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US Politics & Gov't

Oklahoma's Same Sex Marriage Ban Overturned: Learning American Civics the Hard Way
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, constitution, government, culture, politics, rights )

Abe
- 7 days ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
When federal judges overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma, the state's governor was fighting mad. She claimed that the judges had "trampled" on states rights. Perhaps Fallin needs to remember this isn't Russia.
Bill Maher Blasts 'Useless Obama Hacks' Who Refuse To Criticize NSA Surveilance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA spying, Bill Maher, liberals, conservatives, rights, freedoms, surveillance, police state, usa, politics, government, americans, obama )

Cal
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
He pointed fingers at liberals who refuse to criticize surveillance under President Obama's administration. During the segment he said, "If this was happening under Bush, liberals would be apoplectic
There Are States Where Technically You Can't Hold Public Office If You Are An Atheist!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, culture, religion, rights, law, violence, war )

Wild
- 14 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don't believe in a supreme being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can't hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about belief in th
More Than 72,000 Parents Cruelly Ripped Away From Children By U.S. Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrationpolicy, children deportations, rights, rights violated, governement, politics, policy, US )

Cal
- 31 days ago - alternet.org
Washington's cruel immigration politices are separating tens of thousands of parents from their children who are living here perfectly legally
Inside George W. Bush's Closet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Bush Administration, dishonesty, lies, rights, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - politico.com
"Did we have a lot of people in the closet in the administration?" says one former senior official in the Bush White House whose office included at least three gay staffers. "I used to say we had an entire warehouse."
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, women, abortion politics, safety, freedoms, rights, ethics, crime )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - msnbc.com
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it violates the First Amendment. Massachusetts had argued that the buffer zone, which anti-abortion ...
The New Campaign Contribution: I'Ll Get My Employees to Vote for You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: coersion, politics, society, safety, rights, law, interesting, government, humans, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, business, corporate, propaganda, republicans )

Robert
- 66 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Some businesses in states with pitched Republican primary fights are turning to a relatively new tool to help ensure the outcome they want: telling employees how they want them to vote. Thanks in part to Citizens United, it's perfectly legal
First Amendment Only Applies to Christians? Tell the Alabama Chief Justice to Resign PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Christians, Judge, society, safety, law, americans, culture, ethics, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, politics, sadness, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, abuse )

Robert
- 82 days ago - leftaction.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court declared that the First Amendment only applies to Christians because "Buddha didn't create us, Mohammed didn't create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures" who created us.
Signature Needed: Senate Will Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, law, rights, politics, interesting, news, government, humans, ethics, freedoms, culture, americans, republicans, democrats, congress, SupremeCourt, u.s. )

Robert
- 85 days ago - dailykos.com
We urge you to support Sen. Tom Udall's constitutional amendment. Money is not speech, and the Supreme Court's decisions have perverted our democracy.
The Famous Pro-Gun "Quotes" the Founding Fathers Never Actually Said
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Founding Fathers, constitution, gun control, rights, propaganda, dishonesty, abuse, government, politics, lies, ethics )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - gawker.com
Sure, the elite landed intellectuals who laid America's groundwork saw the usefulness of their age's rudimentary firearms. But their views on guns were complicated and narrow, with nuances that don't fit easily on Second Amendment absolutists' bumper...
Sign the Petition to Delaware Legislature: Hold Hearings on How a Wealthy, Admitted Child Rapist Avoided a Single Day of Jail Ti
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: law, politics, society, safety, rights, child, culture, crime, americans, ethics, family, dishonesty, government, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness )

Robert
- 117 days ago - dailykos.com
Sign the petition to the Delaware legislature, urging them to convene hearings on how a wealthy, admitted child rapist avoided a single day of jail time.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 137 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
These States Still Ban Cohabitation, Sex Toys... And Gay Marriage (INFOGRAPHIC)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, laws, society, gay marriage, rights, freedoms, government, ethics, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 142 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here are some unnecessary bans still on the books in the U.S. The only one widely enforced by a majority of states is the one that prevents gay people from marrying.
Tea Party Reaches New Low In Pettiness
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Gay Marriage, rights, law, GOP/TP, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, propaganda, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 160 days ago - rawstory.com
Republicans are really starting to get comically petty in their attempts to stall and chip away at same-sex marriage. Sen.Mike Lee and Sen.Ted Cruz introduced a bill that would basically nullify your same-sex marriage in federal eyes if you moved from...
Our Legacy of Discrimination - And Why the Constitution Must Guarantee The Right to Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, rights, voting )

Kit
- 163 days ago - occupy.com
The language of the Fifteenth Amendment, prohibiting the denial or abridgement of the right to vote on the basis of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude," seems pretty clear to most of us.
 

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