Your regular In The News correspondent, Deeky W. Gashlycrumb, MD., is off while he attends a Butt Convention at the Stethoscope Institute.
[Content Note: Misogyny; hostility to consent and reproductive agency.]
Some dipshit introduces legislation in Idaho that would require "every Idaho high school student to read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and pass a test on it to graduate from high school." That's such a perfect idea, it's almost TOO perfect.
Fox News jackasses joke about Hillary Clinton's "facelift."
SHOCKING NOOZ! Giving teens access to contraception decreases teen pregnancy rates. Who woulda thunk it?!
Michigan becomes the latest state to consider legislation mandating transvaginal ultrasounds as a requirement to access abortion. Gross.
The UK House of Commons advances marriage equality in a bill that further includes a provision which allows "transgender individuals to be legally recognized as their preferred gender without jeopardizing their unions."
Disgraced Illinois politico Jesse Jackson, Jr. is prolly going to jail.
Outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the US is "one big pothole right now," because of our inadequate infrastructure spending.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells a doctor who has never examined him but is nonetheless certain about the state of his health because of his weight to STFU.
And a new new prime number has been discovered! It's 17 million digits long! YOWZA! That's a lot of digits!