Gaza Continues to Explode, France Offers Asylum to Christians from Iraq, Another Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down: P.M. Links


  • But we liberated them in Iraq! We liberated the hell out of them!
    U.S. Army

    Raids and airstrikes continue in Gaza after a truce ended. Hamas infiltrated a Jewish village and killed Israeli troops. Civilians in a park were killed in an explosion. Residents blame Israel. Israel says it was a misfired Hamas rocket.

  • A federal appeals court panel has struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage recognition. The court also has jurisdiction over North and South Carolina, West Virginia, and Maryland.
  • France is offering asylum to Christians from northern Iraq being driven out by the Islamic State, which has ordered them to convert or die.
  • Liberia's president has closed most border crossings and instituted quarantines to try to contain its Ebola outbreak.
  • has launched a service for customers to purchase 3d-printed items.
  • Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union put out a joint report today showing that America's surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak anonymously to journalists. So … working as intended, then?

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