Daily Archives: July 4, 2014

Poetry: Freedom (From the Eyes of a Domestic Abuse Survivor)

Poetry: Freedom (From the Eyes of a Domestic Abuse Survivor)

What does Freedom look like for a survivor of Domestic Abuse? Freedom is stopping to grab a coffee on the way home from work whenever I want. Freedom is spending as much as I need to at the grocery store to make sure my family is fed well. Freedom is going out in public without […]

MISSOURI: Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Money Bomb

MISSOURI: Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Money Bomb

Since 2012, Show-Me Cannabis has commemorated Independence Day with the Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness Money Bomb. Our forebears pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honors to each other in their struggle for liberty from the British. So, in addition to fireworks and barbecue, those of us who continue the struggle for human […]

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud ! We encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly and enjoy the freedoms our nation has to offer. Be smart and safe in all that you do, including the use of fireworks and the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances. While celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, take a moment to […]

PTSD, Fireworks and the 4th of July

PTSD, Fireworks and the 4th of July

Here at Ladybud Magazine, we like to offer trigger warnings on articles that could be upsetting to those with certain conditions or certain life experiences. Unfortunately, life doesn’t come with a trigger warning. Most people think that the Fourth of July is all about fireworks, watermelon, grilling out, and celebrating freedom. One of those things, […]

University of Arizona Cannabis Researcher Fired

University of Arizona Cannabis Researcher Fired

As prohibition has been rolling back across the country, small steps into medical research with cannabis have been taken by brave scientists. One of those ingenious people on the cutting edge of science, Doctor Suzanne A. Sisley, has had her opportunity for comprehensive, university-funded research summarily destroyed, without explanation. Dr. Sisley was about to commence […]

National Advocates for Pregnant Women Speaks Up on SCOTUS Ruling

National Advocates for Pregnant Women Speaks Up on SCOTUS Ruling

In the abortion clinic access decision last week, and again on June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court reminded us that all women, including pregnant women and their families, must continue to fight for our human rights to health, living wage work, and to be recognized as full and equal members of society. Yesterday’s two 5-4 […]