Articles by: Shannon Barber

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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Just As We Suspected: Benedict Stays In Vatican, Retains Immunity

Just As We Suspected: Benedict Stays In Vatican, Retains Immunity

Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens commissioned lawyers to figure out ways to legally prosecute the Pope. Unfortunately, their efforts were fruitless.

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You Can Work For The Boy Scouts If You’re A Criminal, But Not If You’re Gay

You Can Work For The Boy Scouts If You’re A Criminal, But Not If You’re Gay

‘It’s so rare these days to see such blatant discrimination written down on paper.’

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Pope Allegedly Sought Immunity For Abuse Crimes Just Before Resigning

Pope Allegedly Sought Immunity For Abuse Crimes Just Before Resigning

It seems that with his resignation announced, the Pope had a meeting with the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano to beg for immunity against prosecution for allegations of child sex abuse.

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Homophobia On LinkedIN? Did It Happen?

Homophobia On LinkedIN? Did It Happen?

The LGBT Professionals group on LinkedIN went down for eleven days, the first time in five years, seemingly for no reason.

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Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Alabama schoolbus shooter and Doomsday survivalist Jimmy Dykes is dead after week-long stand-off with law enforcement; the five year old boy he kidnapped and dragged into his bunker is now free and safe.

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Bill O’Reilly Caught Pretending He Was Part Of History – So What Else Is New?

Bill O’Reilly Caught Pretending He Was Part Of History – So What Else Is New?

There will be those who say ‘storytelling abilities’ are a good thing, that he’s here to sell books, and a little embellishment is just fine if it serves that purpose.

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1965 photo of "church ladies" from the I ♥ Vaiden, MS page.http://www.vaiden.net/

Misogyny 101: School Asks Only Girls Not To Curse

This pledge sends a disturbing (and misogynist) message to non gender-conforming high school students.

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Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

The consensus on this morning’s show seemed to be that Senator Hagel was unprepared for the confirmation.

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