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New SFPD Racist Text Scandal Emerges From Officers’ Texts Mocking The Last SFPD Racist Text Scandal

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Just when we thought the San Francisco Police Department might have learned something about sending racist and homophobic texts, SFPD is once again taking heavy fire after it was revealed more texts existed, and more officers were involved. Reports say a criminal investigation has unveiled a series of racist texts …

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“Moderate” John Kasich Blames People Of Color For Health Crises In Their Communities, Says Statistics Regarding Housing Segregation In Ohio Have “A Political Angle”

GOP Presidential Candidate John Kasich
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Says the minority community “has to have a better partnership”  After being told Cleveland is one of the most segregated cities in America, says “everybody has a political angle when they do stats”  For months on the campaign trail, John Kasich has successfully portrayed himself as the “moderate” candidate running …

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New Anti-LGBT Legislation In Mississippi Says Marriage Can Only Be Defined Between Man And Woman And That Women Can Be Fired For “Sex-Specific Standards”

Dozens of demonstrators took to the Capitol steps Tuesday during a Human Rights Campaign protest of HB1523.  Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger

House and Senate have passed HB 1523, “Religious Liberty Accommodation Act”  Allows state employees, corporations, individuals, healthcare providers, and nonprofit organizations to use religion as a justification for discrimination  In the wake of North Carolina’s outrageous legislation outlawing LGBT protections and prohibiting cities or towns from enacting stricter guidelines, newly …

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Missouri State Rep Mike Moon Argues Its His Right “As A Former Embryo” To Legislate Women’s Bodies

Missouri State Rep Mike Moon

Proposed Amendment House Joint Resolution 98, which would ban abortion permanently in the Missouri Constitution Insists fetuses be afforded ‘constitutional protections’ That awkward moment when a male lawmaker lectures women that it his duty “as a former embryo” to strip abortion rights from women who don’t know any better. Well, …

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Minnesota Republican State Rep Glenn Guenhagen Thinks LGBT Persons Are “Mentally Ill” And Should “Receive Treatment”

Minn Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen 
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Sponsors bill forcing transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their ‘biological sex’  Said LGBT persons should ‘receive treatment’ instead of legal protections  A Minnesota Republican state representative named Glenn Gruenhagen has sponsored a bill which would force transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their “biological sex” instead of their identified gender. …

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Gov. Pat McCrory Calls NY Ban On State Travel To NC “Political Theater”

Protesters held a rally on Thursday at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center in Charlotte, N.C. (Credit: Travis Dove for The New York Times)

After a long holiday weekend, advocacy groups working against anti-LGBT legislatures, including the ACLU and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo began action against North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory for signing a ban on anti-discriminatory legislation into law. On Monday, Governor Cuomo released a statement and executive order banning non-essential travel …

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