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  • No Meat on Mondays in Los Angeles

    11/12/2012 6:11:20 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    No Meat on Mondays in Los Angeles By Susan Jones November 12, 2012 ( - The Los Angeles City Council is urging all residents to observe "meatless Mondays" from now on. A resolution adopted on Oct. 24 reads: "Be it resolved, that the Council of the City of Los Angeles hereby declares all Mondays as 'Meatless Mondays' in support of comprehensive sustainability efforts as well as to further encourage residents to eat a more varied plant-based diet to protect their health and protect animals." Councilwoman Jan Perry, who introduced the resolution, also wants to ban new fast-food restaurants in South...
  • Human Rights Campaign (LGBT) Praises Elena Kagan (they just can't help it)

    05/10/2010 2:46:39 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 24 replies · 572+ views
    Human Rights Camapign ^ | May 10, 2010 | Human Rights Camapign
    WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today hailed President Obama’s selection of United States Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the nominee for the opening on the United States Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens. “We applaud President Obama for choosing Elena Kagan to become our nation’s next U.S. Supreme Court Justice,” said Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign. “The U.S. Supreme Court decides cases that intimately affect the lives of all Americans. We are confident that Elena Kagan has a demonstrated...
  • LGBT Center looks to San Francsico for bailout

    03/10/2010 10:51:53 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 38 replies · 847+ views
    Eight years after opening with great fanfare, San Francisco's city-subsidized, $12.3 million Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center is on the verge of foreclosure - and is asking the cash-strapped city for a $1 million line of credit to help bail it out. And from the looks of things, the center will probably get it. The thinking: The city has already spent about $5.7 million on the building at Market and Octavia streets and needs to "make sure it doesn't go under," said Supervisor David Campos, who along with fellow gay Supervisor Bevan Dufty is seeking approval of a...
  • Berg, Joyce File Emergency Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Hollister Appeal

    11/24/2009 9:02:09 AM PST · by Sibre Fan · 10 replies · 1,007+ views
    United States Court of Appeals for DC Circuit ^ | November 24, 2009 | Phil Berg; Lawrence Joyce
    Phil Berg and Larry Joyce have filed an (a) Emergency Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Hollister Appeal; and (b) Amicus Curiae Brief.

    09/25/2002 12:35:51 AM PDT · by kattracks · 21 replies · 349+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/25/02
    <p>How would America have reacted to Sept. 11 had Al Gore been president?</p> <p>Or, more to the point, how would Al Gore have reacted to Sept. 11?</p> <p>Judging by his speech the other day to the Commonwealth Club of California, the answer is: Weakly.</p> <p>Tentatively.</p> <p>Maybe not at all.</p>
  • **HEADS DOWN** Al Gore "speech" up NOW on C-SPAN2

    09/23/2002 4:54:32 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies · 355+ views
    C-SPAN 2 | 9-23-02
    Posted as a courtesy to FR insomniacs. I'm having dinner and will NOT be able to watch.