August 23, 2019

Between fake news and data harvesting, Facebook has no way to win.

Mark Zuckerberg is stuck in a catch-22. Any fix for Facebook’s previous big problem — fake news — would make the current big problem with data harvesting worse. As a media company and one of Americans’ top sources of information, Facebook’s de facto anonymity and general lack of responsibility for user-generated content make it easy […]

Islamic State Fatwa Authorizes Harvesting Body Parts from ‘Infidels’

According to a religious ruling, or fatwa, issued by Islamic State scholars, the harvesting of organs from live victims in order to save the lives of Muslims is licit, opening the question of whether ISIS is engaging in the trafficking of human body parts. The fatwa is contained in a recently released document obtained by […]

Planned Parenthood Defund Bill Fails in Senate; Democrats Claim Baby Parts Harvesting Group Aids Women’s Health

The U.S. Senate has rejected a bill to defund Planned Parenthood and transfer its estimated $500 million in federal funds to other women’s health sources. Senate Bill 1881 failed to get the 60 votes required to have debate closed and a vote on the proposed legislation granted, with the results largely falling along party lines. […]

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