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Israel Nominates Col. Eyal Karim, Who Endorsed Rape of Non-Jews to ‘Boost Troop Morale,’ for Chief Military Rabbi

Israel Nominates Col. Eyal Karim, Who Endorsed Rape of Non-Jews to ‘Boost Troop Morale,’ for Chief Military Rabbi

The Israeli military chief of staff has nominated a colonel who once sanctioned the rape of non-Jews during wartime as a way to boost..

July 12, 2016 with 0 Comments
28,000 US Shootings in 2016; GOP Platform Declares Pornography a ‘Public Health Crisis’

28,000 US Shootings in 2016; GOP Platform Declares Pornography a ‘Public Health Crisis’

If you ever doubted that Republicans all too often manufacture or exaggerate threats while ignoring — or enabling — real crises, just..

July 12, 2016 with 0 Comments
Utah’s Republican, Mormon Lieutenant Governor Makes Emotional Apology to LGBT Community

Utah’s Republican, Mormon Lieutenant Governor Makes Emotional Apology to LGBT Community

One person at a time. That’s how America is evolving beyond deeply embedded societal discrimination against LGBT people, bigotry..

June 17, 2016 with 0 Comments
Florida Catholic Bishop Robert Lynch: ‘Religion Breeds Contempt for Gays’

Florida Catholic Bishop Robert Lynch: ‘Religion Breeds Contempt for Gays’

Responding to the horrific massacre of 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, St. Petersburg, Florida Bishop Robert Lynch..

June 15, 2016 with 0 Comments
The Hateful 8: Anti-Gay Christian Leaders Praise Orlando Massacre

The Hateful 8: Anti-Gay Christian Leaders Praise Orlando Massacre

As expected, Islamic State religious leaders praised and thanked “God” for “caliphate soldier brother Omar Mateen,”..

June 15, 2016 with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Justice Scalia: ‘We Protect Gay People, So Why Not Child Molesters?’

Supreme Court Justice Scalia: ‘We Protect Gay People, So Why Not Child Molesters?’

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has raised eyebrows and ire by comparing gays to child molesters in a lecture to..

November 17, 2015 with 0 Comments
Houston Voters Reject LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Houston Voters Reject LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Voters in America’s fourth-largest city rejected a ballot measure that would have outlawed discrimination against lesbian, gay,..

November 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs ‘Right to Die’ Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs ‘Right to Die’ Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation on Monday, allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally..

October 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
Pope Francis Declares Junípero Serra, Who Enslaved Indians, a Saint

Pope Francis Declares Junípero Serra, Who Enslaved Indians, a Saint

The Pope’s canonization of 18th century Spanish missionary Father Junípero Serra has outraged indigenous Californians, who point to..

September 23, 2015 with 0 Comments
Kim Davis, Kentucky Clerk who Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples, Jailed by Federal Judge

Kim Davis, Kentucky Clerk who Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples, Jailed by Federal Judge

A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of her religious beliefs was found in..

September 3, 2015 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
  • North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters
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