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Tea Party Activist Admits What Everybody Already Knows About Voter ID Laws: They Exist To Disenfranchise Minority Voters

Tea Party Activist Jim DeMint

Former Senator from South Carolina says “the left is trying to draw votes from illegals” Jim DeMint, the former Tea Party senator from South Carolina turned president of the Heritage Foundation – a neoconservative think tank that prominent political journalist Russ Bellant once described as having “an agenda of austerity …

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Oklahoma Court Rules That Unwanted Oral Sex Isn’t Rape If Victim Is Unconscious From Drinking

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Oklahoma is truly on a roll this week for reproductive freedom and women’s rights. Just a few days before criminalizing abortion doctors, which effectively makes abortion illegal statewide, a state court issued a stunning ruling when it found that state law doesn’t criminalize oral sex with a victim who is completely unconscious. The ruling, …

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One Perfect Instagram Post Perfectly Links Women’s And LGBT Struggles, Drops Mic On GOP Mansplaining And “Bathroom Bill”

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One of the greatest breakthroughs in the modern movement for basic human and civil rights has been different contemporary leaders’ ability to highlight, link, and strengthen the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and economic modality. The concept, known officially as Intersectionality, describes the ways in which oppressive institutions of …

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“If We Take Care Of Morality, God Will Take Care Of The Economy” Oklahoma Legislature Approves Bill Banning Nearly All Abortions

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New law making it illegal for doctors to perform abortions already being called “the most draconian statewide anti-abortion measure ever.” While America continues to distract itself with the ever-expanding circus that is the GOP Primary Cycle, state legislatures nationwide are not-so-quietly continuing their all-out assault on reproductive rights and women’s …

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Trump’s America: Disturbing New Ad For Congressional Candidate Mike Pape Oozes Xenophobia

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New TV ad advocating for Kentucky Republican seeking first Congressional district filled with ugly stereotypes about Latino immigrants simply entitled “Stop” Mike Pape is a Republican running for a congressional seat in Kentucky’s first district. He is also an enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump’s nativist, anti-immigration ideology and has presented …

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BLACK LIVES MATTER $5,000 Bail For Activist Arrested Protesting No Jail Time For Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

(Ken Thompson, Protest at his home via @AshAgony, and Akai Gurley)

This article originally appeared in Filming Cops and has been re-posted with permission.   [Update and Correction Below]  A Brooklyn judge has set bail at $5,000 for one activist arrested protesting the sentence of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in front of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s house on Tuesday night. The activist, Jason …

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Shocking Video Shows Officers Watching Teenagers Drowning And Doing Nothing To Help

Three teens who died in submerged car -- Bay News 9

“They’re done. They are 6-7, dude.” In today’s episode of “Who do you actually protect and serve?” shocking new video footage has emerged from a police cruiser dash cam showing sheriff’s deputies deliberately making no attempt to save three drowning Florida teenage girls who drove into a cemetery pond after stealing …

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School to Prison Pipeline Alive And Well: Elementary School Students Arrested For Watching Playground Fight

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Lawmakers calling on TBI, Dept of Justice to investigate Murfreesboro child arrests  At least 10 children ages 6 to 11 were arrested at Hobgood Elemetary School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for reportedly not breaking up a fight that not only did not occur on school grounds–rather at a neighborhood basketball game–a …

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Ben Carson Wants To Put Harriet Tubman On A Bill Nobody Uses, Says Slaveowning President Jackson Was “Tremendous”

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“I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her.” [email protected]: "I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her." @TeamCavutohttps://t.co/2QkQy0rt5L — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) April 20, 2016 As though endorsing the most …

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