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New tests find significant decrease in bee-killing pesticides in "bee-friendly" plants

A report released today showed a significant decrease in the number of "bee-friendly" home garden plants sold at major retailers that have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees. The study was conducted by Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Research Institute and allies, including the Turner Environmental Law Clinic.
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An-Na'im on Trump's fundamental misunderstanding of Sharia

Earlier this month, Trump proposed "extreme vetting" to ban immigrants who believed Sharia law should supplant American law. But while this might play well to some of his supporters, it is detached from reality, according to a recent CNN story. Muslims who say they want Sharia law are not necessarily extremists. "Sharia as an ethical normative system underpinning the laws that are enacted through constitutional institutions--much in the same way that Americans consider Christianity as underpinning American law and culture," says Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law Abdullahi An-Na'im.
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