Articles by: Shannon Barber

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Pat Buchanan Threatens Christian Crusade Against Marriage Equality

‘The culture war in America today may be seen as squabbles in a day-care center compared to what is coming.’

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Homophobic Lawmaker’s Attempt To Make Sodomy And Oral Sex Illegal Fails Miserably

I know that this will fall on deaf ears, but most of America has moved past the idea that it is any of the government’s business what goes on in the private lives of two consenting adults.

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Pregnant Woman’s Body Found Brutalized In Apparent “Honor” Killing

In a culture where women are nothing more than property and are blamed for ‘tempting men,’ this is the norm.

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Crazy GOP Bigot Says Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism

Crazy GOP Bigot Says Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism

Michigan’s National Committeeman Dave Agema, who is still here on warning people about the ‘dangers’ of the ‘filthy lifestyle’ that is homosexuality.

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Rep. Tom Berry; image @KPAX

Hateful Montana Lawmaker’s Business Protested Over Vote To Keep Homosexuality Criminalized (IMAGE)

Berry is learning the hard way; his vote to keep homosexuality criminalized has earned him protests of his personal business.

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Don’t Say ‘Vagina’ Unless You Want To Be Investigated

Don’t Say ‘Vagina’ Unless You Want To Be Investigated

Attention high school science teachers – if you choose to use the proper name for our lady parts, you might get yourself into a world of trouble.

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Homophobic Cardinal O’Brien Had A Long Term Boyfriend

Ironically, O’Brien has always been one of the most homophobic men in the church, calling homosexuality a ‘grotesque perversion,’

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West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

The question is, should a paper, regardless of reasoning, publish something like this? It is clearly hate speech

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Antonio Santiago, shot and killed by children with a gun; @News4Jax.com

How Did Two Kids Get A Gun And Murder An Infant?

They knew what they were doing and they didn’t care.

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White supremacist, Evan Spencer Ebel; screenshot@RawStory.com

White Supremacist Suspected In Murder Of Colorado Corrections Officer Shot, Left Brain Dead (VIDEO)

Police are investigating whether Ebel was also responsible for the murder of Nathan Leon, a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver.

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Dear Gays: Republicans Still Hate You, Just More Quietly

Dear Gays: Republicans Still Hate You, Just More Quietly

No matter how you twist it and turn it, if you vote GOP, you vote against LGBT rights.

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The victim of boredom, Pat Mahaney @19ActionNews.com

‘Bored’ Teens Viciously Beat A Man For Entertainment, Plead Guilty

Something is terribly wrong when we live in a culture where our youth believe that violence is the answer to boredom.

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Tennessee’s Horrific ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Could Get Even Worse

Tennessee’s Horrific ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Could Get Even Worse

This would mean that there could be no talk of eating disorders, divorce trauma, bullying, suicidal thinking, or any of the other plethora of problems kids might face.

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Larry Craig Attempts To Use Campaign Funds For Sex Scandal Legal Defense

I think I can safely say that most people would agree that using said funds to stay out of jail when one is caught (literally) with his pants down in an airport bathroom propositioning for sex is inappropriate.

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Bill Clinton: It’s Time To Overturn DOMA

Bill Clinton: It’s Time To Overturn DOMA

The president who signed the controversial and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into law is now saying that it is time to get rid of it.

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Newt Gingrich Wants To Appear On Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ – Let The Jokes Begin

Newt Gingrich Wants To Appear On Donald Trump’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ – Let The Jokes Begin

‘Republicans would be so much better off [to be] relaxed and go on shows like that and be interesting.’

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Mother Teresa A ‘Saint’: Not So Fast Says Latest Reporting

Mother Teresa A ‘Saint’: Not So Fast Says Latest Reporting

A study conducted by Canadian researchers suggests that perhaps Mother Teresa glorified suffering rather than healing it.

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Backlash For Superman Comic’s Anti-Gay Writer Heating Up

Backlash For Superman Comic’s Anti-Gay Writer Heating Up

Superman is a hero for the oppressed, and the man writing about him is an oppressor. Talk about irony!

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Massachusetts Takes The Lead Once More And Recognizes The Rights of Transgender Students

Massachusetts Takes The Lead Once More And Recognizes The Rights of Transgender Students

Massachusetts, the first state to legalize marriage equality, is taking the bull by the horns again, ruling that transgender students will be recognized as the gender with which they identify at school.

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Possible Pro-Choice Victory: NY Governor To Relax Abortion Laws

Possible Pro-Choice Victory: NY Governor To Relax Abortion Laws

The bill would update New York State’s current abortion law to allow it to withstand challenges to the Roe V. Wade decision.

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