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Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception

Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed, it will become the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.

There's No Reason to Lie to Ourselves About Climate Change There's No Reason to Lie to Ourselves About Climate Change

I’m looking at the calendar and guess what: it’s Tuesday (cry day).

The Hustle Itself Is a Con The Hustle Itself Is a Con

When I was 15 years old, I had a pretty good thing going for myself when it came to sneaking into shows at large venues. If the tickets were expensive, if it was sold out, or if you had to be over 18 to get in, I would go to the bouncer out front and tell him that I was looking for my older brother. “He’s in there,…

'Heartbeat Bills' Are the Present and Future of Abortion Restrictions 'Heartbeat Bills' Are the Present and Future of Abortion Restrictions

Early Tuesday morning, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a measure into law that bans abortion at the point when “embryonic or fetal cardiac activity” is detectable on an ultrasound, which can happen as early as five or six weeks into a pregnancy. As has been pointed out in much of the coverage of the bill, this is…

Shroom Time, Possibly Shroom Time, Possibly

Cry time on shroom day.

So How Was Your Day? So How Was Your Day?

It’s Tuesday. Cry time already. Comes earlier every year!

A Guide to the Too Many Men Running for President A Guide to the Too Many Men Running for President

There are too many men running for president, as it turns out. Don’t be scared though because we are here to help you tell them apart.

Well, Joe Biden Is Officially Running for President

Joe Biden officially launched his 2020 presidential campaign. We knew this was coming and here it is. Let’s talk about it, right?  

What's Probably Coming on Game of Thrones Is Going to Fuck Up My Little Heart What's Probably Coming on Game of Thrones Is Going to Fuck Up My Little Heart

The most recent episode of Game of Thrones was maybe the closest thing the series will ever have to a Christmas special. Everyone was back together, reminiscing, making amends, fucking on bags of grain or whatever was in those sacks. It was all a little heavy handed, but still a lovely bottle episode and final bit of…

What Is an Anti-Abortion Movie Supposed to Do? What Is an Anti-Abortion Movie Supposed to Do?

It is hard to make a movie when the world is out to get you. “We couldn’t get music for the movie, no one was taking our ad dollars, social media,” Cary Solomon, one half of the writer-director team behind Unplanned, explained in an interview just a few days before the film’s March release. “It is a conspiracy, and I…

A Collection of Sentences From David Brooks's New Book The Second Mountain A Collection of Sentences From David Brooks's New Book The Second Mountain

Let’s say you had the chance to become a vampire.

Welcome to Pete Talk, Where We Talk About Pete Welcome to Pete Talk, Where We Talk About Pete

It’s Tuesday, the day to C-R-Y.

3 Major Things You Might Have Missed in the New Star Wars Trailer 3 Major Things You Might Have Missed in the New Star Wars Trailer

After so much anticipation (40 years), the new Star Wars: Episode IX trailer is here. All of our friends are back: Rey, BB-8, him, him, and Adam Driver. A close watch reveals a few important details that may have escaped you the first time around.

Would You Live in the $24.99 Million Trekkie Nightmare Palace? Would You Live in the $24.99 Million Trekkie Nightmare Palace?

Welcome to Would U Live There, a new series in which we decide if we would live in a celebrity or otherwise notable home. Here are the rules: You can’t change anything about the space (the furniture, art, fixtures, upholstery, and weird bric-a-brac all stay as is) and we are judging a home based purely on its…

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