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He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

Nelson Mandela said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” If that is true, our society has a very dark soul. Portland, Oregon, like so many American cities, is struggling to deal with the problem of homelessness. As the winter goes on, and homeless people […]

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

While many cities and states across the country struggle to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas production, Wyoming’s Republican legislature is working to prevent the expansion of clean energy and doubling down on coal-powered energy production. A new bill in the Wyoming legislature could limit electrical companies from taking full advantage of the state’s many […]

Elizabeth Warren Says It’s ‘Time To Cause Necessary Trouble’ (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren Says It’s ‘Time To Cause Necessary Trouble’ (VIDEO)

Today was Martin Luther King, Junior Day. This national holiday was created to celebrate the life and work of the great civil rights leader who died while trying to bring justice and equality to all Americans. Today Donald Trump, our President-elect, chose to stay at home in his well guarded New York city tower rather […]

A*shat Georgia GOP Official Calls John Lewis A ‘Racist Pig’ On Facebook

A*shat Georgia GOP Official Calls John Lewis A ‘Racist Pig’ On Facebook

Tommy Hunter is a  Republican member of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in Georgia, and over the weekend when he heard that Congressman John Lewis had said he didn’t consider Trump to be a “legitimate” president, he decided to post his thoughts on his Facebook page: Hunter also placed this on his Facebook page: After […]

Wells Fargo Denies Teacher’s Custom Debit Card – Rep Calls BLM Design ‘Offensive’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Wells Fargo Denies Teacher’s Custom Debit Card – Rep Calls BLM Design ‘Offensive’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

With most people using cards instead of cash nowadays, an eye-catching design is a great way to express yourself. Wells Fargo even has a collection of gay pride images to choose from. They’re not on board with the Black Lives Matter movement, though. Freddie Gray After the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, a […]

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

Alabama’s Getting In On The ‘Bathroom Bill’ Party (VIDEO)

There are several southern states joining North Carolina in passing transphobic bathroom laws. Unfortunately, Alabama is joining in on this party. The Alabama Privacy Act would require places with public restrooms or changing rooms that have single-person rooms, rooms for multiple people of the same gender, or rooms for people “irrespective of their gender” staffed by a bathroom attendant. […]

HISTORY: President Obama Gives Final Address In Chicago (TWEETS/VIDEO)

HISTORY: President Obama Gives Final Address In Chicago (TWEETS/VIDEO)

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, President Barack Obama gave his final address in Chicago, Illinois. Here is what he said about Chicago: “I first came to Chicago when I was in my early twenties, still trying to figure out who I was; still searching for a purpose to my life. This is where I learned […]

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

Sessions’ Attempt To Criminalize Free Speech Proves He’ll Make A Crap AG (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump picked Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be his Attorney General. Sessions is a right-wing extremist who believes that the separation of church and state is unconstitutional. In 1996, Americans United For The Separation Of Church And State started a project to educate religious groups on the rules against political involvement. They told […]

Hateful Dylann Roof Got The Most Severe Sentence – Is It Justice Or Reprieve? (VIDEO)

Hateful Dylann Roof Got The Most Severe Sentence – Is It Justice Or Reprieve? (VIDEO)

Dylann Roof, noted white supremacist and murderer of nine Black churchgoers last summer, was condemned to death today by a federal jury, according to the New York Times. Roof insisted on serving as his own lawyer throughout the trial. The 22-year-old was adamant that his actions in June 2015 were not caused by any mental deficiency and […]

‘It’s Him, Not Me’ – Waitress’ Cheerful Demeanor Overcomes Racist Jerk (TWEETS/VIDEO)

‘It’s Him, Not Me’ – Waitress’ Cheerful Demeanor Overcomes Racist Jerk (TWEETS/VIDEO)

At Anita’s New Mexico Style Cafe in Ashburn, Virginia, server Kelly Carter waited on a white couple in their 20s, who bought $30.52 worth of food. When the couple finished their meal they paid by credit card and wrote “Great service don’t tip black people” on their receipt. Instead of getting mad, Carter stays optimistic. She […]

