An Antioch mother’s campaign to get Disney to represent children with Down syndrome in its films has grabbed tens of thousands of signatures and the attention of Disney headquarters.
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
San Francisco police arrested gay rights activist Larry Brinkin on Friday on charges that he had images of children as young as a year-old engaging in sex acts with adults. The 66-year-old has been for investigation of felony possession of child pornography.
The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.
WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) – President Barack Obama met with activist-actor George Clooney at the White House on Tuesday to discuss U.S. involvement in Sudan ahead of a critical election early next year in Africa’s largest nation. […]