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How Christian Delusions Are Driving the GOP Insane

How Christian Delusions Are Driving the GOP Insane | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Why aren't Republicans more frightened of the consequences of a shutdown and default? Part of the reason is magical religious thinking.
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Daily Kos: You won't believe this new abortion decision, or who decided it.

Daily Kos: You won't believe this new abortion decision, or who decided it. | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Justices of the Nebraska Supreme Court

Perspicacious online warrior/organizer Natasha Chart flagged today's 5-2 unsigned Nebraska Supreme Court decision denying an pregnant Omaha sixteen-year-...
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Unbelievable!

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Limiting consumption of fish may not affect mercury levels in pregnant women - CBS News

Limiting consumption of fish may not affect mercury levels in pregnant women - CBS News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Limiting consumption of fish may not affect mercury levels in pregnant women
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Pregnant women may be safe to eat fish, even those varieties that are reportedly high in mercury.
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Restoring Human Values to Prevent Violence Against Women - Huffington Post (blog)

Restoring Human Values to Prevent Violence Against Women - Huffington Post (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Restoring Human Values to Prevent Violence Against Women
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Recently, I was at a meeting with women leaders in Washington, D.C., seeking to find solutions to domestic violence against women.
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Christian TV Host Asks God for 'Military Takeover' of Obama's Presidency

Christian TV Host Asks God for 'Military Takeover' of Obama's Presidency | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Click here to view this media A Christian TV host this week called on God to consider a "military takeover" of President Barack Obama's government because it could be the only way to save the country from tyranny.
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They're coming out of the wood work. Push them back. Don't allow them to think religion and politics mix.

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Ohio Rally Pushes Women's Health, Abortion Rights - NBC4i.com

Ohio Rally Pushes Women's Health, Abortion Rights - NBC4i.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Ohio Rally Pushes Women's Health, Abortion Rights
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Participants from around the state and nation are expected at a Statehouse rally on Wednesday opposing Ohio laws that limit access to abortions and other women's health care.
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'I would never use homosexual couples in my adverts': Barilla pasta boss's anti-gay comments spark boycott call

'I would never use homosexual couples in my adverts': Barilla pasta boss's anti-gay comments spark boycott call | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gay rights groups are calling for a boycott of the world’s biggest pasta maker Barilla after the company’s chairman said he would never use homosexual couples in his advertisements.
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UN Leaders: Are You Thinking Enough About Gender Equality? - Huffington Post

UN Leaders: Are You Thinking Enough About Gender Equality? - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Here's Why You Seldom See Women Leading a Symphony
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Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, is the only female conductor of a major US orchestra. Photo by Grant Leighton.
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Here's Why You Seldom See Women Leading a Symphony - Mother Jones

Here's Why You Seldom See Women Leading a Symphony - Mother Jones | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, is the only female conductor of a major US orchestra. Photo by Grant Leighton.
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Yemen May Consider Banning Child Marriage

Yemen May Consider Banning Child Marriage | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Following reports that an 8-year-old girl in Yemen was killed after having intercourse with her 40-year-old husband, the nation's human rights minister is looking to pass a law banning child marriage.
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Until the West has been subjugated under sharia shite law!!!
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NOM To Gay Community: Your Sexual Revolution Is A ‘Phase’ That Won’t Work Out

NOM To Gay Community: Your Sexual Revolution Is A ‘Phase’ That Won’t Work Out | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Jennifer Roback Morse of the National Organization for Marriage’s Ruth Institute has a message for the gay community, or as she describes her audience, “our brothers and sister who experience same-sex attraction as a permanent part of their...
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Muslim schools in Britain imposing strict dress codes on girls - Washington Times

Muslim schools in Britain imposing strict dress codes on girls - Washington Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Muslim schools in Britain imposing strict dress codes on girls
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Muslim schools all over Britain are forcing girls as young as 11 to wear full-face veils as the “desired dress code of a Muslim female,” The Telegraph reported Wednesday.
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Pennsylvania lawmaker: Gay conversion therapy ‘about punishment,’ not treatment

Pennsylvania lawmaker: Gay conversion therapy ‘about punishment,’ not treatment | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims (D) announced on Wednesday that he had joined with state Rep.
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Iowa Wedding Venue Sues For Right To Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples

Iowa Wedding Venue Sues For Right To Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The owners of an Iowa art gallery are arguing that they should not be forced to host a same-sex wedding in their venue because of their religious beliefs.
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Ohio Marriage Equality Lawsuit Expands To Include All Same-Sex Couples

Ohio Marriage Equality Lawsuit Expands To Include All Same-Sex Couples | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Ohio lawsuit seeking to have same-sex spouses recognized on death certificates has been expanded to include all same-sex couples in the state.
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Power of Women: Nicole Kidman's Work With UN Women More Urgent Than Ever - Variety

Power of Women: Nicole Kidman's Work With UN Women More Urgent Than Ever - Variety | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Power of Women: Nicole Kidman's Work With UN Women More Urgent Than Ever
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She and U.N.
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Newspaper editor blames women and poor people for sales plunge

Newspaper editor blames women and poor people for sales plunge | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The managing editor of a Connecticut newspaper is now being criticized by peers after publishing a column blaming single mothers, non-English speakers and the poor for his industry’s financial problems.
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Rick Perry Dismisses His Wife's Abortion Comments, Tries To Explain What She ... - ThinkProgress

Rick Perry Dismisses His Wife's Abortion Comments, Tries To Explain What She ... - ThinkProgress | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Rick Perry Dismisses His Wife's Abortion Comments, Tries To Explain What She ...
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But rather than Mrs.
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If they don't recognize their wives rights to personhood, they sure as all get out won't recognize yours.

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14th Amendment | U.S. Constitution | LII / Legal Information Institute

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The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. But neither the United States nor any state shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave; but all such debts, obligations and claims shall be held illegal and void.

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Saudi women call new day of defiance against driving ban - Fox News

Saudi women call new day of defiance against driving ban - Fox News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Here's Why You Seldom See Women Leading a Symphony
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Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, is the only female conductor of a major US orchestra. Photo by Grant Leighton.
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Japanese 'Aunties' Party Presses for Gender Parity - Women's eNews

Japanese 'Aunties' Party Presses for Gender Parity - Women's eNews | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Here's Why You Seldom See Women Leading a Symphony
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Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, is the only female conductor of a major US orchestra. Photo by Grant Leighton.
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Girl, 13, Begins Microbiology Master's

Girl, 13, Begins Microbiology Master's | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In a country where many girls are still discouraged from going to school, Sushma Verma is having anything but a typical childhood.
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Pope Francis: Catholic Church Is Too ‘Obsessed’ With Abortion, Birth Control, And Gay Marriage

Pope Francis: Catholic Church Is Too ‘Obsessed’ With Abortion, Birth Control, And Gay Marriage | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In his first extensive interview since becoming the pope, Francis argues the Catholic Church needs to reassess its priorities.
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Same-sex marriage ban needed to ‘regulate sexual relationships,’ Mich. officials say

Same-sex marriage ban needed to ‘regulate sexual relationships,’ Mich. officials say | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Michigan’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage is necessary to “regulate sexual relationships,” argued attorneys representing the state and its Republican governor.
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Military hopefuls inspired by changes - Central Florida Future

Military hopefuls inspired by changes - Central Florida Future | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Military hopefuls inspired by changes
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20, 2011 for gay and lesbian military members when the Don't Ask Don't Tell law was repealed. DADT was a law ...
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