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SC College’s Response To Athletes Coming Out- Make It Against The Rules To Be Queer

SC College’s Response To Athletes Coming Out- Make It Against The Rules To Be Queer

Two athletes dared to come out at Erskine College. The school’s response? Make being queer officially against the rules.

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Unbelievable — Teen Girl Sexually Abuses Toddler, Posts It To Facebook (VIDEO REPORT)

Unbelievable — Teen Girl Sexually Abuses Toddler, Posts It To Facebook (VIDEO REPORT)

It’s mind-boggling to think that someone would do this to a toddler. Much less post it on social media.

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GOP Lawmaker Claims It’s Okay For Him To Be A Sexist Pig Because Women Are ‘A Lesser Cut Of Meat’

Photo: Composite with photo of SC Sen. Tom Corbin/Fits News and barbecue photo cc 2013 GyfJonas/Wikimedia Commons.

To make matters worse, Corbin also opposes a bill that makes it more difficult for domestic abusers to get guns.

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Breaking: Active Shooter On Campus At University Of South Carolina (TWEETS)

Breaking: Active Shooter On Campus At University Of South Carolina (TWEETS)

There was an active shooter at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Two deaths have been reported- the shooter and the victim. According the Carolina Alerts system, there is no longer an existing threat to the campus.

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Racists Paint ‘Happy N*gger Month’ On Rock Outside High School, Sign It ‘KKK’

Racists Paint ‘Happy N*gger Month’ On Rock Outside High School, Sign It ‘KKK’

Rock Hill’s South Pointe High School had its Spirit Rock vandalized with racist slurs over the weekend, just as Black History Month begins. The students’ reaction was nothing short of amazing.

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Justice At Last: Rock Hill, S.C. Judge Vacates Convictions Of Civil Rights Heroes (VIDEOS)

Six Members of the Friendship Nine pose for a photo during the Civil Rights Era. Photo Courtesy of Herald Online

For once, I can be very proud to call Rock Hill, S.C. my hometown. Known for its racism and other prejudices, this time, the people in power truly righted a wrong by vacating the convictions of the civil rights heroes known as the Friendship Nine.

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Conservative Cowboy Wannabe Claims MLK For Tea Party, Says Liberals Keep Racism Alive (VIDEO)

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In a stunning display of ignorance on Martin Luther King Day, a conservative huckster gave a speech to the South Carolina Tea Party blaming liberals for racism not being dead in America and co-opted MLK for the Tea Party.

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SC Bill Requires Schools To Teach Three-Week, NRA-Sponsored ‘Second Amendment’ Course (VIDEO)

photo: SC State Rep. Alan Clemmons, left, with Stag Arms President and CEO Mark Malkowski. (Tony Terzi, Fox CT/via the Hartford [CT] Courant).

Clemmons also wants to celebrate ”2nd Amendment Day’ the day after the Newtown Massacre anniversary!

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Cops Mistakenly Taser Severely Autistic Man On Christmas Eve, Then Charge Him With Resisting Arrest (VIDEO)

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This man is guilty of nothing except walking while black…and autistic.

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We Execute A Black Child, Whitewash The Facts, And Now Clearing His Name Is A Long Shot (VIDEO)

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There are no real winners in this story.

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‘Not Racist’ Tea Party Invites Interracial Marriage Opponent To Speak At Convention

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In a blatantly racist move that undermines their claim that they are not racists, the Tea Party has invited a white nationalist who opposes interracial marriage to speak at a convention.

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Small Child Shoots Himself In The Head After Climbing Christmas Presents To Get To Unsecured Handgun (VIDEO)

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A three-year-old boy climbed some Christmas presents to get to an unsecured handgun his mother left in a dresser drawer, leading to the child’s death.

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SC White Police Chief Charged With 2011 Murder Of Unarmed Black Man In Wake Of Ferguson And NYC

SC White Police Chief Charged With 2011 Murder Of Unarmed Black Man In Wake Of Ferguson And NYC

After three years of legal maneuvering including claims of self defense, white police chief is finally charged with the murder of an unarmed black man in the wake of riots across the nation as grand juries in Ferguson and NYC fail to indict. Initially charged with “misconduct in office,” the charge now: Murder!

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Supreme Court Denies Emergency Stay, Same-Sex Marriages Begin In SC

The Supreme Court denied an emergency stay filed by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson. Marriage equality is now legal in the Palmetto State, and couples began marrying at noon on Thursday, November 20,2014. 

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The Supreme Court denied an emergency stay filed by SC Attorney General Alan Wilson. Marriage equality is now legal in the Palmetto State, and couples began marrying at noon on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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GOP Activist Says Michelle Obama Resembles Gorilla

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A prominent member of South Carolina’s Republican Party made a racist statement on Facebook comparing the First Lady to a Gorilla, and still hasn’t given a real apology for it.

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Judge Overturns South Carolina’s Ban On Same- Sex Marriage

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In a history- making decision, a South Carolina judge has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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SC Exit Poll Actually Asked if Blacks Are ‘Getting Too Demanding’ in ‘Push For Equal Rights’ (VIDEO)

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“Blacks are getting too demanding in their push for equal rights. Agree or Disagree?” –A 2014 exit poll conducted in South Carolina.

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You Won’t Believe What This Girl Was Caught Shoplifting!

You Won’t Believe What This Girl Was Caught Shoplifting!

It’s embarrassing enough to be caught shoplifting – Marched to the mall security office, held in a room that smells of old cigarettes and rent-a-cops, getting picked up by the real police and all that goes with that – but Karla Farmer of Spartanburg, South Carolina was nabbed by mall […]

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Nikki Haley Defends Flying Confederate Flag On Statehouse Grounds: Corporate CEOs Haven’t Told Me To Take It Down (VIDEO)

Nikki Haley Defends Flying Confederate Flag On Statehouse Grounds: Corporate CEOs Haven’t Told Me To Take It Down (VIDEO)

South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley revealed who really controls the state during a debate about whether or not the Confederate flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds.

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Widescale Corruption Scandal Rocks South Carolina’s GOP Statehouse

State and federal authorities are investigating allegations of vote selling and other crimes in South Carolina's statehouse.

Aside from the vote selling investigation, authorities are also looking into whether state lawmakers have been funneling money from the state budget into their own pockets.

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