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Maribel Hastings: The Republican Party: A Political Relic?

Jun 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - Whatever your view of same-sex marriage, a right finally recognized by the country’s highest court last Friday, the ruling highlighted the discomfort of a Republican party that has not kept pace with social and demographic changes that are occurring in our country at a rapid pace.

The ever-growing group of Republican...

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NBC statement regarding Donald Trump

Jun 29, 2015

June 29, 2015 - At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values.

Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump.

To that end, the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants, which are part of a joint venture between...

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The State Hornet
The Health Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was voted into federal law by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling. Social media has blown up over this topic, with supporters and those who oppose alike. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr were covered in rainbows and even offered rainbow options to have the user support the...

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Brennan Center: Supreme Court’s Arizona Redistricting Ruling a Major Victory for Voters

Jun 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2015 - In a 5-4 ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission upheld an Arizona ballot initiative, adopted by voters in 2000, which took redistricting power away from elected politicians and gave it to a nonpartisan commission.

The Court’s ruling allows redistricting commissions...

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Nan Aron: Supreme Court majority endorses barbarism of death penalty

Jun 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC. June 29, 2015 Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court decision in Glossip v. Gross:

Today, the Supreme Court endorsed the barbarism of the death penalty by allowing states to...

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I DO

Jun 26, 2015
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Human Rights Campaign: With Sweeping New Ruling, Marriage Equality Must Begin in All 50 States

Jun 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 - In a historic 5-4 ruling, today the Supreme Court of the United States found bans on marriage equality to be unconstitutional—and that the fundamental right to marriage is a fundamental right for all. The majority’s opinion, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, represents a clear mandate for governors, state attorneys general...

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MidLifeBloggers
A Skin Care Promise Kept: Skin Authority

Jun 24, 2015

Whoa! Is that my skin? When did it get so soft, so almost silky, so moist and firm? A fluke of the weather, maybe?

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Richard Cohen: Dylann Roof, the Charleston Murders and Hate in the Mainstream

Jun 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Much has been made of news reports showing that the head of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC) – the racist group whose website helped radicalize the suspect in the Charleston church massacre – has donated $65,0000 to Republican candidates, including presidential aspirants Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Rick...

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Jim Zogby: Racist hate groups and gun violence are the gravest threats we face today

Jun 22, 2015

June 22, 2015 - This week, Americans were shocked by another horrific act of mass murder. In Charleston, South Carolina, a young white man, infected by race hate, walked into the historic Emanuel AME Church, sat for an hour with their evening bible study group, and then took out a gun and murdered nine...

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