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U.S. Olympic Committee Clarifies: Russian Law Is "Inconsistent With" Olympic Principles

U.S. Olympic Committee Clarifies: Russian Law Is "Inconsistent With" Olympic Principles | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"[R]estricting the right to act and speak in support of the LGBT community are inconsistent with the fundamental principles of the Olympic and Paralympic movements," U.S. Olympic Committe...
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Darkness in North Carolina: A Vision of the World the GOP Seeks to Create

Darkness in North Carolina: A Vision of the World the GOP Seeks to Create | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Darkness in North Carolina: A Vision of the World the GOP Seeks to Create
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MOSCOW: Swedish Athlete Competes With Fingernails Painted In Rainbow Colors, Draws Condemnation From Russian Pole Vaulting World Champion

MOSCOW: Swedish Athlete Competes With Fingernails Painted In Rainbow Colors, Draws Condemnation From Russian Pole Vaulting World Champion | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
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In a Slew of New Policies, the Military Has Tacitly Endorsed Same-Sex Marriage

In a Slew of New Policies, the Military Has Tacitly Endorsed Same-Sex Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In the dark days following the startling passage of Proposition 8, gay rights advocates faced a near-crisis.
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Gay Marriage Shows States Luring Discriminated Couples

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Hans Bernhard and Mitch Null say they may leave North Carolina -- taking their daughter, their jobs as a veterinarian and an information technology business operations manager at Cisco Systems Inc. and the tax revenue from their properties.
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NASA Ends Attempts to Fully Recover Kepler Spacecraft, Potential New Missions Considered

NASA Ends Attempts to Fully Recover Kepler Spacecraft, Potential New Missions Considered | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NASA announces the end of Kepler reaction wheel testing, and the end of the prime mission for the Kepler spacecraft.
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Up-Close Photos of Life Within the KKK

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Photographer Anthony Karen’s use of the word “sir” in emails might stem from his service in the Marine Corps.
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Tennessee Lunatic GOP Stacey Campfield Pushing Texas-Style 'Merry Christmas' Bill (Video)

Tennessee Lunatic GOP Stacey Campfield Pushing Texas-Style 'Merry Christmas' Bill (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Stacey Campfield, the Republican Tennessee state Senator who has made quite a name for himself with his controversial statements and legislation, is at it again. This time, he is channeling Rick Pe...
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Texas cops raid farm commune when mistaking tomato plants for marijuana

Texas cops raid farm commune when mistaking tomato plants for marijuana | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Police in Arlington, Texas are being criticized for their tactics during a drug raid on a local farm that came up empty while allegedly damaging both the property and the crops.

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Creationist [and moron] explains why dragons are actually real creatures

Creationist [and moron] explains why dragons are actually real creatures | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Dragons are in the Bible and therefore dragons are not mythological creatures, according to one author.

 
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Indian submarine explodes, sinks at naval dockyard

Indian submarine explodes, sinks at naval dockyard | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
At least 18 people are believed to have been on board the submarine that caught fire, exploded and partially sank at the naval dockyard in Mumbai.
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Virginia city’s rape policy was ‘Assume the victim is lying’ until last week

Virginia city’s rape policy was ‘Assume the victim is lying’ until last week | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The city of Norfolk, Virginia only last week changed its official police policy away from assuming that victims of sexual assault are lying about what happened to them.According to Think Progress, Norfolk police classified all sexual assault claims as “unfounded” by default.

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92-year-old black woman sues just hours after North Carolina gov. signs voter ID law

92-year-old black woman sues just hours after North Carolina gov. signs voter ID law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Just hours after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a sweeping voter ID measure into law, a 92-year-old African-American woman has sued the state claiming that her constitutional rights had been violated.

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The Coming Dark Age For Science In America

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- On the first floor of Jordan Hall at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is a 12-by-8 room that, at first glance, looks like a rundown storage space.
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Orson Scott Card: Obama Will Unleash An Army Of "Urban" Thugs On America

Orson Scott Card: Obama Will Unleash An Army Of "Urban" Thugs On America | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

"Obama will claim we need a national police force in order to fight terrorism and crime. The Boston bombing is a useful start, especially when combined with random shootings by crazy people. Where will he get his 'national police'? The NaPo will be recruited from 'young out-of-work urban men' and it will be hailed as a cure for the economic malaise of the inner cities.

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Creationist radio ad: Evolution cannot be debunked with reason

Creationist radio ad: Evolution cannot be debunked with reason | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

You cannot convince people that evolution is false with logic, according to the founder of the Creation Museum in Kentucky.

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North Carolina Localities Double Down On Student Voter Suppression

North Carolina Localities Double Down On Student Voter Suppression | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Just hours after Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a broad bill to massively restrict voting rights in North Carolina, localities moved to make it harder for students to vote -- moves enabled by the U.S.
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HIV Victims and Villains: Who Is Really At Fault?

HIV Victims and Villains: Who Is Really At Fault? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

There is a common assumption among the sexually active homo population that it is the responsibility of HIV-positive men to disclose their status before engaging in bedroom gymnastics.

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No, Common Core Does Not Teach That 3 x 4 = 11

No, Common Core Does Not Teach That 3 x 4 = 11 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As we were saying just the other day, the AFA's Bryan Fischer flat out does not care about the truth of the claims that he makes on his radio program, provided that he has some source to which he
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Watch Fox Hosts Work Themselves Into a Tizzy Over Rights for Transgender Kids

Watch Fox Hosts Work Themselves Into a Tizzy Over Rights for Transgender Kids | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Oh, those lovable morning propaganda mouthpieces over at "Fox and Friends" -- you just have to love them. Over the years the show has produced clip after clip o
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Evangelical pastor to stand trial in Massachusetts for alleged crimes against humanity

Evangelical pastor to stand trial in Massachusetts for alleged crimes against humanity | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A federal judge on Wednesday denied a motion to dismiss a crimes against humanity case brought against evangelical pastor Scott Lively of Massachusetts.

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Republican congressman explains climate change: God did it

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Republican Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida recently cited his belief in God to explain why he opposed environmental regulations.

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CNN puts hate group leader on TV and he predictably insults a transgender man

CNN puts hate group leader on TV and he predictably insults a transgender man | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Randy Thomasson, the head of a group that opposes LGBT rights, made sure to insult a transgender man after being invited on television by CNN.

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Texas Cop Goes Nuts On Young Black Men Filming At Walmart. Did They Break Any Laws? (Video)

Texas Cop Goes Nuts On Young Black Men Filming At Walmart. Did They Break Any Laws? (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A group of young black men were filming at a Houston Walmart near the front entrance, when a cop who can be seen standing nearby at the beginning of the footage suddenly approached them and asked t...
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Pennsylvania police chief defends ‘libtards’ rant: ‘Cops are there to clean up the mess’

Pennsylvania police chief defends ‘libtards’ rant: ‘Cops are there to clean up the mess’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Embattled Gilberton, Pennsylvania police Chief Mark Kessler told WTXF-TV he had no regrets about the profanity-filled gun video that put his job at risk, while also seemingly arguing against his own department’s capabilities.

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