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Supreme Court Turns Away Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk With A Brief, Dismissive Order

8 hours, 7 minutes ago

Kim Davis, an anti-gay clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses in order to avoid having to issue them to same-sex couples, will receive no quarter from the Supreme Court of the United States. The post Supreme Court Turns Away Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk With A Brief, Dismissive Order appeared…
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Bernie Sanders Wouldn’t End Obama’s Drone Program, Promises To Use It ‘Very Selectively’

12 hours, 34 minutes ago

With such controversy surrounding the current drone program, any future president will have to decide what role, if any, drone attacks should play in counterterror operations. The post Bernie Sanders Wouldn’t End Obama’s Drone Program, Promises To Use It ‘Very Selectively’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Federal Judge Hands Down The Wackiest Anti-Birth Control Court Decision To Date

13 hours, 2 minutes ago

In a significant escalation of the birth control wars, a federal judge held on Monday that employers who object to contraception can refuse to include birth control coverage in their employees' health plan -- even if their objection to birth control has nothing whatsoever to do with religion. The post…
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Big Bank Says It’s Going To Cost A Lot To Do Nothing On Global Warming

14 hours, 39 minutes ago

Not acting on climate is going to cost us another $44 trillion, Citibank said. The post Big Bank Says It’s Going To Cost A Lot To Do Nothing On Global Warming appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Baltimore Activist On Trump’s Vow To Get Rid Of Gangs: ‘The Biggest Gang Is The Police Department’

14 hours, 44 minutes ago

Trump said in a speech this weekend he will "get rid of those gang members so fast your head will spin." The post Baltimore Activist On Trump’s Vow To Get Rid Of Gangs: ‘The Biggest Gang Is The Police Department’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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5 Times Black And Brown People Have Been Scapegoated After Violence Was Perpetuated By Individuals

14 hours, 52 minutes ago

Black Lives Matter is asked, again, to answer for the killing of a police officer. The post 5 Times Black And Brown People Have Been Scapegoated After Violence Was Perpetuated By Individuals appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Airline Agrees To Stop Firing Flight Attendants For Getting Married, But Only After UN Investigation

15 hours, 13 minutes ago

Previous policies that required employees to get permission to marry and simply fired those who got pregnant have been phased out, according to the company. The post Airline Agrees To Stop Firing Flight Attendants For Getting Married, But Only After UN Investigation appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Obama Administration Explores Sanctions In Retaliation To Chinese Cyberthreats

15 hours, 24 minutes ago

"The tipping point is near." The post Obama Administration Explores Sanctions In Retaliation To Chinese Cyberthreats appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Donald Trump Releases Fearmongering Willie Horton-Style Ad About Undocumented Immigrants

15 hours, 37 minutes ago

If Trump did want to make America great again, he would likely want to keep immigrants in the country. The post Donald Trump Releases Fearmongering Willie Horton-Style Ad About Undocumented Immigrants appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Scott Walker Calls For A Wall, Fails To Mention How Much The Canadian Border Is Already Militarized

16 hours, 45 minutes ago

He said the U.S. should explore building a wall on its more than 4,000-mile long northern border with Canada, calling it a "legitimate issue." The post Scott Walker Calls For A Wall, Fails To Mention How Much The Canadian Border Is Already Militarized appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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5 Quotes From Teddy Roosevelt That Exemplify What It Means To Be A Progressive

17 hours, 1 minute ago

On August 31, 1910, President Theodore Roosevelt defined what it was to be a progressive, and why progressives and environmentalists were patriots: “Conservation is a great moral issue for it involves the patriotic duty of insuring the safety and continuance of the nation.” The post 5 Quotes From Teddy…
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Why Nicki Minaj’s Refusal To Be ‘Polite’ Is A Necessary Political Statement

17 hours, 5 minutes ago

Baby, now we've got bad blood. The post Why Nicki Minaj’s Refusal To Be ‘Polite’ Is A Necessary Political Statement appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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General Mills Takes Climate Change Seriously Because You Can’t Make Wheaties Without Wheat

17 hours, 16 minutes ago

On Monday, General Mills announced a plan to cut emissions throughout its entire operation -- from farm to landfill -- by nearly 30 percent. The post General Mills Takes Climate Change Seriously Because You Can’t Make Wheaties Without Wheat appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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No Congressman, Anti-Discrimination Laws Were Not ‘Designed’ To Take Down The Boy Scouts

17 hours, 59 minutes ago

Sessions said laws prohibiting discrimination against homosexuals "were designed to sue the Boy Scouts of America and take us to our knees." The post No Congressman, Anti-Discrimination Laws Were Not ‘Designed’ To Take Down The Boy Scouts appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Bush Administration Exemption Allowed Contractors To Steal Wages From Katrina Reconstruction Workers

18 hours, 24 minutes ago

New Orleans likely would not have recovered without Latino workers. The post Bush Administration Exemption Allowed Contractors To Steal Wages From Katrina Reconstruction Workers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Bowing To Demands Of Wall Street, Walmart Cuts Hours To Trim Costs

19 hours, 30 minutes ago

The company is now trying to trim costs even as higher wages are already helping to boost sales. The post Bowing To Demands Of Wall Street, Walmart Cuts Hours To Trim Costs appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Congressman Blames Gun Violence On ‘Diversity In America’

20 hours, 23 minutes ago

"We have a group of people that are in our country that we're afraid of, that have created chaos and confusion." Sessions said, without elaborating on precisely who that group of people is. The post Congressman Blames Gun Violence On ‘Diversity In America’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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Father Of Slain Journalist Publicly Shames Lawmakers For Opposing Sensible Gun Reforms

21 hours, 8 minutes ago

His daughter was killed in a gruesome on-air shooting in Virginia. Now, he's devoting his life to stopping gun violence. The post Father Of Slain Journalist Publicly Shames Lawmakers For Opposing Sensible Gun Reforms appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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To Honor Native Americans, Obama Renamed The Nation’s Highest Mountain. These People Are Upset.

21 hours, 46 minutes ago

McKinley never visited Alaska. The post To Honor Native Americans, Obama Renamed The Nation’s Highest Mountain. These People Are Upset. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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After Man Admits To Beating Wife, Judge Asks If They Still ‘Get It On.’ Then He Threw Out The Case.

21 hours, 47 minutes ago

No, beating your wife does not become legal if you have consensual sex with her later. The post After Man Admits To Beating Wife, Judge Asks If They Still ‘Get It On.’ Then He Threw Out The Case. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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