Monday, August 1, 2016

A Look Inside 4 Important Goals of the LGBT Movement

The Daily Signal
August 1, 2016
Welcome to August. The heat may be more bearable with the conventions over. Today's lineup includes a report from Kelsey Harkness on what LGBT leaders plan to do next. Your hair may curl reading Melissa Quinn's coverage on the licensing tangle for hair braiders. Some folks are pressured to sign up for assisted suicide, Hans von Spakovsky and Jana Minich write. Plus: Michael Gonzalez on the right's falling for Putin's tricks, and John-Michael Seibler and Peter Tapsak on one state's crackdown on imported bottles.
News

A Look Inside 4 Important Goals of the LGBT Movement


"The future of the LGBT movement hinges largely on the outcome of this election," leader Kevin Jennings said at a global LGBT summit in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention, where the Human Rights Campaign's Sarah McBride, above, addressed delegates.
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News

It Takes 4 Times Longer to Become a Hair Braider Than an EMT in Oklahoma


In 14 states, aspiring hair braiders are required to attain a license specifically for braiding, and in those states, the number of hours in required training ranges from a low of six in South Carolina to a high of 600 in Oklahoma.
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Commentary

When Assisted Suicide Becomes Coercive


"Supporters claim physician-assisted suicide gives patients choice, but what sort of a choice is it when life is expensive but death is free?" says Dr. William L. Toffler.
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Commentary

Don't Bring Empty Bottles Into Michigan, You Might Go to Jail


If you attempt to cash in on 10,000 or more out-of-state containers, like Brian Everidge allegedly did, it's a felony, and could lead to up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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Commentary

How Putin Hoodwinked the Political Right


Conservatives can certainly find a better champion for their causes than Russia's Vladimir Putin.
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Commentary

Let's Roll: Why Standing Up to a Terrorist Is Your Best Self-Defense


It's time we stop training to be lambs for the slaughter and have a national conversation about standing up to terrorists.
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