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North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban Struck Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marriage equality north carolina )

Ashley
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
North Carolina's gay marriage ban was struck down. Marriages begin immediately. If this keeps up, we might have marriage equality in every state soon. I'm starting to think we might have it across the nation by Halloween.
Republican Senate Canidate Insults Single Mothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republican, women )

Ashley
- 20 days ago - rawstory.com
Jeff Bell says, "Single mothers particularly are automatically Democratic because of the benefits," "They need benefits to survive, and so that kind of weds them to the Democratic Party." Personally, I think he's losing because he's a sexist jerk.
Ask Leaders In The Tech Industry To Cut Ties With ALEC - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, Petition, tech industry, American Legislative Exchange Council )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - secure2.convio.net
More and more tech giants are dropping ALEC, the shadowy group masquerading as a charity while bringing corporate lobbyists and politicians behind closed doors to rewrite our laws. Please sign to put pressure on AOL who hasn't yet withdrawn from ALEC.
Koch Brothers Freak Out in Response to Rolling Stone Expose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, ethics, Koch Brothers )

Cal
- 29 days ago - dailykos.com
Tim Dickinson's fantastic expose of the Koch brothers in the latest issue of Rolling Stone has gotten plenty of attention.
Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 29 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
What the Koch Brothers (via Americans for Prosperity) are doing to "register" North Carolina voters is extremely misleading, and suggests that it is intentional--which is a felony.
Fox News Insults Younger Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fox news )

Ashley
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Fox News doesn't want young voters to vote. The people of Fox project their own ignorance others. They are a DISGRACE to our country. I want everyone to vote, whatever their age. Fox News is TERRIFIED that people might vote.
Gay Marriages Now Officially Legal in Idaho
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay marriage idaho )

Ashley
- 20 days ago - politico.com
I"ll never understand these stays and appeals to try to stop people from getting married. But the SCOTUS just lifted the hold on gay marriages in Idaho.
The Fake Abortion Clinics of America: Misconception
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, health care, women's reproductive rights, deception, dishonesty, lies )

Bruce C
- 6 days ago - news.vice.com
Women across America who are seeking abortions are accidentally booking appointments at crisis pregnancy centers -- pro-life, government-funded religious centers that don't provide abortions, but instead try to talk women out of terminating their pregnacy
AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE! Chris Christie Defends The 'Great American' Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dangerous, Chris Christie, Koch Broterhs, unholy alliance )

Cal
- 22 days ago - thenation.com
A Koch favorite who has appeared at secret summits organized in the past by the major donors to conservative causes and the RGA, Christie has been among their most vocal defenders in recent months.
Impeach the Right-Wing Federal Judge Who Beats His Wife ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, abuse, crime, ethics, government, politics )

Beverly
- 28 days ago - act.credoaction.com
U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife. He is unfit to serve as a federal judge, and Congress should impeach him.
Ruth Ginsburg's Dissent for Texas Voter ID Law Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: texas voter id law )

Ashley
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This decision could stop 600,000 American citizens for voting. But the Supreme Court upheld it. Why? Well apparently your right to vote is negotiable depending on how close to the election the appeal process is. DISGRACEFUL.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Birth Control Coverage Available to Women No Matter Where They Work
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: womens rights, HobbyLobby, SupremeCourt, politics, healthcare, ethics, government, cover-up, corruption )

Cal
- 23 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We need to undo the damage done by the Supreme Court's disastrous Hobby Lobby decision. We can't leave behind the women that the Supreme Court abandoned.
Justice Antonin Scalia: Constitution Allows Religion to Be Favored Over Secularism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Scalia, religion, Separation of Church and State, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, constitution )

CarrieSIC
- 28 days ago - rawstory.com
"I think the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are trying to persuade them to be true: that the separation of church and state means that the government cannot favor religion over non-religion,"Scalia told a crowd at...
Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prevention, budget cuts, EbolaVaccine, us, protection, disease, government, health, healthcare, congress, usa, news, government, ethics, crime, healthcare )

Cal
- 18 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home, one of the country's top health officials says a vaccine likely would have already been discovered we
In Texas, You Can Vote With a Concealed Handgun License--But Not a Student ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter ID's, Texas, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, politics, news, corruption, republicans, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 10 days ago - newrepublic.com
Texans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A concealed handgun license is okay, but a student ID isn't.
 

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