PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

morning news

"A federal agency's efforts to remove the words 'gay,' 'lesbian,' 'bisexual' and 'transgender' from the program of a federally funded conference on suicide prevention have inspired scores of experts in mental health to flood the agency with angry e-mails."

Great read by Nicholas Kristof: 'Abstinence-only education isn't about abstinence but about refusing to teach contraception.'

Ugh. US contractors allege abuse and murder in Iraq.

Reporters lose appeal in Plame leak case. (Note: neither of them are the reporters who actually leaked the info.)

Harvard faculty confront their president, saying he's damaged the institution. Bam!

'The ACLU asked Gonzales to appoint a special counsel to investigate the mistreatment of detainees in the war on terrorism, citing what it claimed was Gonzales's "unavoidable conflict of interest in fully investigating and prosecuting wrongdoing by civilians in this matter."'

CIA seeks new role for detainees. And by that, we mean they don't want to run secret prisons anymore.

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