Hideous anti-gay adoption bill introduced in Ohio: “To amend sections 3107.03 and 5103.03 of the Revised Code to prohibit an adoptive or foster child from being placed in the private residence of a homosexual, bisexual, or transgender person.”
Plame leak scandal making headlines again, Cheney in focus. Reuters: “Vice President Dick Cheney directed his aide Lewis “Scooter” Libby to use classified material to discredit a critic of the Bush administration’s Iraq war effort, the National Journal reported on Thursday.”
Bullied mice show withdrawal and reclusiveness as changes in brain structure: “‘The ability of stress to induce BDNF in this reward circuitry is probably a good thing’ from an evolutionary standpoint, Nestler said. ‘If you’re constantly subjected to something bad like being beaten up, it makes sense to avoid what’s beating you up.’ But extreme stress can throw that normally protective system into overdrive, he explained. That’s similar to what can happen in people, when someone genetically predisposed to depression experiences a first bout after an emotionally stressful event.”
Police are investigating whether Jacob Robida was traveling to Arkansas to meet with white supremacist groups there, and whether or not more gay bar attacks are planned.