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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Maryland on Tuesday took a significant step to curb racial profiling and other discriminatory policing tactics, releasing broad new rules that aim to limit law enforcement officers from targeting individuals based on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, among other characteristics. The state's Attorney General Brian Frosh issued a nine-page...
Jon Queally, staff writer
With less than 100 days until high-level UN climate talks take place in Paris,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Tropical deforestation is a driving force behind rising greenhouse gases and must be curbed in order to prevent irreversible global temperature rise, new research finds. (Photo: shankar s./flickr/cc)
Without drastic efforts to reduce deforestation, rising greenhouse gases, and...

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Modestly declaring herself “just a vessel God has chosen for this time and this place,” Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who doesn't want gay couples to get married, has been jailed by a federal judge for confusing religious freedom with illegal discrimination, ignoring our time-honored separation of church and state, and self-righteously setting herself above the law - aka not doing her job. Wingnuts are giddily prepping for her sainthood.