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Civil Rights

Breaking: Boy Scouts Vote To Drop Ban, Allow Gay Scouts

by David Badash ● 6:09 PM May 23, 2013
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The Boy Scouts of America’s 1400 member National Council this afternoon in Grapevine, Texas voted to allow gay boys into the 103-year old private, faith-based organization.

Civil Rights

On Our Radar – State Representative Bryce Bennett, Montana’s Anti-Cuccinelli

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:17 AM April 14, 2013
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Today we shower some metaphorical rose petals at the feet of the “anti-Cooch,” the young, gay, Montana State Senator who this week, led a successful effort to repeal the repulsive sodomy law still on the books in his state. Rep. Bryce Bennett, is On Our Radar.

Healthcare

Bachmann: Obamacare Will ‘Literally Kill People’ – ‘Let’s Love People’ By Repealing It

by David Badash ● 1:16 PM March 21, 2013
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Michele Bachmann today stood on the House floor and claimed, falsely, that Obamacare will “literally kill people.”

DOMA

So Why Did Bill Clinton Sign DOMA — And Write An Op-Ed Disavowing It 17 Years Later?

by David Badash ● 9:29 AM March 8, 2013
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Last night Bill Clinton published in the Washington Post an op-ed claiming to explain why he signed DOMA in 1996, and said he now wants the Supreme Court to overturn it. But why?

News

Bachmann Introduces 1st Bill In New Congress: Not Sandy Relief Or VAWA, But Obamacare Repeal

by David Badash ● 8:32 AM January 4, 2013
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Bachmann introduced the first bill into the new 113th Congress and it wasn’t the Violence Against Women Act, or a bill to fund relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Tony Perkins: DADT Repeal So Overwhelming Military Has No Time To Facilitate Voting?

by David Badash ● 4:44 PM October 9, 2012
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Tony Perkins suggests the military is being disenfranchised because top brass are too busy implementing the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

News

‘Liar!’ Paul Ryan Booed Repeatedly By Seniors At AARP Convention

by David Badash ● 1:31 PM September 21, 2012
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GOP VP hopeful Paul Ryan twas booed repeatedly by seniors at an AARP convention for stating he wants to repeal Obamacare to create a “stronger Medicare.”

News

Breaking: House Republicans Vote To Repeal Obamacare For The 33rd Time

by David Badash ● 4:44 PM July 11, 2012
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In what may be forever classified as the most persistent childish do-nothing Congress ever, today House Republicans led by Speaker John Boehner voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Healthcare

Watch: Romney Draws Boos From NAACP For Saying He’ll Repeal Obamacare

by David Badash ● 12:39 PM July 11, 2012
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Mitt Romney today addressed the NAACP and drew almost 20 seconds of boos when he promised to repeal Obamacare.

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Has Caused ‘Two Or Three’ Chaplains To Quit

by David Badash ● 2:06 PM July 5, 2012
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The repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) has caused all of “perhaps two or three” active military chaplains to quit the military and “virtually no serious problems.”

Healthcare

Infographic: What Will The Supreme Court ‘Obamacare’ Ruling Really Mean?

by David Badash ● 2:53 PM June 18, 2012
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This infographic shows — in step-by-step graphic detail — what will happen when the Supreme Court rules, presumably next week, on “Obamacare.”

Don't Ask Don't Tell

On Our Radar – The Legacy Of A Gay Soldier

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:37 AM May 27, 2012
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This Memorial Day weekend we remember CPL Andrew Wilfahrt, killed February 27, 2011, the first gay soldier to fall in battle after Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was repealed.

Celebrities

Gay Marriage: Obama Says Congress ‘On Notice’ To Repeal DOMA On ‘The View’

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM May 15, 2012
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President Barack Obama told Barbara Walters and the ladies of “The View” that “Congress is clearly on notice” that he wants the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) repealed.

Celebrities

Obama Calls For DOMA Repeal At Ricky Martin Headlined NYC Fundraiser

by David Badash ● 7:30 AM May 15, 2012

President Barack Obama called for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Monday evening at a fundraiser headlined by the popular singer Ricky Martin.