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  • How A Former Advocate Of Ex-Gay Therapy Is Working To Protect Others From Harm

    24 October 2014, 3:17 pm by: Zack Ford

    Tim Rymel hopes conservative Christians appreciate what he's learned first-hand about the harms of ex-gay therapy.The post How A Former Advocate Of Ex-Gay Therapy Is Working To Protect Others From Harm appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • The Restaurant Industry Is Rife With Race Discrimination

    24 October 2014, 3:16 pm by: Carimah Townes

    You don't want to be a person of color working in the restaurant industry. The post The Restaurant Industry Is Rife With Race Discrimination appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Everyone Should Read

    24 October 2014, 3:01 pm by: Jeff Spross

    Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.The post Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Everyone Should Read appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • BREAKING: Six People Reportedly Shot At Seattle High School (Updated)

    24 October 2014, 2:58 pm by: Ian Millhiser

    A gunman reportedly opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Seattle on Friday, before killing himself his own gun.The post BREAKING: Six People Reportedly Shot At Seattle High School (Updated) appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • NYC Mayor: Undocumented Immigrants Shouldn’t Hesitate To Seek Medical Care For Ebola

    24 October 2014, 2:58 pm by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    “No New Yorker, no one, no one here in this city should worry about their documentation status,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. The post NYC Mayor: Undocumented Immigrants Shouldn’t Hesitate To Seek Medical Care For Ebola appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Cincinnati Poised To Become Largest Metropolitan Area Without Any Abortion Clinics

    24 October 2014, 2:50 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    Ohio officials are getting closer to their goal of shutting down all of the state's clinics.The post Cincinnati Poised To Become Largest Metropolitan Area Without Any Abortion Clinics appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Largest City In South America Could Run Out Of Water In 100 Days

    24 October 2014, 2:31 pm by: Joaquim Moreira Salles

    The main reservoir feeding the city has become a dry bed of cracked earth, operating at 3.2 percent of normal volume.The post Largest City In South America Could Run Out Of Water In 100 Days appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • NPR Guts Its Environment And Climate Reporting Team, Becomes ‘Part Of The Problem’

    24 October 2014, 2:01 pm by: Joe Romm

    NPR has gutted its staff dedicated to covering climate issues. Given the nation’s and world’s renewed focus on the threat posed by unrestricted carbon pollution, this baffling move is already receiving widespread criticism from scientists and media…
  • Before Obamacare, America’s Health Care System Ranked Last Among Developed Nations

    24 October 2014, 1:59 pm by: Sam P.K. Collins

    "These issues don't really exist in any of the other countries we looked at. They all have universal health insurance. "The post Before Obamacare, America’s Health Care System Ranked Last Among Developed Nations appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • 307 People Died Crossing The Southern Border Last Year, And That’s The Lowest It’s Been In 15…

    24 October 2014, 1:40 pm by: Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

    For the first time, "Arizona was not the deadliest place to cross the border,” the Associated Press reported. The post 307 People Died Crossing The Southern Border Last Year, And That’s The Lowest It’s Been In 15 Years appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Companies Are Fracking With Harmful Chemicals Through Regulatory Loophole

    24 October 2014, 1:20 pm by: Katie Valentine

    A new report looks at the fracking industry's use of benzene, a carcinogenic chemical, and the loophole that allows companies to frack with it.The post Companies Are Fracking With Harmful Chemicals Through Regulatory Loophole appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • After Attack In Canada, Congressman Calls For More Surveillance Of Muslims In America

    24 October 2014, 1:01 pm by: Beenish Ahmed

    "We have to find out what's happening on the ground in these Muslim communities — what the NYPD used to do, but those morons at the New York Times Editorial Board and the American Civil Liberties Union went after them."The post After Attack In Canada,…
  • Idaho City Says For-Profit Wedding Chapel Can Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples

    24 October 2014, 12:58 pm by: Zack Ford

    Responding to a federal lawsuit filed by the chapel's owners, Coeur d’Alene officials determined that refusing to marry same-sex couples didn't violate city law.The post Idaho City Says For-Profit Wedding Chapel Can Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples…
  • Lawmakers Sneak Big Gift To The NRA Into Bill Banning Copper Theft

    24 October 2014, 12:27 pm by: Ian Millhiser

    The law reduces the costs of bringing a pro-gun lawsuit, it deputizes the NRA to police gun laws enacted by city and town councils, and it gives the NRA an incentive to file as many suits as it can as quickly as possible.The post Lawmakers Sneak Big Gift To…
  • How Ebola Punishes People For Being Compassionate

    24 October 2014, 12:07 pm by: Tara Culp-Ressler

    One of the scariest parts of the outbreak is the way that it undermines our fundamental humanity.The post How Ebola Punishes People For Being Compassionate appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • ‘CitizenFour’ Documaker Laura Poitras Talks Snowden And Responsible Journalism In The Digital…

    24 October 2014, 11:33 am by: Lauren C. Williams

    The film opens Friday in select theaters.The post ‘CitizenFour’ Documaker Laura Poitras Talks Snowden And Responsible Journalism In The Digital Age appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • Insurance Industry Shows ‘Profound Lack Of Preparedness’ For Climate Risks

    24 October 2014, 11:28 am by: Ari Phillips

    An extensive new report found that out of 330 insurers, only nine merited top ratings when it comes to climate policiesThe post Insurance Industry Shows ‘Profound Lack Of Preparedness’ For Climate Risks appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • As Russian World Cup Looms, Soccer’s Governing Bodies Do Little To Address Racism

    24 October 2014, 10:59 am by: Joaquim Moreira Salles

    Racism is rampant in Russian stadiums. Events at a recent match show the extent to which authorities are spineless on the issue, as Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup.The post As Russian World Cup Looms, Soccer’s Governing Bodies Do Little To Address…
  • Costco Will Be Closed On Thanksgiving Because Employees ‘Deserve The Opportunity’ To Be With…

    24 October 2014, 10:32 am by: Bryce Covert

    At least five chain stores have decided workers won't have to come in on Thanksgiving.The post Costco Will Be Closed On Thanksgiving Because Employees ‘Deserve The Opportunity’ To Be With Family appeared first on ThinkProgress.
  • How A South Dakota County Is Suppressing The Native American Vote

    24 October 2014, 10:29 am by: Kira Lerner

    Eighty-five percent of Buffalo County residents live on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. So why is the closest early voting site located 25 miles away in a town of 14 people?The post How A South Dakota County Is Suppressing The Native American Vote appeared…

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