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Buffoons on both sides of the transgender "bathroom wars"

Accusations and insults are flying over the latest battle in the culture wars: Whether transgender people can use the bathroom of their choosing, reflecting their self-identified gender. Many of those accusations score a bullseye on some social conservatives who are certain that it will lead to a wave of deadly sexual assaults in women’s bathrooms.... Read more »

Tobacco firms sue FDA over new graphic warnings

If the government can require cigarette packs to sport gruesome illustrations of diseased lungs and dead people as part of an anti-smoking campaign, then why shouldn’t abortion clinics be required to display posters of mangled and dead fetuses. The Associated Press reports: Four of the five largest U.S. tobacco companies sued the federal government Tuesday... Read more »
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