Colorado man goes on murderous rampage after 911 dispatcher lectures panicked caller on open carry law

Colorado man goes on murderous rampage after 911 dispatcher lectures panicked caller on open carry law

Travis Gettys A neighbor might have helped stop a Colorado man from killing three people as he roamed around with a military-style rifle, but the state’s open carry law apparently prevented police from following up on her concerned report. Naomi Bettis called 911 Saturday after spotting her neighbor, who she recognized but did not know

Holy war: Louisiana students fight Christian indoctrination at public high school

Holy war: Louisiana students fight Christian indoctrination at public high school

David Ferguson A Baptist pastor and an evangelical Christian high school principal are fighting the ACLU and students over a pattern of intense Christian indoctrination at Airline High School, a public school in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. According to Slate, Pastor Mike Welch of Bistineau Baptist Church and Airline principal Jason Rowland are angrily retrenching after

Creepy Christian principal says sexist school dress codes help preserve girls’ virginity for their ‘one and only’

Creepy Christian principal says sexist school dress codes help preserve girls’ virginity for their ‘one and only’

Bethania Palma Markus A Christian high school principal is being criticized for an op-ed where he says dress codes imposed on young women help protect the “gift” of their virginity, which should be preserved for their “one and only.” The piece, published in MLive by Jim Bazen, principal of Plymouth Christian High School in Grand Rapids,

Alleged donations to racist Stormfront forum leaked in new Pastebin document

Alleged donations to racist Stormfront forum leaked in new Pastebin document

International Business Times

A list of 80 alleged donors to white supremacist website Stormfront was posted on the text-sharing website Pastebin Tuesday ahead of a scheduled reveal of more than 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members on Thursday. The Twitter account Anon Data posted the list, which includes the alleged donation amount, the donation data and the username of the…

Houston measure protecting LGBT workers from discrimination rejected by voters

Houston measure protecting LGBT workers from discrimination rejected by voters

Los Angeles Times

HOUSTON — Houston voters rejected a controversial measure Tuesday that would have barred discrimination against gays and transgender people in the wake of an 18-month battle that pitted advocates of gay rights against those who believed they were defending religious liberty. The vote had been expected to be close. But with about 30 percent of precincts…

Republican Matt Bevin elected governor in Kentucky

Republican Matt Bevin elected governor in Kentucky

Reuters Republican businessman Matt Bevin was elected Kentucky’s next governor on Tuesday in a setback for Democrats who had controlled the governor’s mansion in every election but one since 1971, CNN projected. Bevin, who rode Tea Party support to a narrow victory in a four-way Republican primary, defeated State Attorney General Jack Conway, whose late

US fines Japanese automaker a record $200 million over faulty airbags

US fines Japanese automaker a record $200 million over faulty airbags

Agence France-Presse US auto safety regulators announced a record $200 million civil fine against Takata on Tuesday for providing inadequate and inaccurate information about its dangerously explosive airbags installed in millions of cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the Japanese auto parts maker had evaded reporting requirements, including making “the conscious decision” to