Post Tagged with: "Alabama"

President Obama Takes On The Payday Lenders (VIDEO)

Photo of Obama making his case for cracking down on payday loans at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala.: Video screen grab/WhiteHouse.Gov via AL.Com.

Congratulations, President Obama, for yet another brilliant speech. Watch him attack payday lenders and the GOP’s horribly cruel budget.

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SCOTUS Actually Issues A Decision In Favor Of Alabama’s Black Voters

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Southern Republicans are trying to use the Voting Rights Act against black voters. The Supreme Court just took a step to stop them.

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Sorry Rick Scott, Admit Climate Change Is Real Or Florida Loses $100M+ In FEMA Funding

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If climate change denying toddlers, I mean Governors, don’t start listening to the adults, FEMA is going to give them a spanking.

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Anti-Gay Bigotry In Alabama Costs University $15 Million, Because Republicans Are Jerks

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The University of Alabama is feeling the pain inflicted on the state by anti-gay Republicans after a longtime gay couple and former alumni reconsidered leaving the school their $15 million estate.

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Univ. of Ala. Students Defy ‘The Machine,’ Elect Black Student Government President

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A white secret society suffers a rare loss as Alabama students vote for inclusion.

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Alabama Republican Bill Allows Discrimination Against Any Couple Who Isn’t White, Christian, And Heterosexual

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“This affects all married individuals, not just those that are LGBT.”

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George Takei Gives Alabama The Finger For Halting Marriage Equality, This Is How You Can Too (IMAGES)

George Takei Gives Alabama The Finger For Halting Marriage Equality, This Is How You Can Too (IMAGES)

Find out how to join the call to action and let Alabama know they’re on the wrong side of history. Love is love!

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Alabama Defies US Supreme Court, Orders Halt To Gay Marriage Licenses

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Alabama must have forgotten that they are not above the federal courts on this one.

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U.S. District Judge Refuses To Help Shut Down Roy Moore On Issue Of Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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A federal judge refused to help an Alabama probate judge with settling the matter of whether Roy Moore can legally tell the probate judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

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Alabama’s Racist Cops Shame America By Paralyzing Indian Tourist, Sorry Isn’t Enough (VIDEO)

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It appears we cannot even guarantee the safety of international visitors from racially violent policing.

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Racism At Its Finest: Fund Set Up For Alabama Cop Who Paralyzed Innocent Grandfather (VIDEO)

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All this poor man did was walk through a predominantly white neighborhood with brown skin, and he was paralyzed for it. The cop who did it now has a fund set up in his name by racists.

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‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’ — Jon Stewart Lambastes Bigots In Alabama And Kansas (VIDEO)

‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’ — Jon Stewart Lambastes Bigots In Alabama And Kansas (VIDEO)

If Kansas and Alabama thought they could get away with trying to purposefully discriminate against same-sex couples without Jon Stewart destroying them, they were sorely incorrect.

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Alabama Redneck Hilariously Trolls Anti-Gay Bigots By Reporting On How Same-Sex Marriage Is Affecting His County (VIDEO)

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An Alabama man delivered a “Redneck News” report from his own backyard on Monday in a hilarious video showing anti-gay bigots the results of legalized same-sex marriage in the state.

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CNN Host Puts Conservatives And Roy Moore In Their Place: Humans Make The Laws, Not God (VIDEO)

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was taken to the woodshed by CNN host Chris Cuomo on Thursday morning for his desperate unconstitutional effort to prevent same-sex marriage from being legal in the state.

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Minister Arrested For Offering To Perform Same-Sex Marriage; Says She’ll Do It Again (VIDEO)

Minister Arrested For Offering To Perform Same-Sex Marriage; Says She’ll Do It Again (VIDEO)

A non-denominational minister offered to perform a marriage ceremony for a lesbian couple at an Alabama probate court office. She was promptly arrested. But she will be back, she says, to stand for love.

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Conservative Alabama Chief Justice Defies Federal Court, Orders Judges To Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples

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Even though a federal court has struck down Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban and ordered weddings to proceed on Monday, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is defying the order, setting the stage for a standoff between Alabama and the United States government.

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Homophobic Mom Sues Dead Son’s Husband For Settlement: Now Alabama Anti-Gay Judge Is Helping

Homophobic Mom Sues Dead Son’s Husband For Settlement: Now Alabama Anti-Gay Judge Is Helping

David Fancher’s husband, Dr. Paul Hard, may finally be able to put to rest the lawsuit his mother-in-law filed against his status as a surviving spouse. There’s more than just an estate at stake here.

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Alabama Lawmaker Will Expose Marital Affairs Of ‘Family Values’ Republicans If They Keep Attacking Gays

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A gay Alabama state representative is warning her Republican colleagues to stop attacking the LGBT community if they don’t want her to reveal their dirty little secrets.

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Atheist Billboard Springs Up In Southern CA: ‘Don’t Believe In God? You Are Not Alone’ (VIDEO)

Atheist Billboard Springs Up In Southern CA: ‘Don’t Believe In God? You Are Not Alone’ (VIDEO)

In the United States we have the freedom of and from religion. This sign should be just as welcome as any other.

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Woman Tries To Give Away A Child At Alabama Walmart

Woman Tries To Give Away A Child At Alabama Walmart

Apparently, children aren’t part of the Walmart return policy.

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