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I have spoken and written about the tense and deadly situation in Ukraine over the past nine months, but with the downing of MH17 last week by presumably renegade forces in Eastern Ukraine, a new chapter in

News: Botswana gay activists to sue gov’t over blood donation ban

From Agence de Presse Africaine: The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) said Wednesday it is weighing legal options to take the Botswana government to court for barring members of the gays and lesbian community

White House Petition: End the FDA Gay Blood Ban

Call On HHS & The FDA To End Their Ban Against Gay & Bisexual Male Blood Donors The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) bans gay & bisexual men from donating blood. The current lifetime deferral focuses

News: Poachers Continue Elephant Slaughter

From CNN.com: Poachers killed one of Kenya’s most beloved elephants — a behemoth animal with tusks so large, they touched the ground. Satao was shot with poisoned arrows in the sprawling Tsavo National Park in the country’s

Medical Marijuana Continues to Evolve

As is true with many issues in politics, my own opinion on medical marijuana has been an evolving viewpoint. This week I’m going to touch on two topics: medical marijuana and the recreational use of marijuana. Please

I Will Not Like Myself

We live in a world of “likes“, “shares”, and “retweet.” And before I forget, be sure to like and tweet this article! This story from the Daily Dot last week got me angry. First of all, are

Dedor’s Election 2012 Thoughts

It’s the time of year again and with my history in politics, including a run for office a decade ago, I thought I should offer my insights into the campaigns which are finally coming to an end: