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Texas Congressman Filemon Vela Pens Blistering Letter To Trump: ‘Take Your Border Wall And Shove It Up Your Ass.’

Congressman Filemon Vela

“Before you dismiss me as just another ‘Mexican,’ let me point out that my great-great grandfather came to this country in 1857, well before your own grandfather.”   A U.S. Congressman from Texas of Mexican-American descent has penned a mercilessly unapologetic response to Donald Trump‘s overt racism toward Latinos this morning …

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Trump Backtracks On “Abortion Punishment,” Said He Meant “Women Punish Themselves” By Getting One

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“I didn’t mean punishment for women like prison,” he insists.   Donald Trump has added another layer to his controversial and combative campaign, waffling back from yet another previous statement upon realizing it drew unfavorable public outcry from much needed election demographics. Speaking to the New York Times magazine in an …

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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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Ted Cruz Thinks Trans People Should Only Pee At Home If They Aren’t Comfortable With “Bathroom Bills”

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Equates peeing to “imposing your lifestyle on others” Following North Carolina’s passing of HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” which along with barring local and countywide officials from passing ordinances prohibiting discrimination against LGBT persons also stipulates that trans-people must use the bathroom of their “biological origin,” similarly discriminatory legislation has begun …

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