The local ACLU chapter called the town council's resolution — made days after a Louisiana mayor backtracked on his own boycott plans — "inflammatory."
Citing a new study of the effect of neckties on blood flow to the brain, R. Rex Parris wants to keep local employers from requiring men to wear them.
A mayor in the South of France issued a letter stating that the international retailer H&M must prohibit employees from wearing a hijab.
A federal ban of triclosan will follow the Minnesota state ban in 2017. Minnesota has officially become the first state to ban soaps containing triclosan, a once widely used antibacterial chemical that has been proved to “disrupt sex and thyroid hormones and other bodily functions” and which scientists believe can lead to strains of resistant bacteria, according to CBS News. It turns out triclosan is not just unhealthy for our bodies, but it’s also poisonous to the environment, as researchers at the University of Minnesota found.