Mississippi is the only state still blocking adoptions by same-sex couples, Arizona militia members are busted on drug-rip charges, and the term “cuckservative” is catching on with some Republicans.
New York Times: Mississippi is the only state still forbidding adoptions by same-sex couples, but legal experts say the ban may not hold up with the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on same-sex marriage.
KPOH-TV: Three members of an Arizona border militia group are arrested on federal charges relating to a plot to steal drugs and money from cartel smugglers.
KMOX-TV: Not only are armed Oath Keepers patrolling the streets of Ferguson, Mo., now they are calling for the resignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.
New York Times: The phrase “cuckservative” is catching on among disaffected Republicans, including some holding white nationalist ideologies.
Al Jazeera America: Deaths of Latinos by police don’t spark the same national outrage as when blacks are the victims.
Lone Star Q: A 22-year-old transgendered woman found dead last month in Dallas is the 13th transgender person murdered in the United States this year, exceeding last year’s total.
LancasterOnline: After promising to stay indefinitely, armed Oath Keepers apparently grew weary and went home after only two days guarding a military recruiting center in Lancaster, Pa.