Post Tagged with: "civil rights"

Bigoted Texas Clerk’s ‘Religious Objection’ To Gay Marriage Disappears After Lawsuit (VIDEO)

Bigoted Texas Clerk’s ‘Religious Objection’ To Gay Marriage Disappears After Lawsuit (VIDEO)

A Texas county clerk decided her “religious” objections to gay marriage don’t matter quite as much as the lawsuit filed against her.

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This Week In Police Brutality And Corruption (VIDEOS)

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From animal cruelty to shocking new levels of brutality against humans, U.S. police were working overtime this week, if only to destroy any shred of hope we had in their decency.

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Huckabee Has Managed To Insult Both Black And LGBT Americans In One Ugly Screed (AUDIO)

Huckabee Has Managed To Insult Both Black And LGBT Americans In One Ugly Screed (AUDIO)

Mike Huckabee displays appalling ignorance of both the struggle of black Americans and that of LGBT Americans. In one fell swoop, he gravely insulted both.

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Alabama Bans Same-Sex Marriage Licenses In Disgraceful Defiance Of Supreme Court

Alabama Bans Same-Sex Marriage Licenses In Disgraceful Defiance Of Supreme Court

Once again, Alabama is standing in front of progress yelling “stop!” in a disgraceful defiance of the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling.

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After SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, Congressman King Tries To Annul His Own Marriage (VIDEO)

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In the wake of marriage equality, Steve King of Iowa proposes ending marriage entirely – is he trying to weasel out of something?

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Ben Carson Thinks Christian ‘Discrimination’ More Important Than Gay Rights (VIDEO)

Ben Carson Thinks Christian ‘Discrimination’ More Important Than Gay Rights (VIDEO)

Dr. Ben Carson thinks that gay rights aren’t civil rights. And they certainly aren’t as important as the ‘Christian Persecution Complex.’©

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Cop Pepper-Sprays Two Handcuffed Teens For No Reason (VIDEO)

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Video shows an Illinois police officer using a chemical agent on two restrained teens, who were already in police custody.

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Gov. Brown Wants To Deliver Poor From ‘Hellhole Of Desperation’ – Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Fines

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Corrupt government practices have dug the poor into this hole. Government reforms need to pull them out.

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Cop Pepper Sprays, Falsely Arrests Driver Who Flipped Him Off (VIDEO)

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An out of control cop illegally stopped this driver, pepper-sprayed him in the face, arrested him for no reason, then falsified the police report. Thankfully, it’s all on video.

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Free Speech Or Hate Crime? Canadians Who Support Palestinian Rights Will Face Charges

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Standing up for the rights of a people is a hate crime? How did the world turn so upside down?

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Father Says Cops ‘Assassinated’ Unarmed 19-Year-Old Son ‘Right In My Face’ (VIDEO)

Father Says Cops ‘Assassinated’ Unarmed 19-Year-Old Son ‘Right In My Face’ (VIDEO)

The family of Terrance Kellom says that video footage, which was confiscated by the police, will prove that the unarmed teen was brutally assassinated inside his father’s home.

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Virginia GOPer: We Could Have Stopped The Baltimore Riots With Attack Dogs

Virginia GOPer: We Could Have Stopped The Baltimore Riots With Attack Dogs

Using police dogs to stop protests. Where have we seen that before?

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Florida Sovereign Citizen Files Rambling Nine-Page Legal Notice To ‘F*ck This Court’ (VIDEO)

Florida Sovereign Citizen Files Rambling Nine-Page Legal Notice To ‘F*ck This Court’ (VIDEO)

Clark’s nine-page legal filing is an almost glowing example of the tactics used by self-identified sovereign citizens.

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Bigoted Bakery That Discriminated Against Lesbian Couple Loses GoFundMe Account (SCREENSHOTS)

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Sweet Cakes by Melissa has lost their GoFundMe account. Guess who they’re blaming for this tragedy?

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Cops Laugh As Man With Ruptured Spleen Begs For Medical Attention For Hours (VIDEO)

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Contrary to the testimony of a police supervisor, surveillance video shows that Robert Liese asked for medical attention more than 20 times, before losing consciousness.

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GOP’s Racist Gerrymandering Takes Another Hit At The Supreme Court (VIDEO)

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North Carolina Republicans are so smug when it comes to their redistricting plans. After all, they’ve been getting away with the same kinds of election rigging schemes for years.

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Corrupt Cops Use ‘War On Drugs’ To Steal Money, Plant Evidence And Ruin Lives

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Is there REALLY any justification for what these corrupt men have done? We need to end this NOW.

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House Democrats Introduce Resolution To Combat LGBT Discrimination, Set To Unveil New LGBT Civil Rights Bill

House Democrats Introduce Resolution To Combat LGBT Discrimination, Set To Unveil New LGBT Civil Rights Bill

How do Democrats in Congress intend to smackdown “right to discriminate” legislation? Pass a new civil rights bill – this time for LGBT Americans.

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Arizona’s Polygamous Moms Throw Chickens To Keep Former Cult Member From Retrieving Her Kids (VIDEO)

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Well, when chickens are all you’ve got …

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Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

“The time has come to end the practice of using law enforcement as a cash register, a practice that has impacted too many Americans and has disproportionately affected minority and low-income communities.”

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