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Maggie Gallagher: Justice Kennedy Declared A ‘Fatwa’ Against Marriage Equality Opponents

Maggie Gallagher: Justice Kennedy Declared A ‘Fatwa’ Against Marriage Equality Opponents | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Maggie Gallagher, best known for helping found the National Organization for Marriage, continues to be a figurehead among the opposition to marriage equality.
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NOM Spokesbigot Hangs Up On Radio Show To Avoid Acknowledging Same-Sex Couples’ Kids

NOM Spokesbigot Hangs Up On Radio Show To Avoid Acknowledging Same-Sex Couples’ Kids | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The one argument in favor of marriage equality that conservatives refuse to acknowledge is that the children of same-sex couples would benefit if their parents could marry.
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New California House Candidate Funded By Advocate For ‘Total Integration Of Biblical Law’

New California House Candidate Funded By Advocate For ‘Total Integration Of Biblical Law’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
California State Sen. Mimi Walters (R) announced Tuesday that she will run for the open seat of retiring Congressman John Campbell (R-CA), with the endorsements of seven current California Republican Congressmen.
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John Fugelsang: America's not a Christian nation - but Jesus would be an awesome president

John Fugelsang: America's not a Christian nation - but Jesus would be an awesome president | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Yeah, the Pledge of Allegiance mentions God — as of 1954. And 'In God we trust' is on our money — as of 1956.
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Scalia's Son Says Homosexuality Doesn't Exist, Plans to Address Group that Encourages Lifelong Abstinence for Gays

Scalia's Son Says Homosexuality Doesn't Exist, Plans to Address Group that Encourages Lifelong Abstinence for Gays | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Courage, a Roman Catholic group that encourages gays and lesbians to live lifetimes of abstinence, is planning to hold its annual summit this month at the University of St.
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Renew America: Obama Ushering In The Antichrist and Gay Sharia

Renew America: Obama Ushering In The Antichrist and Gay Sharia | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Extreme anti-gay columnist Michael Bresciani of Renew America is warning that President Obama is a harbinger of the Antichrist, who will rule over the world with a mix of Sharia law and LGBT rights.
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‘France is plagued by bankruptcy and mass immigration’ - Marine Le Pen

‘France is plagued by bankruptcy and mass immigration’ - Marine Le Pen | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen believes her National Front party is going to come to power later in the decade and vows to overcome the burden of EU unity. Immigration, economic problems, the military, and gay rights all shape her agenda.
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Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages

Prop. 8 backers make emergency effort to block same-sex marriages | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO -- Backers of Proposition 8 made another attempt Saturday to stop gay marriage in California even as ceremonies were occurring throughout the day here.
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Prop. 8 Unconstitutional: The News Highlight Reel

In a historic victory for marriage equality, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry that restores marriage equality to C...
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Religious Right Apoplectic Over Decision on Marriage Equality | Hatewatch

Pedophilia. Incest. Bestiality. Oh my! What in heaven have the Supremes wrought with their decision that it’s unconstitutional for the federal government
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Anti-Abortion Center Caught Giving False Information About Morning After Pill (VIDEO)

Anti-Abortion Center Caught Giving False Information About Morning After Pill (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In an exclusive story from Salon.com today, undercover video taken by a pro-choice activist at an Ohio anti-abortion clinic shows a counselor giving false information in regards to emergency contraception.

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Democrat Edward Markey wins Massachusetts seat in Senate

Democrat Edward Markey wins Massachusetts seat in Senate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Veteran Representative Edward Markey of Massachusetts on Tuesday won the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry and helped Democrats maintain their majority in the chamber.

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Texas abortion bill sponsor doesn’t know what a rape kit is

Texas abortion bill sponsor doesn’t know what a rape kit is | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jodie Laubenberg thinks rape kits are the same thing as abortions, says they allow women to "get cleaned out"
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How Religious Conservatives Plan To Regroup After Losing Marriage Discrimination

How Religious Conservatives Plan To Regroup After Losing Marriage Discrimination | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Last week was not a good one for Team Anti-Gay. The Supreme Court struck the unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act, and the nation’s largest state resumed marriages for same-sex couples.
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15 Examples Of Anti-Gay Discrimination Conservatives Want To Preserve

15 Examples Of Anti-Gay Discrimination Conservatives Want To Preserve | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Monday, Family Research Council Action sent a volatile email encouraging opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would create nationwide protections for LGBT workers.
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Marine Le Pen loses parliamentary immunity, may face charges for inciting racial hatred

Marine Le Pen loses parliamentary immunity, may face charges for inciting racial hatred | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The European Parliament has removed immunity of the French far right politician Marine Le Pen, which may lead to her prosecution for comparing Muslim immigration to the Nazi occupation of France.
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An Open Letter To The Homophobes In The House of Representatives

An Open Letter To The Homophobes In The House of Representatives | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
29 Republicans in the House drafted a Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, so James Schlarmann wrote them a letter.
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Department of Homeland Security: Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

Department of Homeland Security: Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

“After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same-sex legally married couples are implemented swiftly and smoothly.  To that end, effective immediately, I have directed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to review immigration visa petitions filed on behalf of a same-sex spouse in the same manner as those filed on behalf of an opposite-sex spouse.” 

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You, Thomas Peters ≠ the victim

You, Thomas Peters ≠ the victim: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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Bassem Youssef: 'Sarcasm is a weapon'

Bassem Youssef: 'Sarcasm is a weapon' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Bassem Youssef, 'Egypt's Jon Stewart,' has faced lawsuits and hostility, but he says jokes can help rebuild his country.
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New video of ‘Islamist’ public beheadings of ‘Assad loyalists’ surfaces in Syria (GRAPHIC CONTENT)

New video of ‘Islamist’ public beheadings of ‘Assad loyalists’ surfaces in Syria (GRAPHIC CONTENT) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A video purportedly showing an extrajudicial public beheading of two Bashar Assad loyalists has been uploaded onto the internet. Its authenticity has been verified by pro and anti-Assad sources, though it remains unclear who is behind the execution.
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Federal Government Begins Extending Employee Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses

Federal Government Begins Extending Employee Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"[F]or the first time in history, we will be making important federal employee benefits, including healthcare and retirement benefits, available to eligible married gay and lesbian couples and...
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Darwin Is Responsible for Drug Abuse and Male Chauvinism, and Dinosaurs Rode on Noah’s Ark

Darwin Is Responsible for Drug Abuse and Male Chauvinism, and Dinosaurs Rode on Noah’s Ark | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today marks the 204th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist, father of modern biology, and inspiration for the Holocaust (depending on whom you ask). Happy Darwin Day!
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Texas to immediately enact voter ID law following Supreme Court ruling

Texas to immediately enact voter ID law following Supreme Court ruling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Officials in Texas said they would rush ahead with a controversial voter ID law that critics say will make it more difficult for ethnic minority citizens to vote, hours after the US supreme court released them from anti-discrimination constraints that have been in place for almost half a century.

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Chris Kluwe: Here’s what’s wrong with Ayn Rand, libertarians

Chris Kluwe: Here’s what’s wrong with Ayn Rand, libertarians | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A world full of Ayn Rands would be a terrifyingly selfish place, writes the outspoken NFL star in his new book
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