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A federal judge in Wisconsin handed down an opinion yesterday granting the Catholic Church such sweeping legal immunity that it is not clear that it would permit any plaintiff to successfully sue any church in any court.
Showtime president David Nevins is right that pay cable has license to show sex, violence, and bad behavior that other outlets lack. But even though we have plenty of those things on television, we're at the creative beginning of the possibilities of sex, violence, and transgression.
The New York farm lobby says the cost of regulation is keeping them from meeting the growing demand for Greek yogurt. But factory farms' unchecked emissions will end up costing farmers a lot more down the road.
The governor added his signature to the anti-choice legislation at the end of June, and it's already getting harder for Ohio women to access abortion services. Women's health advocates warn this is probably just the beginning.