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KY Mom Says Her Kids Are Being Bullied Because They Aren’t Christian (VIDEO)

KY Mom Says Her Kids Are Being Bullied Because They Aren’t Christian (VIDEO)

The religious right would like you to believe that Christians in this country are being persecuted. But in a large segment of this country, the non-Christians are the ones being persecuted. Two kids in eastern Kentucky are finding that out the hard way. They’re being bullied and harassed by classmates and teachers because they don’t […]

Federal Judge Blocks Extreme Arkansas Abortion Laws (VIDEO)

Federal Judge Blocks Extreme Arkansas Abortion Laws (VIDEO)

Arkansas has repeatedly positioned themselves as one of the most backward states as far as abortion laws, and they were set to push four new laws into effect on Tuesday that would have continued that trend. The most upsetting could have required women to receive permission from sexual partners and family members before having an […]

Iraqi Christians Facing Death By Deportation Get Reprieve–For Now (TWEETS)

Iraqi Christians Facing Death By Deportation Get Reprieve–For Now (TWEETS)

As part of the agreement to get out from under Donald Trump’s travel ban, Iraq agreed to accept deportees from the United States. To fulfill its end of the bargain, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has detained over 100 Iraqi nationals in Michigan and northern Ohio in the last month. Among them are a number of […]

ACLU Prediction: More Right-Wing ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills To Come (VIDEO)

ACLU Prediction: More Right-Wing ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills To Come (VIDEO)

Many red states have started trying to pass “religious freedom” bills over the last year. They call it “religious freedom,” but it’s really a thinly-veiled plot to push their RWNJ agenda. They use these bills to give themselves permission to discriminate against anyone they want to. It protects businesses and religious groups from being charged […]

NJ Police Chief: Waaahhh, You Can’t Demote Me For Supporting Racial Profiling (WITH VIDEO)

NJ Police Chief: Waaahhh, You Can’t Demote Me For Supporting Racial Profiling (WITH VIDEO)

Earlier this spring, the police chief of a New Jersey township came under fire when word got out that he’d sent an email to his officers condoning racial profiling. Well, last week, township officials punished him by busting him all the way down to foot patrolman. Rather than have the decency to apologize, the now-former chief is […]

Immigration Judge Thinks A Toddler Can Be His Own Attorney

Immigration Judge Thinks A Toddler Can Be His Own Attorney

The Justice Department is in damage control mode after a senior immigration judge argued that a child as young as three or four years old can serve as his own attorney in deportation cases. It may shock you to know that kids staring down the barrel of deportation do not have the right to have counsel appointed for […]

KY County Clerk Defies Court, STILL Won’t Issue Marriage Licenses To LGBT Couples

KY County Clerk Defies Court, STILL Won’t Issue Marriage Licenses To LGBT Couples

You may recall that last month, Kim Davis, the county clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, made national news when she was caught on tape refusing to grant a marriage license to a same-sex couple. This came just days after the federal Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land. Well, just today, despite […]

Fight Back: Enforce Police Brutality Laws With The ACLU Mobile Justice App

Fight Back: Enforce Police Brutality Laws With The ACLU Mobile Justice App

Citizens can now help enforce police brutality laws thanks to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).? The ACLU has launched a new initiative based on the growing number of police brutality incidents being captured on smart phones. This new initiative is called “Mobile Justice” and the app is available for both Android and?iOS. The premise […]

Charged With Nothing, Man In Oregon Is Still In Jail After 900 Days

Charged With Nothing, Man In Oregon Is Still In Jail After 900 Days

Imagine, if you can, being incarcerated for 900 days, languishing in limbo, not allowed to leave prison even though you haven’t been charged with a crime. Sounds like something out of a Kafka novel, or the kind of thing that would happen in a repressive country somewhere in the Third World. But it’s taking place […]

South Dakota Restaurant Forced Gay Teen To Wear ‘GAY-TARD’ Name Tag

South Dakota Restaurant Forced Gay Teen To Wear ‘GAY-TARD’ Name Tag

A gay teenager in Yankton, South Dakota has filed a discrimination complaint against the restaurant where he once worked after the manager forced him to wear a name tag with a homophobic slur on it. Tyler Brandt came out as gay when he was in fifth grade–not an easy thing to do anywhere, especially in […]

Restrictive Alabama Abortion Law Faces Legal Roadblock

Restrictive Alabama Abortion Law Faces Legal Roadblock

Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued a restraining order to block implementation of Alabama’s most recent anti-abortion law. Based on a key provision in the Alabama abortion law, this decision comes in the wake of Monday’s decision in North Dakota issued by U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland calling a fetal-heartbeat law “clearly invalid and […]