Post Tagged with: "discrimination"

Supreme Court Dashes Kentucky Clerk’s Dream To Discriminate Against Gay People At Will

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An anti-gay bigot has reached the end of the line in her quest to be granted special rights to discriminate against gay people.

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Dear Abby Absolutely Schools Parents Upset That Daughter Is Seeing Transgender Man

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The parents could stand to just love their daughter, and her chosen man.

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Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk: The Bible Is Above The Constitution And Christians Should Be Exempt From US Laws (AUDIO)

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A bigoted “Christian” Kentucky clerk thinks his job gives him the authority to tell people they are going to hell and that God and biblical law rule America instead of the Constitution.

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Iowa Republican Declares Ted Cruz Has Been Ordained By God To Be President

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America rejected the idea of a monarchy when the founding generation fought for independence from Great Britain. But now it appears some conservatives long for a King Ted Cruz ordained by God.

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Save The Date, Bigots: Ted Cruz Holding Rally To Honor ‘Victims’ Of Gay Marriage

Save The Date, Bigots: Ted Cruz Holding Rally To Honor ‘Victims’ Of Gay Marriage

Cruz is holding a vigil for the victims of “government persecution.” He means bigots who aren’t allowed to discriminate anymore.

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Colorado Court Slams Hammer Down – Bigoted ‘Christian’ Baker Can’t Refuse To Serve Gay Couples

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The Christian persecution complex knows no bounds. Expect the religious right to start frothing over this in the coming days.

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NYC Cabbie Fined $25K For Locking Door Against Black Executive And Daughters

NYC Cabbie Fined $25K For Locking Door Against Black Executive And Daughters

This executive and her daughters just wanted a cab ride but found discrimination instead. This cabbie’s actions will cost him dearly.

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Unwed Professor Asks Christian University For Maternity Leave, Gets Pink Slip Instead

Unwed Professor Asks Christian University For Maternity Leave, Gets Pink Slip Instead

When an unwed professor at a Christian university requested maternity leave, the tax-exempt school fired her for her “lifestyle.”

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Detroit School Board Files Massive Complaint Against State For Abuse Against Students of Color (IMAGES)

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Doctoral candidate Charles Bell: “The pictures featured… provide a much needed visual aid to substantiate the highly questionable and discriminatory acts associated with the school to prison pipeline.”

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‘The Daily Show’ BRILLIANTLY Lambastes Pastor Who Feels He’s Facing ‘Discrimination’ (VIDEO)

‘The Daily Show’ BRILLIANTLY Lambastes Pastor Who Feels He’s Facing ‘Discrimination’ (VIDEO)

It really doesn’t get much better than this…

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Indiana County Clerk Files Lawsuit Claiming Persecution After Being Fired For Refusing To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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A county clerk in Indiana is throwing a temper tantrum over being fired because she refused to obey the law and didn’t want to do her job without the ability to discriminate against people.

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‘Persecuted’ Anti-Gay Bakers Forced To Pay $135,000 After Sharing Lesbian Couple’s Address on Facebook

‘Persecuted’ Anti-Gay Bakers Forced To Pay $135,000 After Sharing Lesbian Couple’s Address on Facebook

Uh, oh! It appears conservatives have been lying their asses off about the reason the owners of Sweet Cakes By Melissa were ordered to pay out a boatload of cash for “emotional distress.” It wasn’t because they refused to bake a cake — It was because they posted their victims’ address on Facebook to encourage harassment.

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Gay Man Sues Bible Publisher For $70M For Causing Him Distress, Turns Out He’s Not Crazy

Gay Man Sues Bible Publisher For $70M For Causing Him Distress, Turns Out He’s Not Crazy

At first glance the lawsuit seems frivolous, but when you look a little deeper, the man has some very valid points.

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Watch Anti-Marriage Equality Full House Star Get STFU By Raven-Symoné (VIDEO)

Watch Anti-Marriage Equality Full House Star Get STFU By Raven-Symoné (VIDEO)

Nothing like watching two child stars from the 80s go head-to-head over the marriage debate.

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‘Religious Freedom’ Laws Could Disqualify The US From Hosting Olympic Games

‘Religious Freedom’ Laws Could Disqualify The US From Hosting Olympic Games

The Olympic committee will no longer consider sites with anti-gay laws as hosts for the games to “prevent a replay of Sochi.” How will “religious freedom” laws impact our ability to attract the Olympics to US cities?

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92-Year-Old Woman Finally Gets The Library Card They Said She Couldn’t Have (VIDEO)

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Pearl Thompson was denied a library card 73 years ago, because of her race.

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This Week In Bad Christianity: Mike Huckabee (Again), Alabama, And Rick Santorum

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This week in bad Christianity, Mike Huckabee’s still spewing idiocy, an Alabama lawyer decides public servants should “punish” the LGBTQ community, and Rick Santorum has some choice words for when he’s president.

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Christian Bakers Fined $135,000 For Discriminating Against Gay Couple Throw Embarrassing Tantrum

Christian Bakers Fined $135,000 For Discriminating Against Gay Couple Throw Embarrassing Tantrum

“Unfortunately, he’s doing this with the wrong Christian, because I fight back.”

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This 4th Of July, Celebrate 3 Incredible Events That Have Expanded Liberty In The U.S.

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Independence Day is a great day to celebrate what America stands for. From Supreme Court decisions to recognition and removal of racist symbols, just the last two weeks are what America should be about.

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NC Bigot Assaults Gay Bar Owner Over SCOTUS Ruling, Won’t Be Charged With A Hate Crime

NC Bigot Assaults Gay Bar Owner Over SCOTUS Ruling, Won’t Be Charged With A Hate Crime

After intentionally seeking out a popular LGBT establishment and assaulting its owner for being gay, a North Carolina man makes bail for simple assault and won’t be charged with a hate crime.

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