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Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing a surprising victory to the Obama administration and civil … Continue reading

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Federal judge says it’s okay for the NYPD to spy on Muslims

Federal judge says it’s okay for the NYPD to spy on Muslims More tales from the police state… A federal judge this week dismissed a lawsuit against the New York City Police Department and said that the covert NYPD operation … Continue reading

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Freedom to discriminate? Controversial Arizona bill takes step toward becoming law

Freedom to discriminate? Controversial Arizona bill takes step toward becoming law Seriously, I cannot tolerate or get down with hate states such as Arizona, Kansas, Tennessee, South Dakota, Oregon, Maine (yes you read that right, Oregon & Maine!), Idaho, Texas, … Continue reading

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Almost one in six Americans marrying outside their race or ethnicity today. I highly encourage everyone to check out HBO’s “The Loving Story”. It’s about this beautiful couple who were arrested, threatened and eventually had to flea the South just … Continue reading

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Holder: Let Ex-Cons Vote

Holder: Let Ex-Cons Vote It’s about freakin’ time someone is talking about this issue, especially the Attorney General of the United States. And he didn’t beat around the bush or mince his words regarding the topic at hand. I actually … Continue reading

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Woman Gets $5K Bill After Cavity Searches for Drugs

Woman Gets $5K Bill After Cavity Searches for Drugs More tales from the police state… A 54-year-old New Mexico woman is suing US customs and a hospital after an escalating series of drug searches that took six hours and yielded … Continue reading

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Over 700,000 people on US watch list: Once you get on, there’s no way off

Over 700,000 people on US watch list: Once you get on, there’s no way off This type of stuff really pisses me off. The “Patriot Act,” the creation of “the Department of Homeland Security,” NSA spying, the TSA and all … Continue reading

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Illinois Governor Quinn signs gay marriage bill…

 …making the state the 16th to allow same-sex marriage.

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Texas Frees Lesbians Convicted on ‘Junk Science’

Texas Frees Lesbians Convicted on ‘Junk Science’ Four lesbians imprisoned in Texas since the late 1990s on sex-assault charges are now free, a reversal in a case that critics say relied on “junk science” and anti-gay bias, reports Reuters. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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