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Outrageous: Right Wing Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says ‘Religious Beliefs Aren’t Reasonable’

Outrageous: Right Wing Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says ‘Religious Beliefs Aren’t Reasonable’

In a show of blatant hypocrisy, the ultra- right wing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Muslim man that “religious beliefs aren’t reasonable,” even though Scalia uses religion to justify many things himself.

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Next Time Someone Tells You Voter ID Laws Won’t Keep People From Voting, Show Them THIS! (Image)

Infographic: Elisabeth Parker.

Still think voter ID laws won’t keep people from voting? Ask the 608,470 Texas voters who lack the required birth certificates and fees.

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Tries To Use The Hobby Lobby Defense To Avoid Paying Taxes

Conservative ‘Christian’ Tries To Use The Hobby Lobby Defense To Avoid Paying Taxes

A conservative “Christian” pastor is using the Hobby Lobby defense in an effort to escape paying $1.1 million in back taxes that he and his wife have owed the federal government for 20 years.

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Voter ID Laws Start To Crumble Nationwide As Once-Supporting Judges Change Mind

Voter ID Laws Start To Crumble Nationwide As Once-Supporting Judges Change Mind

States which moved for restrictive voter ID laws may have undone all that they worked for, as once-friendly courts have turned on them.

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Supreme Court To Idaho: Same-Sex Marriages May Begin

Supreme Court To Idaho: Same-Sex Marriages May Begin

Not only may same- sex marriages begin, but there were no recorded dissents among the court.

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Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Texas Voter Suppression Law Blocked By Obama Appointed Judge

Republicans are already shopping around for a friendly conservative judge to uphold their blatant voter suppression laws.

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Republican Candidate For Wisconsin Attorney General Says He Would Defend Interracial Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

Screenshot of Brad Schimel on "Eye On Oshkosh"

The Republican nominee running for attorney general in Wisconsin told the host of a local television program that he would defend an interracial marriage ban if he were in a state with such a law on the books.

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NC GOP Rep. Loses It During Debate, Says US Was ‘Founded On’ Man-Woman Marriage (VIDEO)

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America's history.Image Credit: The Raw Story

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America’s history.

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Conservative Writer Compares Same-Sex Marriage Non-Decision To Dred Scott Ruling That Justified Slavery

Conservative Writer Compares Same-Sex Marriage Non-Decision To Dred Scott Ruling That Justified Slavery

In perhaps the worst right-wing reaction to the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear multiple appeals of same-sex marriage rulings by several lower courts, a conservative writer for the National Review compared it to the Dred Scott case.

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Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

The Supreme Court today dashed hopes of bigots nationwide when it let stand decisions in several states in favor of marriage equality.

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Antonin Scalia Says Constitution Allows Government To Persecute Atheists, Founding Fathers Disagree

Antonin Scalia Says Constitution Allows Government To Persecute Atheists, Founding Fathers Disagree

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia likes to brag that he knows what the Founding Fathers intended when they wrote the Constitution, but his latest comments about the separation of church and state proves he really doesn’t know anything at all.

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Republicans Gleefully Close More Than HALF Of All Abortion Clinics In Texas

Republicans Gleefully Close More Than HALF Of All Abortion Clinics In Texas

Republicans have been trying to put women back into the kitchen, barefoot and pregnant, for the last 60 years and if they have to lie, cheat and steal elections to do it, they will.

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South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

An atheist student has blown the whistle on a teacher who tried to force him to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance against his will or face punishment for continuing to refuse.

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Blatantly Corrupt Ruling To Protect GOP Gov. Scott Walker Overturned By Federal Judge

Blatantly Corrupt Ruling To Protect GOP Gov. Scott Walker Overturned By Federal Judge

Sorry Scotty, you’ll have to find another Republican judge to bail you out again. Try the Supreme Court.

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See If Sarah Palin Ever Eats At KS Pancake Fundraiser. She And Cranky McCain Try To Save Senate

Will Sarah Palin Campaigning Help Sen. Pat Roberts?
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The 2014 race changed when the Democrat basically ran out of money and chose to withdraw from the three-way campaign, leaving independent Greg Orman to face Roberts man-to-man.

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The Religious Right Is Waging A Full Scale Assault On ALL Birth Control Thanks To Hobby Lobby

The Religious Right Is Waging A Full Scale Assault On ALL Birth Control Thanks To Hobby Lobby

Not content with pretending they only care about abortion, the religious right is hoping the Hobby Lobby ruling will let them strip women of the right to use ANY contraceptives.

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Thanks Hobby Lobby: Exploiting Children Now Covered By Blanket Of ‘Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs’

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In her written dissent from the Hobby Lobby decision, Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that the Supreme Court had stepped into ‘a minefield’ with their decision. The bombs are only beginning to explode.

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Justices Scalia And Thomas Might Be Impeached After Democrats Introduce Bill (PART 2)

Do You Think Supreme Court Justice Scalia Is The Most Conservative Justice?
Photo Credit: Steve Petteway, Staff Photographer of the Supreme Court

    Justice Roberts is adamant that the justices can police themselves, in spite of evidence to the contrary. And, “Without buy-in from Roberts, any attempt, even by Congress, to require the justices to give themselves a written code of ethics is probably a tough sell. The new bill, if […]

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Justices Scalia And Thomas Might Be Impeached After Democrats Introduce Bill

Do You Think Supreme Court Justice Scalia Is The Most Conservative Justice?
Photo Credit: Steve Petteway, Staff Photographer of the Supreme Court

                        Democrat lawmakers have proposed a law to hold the Supreme Court justices to a Code of Conduct, because the Supreme Court Justices have done a rotten job of policing themselves. Federal law requires that, “A justice, judge, or magistrate […]

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NRA Argues People Should Be Allowed To Lie On Gun Registration Forms, Defeating The Whole Purpose

NRA Argues People Should Be Allowed To Lie On Gun Registration Forms, Defeating The Whole Purpose

You have to hand it to them, the National Rifle Association is tenacious in their goals, even to the point of absurdity. In their latest stab at circumventing any law they disagree with if it stands in the way of putting more guns into more hands, the group took the […]

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