RELIGIOUS LIBERTY. ACLU plans to sue over today’s “religious freedom” executive order.
JUST IN: The ACLU says it will sue over Trump’s religious exemption executive order. pic.twitter.com/uFYGCqgcjN
— Dominic Holden (@dominicholden) May 4, 2017
CHECHNYA. The anti-gay pogrom. “Once they bring you there,” a survivor told me, referring to the secret prison in Chechnya where he’d been detained, “they immediately start the beatings and electrocutions, demanding information about who you were dating.” The guards, he said, would spit in the prisoners’ faces, and worse: “We were such hated creatures that each guard felt obliged to hit us when passing by.”
NATIONAL EQUALITY MARCH. Website goes live.
JOHNNY DEPP. Actor gets lines fed to him through an earpiece.
FOX & FRIENDS. Coverage for pre-existing conditions is a “luxury.”
Fox & Friends, Trump's favorite show, calls health insurance for people with preexisting conditions a "luxury" pic.twitter.com/ys1gVrcreX
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) May 4, 2017
MORNING JOE ENGAGEMENT. Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are getting married: “The MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-hosts got engaged this past weekend during a romantic trip to the south of France and Monaco to celebrate Brzezinski’s 50th birthday. We’re told Scarborough, 54, got down on one knee and proposed at the scenic Bar Bellini at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, which has a breathtaking moonlit outdoor terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.”
MET GALA LEFTOVERS. 15 of the hottest men on the red carpet.
CHICAGO. A first look at the Obama Presidential Center.
FRANCE. Macron wins debate against Le Pen. “In the prolonged two-and-a-half-hour slanging match that featured more invective than any other debate in French presidential history, Macron branded Front National candidate Le Pen an ill-informed, corrupt, dangerously nationalistic and “hate-filled” liar who “fed off France’s misery” and would bring “civil war” to France.”
SURF STUD. Liam Hemsworth hits the beach.
MINNEAPOLIS. Anatomy of a gay sex club raid.
CASSINI. NASA releases ‘video’ showing probe’s dive through Saturn’s rings.
KATY PERRY. Singer criticized for flaunting NYT front page Met Gala look while policeman burns.
TRAILER OF THE DAY. Sense8.
THIRSTY THURSDAY. Roly Vizcay.