Army Making Major Personnel Cuts, Muslim Groups Help Rebuild Black Churches, Last Cosby Show Re-Runs Pulled: A.M. Links
(Russian Interior Ministry)
The U.S. Army is set to cut 40,000 troops and 17,000 civilian workers over the next two years.
- Muslim non-profits are raising money to rebuild recently burned black Southern churches. "We want for others what we want for ourselves: the right to worship without intimidation, the right to safety, and the right to property," the groups said.
- The last cable station airing re-runs of The Cosby Show has announced that it will stop doing so in light of Bill Cosby's (alleged!) serial rape habit.
- With selfie-related deaths on the rise in Russia, the government has released a "safe selfie guide" to "warn citizens against undue risk for a memorable picture."
- A group of Chicago activists have filed a lawsuit against three suburbs to try and force stricter gun-control measures.
- Michael Brendan Dougherty on "why American conservatives should root for Greece's crazy socialists."
- Baylor University, the largest Baptist University in the world, has quietly updated its sexual conduct policy to stop prohibiting "homosexual acts."
- Once-upon-a-time Reason staffer Dave Weigel, currently at Bloomberg, will be re-joining The Washington Post as a political reporter.