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Chipotle becomes first U.S. restaurant chain to try and rid menu of GMO foods

Chipotle becomes first U.S. restaurant chain to try and rid menu of GMO foods | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In March, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. jumped into the debate over genetically engineered foods, becoming the first U.S. company to post labels on its website to let customers know which of its menu items contained GMO ingredients.
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Daily Caller Celebrates Russia’s Violent, Draconian Crackdown On LGBT People

Daily Caller Celebrates Russia’s Violent, Draconian Crackdown On LGBT People | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Daily Caller published a column cheering on Russia’s brutal and draconian crackdown on LGBT people, downplaying concerns about state sponsored anti-gay violence and criticizing American activists for meddling in Russia’s affairs.

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Va. first lady McDonnell spent thousands from husband’s PAC on clothes, other items

Va. first lady McDonnell spent thousands from husband’s PAC on clothes, other items | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
McDonnell’s purchases were legal under state campaign finance laws, but amount of spending is unusual.
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Walmart Losing To Quirky Florida Based Publix - Employee Owned Company Touted By Forbes As 'Wal-Mart Slayer'

Walmart Losing To Quirky Florida Based Publix - Employee Owned Company Touted By Forbes As 'Wal-Mart Slayer' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Walmart may have met its match, and its name is Publix. How a quirky little store started in Florida is now making the Beast from Bentonville sweat.
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NOM's Maggie Gallagher caught in a huge lie about 'ex-gay' therapy

NOM's Maggie Gallagher caught in a huge lie about 'ex-gay' therapy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

One of the most annoying qualities of National Organization for Marriage former head Maggie Gallagher is how pathetically transparent she is when it comes to lying.

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Gun Fondlers Just Want Equal Time At Aurora Victims’ Ceremony To Remember The Poor Confiscated Guns

Gun Fondlers Just Want Equal Time At Aurora Victims’ Ceremony To Remember The Poor Confiscated Guns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A pro-gun group plans to hold a demonstration in favor of the 2nd Amendment in the same suburban Denver park where a remembrance will be held for victims of the Aurora theater shootings, which occurred one year ago today.
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Justice Department Opposes Gay Veterans' Request On Procedural Grounds

Justice Department Opposes Gay Veterans' Request On Procedural Grounds | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A rare legal disagreement between LGBT advocates and the Obama administration.
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Alcohol-drinking shirtless gunman arrested near White House ‘was only going to fire a couple of shots’

Alcohol-drinking shirtless gunman arrested near White House ‘was only going to fire a couple of shots’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A shirtless man apprehended near the White House told officers he was “only going to fire a couple of shots if no one confronted me,” NBC Washington reported.

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Fischer: 'It Is Your Patriotic Duty To Worship God'

Fischer: 'It Is Your Patriotic Duty To Worship God' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Bryan Fischer began yesterday's radio program, as he customarily does, with a reading from the Bible and a discussion about what it means for today.  In yesterday's reading, Fischer was w
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Satanists stage same sex marriages at Westboro Baptist matriarch’s grave

Satanists stage same sex marriages at Westboro Baptist matriarch’s grave | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A group of New Yorkers calling themselves The Satanic Temple paid a visit to what appears to be the grave of the mother of Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) founder Fred Phelps on Sunday, staging two same sex commitment ceremonies atop the tombstone in hopes of confronting the hate group in a manner that’s uniquely offensive to them.

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‘US anti-terrorism policy violates human rights’ – Jimmy Carter

‘US anti-terrorism policy violates human rights’ – Jimmy Carter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Former US president Jimmy Carter has criticized America’s actions against terrorism, saying that drones attacks and targeted assassination of suspicious people are undermining America’s “role as the global champion of human rights.”...
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Will Liz Cheney Destroy the Wyoming Republican Party?

Will Liz Cheney Destroy the Wyoming Republican Party? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter Liz Cheney has announced her bid for the US Senate to represent her home state of Wyoming.

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House Republicans reject proposal to ban gun sales to suspected terrorists

House Republicans reject proposal to ban gun sales to suspected terrorists | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A proposal to ban the sale of firearms to individuals on the FBI’s terrorist watch list was defeated by House Republicans on Wednesday.

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Marco Rubio Blocking First Black Male Gay Judge To The Federal Bench

Marco Rubio Blocking First Black Male Gay Judge To The Federal Bench | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Marco Rubio (R) is the only thing standing in the way of advancing openly out gay Judge William Thomas for a seat on the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
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NBC Backs Equal Rights In Russia Controversy

NBC Backs Equal Rights In Russia Controversy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"NBCUniversal strongly supports equal rights and the fair treatment for all people," the company told BuzzFeed in a statement. "Platitudes," says LGBT rights group.
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US approves drones for civilian use

US approves drones for civilian use | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued certificates for two types of unmanned aircraft for civilian use. The move is expected to lead to the first approved commercial drone operation later this summer.
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Hey White Conservatives, Maybe You Should Just Shut Up Now?

Hey White Conservatives, Maybe You Should Just Shut Up Now? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
White conservatives seem to have the most opinions on black life in America, don't they?
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The 12 Best Reasons Why The U.S. Is Not Now, And Never Should Be, A Christian Nation

The 12 Best Reasons Why The U.S. Is Not Now, And Never Should Be, A Christian Nation | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The founding fathers wouldn't have dreamed of imposing religion on their fellow Americans; they knew that this nation’s greatness came from not being a Christian one.
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IRS Official Says Nothing In Mitch McConnell's IRS Scandal Campaign Ad Is True

IRS Official Says Nothing In Mitch McConnell's IRS Scandal Campaign Ad Is True | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Do you have any personal knowledge of the White House digging through other people's tax returns?" "No, sir I have none," the IRS agent said.
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Democrat slams inspector general over IRS scandal: Your audit was a ‘smear’

Democrat slams inspector general over IRS scandal: Your audit was a ‘smear’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) ripped into Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George on Thursday for releasing an audit on the IRS that focused narrowly on tea party groups.

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John Oliver rebukes CNN for simultaneously destroying rock music and the news

John Oliver rebukes CNN for simultaneously destroying rock music and the news | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Thursday night on The Daily Show, host John Oliver mocked CNN over its “Rock Block” segment. He noted CNN had managed to both “sucked the fun out of rock and the weight out of news.”

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Lewis Black: New York City is better than Texas because ‘F*ck you, Texas’

Lewis Black: New York City is better than Texas because ‘F*ck you, Texas’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Comedian Lewis Black appeared on Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show” to address Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)’s contention that businesses will be better off if they move to Texas. Earlier this summer, Perry made a trip to the northeast to attempt to convince businesses to move to his state and released a brace of ads aimed at employers all over the country.

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'Porno Pete' @PeterLaBarbera is talking about 'nude street fairs' again

'Porno Pete' @PeterLaBarbera is talking about 'nude street fairs' again | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

While Bryan Fischer attacks the military for its supposed "hypermasculine homosexual" soldiers, Porno Pete LaBarbera is preparing us for the Folsom Street Festival in San Francisco

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‘America has no functioning democracy’ – Jimmy Carter on NSA

‘America has no functioning democracy’ – Jimmy Carter on NSA | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Former US President Jimmy Carter lambasted US intelligence methods as undemocratic and described Edward Snowden’s NSA leak as “beneficial” for the country.
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Media Outlets Are Ignoring One Of The Most Significant Non-Discrimination Bills In LGBT History

Media Outlets Are Ignoring One Of The Most Significant Non-Discrimination Bills In LGBT History | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Major news outlets have been almost entirely silent on the advancement of one of the most significant pieces of LGBT legislation in U.S. history – the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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