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Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loophole - Philadelphia Inquirer

Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loophole - Philadelphia Inquirer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loopholePhiladelphia InquirerThe move exploits a loophole in the new law that allows both colleges and senior-care centers to provide such cards to anyone who lives in...

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Republican Rep: Obama ‘has helped jump start a new Ottoman Empire’

Republican Rep: Obama ‘has helped jump start a new Ottoman Empire’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Speaking on the House floor Friday afternoon, Rep.
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Obama Nominee Would Be First Black Woman To Join Washington DC Trial Court In 30 Years

Obama Nominee Would Be First Black Woman To Join Washington DC Trial Court In 30 Years | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Over half of Washington, DC’s residents are black, yet an African-American woman has not served on the federal trial court that presides over the District of Columbia since 2003, when former Chief Judge Norma Holloway Johnson stepped down from the...
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Republicans Alienating Majority of Voters | Pandith News

Republicans Alienating Majority of Voters | Pandith News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In February's Republican primary debate, Romney dubbed Arizona's controversial immigration policy, which authorized police to demand proof of citizenship from anyone who looks Hispanic, a “model law” for the rest of the ...
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Does Law Protect Prayer Or Exclude Non-Christians?

Does Law Protect Prayer Or Exclude Non-Christians? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

<When does the right to pray turn into the demand to pray? And what about the right not to pray?>

 

Advocates say a public prayer amendment to the Missouri state constitution will strengthen the right to pray in public. But critics say it'll marginalize non-Christians. Guest host Jacki Lyden talks with Missouri State Rep.

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Rick Scott Strikes Out Again: Federal Court Blocks Florida Attack On Early Voting

Rick Scott Strikes Out Again: Federal Court Blocks Florida Attack On Early Voting | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) has been relentless in his push to restrict the right to vote. He’s advanced an illegal voter purge that would have disproportionately impacted the minority citizens in his state.
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Ruling upholding Pennsylvania's voter ID law misplaced its sympathy -

Ruling upholding Pennsylvania's voter ID law misplaced its sympathy - | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Ruling upholding Pennsylvania's voter ID law misplaced its sympathy And his finding that the law is "nondiscriminatory" is baffling in light of the state's own data, which show that there are far higher concentrations...

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Nancy Pelosi: Democrats should skip the convention

Nancy Pelosi: Democrats should skip the convention | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi says Democratic members should stay home and campaign in their districts rather than go to the party’s national convention in North Carolina.
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Presidential campaigns spar over Ohio election law - The Associated Press

Presidential campaigns spar over Ohio election lawThe Associated PressAt issue is the legality of an Ohio law cutting three days out of the early-voting period for everyone except members of the armed forces and Ohio citizens living overseas.
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ACLU argues Facebook ‘like’ is protected by First Amendment

ACLU argues Facebook ‘like’ is protected by First Amendment | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON — Freedom of speech on Facebook is at the heart of an appeals court case in Virginia involving an elected sheriff who fired staff members who “liked” his rival on the social networking site. ...

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Maddow on Romney’s new ads: What’s going on?

Maddow on Romney’s new ads: What’s going on? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow noted there had been a sudden shift in the focus of Mitt Romney’s ads. ....

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I love Rachel Maddow's stuff. She's a real sharp cookie.
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Russian deputy prime minister calls Madonna a moralizing ‘former slut’ for Pussy Riot support | The Raw Story

Russian deputy prime minister calls Madonna a moralizing ‘former slut’ for Pussy Riot support | The Raw Story | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

A senior Russian official has implied that Madonna is a moralising “slut” after the singer used a Moscow concert to state her support for the jailed feminist punk band Pussy Riot. ...

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Battle over Ohio military voting law reflects high political stakes

Battle over Ohio military voting law reflects high political stakes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An obscure Ohio voting law is suddenly at the center of a nasty dispute between the Obama and Romney campaigns -- weeks before Election Day, in a case that underscores how the campaigns are poised to fight for every last vote. ...
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Domestic Terrorism: Senate Hears Testimony About the Rise of the Right-Wing Threat

Domestic Terrorism: Senate Hears Testimony About the Rise of the Right-Wing Threat | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it


While much of the media attention, driven by congressional hearings, on terrorism issues focused this week on events in Libya, there was another Senate hearing that took a good look at terrorism on our own shores.

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Rick Perry Wants To Replace Planned Parenthood With Crisis Pregnancy Centers That Don’t Provide Health Services

Rick Perry Wants To Replace Planned Parenthood With Crisis Pregnancy Centers That Don’t Provide Health Services | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
When Texas Republicans cut off Planned Parenthood from the state’s Women’s Health Program — losing millions in federal funds and endangering access to health care for women in the program — Gov.
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Want to be heard? You've gotta vote.

Want to be heard? You've gotta vote. | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Make sure you have the information you need to cast a ballot where you live this November -- get your voting checklist here. (RT @DWStweets: Raleigh women know there's too much at stake in this election not to make their voices heard.
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Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loophole - Philadelphia Inquirer

Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loophole - Philadelphia Inquirer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Other counties may join in using Pennsylvania voter-ID law loopholePhiladelphia InquirerThe move exploits a loophole in the new law that allows both colleges and senior-care centers to provide such cards to anyone who lives in...

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Jury Orders Gay-Bashing Former Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell To Pay $4.5 Million To Victim

Jury Orders Gay-Bashing Former Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell To Pay $4.5 Million To Victim | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A jury sided with an openly gay former University of Michigan student government president in his defamation suit against Andrew Shirvell, the former assistant Michigan attorney general who was fired for mounting a vicious campaign of anti-gay...
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Paul Ryan ‘grew up on Ayn Rand’

Paul Ryan ‘grew up on Ayn Rand’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Ayn Rand is the high priestess of undiluted capitalism and a champion of looking after number one. With an estimated 25m copies of her books in print, including Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, her ideas about small government and unfettered markets still resonate in conservative circles, with a young Paul Ryan, ...

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The Ryan Role

The Ryan Role | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Ryan hasn't 'crunched the numbers,' he's just scribbled some stuff down without checking to see if it makes sense.
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Judge: Florida high school must allow Gay-Straight Alliance | The Raw Story

Judge: Florida high school must allow Gay-Straight Alliance | The Raw Story | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

A federal judge signed an order on Tuesday requiring a Florida school board to allow a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) student organization to form, meet, and be recognized at Vanguard High School in Ocala.

Facing a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the school district ...

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Ex-Gay Splinter Group Won’t Oppose Criminalization Of Homosexuality

Ex-Gay Splinter Group Won’t Oppose Criminalization Of Homosexuality | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Restored Hope Network, an ex-gay splinter ministry from Exodus International that remains fully committed to “curing” homosexuality, has said it will not oppose attempts to criminalize homosexuality.
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Can Google be trusted? -

Can Google be trusted? - | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Google got slapped with a record $22.5 million fine Thursday for breaking a promise to stop snooping on its users — shocking news to the average Internet user.
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Voter ID law is now obviously 'morally indefensible'

Voter ID law is now obviously 'morally indefensible' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

voter ID - in this form, on this timeline - is a morally indefensible train wreck that's sure to disenfranchise legitimate voters in this November's election. .......

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Understanding The Plight Of LGBT Inequality In The Chick-fil-A Aftermath

Understanding The Plight Of LGBT Inequality In The Chick-fil-A Aftermath | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Arguably, the Chick-fil-A fiasco has subsided with the completion of last week’s public demonstrations, but in its wake lie the complicated questions of where the chips fell.
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