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Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes - Plain Dealer

Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes - Plain Dealer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes Plain Dealer Cleveland-Marshall is unwrapping a new master of legal studies degree -- pitched to corporate managers, realtors, librarians, journalists, authors and others who want to get an...
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The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage - Slate Magazine (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage
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This is the less-discussed, more-disturbing aspect of the GOP's theoretical campaign to assign electors by congressional districts.
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Jon Stewart annihilates GOP hysteria over Obama’s executive orders

Jon Stewart annihilates GOP hysteria over Obama’s executive orders | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart tore into conservatives who insisted President Barack Obama was a tyrant because of his proposals to reduce gun violence.
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Limbaugh: Liberals Don't Shoot Kids, They Use Abortion

Limbaugh: Liberals Don't Shoot Kids, They Use Abortion | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In the middle of a rant about gun control, outing people with gun permits in the newspaper, and counter-outing journalists at the same paper, Rush Limbaugh comes up with this, with regard to proponents of responsible gun safety laws: They're good...
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How To Honor Aaron Swartz

How To Honor Aaron Swartz | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Outpourings of grief and calls for change continue to flood the Internet after the suicide of Aaron Swartz, only 26 years old.
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Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law - Huffington Post

Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law
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Two other sources close to the task force said Biden's team reacted favorably during earlier discussions to including a gun trafficking recommendation.
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Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ... - New York Times

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ... - New York Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ...
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Published: January 13, 2013.
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Family Unification Policy Offers No Relief To Immigrants In Same-Sex Couples

Family Unification Policy Offers No Relief To Immigrants In Same-Sex Couples | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Our guest blogger is Crosby Burns, Research Associate with the Center for American Progress.
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Americans Die Earlier Than People In Other Wealthy Nations

Americans Die Earlier Than People In Other Wealthy Nations | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Regardless of race, class, education level, and even healthy eating and exercise habits, Americans have a shorter life expectancy than their peers in other affluent nations.
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Al Jazeera America: Will they watch?

Al Jazeera America: Will they watch? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The network owned by a Middle Eastern government launches soon and hopes to gain American viewers.
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Krugman Slams GOP For Debt Ceiling Threat On ABC's This Week: 'This Is ... - Mediaite

Krugman Slams GOP For Debt Ceiling Threat On ABC's This Week: 'This Is ... - Mediaite | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Krugman Slams GOP For Debt Ceiling Threat On ABC's This Week: 'This Is ...
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New York Times columnist Paul Krugman slammed the GOP for threatening not to raise the debt ceiling on ABC's This Week Sunday.
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The Greatest Nation On Earth Isn't Us

The Greatest Nation On Earth Isn't Us | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
We Americans like to think, and in fact have been indoctrinated for decades to believe, that we are the greatest country in the world, the best at just about everything. Sadly, that hasn’t been true for quite some time.
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Women are not allowed to…………… » No Country for Women

Women are not allowed to…………… » No Country for Women | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Effect of mobile, dress, openness, liberalization of women on increasing incidences of rape n teasing is 50-50. No doubt every thing has its benefits but hazards too. Too much of everything is harmful.
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Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough - The Guardian

Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough The Guardian I remember, many years ago, reading about women who'd had mastectomies after breast cancer, and had been sent home with little bags of sand that...
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Black conservatives launch effort to scrap part of Voting Rights Act

Black conservatives launch effort to scrap part of Voting Rights Act | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A group of prominent black conservatives is trying to help scrap a key part of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark civil rights-era legislation that enshrined the right of black Americans to have equal treatment at the ballot box.
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GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women - The Hill

GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women - The Hill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women The Hill It has become an annual vow by Republican leaders: In the next election cycle, the party will expand its outreach to women and minority voters, two groups that the GOP has struggled to...
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When the Law Is Worse Than the Crime

When the Law Is Worse Than the Crime | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
I didn’t know Aaron Swartz, but I wish I’d followed the out-of-all-proportion charges the Department of Justice brought against him before his death.
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For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes

For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School
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The developed world, however, is not immune to incidents of violence against women.
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Mayors call for gun-law reform | CharlotteObserver.com

Mayors call for gun-law reform | CharlotteObserver.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The mayors of Chapel Hill, Durham and Morrisville joined more than 800 other U.S. mayors Monday in calling on Congress to enact three “common-sense” reforms of firearm regulations. Their statement was issued one month ...
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Sen. King cool to assault weapon ban

Sen. King cool to assault weapon ban | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It's a tough one, he says, "because it's hard to define what an assault weapon is."
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Paul Ryan’s Still Carrying Todd Akin’s Mantle, Will Co-Sponsor New Fetal ‘Personhood’ Bill

Paul Ryan’s Still Carrying Todd Akin’s Mantle, Will Co-Sponsor New Fetal ‘Personhood’ Bill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) with former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) Long before Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) convinced most of the House Republican caucus to vote to phase out Medicare, and long before former Rep.
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An Astonishing Argument for Why Violent Crime Rates Have Dropped

An Astonishing Argument for Why Violent Crime Rates Have Dropped | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
 
It seemed, at first, preposterous. The hypothesis was so exotic that I laughed.
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Powell blasts GOP's "dark vein of intolerance" - CBS News

Powell blasts GOP's "dark vein of intolerance" - CBS News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Washington Times Powell blasts GOP's "dark vein of intolerance" CBS News Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican who crossed party lines to endorse President Obama in 2008 and 2012, scalded his party for harboring a "dark vein of...
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Illinois GOP Chair facing backlash over gay marriage support - Salon

Illinois GOP Chair facing backlash over gay marriage support - Salon | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Illinois GOP Chair facing backlash over gay marriage support
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Pat Brady, the Chair of the Republican Party in Illinois, says he won't resign despite backlash from his party over Brady's support of gay marriage.
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Paul Krugman Explains the Keys to Our Recovery

Paul Krugman Explains the Keys to Our Recovery | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Bill’s conversation with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman yielded many insights, cautions, and honest takes on Jack Lew, President Obama’s choice for Treasury Secretary.
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