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Univ. Of Kentucky Asks Gay Students If They Want To Be Straight

by David Badash ● 7:39 PM April 7, 2014
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An email survey reportedly sent to all University of Kentucky students asks different questions of self-identified LGBT and straight students.

Guns

Shooter Control: A Plan To Separate Unstable People From Their Guns

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:02 PM September 17, 2013
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If we can’t change gun laws, let’s create a method to legally remove guns from owners with mental health issues – a “temporary firearms restraint” order.

Guns

Mandatory Gun Insurance – A Practical Plan To Change America’s Cowboy Gun Culture

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:42 AM December 27, 2012
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Could a national mandate for gun liability insurance bring market forces to bear to reduce gun proliferation? Here’s a proposal that would change the Wild West nature of America’s gun culture.

Analysis

How To Separate Unstable People From Their Guns – A Practical Plan

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:37 PM December 19, 2012
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One way communities could reduce gun violence? Enable judges to review concerns that a gun owning family member has become unstable.

Bigotry Watch

Camenker: ‘Extreme Terrorists’ Behind Removal Of Homosexuality From Mental Illness List

by David Badash ● 4:51 PM October 2, 2012
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An “extreme terrorist movement” was behind the removal of homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses, according to Mass Resistance’s head Brian Camenker.

Analysis

Memorial Day: Remember The Dead And Salve The Wounds Of The Living

by Tanya Domi ● 12:23 PM May 28, 2012
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Memorial Day is a day to lay flowers on the graves of dead soldiers. There is nothing happy in this act of remembrance.

Politics

Reward! $11,000 For Proof Of Bachmann’s HPV-Caused “Mental Retardation” Claim

by David Badash ● 2:32 PM September 15, 2011
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Bioethicists are offering a reward to anyone who can prove the child Michele Bachmann mentioned this week actually became “mentally retarded” from the HPV vaccine.

Bigotry Watch

Remembering “The Homosexuals”

by David Badash ● 10:17 AM March 8, 2011
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A CBS News Special Report hosted by Mike Wallace titled simply, “The Homosexuals” 44 years ago this week was the culmination of decades of oppression.

Bigotry Watch

Divorce Frequency Exponentially Higher For Straight Married Couples

by David Badash ● 4:53 PM April 16, 2010
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Studies and government records confirm there are millions more divorces for heterosexual married couples than there are for same-sex couples. You really can make a headline say anything you want. Even when it’s “true,” it can be intentionally misleading, destructive, harmful, and in essence, wrong. Or pointless. Take The Times Of India’s latest piece, “Gays [...]

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