The woman behind ‘Roe vs. Wade’ didn’t change her mind on abortion. She was paid

In a new documentary filmed before her death, Norma McCorvey, also known as “Jane Roe”, says she was paid to be an antiabortion activist.

Source: The woman behind ‘Roe vs. Wade’ didn’t change her mind on abortion. She was paid

“I was the big fish. I think it was a mutual thing. I took their money and they’d put me out in front of the cameras and tell me what to say. That’s what I’d say…”

So Roe was fishy.

The Gene Drive Dilemma: We Can Alter Entire Species, but Should We? – The New York Times

Gene drives in DNA force target traits onto offspring and descendants, whether modified, natural, or recessive.

Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

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After 95 years of exclusivity, these films, books and compositions are now free for use by everyone.

Source: Start of 2020 Ushers Thousands of Once-Copyrighted Works Into the Public Domain | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Although the Feelreal scent mask for virtual reality isn’t a nicotine vaping system or e-cigarette, it does vaporize aromatic liquids for user inhalation, which according to the company puts it in same FDA certification bracket as those devices.

Source: Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Police Departments Are Using Swatting Registries To Help Protect Swatting Targets From Police Officers | Techdirt

Swatting isn’t going away. Neither are SWAT teams. And the amped-up, guns-out tactics these teams use all but ensure a violent end for targets of bogus 911 calls. “Swatting” is a cheap and efficient way to terrorize anyone you want…

Source: Police Departments Are Using Swatting Registries To Help Protect Swatting Targets From Police Officers | Techdirt