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Discrimination

Melissa Harris Perry Talks About Rape: A Letter To Richard Mourdock (Video)

by David Badash ● 11:51 AM October 27, 2012
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Melissa Harris Perry this morning took a few minutes out to read her letter to Richard Mourdock. “But the whole point is choice,” Perry says. “Consent.”

News

Mourdock: Children Of Rape Are ‘God Intended.’ GOP: Children Of Rape Are ‘God Intended.’

by David Badash ● 10:21 AM October 24, 2012
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The nation is talking today about Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments, that children born of rape are “God intended.” The GOP agrees.

Civil Rights

Rape: Air Force Commander Overrules, Tosses Out A Jury’s Sexual Assault Conviction

by David Badash ● 1:47 PM March 12, 2013
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A U.S. Air Force Commander has tossed out a military court jury’s decision that found Lt. Colonel James Wilkerson guilty of sexually assaulting a woman service member.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Lawmaker Who Calls Gays Not ‘Mentally Healthy’ Introduces New ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

by David Badash ● 12:52 PM February 15, 2013
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A Republican lawmaker introduced a new “Don’t Say Gay” bill into the Tennessee House yesterday, as a companion to infamous state senator Stacey Campfield’s updated and strengthen anti-gay legislation.

News

Top Conservative: Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill ‘A Rape Of The Treasury’

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM January 7, 2013
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Charles Krauthammer on Fox News “Special Report” Friday called the Hurricane Sandy bill that Speaker John Boehner refused to allow on the floor for a vote “a rape of the treasury.”

News

2012 In Review: Obama Coalition Enshrines Liberals As America’s New Moral Majority

by David Badash ● 12:23 PM December 29, 2012
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2012 was a watershed year that historians — and all Americans — will look to as the moment reborn Democratic politics won the nation, and liberals and progressives became enshrined as the voice of America’s new moral majority.

News

Susan Rice No-Go For Secretary Of State: ‘Dead In The Water’ NYT Reports

by David Badash ● 10:31 PM December 12, 2012
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UN Ambassador Susan Rice is not going to be America’s next Secretary of State, according to Roger Cohen, a veteran New York Times journalist and op-ed writer.

Elections

They Tried, But They Could Not Stop Us. We Went To Court. We Stood In Line. We Voted! And We Won!

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:45 PM November 7, 2012
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They tried to take our voice from us, but we would not let them. We stood in line. We endured their slings and arrows. We braved their threats and insults. And then, we voted…

News

Romney Announces Support For GOP Senate Candidate Accused Of Voter Fraud

by David Badash ● 1:34 PM November 5, 2012
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Romney just recorded an ad for GOP Rep. Jeff Flake, running for the Senate, and accused of robocalling Democrats directing them to the wrong polling places.

Max S. Gordon

Independent Women: Whatever The Hell You Do On Tuesday, Don’t Make Mitt Romney Our President

by Max S. Gordon ● 3:10 PM November 4, 2012
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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still, incomprehensibly, tied in the polls. If George W. Bush could be re-elected after his first four years, anything is possible. Romney and Obama are neck and neck in this race; we shouldn’t be talking about ties in the polls, we should be in the streets, outraged at the mere suggestion reproductive rights could even be threatened, much less overturned.

News

Rape: How Many Different Kinds Does The GOP Believe There Are?

by David Badash ● 7:30 AM October 25, 2012
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Richard Mourdock’s “God intended” rape. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape.” Paul Ryan’s “forcible rape.” Why does the GOP classify rape as anything but what it really is?

Elections

If We Each Speak With One Vote, Together We Can Shout!

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 7:00 AM October 25, 2012
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If you are LGBT and not going to vote, you might as well give Mitt Romney a big ol’ wet kiss. He’ll be screwing you for the next four years.

News

Newsweek: Barack Obama Is ‘The Democrats’ Ronald Reagan’

by David Badash ● 3:00 PM September 24, 2012
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President Barack Obama will be the Democrats’ Ronald Reagan, if he wins re-election, writes Newsweek’s Andrew Sullivan — a well-respected conservative.

News

Watch: Obama On Tonight Show Says ‘Rape Is Rape. It’s A Crime’

by David Badash ● 1:14 AM October 25, 2012
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Obama on “The Tonight Show” said, “Rape is rape. It’s a crime” Wednesday when asked about Richard Mourdoch’s comments that children born of rape are “God intended.”