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Federal Judge Halts South Dakota’s Abuse Of Native Families

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The Native families of South Dakota have suffered immense disruptions because of governmental abuse. A federal judge has just come to their aid.

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New Laws Leave Trans Children Facing Fines Or Jail Time For Using School Bathroom

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This month, lawmakers in three states have proposed legislation that would stop trans children from using school restrooms.

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Pregnant Meteorologist Has An Epic Response To Hate Mail About Her ‘Gross’ Body (MAGES/VIDEO)

Pregnant Meteorologist Has An Epic Response To Hate Mail About Her ‘Gross’ Body (MAGES/VIDEO)

Women in the media are treated far differently than men – and this TV presenter is fighting back.

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Defense Dept. Concludes No Association Between Deployment And Higher Suicide Rates In Military

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Published online by JAMA Psychiatry, Wednesday, the study looked at 32,000 deaths out of the 3.9 million listed military members between 2001 and 2009.

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Patton Oswalt Brilliantly Mocks Internet Outrage Over Trevor Noah With His Own Version (TWEETS)

Patton Oswalt Brilliantly Mocks Internet Outrage Over Trevor Noah With His Own Version (TWEETS)

In a Twitter-tornado of faux outrage, Patton Oswalt brilliantly makes his point about comedy in 2015.

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Fox News Pastor Argues 9/11 Was God’s Punishment For Abortion (VIDEO)

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Hey look, some more religious freedom!

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Fox Hosts Stick Up For Mike Pence’s Pushback Against ‘Liberal Bullies,’ Following The Bible (VIDEO)

Fox Hosts Stick Up For Mike Pence’s Pushback Against ‘Liberal Bullies,’ Following The Bible (VIDEO)

Of course the good bigots over at “Fox and Friends” decided to be Gov. Pence’s personal cheerleaders.

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Robert Reich: The Wealthy Are The Real Lazy People In Our Society

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We hear it from Republicans every day. They constantly tell us that poor people are poor because they are lazy and rich people are wealthy because they work. But as Robert Reich explained in a new op-ed, the rich are the real lazy people in our society.

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The Internet Quickly Destroys Indiana’s First Openly Anti-Gay Business (SCREENSHOTS)

The Internet Quickly Destroys Indiana’s First Openly Anti-Gay Business (SCREENSHOTS)

Memories Pizza in Indiana is quickly learning that there is a price tag attached to hate and discrimination, as the internet is quickly decimating them.

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Bigot Christian Florist Who Refused Service To Gay Couple Gets What She Deserves (VIDEO)

Bigot Christian Florist Who Refused Service To Gay Couple Gets What She Deserves (VIDEO)

It’s nice to know that some states (ahem, Indiana) still believe in equality.

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Founding Fathers Wanted Civil Rights For All Protected From Religious Persecution

Founding Fathers Wanted Civil Rights For All Protected From Religious Persecution

“The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience, be in any manner, nor on any pretext, infringed.” – Original draft of the 1st Amendment, 1789.

Had that text been included in the Constitution, imagine how vastly different this country would be. No RFRA laws. No Hobby Lobby decisions in the Supreme Court. No elections based on which candidate supports abortion rights or not.

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Obama Just Freed 22 Drug Offenders From Prison: Here Is What Congress Needs To Do

Obama Just Freed 22 Drug Offenders From Prison: Here Is What Congress Needs To Do

Do you think Congress is capable of actually getting this done?

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Glenn Beck Warns: Backlash Over Religious Freedom Laws Will Lead To Concentration Camps (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck Warns: Backlash Over Religious Freedom Laws Will Lead To Concentration Camps (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck actually thinks that the backlash over so-called “religious freedom” laws will lead to concentration camps for Christians.

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Indiana Pizza Shop Is First To Publicly Deny Same-Sex Service: Thanks, Religious Freedom (VIDEO)

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This Indiana business is the first to publicly announce it will be discriminating against LGBT individuals and even those of other religions. Thanks, “religious freedom!”

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These Tweets From An Anti-Gay Ultra-Conservative Talking About ‘Big Gay’ Are Simply Amazing (TWEETS)

These Tweets From An Anti-Gay Ultra-Conservative Talking About ‘Big Gay’ Are Simply Amazing (TWEETS)

This anti-gay ultra-conservative sure seems to love calling out “Big Gay” and the “forces they are releasing.”

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7 Men Charged With Same Crime, Their News Photos Have One Disturbing Difference

Facebook user Chealsea Pfeiffer calls out The Gazette on their racist choice of news photos for two sets of men -- one white and one black -- in their crime reporting. Both sets of men are accused of burglary. Photo: Screen grab/Chelsea Pfeiffer/Facebook.

Black guys get mug shots and white guys get yearbook photos… when charged with the same crime? What’s wrong with this picture?

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Bernie Sanders Says Banks Are Too Big To Fail Because Their CEOs Are ‘Too Big To Jail’

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Bernie Sanders is right — the reason banks are ‘too big to fail’ is because their CEOs are ‘too big to jail.’

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New York State Budget Could Make Yachts Mostly Tax Exempt (VIDEO)

New York State Budget Could Make Yachts Mostly Tax Exempt (VIDEO)

This is what I’d call class warfare. If you aren’t angry, you haven’t read the article.

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New Jersey’s Lottery Is A Shining Example Of The Trouble With Privatization

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Chris Christie privatized New Jersey’s lottery two years ago. Now, the once-top lottery program in the country is about to crash and burn.

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Indiana Woman Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For A Possible Miscarriage (VIDEO)

Indiana Woman Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For A Possible Miscarriage (VIDEO)

The two crimes she’s been convicted of are completely contradictory, but that doesn’t matter in Indiana. Remind me what country this is again?

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