Dairy Queen Takes A Stand, Pulls Plug On Store Run By A Racist (VIDEO, TWEETS)

Dairy Queen Takes A Stand, Pulls Plug On Store Run By A Racist (VIDEO, TWEETS)

We’ve seen an alarming spike in hate crimes and hate-motivated incidents since Donald Trump’s upset victory. It’s naturally made a lot of people wonder–are we returning to the days when hate and bigotry could occur with impunity? Well, this weekend gave us a big reason to hope that we haven’t fallen off that cliff. The […]

Go, Liz! Warren Blasts Trump’s Pick For Dept. Of Education (VIDEO)

Go, Liz! Warren Blasts Trump’s Pick For Dept. Of Education (VIDEO)

Sometimes I am so proud to be from Massachusetts. OK, so the whole Mitt Romney thing was kind of cringe-worthy. I agree completely. But now we have Senator Elizabeth Warren, outspoken critic of Trump and his minions. Senator Warren, the fierce defender of the progressive agenda on Capitol Hill. The fiery Massachusetts liberal doesn’t hesitate […]

The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

Please note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Liberal America or its staff.  Monday December 26, 2016, started out as an ordinary evening for Uber driver Keith Avila. He noticed something was off when he picked up a 16-year-old girl in a […]

Kentucky Legislature Passes Severely Restrictive Abortion Bills (VIDEO)

Kentucky Legislature Passes Severely Restrictive Abortion Bills (VIDEO)

Two abortion bills have been approved in Kentucky, with the fine print being unusually cruel. Thanks to Senate Bill 5, Kentucky women are now banned from abortions at or after 20 weeks of gestation unless the pregnancy threatens the life of the mother. Pregnancy stemming from incest or rape are not exempt from the ban. […]

Elizabeth Warren Calls For NO Confirmation Of Trump Picks Until Conflict Of Interest Investigations (TWEETS)

Elizabeth Warren Calls For NO Confirmation Of Trump Picks Until Conflict Of Interest Investigations (TWEETS)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has been an extremely outspoken opponent of President-elect Donald Trump for months, and she has essentially based her entire career as a senator on combating unethical business practices and corporate cronyism. Now, Sen. Warren has called on her fellow senators to completely ignore Trump’s picks for various positions until each can […]

Over $120K Raised For Victim Of Live-Streamed Beating In Chicago (VIDEO)

Over $120K Raised For Victim Of Live-Streamed Beating In Chicago (VIDEO)

This week, a White man with a disability in Chicago was brutally beaten by four Black people, and the video was streamed over Facebook. Commander Kevin Duffin of the Chicago Police said: “They admit that they were beating him, kicking him. They made him drink toilet water.” A GoFundMe campaign called “Let’s show the Chicago victim […]

Florida Republicans Fought To Allow Guns In Airports Days Before Shooting (VIDEO)

Florida Republicans Fought To Allow Guns In Airports Days Before Shooting (VIDEO)

Gun violence has tragically become just a fact of everyday life in America. In the first week of the new year, there have already been seven mass shootings across the U.S. Yet conservatives who have the gall to call themselves ‘pro-life’ continue to rally against any sort of sensible gun law reform. The most recent mass […]

Deplorable Who Deliberately Gave A Journalist A Seizure Is Running Scared

Deplorable Who Deliberately Gave A Journalist A Seizure Is Running Scared

Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald was a rare breed–a journalist who wasn’t afraid to call out Donald Trump. Last month, he was one of the victims of one of the most outrageous attacks on Trump opponents in a campaign full of them. A pro-Trump thug tweeted Eichenwald a flashing GIF telling him that he deserved a seizure for […]

BREAKING: Shooting At Ft. Lauderdale Airport (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

BREAKING: Shooting At Ft. Lauderdale Airport (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

On Friday afternoon, a shooting occurred at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Five people have died and thirteen were taken to the hospital. The shooting was in the baggage claim area in Terminal 2. The shooter is in custody, but his name and motive have not been revealed yet. Part of the airport was evacuated. Most of […]

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