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David Brooks’s New York Times sportswriter #Fail

TweetI woke up this morning and pulled up the New York Times to see that conservative columnist David Brooks had attempted to join #Linsanity and write about New York Knicks breakout NBA star Jeremy Lin. In “The Jeremy Lin Problem” Brooks opens with the following: “Jeremy Lin is anomalous in all sorts of ways. He’s [...]
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Kentucky church’s love haters vote to ban interracial couples

TweetNow this is just special. The Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church located in Pike County, Kentucky, took it upon themselves to literally vote against the presence of interracial couples during their Sunday service. This decision was sparked when a couple of love birds who were *gasp* not of the same race decided to sing a duet [...]
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Meet the powerful men trying to take away your birth control coverage

TweetMeet the men behind the war on women. In an infuriating article, Laura Bassett examines the enormous political influence of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. A group of men with no real background in law or medicine, but blessed with a strong personal interest in women’s bodies, have quietly influenced all of the major [...]
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Anti-gay teachers and the limits of the First Amendment

TweetIn Union, New Jersey a teacher Viki Knox, disgusted with her school’s involvement in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender History Month took to her Facebook page to say the following: Homosexuality is a perverted spirit that has existed from the beginning of creation. The word of God refers to it often. That’s if you believe [...]
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Local clerk in New York refuses to sign gay marriage licenses

TweetI have so little patience for this bullshit. After New York legalized same-sex marriage last June, some local clerks resigned rather than have to sign marriage licenses for gay couples. But in Ledyard, a rural upstate town, the town clerk Rose Marie Belforti avoids committing that terrible sin by having her deputy sign all marriage [...]
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