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Analysis

No New Taxes. No Program Cuts. An Elegant Solution: A Living Wage

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 3:34 AM June 27, 2012
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  What if there were a way the rich could keep their tax break – yet still pay their fair share, no social programs would be cut, both the poverty rate and our growing income disparity would be reduced and and the economy would rebound? Interested?                      [...]

Bigotry Watch

Tony Perkins: Gay Marriage Will Eclipse Abortion — What Does That Say?

by David Badash ● 10:03 AM May 29, 2012

In the last line of a little-noticed report last week, Tony Perkins was quoted as stating that same-sex marriage “will make the abortion issue look minor.” Really?

Bigotry Watch

GOP Lawmaker: Coat Hanger Abortions Support ‘Moral Values’

by David Badash ● 1:49 PM May 15, 2012
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A GOP lawmaker in Mississippi says coat hanger abortions support “moral values,” and brags that his state was able to defeat Roe v. Wade, albeit unconstitutionally.

Civil Rights

‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Now The Law In Arizona

by David Badash ● 2:03 PM April 13, 2012
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In Arizona women are now legally pregnant two weeks before conception, according to a new law designed to restrict abortion, signed yesterday by Governor Jan Brewer.

Bigotry Watch

AZ Legislature Passes “Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception” Bill

by David Badash ● 3:25 PM April 11, 2012
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The Arizona Legislature yesterday afternoon passed three harsh anti-abortion bills, including one that defines pregnancy as being two weeks before conception.

Bigotry Watch

Bradlee Dean Attacks Liberals As He Defends His Anti-Gay School Assembly

by David Badash ● 5:09 PM March 13, 2012
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Bradlee Dean attacked liberals in defense of You Can Run But You Cannot Hide’s anti-gay, anti-abortion messages delivered to junior high and high school kids last week.

Civil Rights

Breaking: Virginia House Passes Alternate Abortion Bill Mandating External Ultrasound

by David Badash ● 4:11 PM February 22, 2012

The Virginia House just passed an alternate abortion bill that would not require a highly-invasive transvaginal ultrasound, but still requires an external procedure.

Bigotry Watch

Abortion: Virginia Governor Backpedals On Transvaginal Ultrasound Bill

by David Badash ● 3:26 PM February 22, 2012
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The Virginia Governor has requested the legislature amend its highly controversial bill requiring women considering abortion to now require an external ultrasound.

Bigotry Watch

Christian Extremists Rewrite The Constitution, And You’re Not In It

by David Badash ● 8:30 AM January 11, 2012
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Liberty Counsel has rewritten the Constitution into an anti-gay, anti-abortion, anti-porn, pro-gun, “traditional” values Christianist marriage of church and state.

Bigotry Watch

Rick Santorum’s Wife Was In Unmarried Relationship With Abortion Doctor

by David Badash ● 2:08 PM January 10, 2012
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Rick Santorum’s wife Karen was living in an unmarried relationship with the founder of a Pittsburgh abortion clinic and left the doctor to marry Santorum.

Civil Rights

Super Bowl Viewers Will See Graphic Anti-Abortion Ads Featuring Aborted Fetuses

by David Badash ● 12:14 PM January 10, 2012
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Anti-abortion ads showing graphic images of aborted fetuses covered in blood and surrounded by religious icons will air during the Super Bowl in February, courtesy of Democratic Presidential candidate Randall Terry.

Bigotry Watch

Dan Savage: Santorum Doesn’t Only Have An Anti-Gay Agenda, He Has An Anti-Straight Agenda Too

by David Badash ● 12:20 PM January 5, 2012
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Dan Savage told Keith Olbermann that Rick Santorum doesn’t have an anti-gay agenda, he has an anti-straight agenda too, wanting to ban abortion and contraception.

News

Christian Anti-Defamation Org: 10 Reasons Why Obama Is Not A Christian

by David Badash ● 2:24 PM December 9, 2011
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The Christian anti-defamation organization Defend Christians has just sent out an email with their list of “10 Reasons Why Obama Is Not A Christian,” claiming they are “irrefutable proofs.” Of course, it’s chock-full of anti-gay and anti-Democratic falsehoods, mistruths, and lies. Of course, it’s also a fundraising email, so it includes the words “abortion” eleven [...]

Civil Rights

Abortion: Herman Cain Is Not Just A Flip-Flopper But Fatally Flawed

by David Badash ● 8:30 AM October 24, 2011
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Accusing Herman Cain of being a flip-flopper on abortion is a fair start but incomplete. Cain is ignorant on social issues like abortion, making him fatally flawed.