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Jim DeMint’s World View Slammed By Top Conservatives After ‘Shoddy’ Immigration Study

by David Badash ● 6:15 PM May 6, 2013
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Jim DeMint’s world view has been slammed by conservative leaders in his first important event on the national stage after taking the helm of the Heritage Foundation.

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Anti-Gay Sen. Jim DeMint Resigns For Million-Dollar Salary As Head Of Heritage Think Tank

by David Badash ● 10:56 AM December 6, 2012
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Ultra conservative Republican U.S. Senator Jim DeMint from South Carolina, has announced his resignation and will become head of the ultra conservative Heritage Foundation.

Bigotry Watch

Veteran’s Day: Jim DeMint Is The One Percent Who Voted Against Veterans

by David Badash ● 9:00 AM November 11, 2011
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Republican Senator Jim DeMint is the one percent in the United State Senate who voted against a jobs bill for veterans. The day before Veteran’s Day.

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On Our Radar: Senator Jim DeMint’s Anti-Gay Palmetto Freedom Forum

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 6:17 PM August 28, 2011
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Bachmann, Perry, Cain and Paul will join Jim DeMint and anti-gay NOM co-founder Robert George at the social values 2012 GOP candidate debate, Palmetto Freedom Forum.

Analysis

Jim DeMint’s Small Government Debt-Lowering Republican Lie

by David Badash ● 7:26 PM May 25, 2011
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DeMint’s lie: “Democrat budget votes make it official: they are the party of big government, big spending, big debt & bankrupting the economy.”

Bigotry Watch

Why Is Jim DeMint On A Senate Human Rights Committee?

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM November 19, 2010
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Editor’s note: The following open letter is by The New Civil Rights reader Scott Rose. Senator DeMint indeed is a member of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy and Global Women’s Issues. We wonder how that is possible, given his appalling treatment of gays, lesbians, bisexual […]

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Profile: Jim DeMint: A Gay President Would Be “Immoral”

by David Badash ● 3:56 PM December 14, 2009
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Calls Gay Marriage “Destructive”




South Carolina Republican Senator Jim DeMint, in an interview with Bloomberg’s Al Hunt, called homosexuality “immoral,” and said he would be “bothered” by a gay president. He also said, “Marriage is a religious institution. The federal government has no business redefining what it is. [...] Governments should not be in the business [...]

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New Senator Replacing DeMint Wanted To Impeach Obama

by David Badash ● 10:58 AM December 17, 2012
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Tea Party Congressman Tim Scott has been chosen by South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley to replace Senator Jim DeMint, who resigned earlier this month.

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Don’t Let The Door Hit You… DeMint’s Resignation Celebrated By All Sides

by David Badash ● 5:25 PM December 6, 2012
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U.S. Senator Jim DeMint’s resignation today is being celebrated by liberals and conservatives alike. Here’s why this really matters.

International

DeMint To Obama: Stop Promoting Human Rights Protections For LGBT Communities Outside The United States

by Guest Author ● 1:56 PM November 20, 2011
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Why is Senator Jim DeMint leading the charge against confirming a presidential appointment by questioning her strong support for the protection of LGBT communities in El Salvador?

Bigotry Watch

DeMint’s Homophobic Comments Force Gay GOP Group GOProud To Drop Support

by David Badash ● 1:10 PM October 6, 2010
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Chris Barron, Chair of GOProud, the Tea Party alternative to the Log Cabin Republicans, and the host of the recently… highlighted… fundraiser, HomoCon, starring Ann Coulter, is no stranger to extremism and right-wing nuttery. But Barron and GOProud are taking a stand against Tea Party favorite, GOP Senator Jim DeMint. DeMint recently said that gays […]

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Tony Perkins Uses Veterans Day Media Blitz To Battle Faux ‘War On Religion’ In The Military

by David Badash ● 8:36 AM November 12, 2013
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Anti-gay hate groups have a new mission: creating a faux “war on religion” so they can play victim. Now, they’re spending big bucks to tell service members their religious freedoms are being trampled. Don’t you think they would know that if it were true?

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Ted Cruz: Government Shutdown I Started Was About Fundraising

by David Badash ● 3:59 PM October 16, 2013
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Ted Cruz today gleefully admitted the federal government shutdown he started three weeks ago with his fake filibuster was really just a fundraising stunt.

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House GOP Created New Rule To Prevent Anyone But Eric Cantor From Ending Government Shutdown

by David Badash ● 12:51 PM October 14, 2013
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A deceitful House GOP has literally changed the rule of the game to ensure the shutdown continues until a few Tea Party and extremist Republicans say otherwise.