Ohio’s Heartbeat Law, Just an Abortion Ban in Disguise

On Tuesday December 6, Ohio lawmakers, emboldened by the election of Donald Trump,  passed the controversial "Heartbeat bill" which had been added onto a child abuse bill. The law, if signed by Gov. Kasich, would make it a fifth degree felony for a physician to perform an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected unless continuing … Continue reading Ohio’s Heartbeat Law, Just an Abortion Ban in Disguise

Fishing for Dinosaurs

Forget bass, forget catfish, forget bream and trout; I've started fishing for dinosaurs! Specifically lepisosteus oculatus or, as it's commonly known, the spotted gar. This ancient creature, dating back to the Crustaceous period, hasn't evolved for millions of years, it hasn't had to. It is an armored predator with hard thick scales and tough skin … Continue reading Fishing for Dinosaurs