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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Ted Lieu
Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress' fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the end of the year after four decades in the House.
Gay-rights groups are cheering the closing of a Florida-based ex-gay ministry, which was announced this week with an apology from its leader.
Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom _ tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi. Now, add "swatting" to the list _ a prank that sends police charging to the gates of stars' homes on false reports of gunmen, hostages or other crimes in progress.
A first-of-its-kind California law banning therapies to change children's sexual orientation has been blocked temporarily, but lawyers are preparing for a court battle that could come soon.
Two California courts this week issued conflicting opinions on the state's new law aimed at protecting minors from so-called "sexual-change therapies" designed to counsel gay young people who want to be heterosexual.
Two sets of parents and their teenage sons are among the plaintiffs in a second federal lawsuit filed Thursday to block a new California law on counseling from going into effect.
A legal-defense group that supports traditional values filed a federal lawsuit in Sacramento, Calif., on Monday to block a new California law that bans certain kinds of counseling for youth seeking help for same-sex attraction.
Home improvement chain Lowe's plans to stick by its decision to yank its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims amid growing debate over the move.
A decision by retail giant Lowe's Home Improvement to pull ads from a reality show about American Muslims following protests from an evangelical Christian group has sparked criticism and calls for a boycott against the chain.
California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday he had signed into law a bill that prevents children under 18 from using tanning beds.
If a proposed law passes, California teens younger than 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.
If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.
Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, who carried the Assembly bill in the Senate, said it is intended to ensure "that voters may be fully informed and unlawful practices may be inhibited."
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu said on his Facebook page he was "seriously looking at running" and would make an announcement Friday.