Day: November 6, 2014

” Lining up for condoms in the clink”

Al Jazeera America

California is only the second state, after Vermont, to distribute condoms to inmates in state prisons. (New York state provides them to married prisoners during extended visits and to prisoners on temporary release.) Providing condoms to prisoners is controversial because many state laws prohibit sex between inmates. But some prisons and jails have decided to allow prisoners to have condoms as a way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Read more:  Prisoners disproportionately at risk of contracting STDs

“Appeals court upholds bans on same-sex marriage in 4 states”


A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit upheld same-sex marriage bans in four states Thursday afternoon, creating a split among the nation’s appeals courts that almost surely means the Supreme Court must take up the issue of whether gay couples have a constitutional right to marry. The decision overturned rulings in Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky, and makes it the first appeals court to uphold state bans since the Supreme Court in 2013 struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
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Don Felder – “Road To Forever”

“Oregon Initiative Is A Blueprint For National Marijuana Legalization”



“McConnell confident he can lead a Senate with “sharp elbows and big egos”



“Report: Alex Rodriguez admits to using performance-enhancing drugs”



“FBI: Abducted Philadelphia woman found alive in Maryland; suspect arrested”



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