Pennsylvania mother who gave daughter ‘abortion pill’ gets prison
A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to up to 18 months in prison for obtaining so-called abortion pills online and providing them to her teenage daughter to end her pregnancy.
Jennifer Ann Whalen, 39, of Washingtonville, a single mother who works as a nursing home aide, pleaded guilty in August to obtaining the miscarriage-inducing pills from an online site in Europe for her daughter, 16, who did not want to have the child.
The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Florida congressman doesn't want the ladies to worry their pretty little heads over issues
If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament. - Florynce Kennedy
Pope = Peace
War is not the way to address injustice, Pope Francis said Sunday, in comments that appeared to distance himself further from any faith-based justification for US airstrikes in Iraq.
Laughing At The Victim
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Monday turned video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-girlfriend unconscious in an elevator into a joke, saying that in the future she should “take the stairs.”
You can't take ground troops off the table. I mean, what if W. had taken ground troops off the table for Iraq? Then we wouldn't have ISIS.- LOLGOP
Christian War On Women AND Gays
Wash. state megachurch closes branches after founder is caught calling women ‘penis homes’
Washington megachurch Mars Hill announced that it is closing several branches, and has dismissed a pastor after he recently called for the resignation of founder Mark Driscoll, who had created controversy with his anti-LGBT and anti-woman views.
"President Obama shows up at a press conference and he's wearing a beige suit. Well, this drives the Republicans crazy. It's nothing but, 'How could he?' and 'What's he trying to pull?' Republicans would just rather have a beige President."–David Letterman
"According to a report from the United Nations, the damage from global warming could be irreversible. It's clear we need to do something. We need to give the Earth the ice bucket challenge." –Jimmy Kimmel
Yep, It's Still Bush's Fault
The US Justice Department has released two memos detailing the George W. Bush administration’s legal justification for monitoring the phone calls and emails of Americans without a warrant.
"Republicans have a video game for the kids. You have an elephant on your video game and it tries to accumulate seats in the Senate. It's not the first. Remember George W. Bush had a video game back in 2000 -- Grand Theft Election." –David Letterman
"Apple is sprucing up the iPhone. Tomorrow you can get the new iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 is a lot like President Obama's hair. Every year it's lighter and thinner." –David Letterman
Mittens Romney @ Hillary: Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah.
Mitt Romney has said he's not running for president in 2016 - but if he were to run and win, he's sure he'd be a lot better at the job than Hillary Clinton.
"Burger King is moving to Canada. they bought the doughnut place, Tim Horton's. Financed by Warren Buffett, burger king will be moving to Canada to avoid paying taxes. Hearing about it, President Obama immediately took away Buffett's medal of freedom." –David Letterman
"Folks, I do not have to tell you that the world out there is spinning out of control. The Middle East is in flames. Russian troops have crossed into Ukraine. But the biggest news this weekend was the shocking invasion of Boob-istan." –Stephen Colbert on the celebrity nude photo scandal
Joan Rivers Goes Out In Style (Limerick)
By Madeleine Begun Kane
Rivers really went out with a bang.
Pipers played, comics joked, singers sang.
And of course there was crying,
As spirits were flying–
The yin of a death … and the yang.
A wildfire that prompted the rescue of 185 hikers in Yosemite National Park has blackened four square miles of back country wilderness, officials said Monday, as crews hoped rainy weather would give them a chance to gain some control over the flames.
I hope you enjoyed today's abbreviated edition.
- Nicaragua says meteorite probable cause of blast in capital
- Couple exchanges vows, rappel down Miami hotel
- Mom Let Child Drive Because She Was Drunk: Cops
- Pajama-Clad 9-Year-Old Steals City Bus
- Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom
Time To Deflate Photo
900 year old church in Norway.