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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.

by John Prager· · News
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.

by Vera· · News
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.

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?

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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.

by Shannon Barber· · Current Issues, News
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Indiana Pizza Shop Is First To Publicly Deny Same-Sex Service: Thanks, Religious Freedom (VIDEO)

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!”

by Valerie Beaumont· · News
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.”

by Sarah· · News
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.

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

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

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Bernie Sanders Says Banks Are Too Big To Fail Because Their CEOs Are ‘Too Big To Jail’

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

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
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.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Image by Gage Skidmore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/16667376871/

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

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.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Photo: Composite/Video screen grabs/MSNBC.

Chris Christie Ordered Him To ‘Sit Down And Shut Up’: Now This Man’s Running For Office (VIDEO)

Who’s afraid of that big, bloviating bully Chris Christie? Not activist and newly-minted N.J. State Assembly hopeful Jim Keady.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Rush Limbaugh Makes Tired Old Bestiality Claim In Defending Indiana (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Makes Tired Old Bestiality Claim In Defending Indiana (AUDIO)

See if you can follow this twisted piece of “logic” from a very twisted man.

This Billboard Campaign Promotes Gun Laws As Pro-Life, Because They Are (IMAGES)

This Billboard Campaign Promotes Gun Laws As Pro-Life, Because They Are (IMAGES)

Most nations understand that gun laws save lives. It’d be nice if we actually started paying attention to the “well regulated” part of the Second Amendment, as inconvenient and unpopular as that is to some.

by Sarah· · News
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Conservatives Turn Harry Reid Accident Into New Conspiracy Theory

Conservatives are trying real hard to turn to Harry Reid’s accident into something it’s not, and look pathetic in doing so.

by Ryan Denson· · News
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Indiana GOP Defunded Planned Parenthood And Caused An HIV Outbreak With Their Stupidity

Indiana not only has an economic crisis on their hands because Republicans passed a hateful law in the name of religion, the state also has a health crisis because those same Republicans slashed Planned Parenthood funding in the name of religion.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · Current Issues, News
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Joe Biden’s Done It Again – This Time On Who Can Keep American Jews Safe

In exquisitely bad timing, the release of Joe Biden’s remarks can do nothing but undermine his boss.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
‘I’m The Proud Father Of A Gay Son’: USC Athletic Director To Boycott NCAA Meeting Over ‘No Gays Allowed’ Law

‘I’m The Proud Father Of A Gay Son’: USC Athletic Director To Boycott NCAA Meeting Over ‘No Gays Allowed’ Law

A truly excellent response to Indiana’s “No Gays Allowed” religious freedom law.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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Mother Accused Of Child Abuse For Buying Her Daughter A Suit (VIDEO)

This five-year-old daughter hates dresses. But when her mother let her wear a suit instead, she was accused of child abuse.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News