Friday, April 12, 2013

Daily Blend: 04/12/13

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Audrie Pott (15)
Audrie Pott (15)
  • Understatement of the Day: “It turns out that the Obama administration has not been honest about who the CIA has been targeting with drones in Pakistan.
    (via @ggreenwald)

  • I just don’t have the patience (or stomach) today to write about the horrific Kermit Gosnell case, other than to affirm how it’s the perfect argument for why abortion should be fully legalized and easily accessible to ensure women never need to resort to such barbarity out of desperation.

  • Ditto with Vox Day’s predictably pathetic rant about how pro-choicers are all worse than Nazis and so on.

  • Another teenaged girl [pictured] commits suicide to escape persecution resulting from the publicization of her student gang-rape. Now to watch the rape-culture-soaked media fret over those poor arrested rapists. (Again.)
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Appeals court denies Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli’s petition to bring back anti-sodomy law.
    (via Joe. My. God.)

  • Uruguay becomes latest country to legalize same-sex marriage.

  • And finally, Cracked presents some popular online myths, revised for accuracy.

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.