Topless protesters slap Missouri city with lawsuit over ‘decency’ ordinance criminalizing breastfeeding women

Topless protesters slap Missouri city with lawsuit over ‘decency’ ordinance criminalizing breastfeeding women

Bethania Palma Markus A lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of two women challenges an indecent exposure ordinance in Springfield, Missouri that they say unfairly targets breastfeeding women. The ordinance has been stirring controversy, and according to the ACLU’s lawsuit, the way it’s worded could render breastfeeding children over 1 year old illegal. Along

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Newsweek

While meeting with Jewish leaders at the Vatican on Wednesday, Pope Francis reportedly said that attacks on Israel are anti-Semitic, according to the World Jewish Congress (WJC). “To attack Jews is anti-Semitism, but an outright attack on the State of Israel is also anti-Semitism. There may be political disagreements between governments and on political issues, but…

Andy Parker, father of slain Virginia journalist: Vote to save lives from gun violence

Andy Parker, father of slain Virginia journalist: Vote to save lives from gun violence

Newsweek

Two months after his daughter’s fatal shooting on live television in Virginia shocked the world, Andy Parker called on his fellow Americans to participate in elections to remove from office officials who don’t support passing gun laws to reduce violence. “I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of these lame condolences from politicians,” he said…

Lindsey Graham Praises Clinton’s Liquor Tolerance

Lindsey Graham Praises Clinton’s Liquor Tolerance

Newsweek

Republican presidential candidate hopeful Lindsey Graham pregamed for the third GOP debate in Boulder, Colorado, on Tuesday night, tending bar and mingling with journalists at the Politics on Tap event, hosted by CNN. Graham served beers and shots of Jack Daniels, and even made a toast to Donald Trump, according to political reporter Dave Weigel. And…

Gunman shoots three people at Indianapolis mall: police

Gunman shoots three people at Indianapolis mall: police

Reuters A gunman opened fire on Wednesday inside the Washington Square Mall on the east side of Indianapolis, and three people were wounded, police said. An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police spokesman said the shooting occurred at about 6:30 p.m. in a mall corridor where the suspect encountered a man he knew and opened fire, wounding him

A radioactive band-aid may heal skin cancer

A radioactive band-aid may heal skin cancer

Medical Daily

Radiotherapy, a common cancer treatment, involves the use of directed, high-energy radiation. So to heal one form of skin cancer, scientists are now developing a type of radiotherapeutic bandage. Though tested only on animals so far, the bandage delivers radiotherapy directly to a squamous cell carcinoma (tumor), and might someday replace existing treatments, according to University…