What does this lawmaker think is causing California's historic drought?
If you guessed abortion, you win. Unless you live in Bakersfield, CA, where Shannon Grove is your representative to the State Legislature.
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The Assemblywoman is in hot water after some remarks she made to a gathering of pro-life supporters.
Grove is reported to have linked the state's water problem to legalized abortion, saying:
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Always the humanitarian!
Matt Damon was more than happy to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and he also took the opportunity to spread awareness for another cause!
The 43-year-old actor filled a bucket of ice with water from the toilets in his house, and went on to explain that it’s actually not a gross thing because
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This year's drought has been devastating to the heartland and with no fertile grass to eat, cows have been suffering too.
But some farmers have gone to great lengths to sustain the cows.
This includes feeding
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Even donkeys are feeling it in these hard economics times…
Texas and northwest Louisiana have been ravaged by the recent drought and economy and farmers have abandoned hundreds of donkeys due to the lack of business.
The donkeys helped herd the farmers' cattle and goats, but with no water or food, ranchers have
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Scarlett Johansson, an Oxfam Ambassador, traveled to Kenya recently to see the emergency relief organization's life-saving work in response to the devastating drought affecting East Africa.
Since escalating to famine, 13 million lives are at risk throughout Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia.
The actress visited the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya where tens of thousands of Somali refugees have arrived and the experience is nothing short of eye-opening.
Check out the video above for a glimpse of ScarJo's efforts with Oxfam, then click here for more information about the food crisis facing East Africa and how you can help!
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