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Racing Extinction: Empire State Building Lights Up For Endangered Species

Via NBC New York: The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a first-of-its-kind live video projection and aimed to raise awareness about animals at risk of being lost forever. The display, a project conceived by “The Cove” filmmaker ...

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John Oliver On DC Statehood

With a lovely song at the end.

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ISRAEL: Hundreds Hold Memorial Vigil For Teen Murdered At Jerusalem Pride

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GOP: Our Digital Team Is Ready For 2016

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AUSTRALIA: New Anti-Gay Group Unveils Titanic-Themed Marriage Campaign

SBS reports: Backed by wealthy businessmen, The Marriage Alliance says it hopes its media campaign will encourage Australians to feel comfortable voicing their concerns about same sex marriage. The ad was unveiled at a launch today along with the campaign slogan “there’s more to it than you think”. The ad starts with a simple drawing that later becomes the tip ...

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RNC To Vote On Anti-Gay Resolutions

The Republican National Committee is set to vote on two anti-gay resolutions, one of which was proposed by former Michigan state Rep. Dave Agema, who now sits on the committee. Via the Washington Blade: If the RNC were to adopt any of the non-binding resolutions next week, it would be the first official act of the Republican Party on the ...

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Shira’s Last Song

From the Jewish Standard: Shira Banki was a student at the Hebrew University High School. She was 16 and attended the Jerusalem Pride Parade as an ally of the LGBTQ community, and to show support for friends of hers. She was killed by a stab wound inflicted by a Hareidi-religious Jew that had attacked the same parade ten years before, ...

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BRONX: Four Die In Legionnaires Outbreak

CNN reports: The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires’ disease outbreak is up to four. Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Sunday. Legionnaires’ disease is a respiratory bacterial infection usually spread through mist that ...

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TRAILER: Best Of Enemies

Vulture raves: You might see a film about William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal’s ten televised debates during the 1968 presidential conventions as an opportunity to bask in eloquent, pointed repartee. You might also enjoy the spectacle of two of the foremost intellectuals of their time coming very close to physically beating the crap out of each other. You might ...

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TEASER: Zoolander 2

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NEW YORK: Dozens Of Catholic Churches Close As Archdiocese Consolidates

Reuters reports: Teary-eyed and angry Catholic parishioners across New York attended final mass services on Friday in some of dozens of churches closing or stopping regular worship services. The closures follow an announcement by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York in November that it would consolidate 368 parishes into 294, reflecting a national trend of parish closures in the ...

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#AllLionsMatter

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Breitbart Closes Comments On Story About Girl Murdered At Jerusalem Pride

In the first Breitbart story about the attack on Thursday, multiple commenters openly celebrated the stabbings. For today’s update they have closed the comments.

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ISRAEL: Thousands Rally To Protest Stabbing Attacks On Jerusalem Pride

Ynet reports: LGBTQ rights groups and youth activists were holding demonstrations in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa following the terror attack at the gay pride parade in the capital on Thursday, in which six people were wounded. Demonstrations were also being held in response to the Jewish terror attack late Thursday night that killed a Palestinian infant and critically wounded ...

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ISRAEL: 16 Year-Old Girl Stabbed At Jerusalem Pride Dies Of Her Wounds

Haaretz reports: Three days after being critically wounded by an ultra-Orthodox man that went on a stabbing rampage at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade, Shira Banki, a 16-year-old Israeli teen succumbed to her wounds Sunday afternoon. Five other people were wounded in the attack. Police confirmed that the suspected stabber is Yishai Schlissel, a Haredi man from Modiin Ilit who stabbed ...

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Lively: It’s Time For A Christian Revolution

“How is it that a relatively tiny handful of homosexual activists, themselves representing less than 2% of our population, has managed in the same period of time to establish a reign of homo-fascism in the United States that has turned centuries-old American values upside down and has turned its large Christian plurality (if not majority) into criminals (if they dare ...

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At Amsterdam Pride 2015

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Pop Star Cilla Black Dies At Age 72

Via the Telegraph: Cilla Black has died at her Spanish home, local police have confirmed. The much-loved TV star and singer is believed to have died of natural causes after being found at her home in Marbella. The Liverpoon-born star enjoyed her first taste of fame at the city’s Cavern Club, where she performed alongside acts including The Beatles and ...

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TEXAS: Anti-Gay AG Ken Paxton Indicted On Multiple Counts Of Securities Fraud

Via the New York Times: Ken Paxton, the Republican attorney general of Texas and a former state legislator, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of securities fraud and of failing to register with the state securities board, officials said. The grand jury in the northern Dallas suburb of McKinney handed up a three-count indictment against Mr. Paxton ...

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Headline Of The Day

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader David)

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