- 10 fascinating facts about Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant -- "After the war started on April 12, 1861, Lee was offered command of the Union army." [not mentioned is that they were both slave-owners]
- Denver's Azucar Bakery wins right to refuse to make anti-gay cakes -- "Colorado's legal battles between religious freedom and gay rights continue to play out in the not-so-sweet arena of bakery cake requests."
- I Haven't Shampooed My Hair in 6 Years -- "The anti-shampoo movement has a name — No Poo — which has been gaining a lot of attention lately..."
- In an Iowa courtroom, an astonishing case of sex and Alzheimer’s -- "Rayhons’s trial, which begins Wednesday, is a rare and possibly unprecedented examination of a little-explored aspect of consent."
- Lee surrenders at Appomattox, 150 years ago today -- "On a Palm Sunday 150 years ago today, Confederate General Robert E. Lee agreed to surrender his Army of Northern Virginia, marking a symbolic end to the Civil War."
- Making Sense of Robert E. Lee -- "He did not see right and wrong in tones of gray, and yet his moralizing could generate a fog..."
- Washington Nationals sued for religious discrimination -- "Although the team allowed the men to miss games during the 2013 season in order to observe their sabbath (sundown Friday through sundown Saturday), the Nationals allegedly fired the three in 2014 when their religious beliefs prevented them from working at least 80% of the team’s games."
Thursday, April 09, 2015
No Poo and other links
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