FDA Weighs Lifting Ban on Blood Donations From Gay Men

BanningQueerBlood Advisers for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will meet next week to decide whether gay men should be allowed to donate blood, the agency’s biggest step yet toward changing the 30-year-old prohibition. If the FDA accepts the recommendation from its advisory board, it would roll back a policy that has faced mounting criticism from […] Continue Reading

Abortions Fall to Record Low in U.S.

H8MIaOt The number of reported abortions fell to a historic low in 2011, the federal government said this week in its annual tally of most of the nation’s states. There were 730,322 abortions in those 48 jurisdictions in 2011, with 91 percent occurring by the 13th week of gestation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […] Continue Reading

Pot-Positive Traffic Fatalities Up 100% in Colorado

images At first blush, it may appear that the fight to thwart marijuana legalization is a lost cause. Pot pushers want you to believe that legalization is inevitable. They point to legalization successes this November in Alaska, Oregon, and the District of Columbia. But Big Pot lost in Florida, and five cities in pot-crazy Colorado outlawed […] Continue Reading

Ginsburg Due Back at Work on Monday

600x400 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is expected back at work early next week after undergoing a medical procedure to implant a heart stent, her spokesperson told The Associated Press. “She expects to be on the bench on Monday,” Kathy Arberg said. The justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments on Monday. Arberg told the […] Continue Reading

Report: Under Obama's Amnesty, Obamacare Will Make Illegals $3,000 Cheaper To Hire

obamacare-premium-costs President Barack Obama now swears his executive amnesty will be good for American workers, but formerly illegal immigrants will have at least one big advantage over legal immigrants and Americans: they won’t spark Obamacare penalties for businesses. Illegal immigrants eligible for amnesty after Obama changed the law will not be eligible for Obamacare, according to […] Continue Reading

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized for Heart Surgery

lead_large U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent heart surgery Wednesday morning to place a stent in her right coronary artery, the high court said in a statement. “The coronary blockage was discovered after Justice Ginsburg experienced discomfort during routine exercise last night and was taken to the hospital,” the court said in a statement. […] Continue Reading