Daily Archives: 06/25/2014

Methodist Panel Reinstates Frank Schaefer, Who Was Defrocked Over Gay Wedding


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | June 24, 2014 A United Methodist Church panel on Tuesday reversed the conviction of Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked because he presided at the wedding of his gay son. According to the AP, the … Continue reading

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Ted Olson compares Ted Cruz’s gay marriage views to racist miscegenation laws


John Aravosis | America Blog | June 24, 2014 Republican super-lawyer Ted Olson — who, along with co-counsel David Boies, successfully defeated California’s gay marriage ban (Proposition 8) — has a few choice words for GOP presidential hopeful, and Tea Party favorite, … Continue reading

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Security Adviser Rice on Global LGBT Human Rights Forum


THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2014 Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at the White House Forum on Global LGBT Human Rights Tuesday, June 24, 2014 As Delivered It’s great to be here, … Continue reading

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VA PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO SAME-SEX MARRIED COUPLES SEEKING BENEFITS


JOINT STATEMENT VA PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO SAME-SEX MARRIED COUPLES SEEKING BENEFITS Friday, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released guidance to same-sex married couples seeking benefits to which they are entitled to under current laws and regulations. The announcement was … Continue reading

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Remember the WVA Toxic Spill? It gets much worse


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A Secret Plan to Close Social Security’s Offices and Outsource Its Work


Richard (RJ) Eskow | Huffington Post | Reader Supported News | June 24, 2014 or months there have been rumors that the Social Security Administration has a “secret plan” to close all of its field offices. Is it true? A little-known … Continue reading

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ACLU: US Police Departments Are Increasingly Militarized


Ed Pilkington | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | June 24, 2014 ACLU cites soaring use of war zone equipment and tactics Swat teams increasingly deployed in local police raids Seven civilians killed and 46 injured in incidents since 2010 … Continue reading

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Thanks to WikiLeaks, Public Can Debate Alarming New Trade Deal


David Cay Johnston | Al Jazeera America | Reader Supported News | June 24, 2014 ikiLeaks last week again pierced the veil of official secrecy that surrounds global trade negotiations. The peek it gave us should alarm everyone. Big Business and … Continue reading

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Voter Fraud Scott Walker Style


Charles Pierce | Esquire | Reader Supported News | June 24, 2014 SEE ALSO: Wisconsin Republican Donor Busted For Voting 5 Times in Scott Walker’s Recall Election   ey, you there down in Mississippi. All of you people who are worried … Continue reading

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