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Anti-Obamacare Senator Gets Emergency Heart Surgery After ‘Routine’ Test ‘That Everyone Gets’

by David Badash ● 12:13 PM October 8, 2013
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Anti-Obamacare Republican US Senator James Inhofe feels “great” after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery after getting “a routine colonoscopy that everyone gets.”

News

Joe Donnelly Becomes 53rd US Senator To Support Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 10:35 AM April 5, 2013
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Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly just became the 53rd sitting Senator to support same-sex marriage. The 57-year old junior Senator representing Indiana made his announcement via Facebook.

Marriage

Claire McCaskill Strategically Announces Marriage Equality Support In Bible-Based Message

by David Badash ● 10:55 PM March 24, 2013
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Senator Claire McCaskill tonight announced her support of marriage equality, just days before the Supreme Court will hear two landmark marriage cases on DOMA and Prop 8.

Analysis

On Our Radar – Abstinence Only Sex Education, The American Version Of The Taliban

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:03 AM October 14, 2012

In Pakistan, the Taliban tries to keep girls uneducated and sexually repressed with beatings and bullets. In America, congress does the same thing with money. Today, abstinence only sex education and the lives it destroys are On Our Radar.

Bigotry Watch

Tweet Of The Day: Rick Santorum Has Really Big News

by David Badash ● 4:16 PM June 4, 2012
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Rick Santorum, the monstrously anti-gay failed former Republican presidential candidate and Senator, moments ago said via Twitter that he has some really big news to share.

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Rand Paul: ‘I Wasn’t Sure Obama’s Views On Marriage Could Get Any Gayer’

by David Badash ● 5:14 PM May 12, 2012
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Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul mocked President Obama’s views on same-sex marriage and questioned his faith beliefs at a Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting in Iowa on Friday.

Bigotry Watch

Top Sponsor Of Gay Ban Amendment One Cannot Support His Anti-Gay Beliefs

by David Badash ● 6:11 PM May 8, 2012
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The late North Carolina state senator James Forrester, chief sponsor of Amendment One, could not support any of his medical or other claims about homosexuality.

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Senator’s Wife Says Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Created ‘To Protect Caucasian Race’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 11:20 AM May 3, 2012
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The wife of the senator who authored Amendment One, NC’s anti-gay marriage amendment, reportedly said her husband wrote the bill “to protect the caucasian race.”

Bigotry Watch

Christian Senators: Gays Should Choose Jesus Instead Of Their Spouses

by David Badash ● 9:47 AM April 27, 2012
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Christian state senators debating Colorado’s civil union bill quoted Bible passages told gay people to choose Jesus over their same-sex partner.

Civil Rights

Breaking: Senate Passes LGBT-Inclusive Violence Against Women Act

by David Badash ● 5:26 PM April 26, 2012

The U.S. Senate just moments ago passed the Democrat’s version of the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), including LGBT and other protections.

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Senior GOP Senator: Barack Obama Is “Stupid”

by David Badash ● 2:21 PM April 7, 2012
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Sen. Chuck Grassley called President Barack Obama “stupid” via Twitter this morning. The responses on Twitter were equally disparaging — of Grassley.

Bigotry Watch

NY Democratic Senator: “We Are United” With NOM

by David Badash ● 3:47 PM April 4, 2012
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New York State Senator and Reverend Rubén Díaz, a shill for the National Organization For Marriage, today on his senate website stated “We Are United” with NOM.

Bigotry Watch

Senator Inhofe Lied To Rachel Maddow About His Knowledge Of Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill Says Author

by David Badash ● 11:33 AM March 16, 2012
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A well-respected investigative journalist and author who has written two books on the topic says Inhofe is “lying” that he is unaware of Uganda’s Kill The Gays bill.

Bigotry Watch

Inclusion Of Lesbians In New Violence Against Women Act Infuriating GOP

by David Badash ● 2:06 PM March 15, 2012
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Republican senators are fighting over expanding the Violence Against Women Act because the new bill would extend the law to cover lesbians in same-sex relationships.