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High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal

High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A West Virginia high school student is filing an injunction against her principal, who she claims is threatening to punish her for speaking out against a factually inaccurate abstinence assembly at her school.
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Ore. same-sex marriage ban gets day in court, but no one’s there to defend it

Ore. same-sex marriage ban gets day in court, but no one’s there to defend it | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
EUGENE, Ore. -- Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon are urging a federal judge to strike down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
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Anti-gay Section 28 is back in UK schools, teachers warn

Anti-gay Section 28 is back in UK schools, teachers warn | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
At least 48 schools were found to have Russia-style homophobic policies with the re-introduction of PM Thatcher’s rule banning the ‘promotion of homosexuality'
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Mantis Shrimp-Inspired Material is Stronger than Airplanes

Mantis Shrimp-Inspired Material is Stronger than Airplanes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
  The mighty, mighty mantis shrimp is a colorful and fearsome predator that can smash its opponent (and aquariums walls) to pieces using its arms that are covered with hard exoskeleton. Researchers hoping to harness its power have now created a material that’s stronger than what’s used in airplane frames.    
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The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After three decades of slow growth, middle-class incomes in the U.S. appear to trail those of Canada. Poor Americans now make less than the poor in several other countries.
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Crucial issues in HIV/AIDS overlooked by cable evening news

Crucial issues in HIV/AIDS overlooked by cable evening news | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Despite significant progress and set-backs in the treatment of the HIV/AIDS, reporting on these stories have been sparse at best by Cable Evening News.
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Cliven Bundy is a seditious liar, not a patriot

Cliven Bundy is a seditious liar, not a patriot | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The real story of Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher trying to launch a range war with the Federal gov't, who doesn't recognize the US govt. "as even existing."
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Rafael Cruz Falsely Claims San Antonio Banned Pastors From Preaching From The Bible

Rafael Cruz Falsely Claims San Antonio Banned Pastors From Preaching From The Bible | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Speaking on a Tea Party Unity conference call last week, Rafael Cruz said that pastors in San Antonio can be fined for preaching from the Bible, a patently false claim but part of a larger Religious R
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BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments

BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Oregon United for Marriage is the campaign to win the freedom to marry in Oregon!
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President Pressured to Use Pen for LGBT Workers

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President Pressured to Use Pen for LGBT Workers
Roll Call (blog)
The issue is job bias against LGBT people.
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Democrat challenges Republican's residency - The Courier-Journal

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Democrat challenges Republican's residency
The Courier-Journal
A Democratic activist has filed suit to disqualify the Republican candidate challenging state Rep. Tom Burch, claiming Brian Lyle Krueger doesn't live in Burch's 30th District.
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Alaska pot legalization vote pushed back to November, along with minimum wage hike

Alaska pot legalization vote pushed back to November, along with minimum wage hike | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A ballot initiative that could make Alaska the third U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana will go before voters in a general election in November rather than in August as previously scheduled, officials said on Monday.
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The Latest 'Cosmos' Explains How Corporations Fund Science Denial

The Latest 'Cosmos' Explains How Corporations Fund Science Denial | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the surprising connection between the age of the Earth and the dangers of lead.
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The rise of toxic terminology: Losing anti-LGBT movement turns to corrosive labeling

The rise of toxic terminology: Losing anti-LGBT movement turns to corrosive labeling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Far too many of the top anti-LGBT voices seem to be okay with (or even eager to) persuade our fellow citizens that we, a long-denied and discriminated against population that truly wants nothing more than our rightful place at the table, are a pervasive force rivaling any of history's worst.
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Hasidic ‘neighborhood watch’ members indicted in gang assault on gay man

Hasidic ‘neighborhood watch’ members indicted in gang assault on gay man | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Five men who prosecutors said were members with a Hasidic neighborhood watch group in Brooklyn were indicted on Wednesday in connection with a brutal beating of a gay black man in December.
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New Records Reveal IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party

New Records Reveal IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
New information that the IRS actually targeted progressive groups more than the Tea Party should put this issue to rest once and for all.
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The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again

The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Ever heard of geocentrism? It’s the belief that the Earth is at the center of the universe and that the sun - and everything else in creation - revolves around the Earth.
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Marriage Opposition Plummeting in the GOP

Marriage Opposition Plummeting in the GOP | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The sea change on LGBT rights is happening across all demographic groups, including the group most stubbornly resistant to embracing equality: Republicans.
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A Very Simple Comic Explaining Freedom Of Speech

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Whatever your opinion of the resignation of former Mozilla leader Brendan Eich is, it’s important to realize that the religious right’s complaints about Eich’s freedom of speech being trampled on are just as hollow as all the rest of their complaints

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Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer)

Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to r...
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Only Four States Have Unchallenged Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Only Four States Have Unchallenged Same-Sex Marriage Bans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Washington Post recently made the interesting observation that there are only 5 states in the U.S. (now, four, given Lambda Legal's lawsuit announced today in Georgia) where statewide bans on same-sex marriage have gone unchallenged

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Rachel Maddow: Oklahoma’s ‘sun tax’ law means it’s a threat to Koch Brothers’ allies

Rachel Maddow: Oklahoma’s ‘sun tax’ law means it’s a threat to Koch Brothers’ allies | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Monday that Oklahoma’s new law essentially fining homeowners who install solar energy panels, while disappointing, represented an advance of sorts for champions of renewable energy.
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LGBT community faces another legislative loss

LGBT community faces another legislative loss | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LGBT community faces another legislative loss LSU The Reveille Louisiana's LGBT community faced another legislative defeat last week with the termination of a bill that would have repealed the controversial crimes against nature law, sometimes...
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Netflix pans AT&T fiber network as too slow, fears Time Warner-Comcast merger

Netflix pans AT&T fiber network as too slow, fears Time Warner-Comcast merger | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Netflix Inc, the video streaming service, on Monday criticized AT&T’s high-speed fiber network as inadequate and slow, while renewing its call for AT&T to interconnect directly with Netflix.
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Boy Scouts cut ties with Seattle church that backs gay troop leader

Boy Scouts cut ties with Seattle church that backs gay troop leader | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said on Monday.
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North Korea: the new generation losing faith in the regime

North Korea: the new generation losing faith in the regime | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After decades of absolute control, Pyongyang's iron grip on the lives of ordinary citizens is finally slipping. Tania Branigan meets the people who no longer believe the propaganda
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