The West Memphis 3 Have Been Freed
After 18 years in prison for a crime they insist they did not commit, the men known as the West Memphis 3 have finally been released. Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, victims of what has widely been condemned as a massive miscarriage of justice, are now free.
FAA Shut Down Because Republicans Hate Unions
Costing the United States $30 million a day, furloughing 4,000 workers and eliminating 70,000 jobs, Republicans have essentially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration because they don't want to make it easier for its employees to unionize. Not to mention handicapping critical safety and oversight for millions of American's flying through the air in giant metal tubes propelled by explosive fluid.
Birth Control To Be Fully Covered By Obama Health Care Plan
The Obama Administration announced today that birth control will be considered preventative care under the President's sweeping health care reform, meaning it will be fully covered with no copays. Since virtually every American will be required to carry health insurance under the new law, that essentially means free birth control for the women of the United States.