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Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage

A federal judge has ruled Idaho’s 2006 ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. While officials work on repealing the ban, no same-sex marriages will be completed in the state until Friday. Read about it here…[Idaho Stream]

If the zombie apocalypse falls upon us, there’s no need to worry — new documents show that the government has it handled. The U.S. Defense Department has allegedly created “CONOP 8888,” a special program filled with ideas and tactical plans to stop zombies from taking over the country. The unclassified document says its mission statement is to “establish and maintain a vigilant defensive condition aimed at protecting humankind from zombies and if necessary, conduct operations that will, if directed, eradicate zombie threats to human safety.” Read about it here… [Foreign Policy]

While you’re enjoying the ice cream jingle coming down the street, be aware of what you’re really listening to. NPR has uncovered the real and very racist origins of the common Ice Cream Jingle — a discriminatory single from 1916 titled, “N***** Love a Watermelon Ha! Ha! Ha!” Yep. Childhood nostalgia totally tainted. Read about it here…[NPR]

The teens involved in the infamous shovel fight have been charged with disorderly conduct. The Ohio teens aren’t expected to face any jail time, but a small fine and community service will likely happen. Read about it here…[TMZ]

Looks like Gucci Mane will spend a few more years behind bars. The “Lemonade” rapper pled guilty to gun possession charges and will remain in jail until 2016. The judge gave the rapper a break and applied the 10 months already served to his prison sentence. Read about it here…[Rap Radar

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