In its never ending goal to ban modern sporting rifles, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has proposed new regulations banning common AR-15 ammunition, arguing it’s necessary to protect the safety of law enforcement officers. The NRA sounded the alarm late last week:
Get the shredders ready — the Tea Party could be coming.
A Wallingford man is suing a Southington restaurant and bar claiming “permanent, serious” injury after being thrown from a mechanical bull.
A federal judge late Monday halted President Obama’s deportation amnesty, ruling he overstepped his powers in trying to grant legal status and “benefits and privileges” to millions of illegal immigrants, in a stunning decision that chides the president and throws the White House’s plans into disarray just a day before applications were to be accepted.
Biden hanging onto Ashton Carter's wife (and whispering things) at Carter's swearing-in pic.twitter.com/qc911pu1GT
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) February 17, 2015
Check out what could be the most Joe-Bideny of the Joe-Biden-acts-inappropriately pics yet:
The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health regulators, following a recent lobbying blitz by politicians, women’s groups and consumer advocates aimed at pushing it onto the market.
The Bible is filled with characters who represent and possess a wide-range of traits and personalities. That in mind, which Old or New Testament figure do you most relate to?
In the summer of 2013, a Canadian mom left her 6-year-old boy home alone for 90 minutes while she ran some errands. No one disputes that the house was locked and that the boy had plenty of food and water (and TV), nor that the boy was anything other than fine. Nonetheless, the mom was charged with child abandonment. She lost custody and hasn’t seen her son since her arrest. She has been fighting in Manitoban court to get him back ever since.
Growing up on a small farm in rural New Mexico, Rusty Heath remembers his mother telling him on summer mornings “go do whatever you’re going to do, don’t hurt yourself, and we’ll see you later.” He and his twin brother would spend their days horse back riding, camping, and fishing…without adult supervision. Rusty’s wife, Leah, also a New Mexico-native, had a similarly free-range childhood. “We would go and ride our bikes and chase lizards,” she says, “and we were out there till we felt like coming back, and I don’t remember anyone coming looking for us.”
What do our kids lose out on when we “protect” them from the world? Here’s a comment on the post from a few days ago, “How Did Your Adventures as a Kid Influence the Person You Are Now?” I would love to hear your stories of childhood’s enduring influence, too.
World’s most barmy name change? The woman always wanted a name that is difficult to say
“This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution,” she said.
The American public responds differently to questions about “climate change” and “global warming” – even while the media often conflate the two – a new study by Cornell and University of Southern California researchers reveals.
A soon to be published study in the journal Advances in Political Psychology found that skeptics of man-made global warming scored slightly better on questions about climate science than people who believe that humans are causing irreversible warming.