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Um… Actual Lawyer Ted Cruz Tells Texas to Ignore Gay Marriage Ruling Because It Doesn’t Apply to Them

Appearing on NPR, Republican presidential candidate and actual real life lawyer, who once even clerked for the Supreme Court, claimed that his home state of Texas can simply ignore last week’s Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. … Read More

Video: Swedish Cops on Vacation in NY Show American Police How to Subdue Suspects Without Hurting Them

Four Swedish police officers vacationing in New York sprang into action to break up a brawl on a train – and did so without the brutality that has been seen all too often on grainy cell phone videos over the … Read More

Indiana Pizza Owner Brags About ‘No Gays’ Policy, Gets Destroyed on Yelp

An Indiana pizza restaurant is under fire after its owners bragged about their “no gays” policy on a news broadcast. Crystal and Kevin O’Connor appeared on ABC 57 to show their support for Governor Mike Pence’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration … Read More

Obama Is Smack In The Middle Of A Brewing Fight Over Workplace Wellness

If you work for a big company that offers you health insurance, chances are that your employer has asked you to take part in some kind of “workplace wellness” program. It might mean nothing more than answering a few questions … Read More

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world. Politics News on The Huffington Post

Rep. Alcee Hastings Says Old Texas Dildo Law Shows The State Is ‘Crazy’

A Florida congressman is not backing off his assertion that Texas is a “crazy state,” and he’s now citing an old law restricting dildos to make his case. “One of their cities has a law that says that women can … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

It’s Not Black Folks’ Burden To Forgive Racist Killers

If you want to silence a black person’s pain, ask for forgiveness. We’re accustomed to our screams being hushed in the wake of tragedy. We’re accustomed to our grief being shoved aside in the rush to find mercy for those … Read More

Oregon Legalizes Recreational Marijuana! Here’s What That Means.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon ended marijuana prohibition at midnight Wednesday, joining Colorado, Washington state, Alaska and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational use of the drug. The new law means Oregon likely will reap benefits that appear to have … Read More

LGBT Immigrant Rights Protesters Arrested Near White House

WASHINGTON — Six LGBT immigrant rights activists were arrested Tuesday after blocking a street near the White House to protest the Obama administration’s treatment of LGBT immigrants in detention. Protesters, organized by advocacy group United We Dream, took turns criticizing … Read More

O’Reilly Teases Jon Stewart over Departure: Where’s He Gonna Mock Fox Now?

Bill O’Reilly took some shots tonight at his sparring partner Jon Stewart over his departure from The Daily Show. O’Reilly had some fun poking fun at Stewart getting “fired” and the very idea of a 42-day-long Daily Show online marathon. … Read More

Judge Blocks Florida Law Requiring 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

A Florida judge on Tuesday blocked a new state law that requires Floridians seeking abortions to wait 24 hours before being able to undergo the procedure. Chief Circuit Judge Charles Francis blocked the law just one day before it would … Read More

Supreme Court Takes Up Major Case On Public Sector Union Dues

WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions, a challenge by 10 non-union public school teachers who say California’s requirement that they pay the equivalent … Read More

What Happens If The Iran Nuclear Talks Fall Apart

CAIRO (AP) — The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn disputes, with the sides publicly sticking to positions and facing internal pressure from opponents ready to … Read More

Immigration Officials May Begin Considering Gender Identity When Housing Transgender Detainees

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender detainees’ … Read More

Alabama Chief Justice Walks Back Statement on Order Blocking Gay Marriage

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore re-affirmed his deeply religious gay marriage stance when he said yesterday that the Supreme Court’s decision has brought Christians to a “new world” of persecution. But today, Moore reportedly walked back on previous remarks that … Read More