Articles by: Ayla Ryan

Why Being Gay Isn’t Against The Bible

Why Being Gay Isn’t Against The Bible

Far too often we hear the Christian right use the bible as justification for their bigotry.

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Guttmacher Institute Releases Educational Video On Abortion (VIDEO)

Guttmacher Institute Releases Educational Video On Abortion (VIDEO)

One must ask, if the pro-life movement was really about protecting human life, wouldn’t they be in support of an organization like Planned Parenthood that provides these services at low or no cost to women?

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CBS Local News Anchor Responds To Comments Regarding Her Weight (VIDEO)

CBS Local News Anchor Responds To Comments Regarding Her Weight (VIDEO)

Jennifer Livingston, a CBS local news anchor from La Crosse, Wisconsin and sister to noted actor Ron Livingston, responded Tuesday to a cruel email sent to her regarding her weight.

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CNN Snap Poll Has Poor Sample Group

CNN Snap Poll Has Poor Sample Group

Claiming the poll represented the views of all registered voters is the same as saying that just because golden retrievers bite more children than bears, that bears make better pets.

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Mr. And Mrs. Jesus Christ?

Mr. And Mrs. Jesus Christ?

New papyrus reveals that Jesus was married, and sheds light on Jesus’ real intentions toward women.

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Congressman Steve King Believes Minorities Are Playing Victim (VIDEO)

Congressman Steve King Believes Minorities Are Playing Victim (VIDEO)

He feels that they need to stop playing victim and should take personal responsibility for their problems.

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GOP Wants Anti-Pornography Legislation

GOP Wants Anti-Pornography Legislation

Since morality is individual to a person, it is a violation of personal freedom to force it on another human being.

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Whether you want it or not

Tom Smith – A Pregnancy Resulting From Rape Is Similar To A Pregnancy Out Of Wedlock

The Pennsylvania Congressman made these statements during an interview earlier this week.

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What Happens If Republicans Win The War On Women?

What Happens If Republicans Win The War On Women?

The GOP War on Women is supposedly being waged to save lives but they always neglect the long term problems for the short term political gain. Not very compassionate, is it?

RNC Leader Attacks Governor Susana Martinez For ‘Dishonouring’ Custer

RNC Leader Attacks Governor Susana Martinez For ‘Dishonouring’ Custer

Pat Rogers attacks the New Mexico Governor for her meeting with Native Americans

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Settlement Reached In Race Discrimination Suit

Settlement Reached In Race Discrimination Suit

The Valley Club of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania shall have to pay for its attempt to “keep the complexion” of its club intact.

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Family Research Council Action PAC Endorses Todd Akin’s Comments

Family Research Council Action PAC Endorses Todd Akin’s Comments

Calls public outrage a case of “gotcha” politics

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Debunking Anti-Abortion Arguments

Debunking Anti-Abortion Arguments

Informed consent, or informed choice requires having all the facts when coming to a decision.

Rep. Todd Akin Claims Women Have Natural Defenses Against Pregnancy After ‘Legitimate’ Rape

Rep. Todd Akin Claims Women Have Natural Defenses Against Pregnancy After ‘Legitimate’ Rape

Claims fly in the face of thousands of years of medical knowledge

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Republican Facebook Meme Debunked – The $50 Lesson

Republican Facebook Meme Debunked – The $50 Lesson

How often do your right-wing Facebook friends post simplistic, anti-poor memes? ‘They’re jokes,’ they say, but they’re also very cruel and wrong.

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Paul Ryan Could Consider Every Woman Who Has A Miscarriage A Murder Suspect

Paul Ryan Could Consider Every Woman Who Has A Miscarriage A Murder Suspect

How can women be expected to make decisions for our children or for our country if we are incapable of making decisions for ourselves?

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Paul Ryan Town Hall Gins Up Racist ‘Anchor Baby’ Fears

Paul Ryan Town Hall Gins Up Racist ‘Anchor Baby’ Fears

Paul Ryan spoke of ‘catch and release’ much to the chagrin of a female audience member who chimed in with ‘Are you talking about people or fish?’

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Councilman Paul Smith of Sterling Heights Michigan at a Tea Party Protest in 2009

Secret Service Visits Michigan Councilman (VIDEO)

Apparently there is a line, and depicting the murder of the President, the Speaker of the House and your Governor crosses it.

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10 Ways Obama Violated The Constitution — Except He Didn’t

10 Ways Obama Violated The Constitution — Except He Didn’t

Common right-wing rhetoric ripped apart with the facts

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How Obama Is Saving The American Economy

How Obama Is Saving The American Economy

Obama came to office with a mess, and is now building the foundations upon which real, sustainable long term growth will happen.