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God’s Red Pencil? CRISPR and The Three Myths of Precise Genome Editing

For the benefit of those parts of the world where public acceptance of biotechnology is incomplete, a public relations blitz is at full tilt. It concerns an emerging set of methods for altering the DNA of living organisms. 293 more words

Food

Support the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act

“Almost all of the civil rights cold cases that have been resolved in the past 40 years owe that resolution to the efforts of reporters, investigative journalists and local prosecutors.” 25 more words

News

NCAI Action Alert: Urge Senators to Support the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act!

Yesterday, Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which would add S. 248 – the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to this must-pass funding legislation. 243 more words

Indian Country News

Conservatives are ready to put a stop to the spread of progressive values. One more justice will do it.

Conservatives in this country have been on a mission to change the makeup of the Supreme Court since the Warren court overturned segregation laws, approved civil rights and voting rights, and upheld the rights of the accused to due process. 33 more words

2016 General Election

Meet Your New Virginia 5th CD #GOP Nominee, Right-Wing Extremist Tom Garrett

via bluevirginia.us

Making matters more urgent for Democrats is that the Tea Party-backed GOP nominee and declared Donald Trump supporter Tom Garrett is about as far right wingnut as you can get. 151 more words

2016 General Election

ACTION ALERT: Stop The Delisting Of The Yellowstone Grizzly - Last Day To Comment!

May 10, 2016

MAY 10th IS THE LAST DAY TO COMMENT!

HAVE YOU COMMENTED YET?

The USFWS is pushing to delist the Yellowstone grizzly bears. It’s obvious why they’re doing this. 581 more words

Howling For Justice

Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act heads to Senate Committee!

The Louisiana Non-Discrimination Act, SB 332 authored by Sen. JP Morrell, will be heard at the Tuesday, May 10th hearing of the Senate Judiciary B Committee. 151 more words