One sign that a country is in trouble is when the top court’s opinion is deemed controversial.
Canada doesn’t have to worry about that, not because its Supreme Court is so respected, but because of how little Canadians know about its rulings, in particular that our highest court believes abortion should be restricted.
It was . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Canada’s Supreme Court Wants To Restrict Abortions
The European Union has banned the selling of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. This will make the lives of many animals better and may encourage innovations in cosmetic testing .
The ban applies to all new cosmetics and their ingredients sold in the EU, regardless of where in the world testing on animals . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: EU Bans Cosmetics Tested on Animals
Thanks to 3D printing, a government ban on guns soon will be as enforceable as a government ban on pictures of guns.
That is because, not in the too distant future, printing objects will be as easy as printing pictures, and if the government can’t prevent anyone from printing pictures of guns, it surely won’t . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Why Banning Guns Is Pointless, Or Soon Will Be
The world suffered a tragedy when a gun man went and killed 20 students and 6 adults. The world was made worse when out of this horror people called others whackos and nuts for merely having a different opinion.
A tragedy should make us try to be better not worse.
. . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: A Tragedy Should Make Us Want To Be Better
Commercial fishing is one of the most damaging things one can do to gather a food source. Trawlers are so inefficient they perform the equivalent task of cutting down an entire forest to get a couple cows. With this hugely negative impact that trawling can have on undersea life in mind Australia has decided to […] . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Australia Starts Two-Year Super Trawler Ban
The good thing with fundamentalism is, it’s non-partisan.
Opposition to all oil tankers off the coast of British Columbia has shown that it’s not just conservatives that can give up on moderation and pragmatism, progressives can too.
In 2008 the Conservative government passed legislation imposing mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes. Instead of judges determining . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Banning Tankers On BC Coast Is Fundamentally Wrong
…and fine is typical of the corrupt anachronism called FIFA! Like the IOC, it is a cabal of greed and very wealthy individuals who are interested in nothing else but seeing a great sport make as much money for them as possible… even if they have to degrade the Game to so. Christine Sinclair is . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Christine Sinclair’s ludicrous ban…
It is common knowledge that smoking kills people and, in democracies, providing health care for citizens is important and unquestioned. In Australia, they clearly care about each other as they now make it harder than ever for cigarette companies to shill their destructive product.
Starting in December, packs will instead come in a uniformly . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Australia Gets World’s Toughest Law on Cigarette Branding