVID-19 vaccination requirement at the current venue, the Rochester Institute of Technology.  “We just want to be able to be inclusive. We’ve been working together for so long and […]

Gas stoves leak methane even while off, boosting climate change

Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they’re off, a new study found. The same study that tested emissions around stoves in homes raised new concerns about indoor air quality and health because of levels of nitrogen oxides measured. Even when they are not […]

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