Post Tagged with: "Utah"

Utah Republicans Draft Bill To Get Rid Of All Marriages To Prevent Gay Marriage

Utah Republicans Draft Bill To Get Rid Of All Marriages To Prevent Gay Marriage

While we celebrated the right of same-sex marriage finally being nationally recognized, Republicans began to lose their minds.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Utah School Excluding Special Needs Class From Yearbook (VIDEO)

Utah School Excluding Special Needs Class From Yearbook (VIDEO)

I’m sure all this young woman wants is to feel like all the other people at her school.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Utah Denies Vietnam Veteran A License Plate With Combat Number — Apparently Too Vulgar (IMAGES)

Utah Denies Vietnam Veteran A License Plate With Combat Number — Apparently Too Vulgar (IMAGES)

This Vietnam Veteran wanted his Combat Infantryman’s Badge number and the year he received the Purple Heart on his license plate — Utah said no, and for the stupidest reason.

by Sarah· · News
Deep Red Utah Just Passed Bill Guaranteeing LGBT Rights With The Support Of The Mormon Church

Deep Red Utah Just Passed Bill Guaranteeing LGBT Rights With The Support Of The Mormon Church

Get your snow gear back out! Hell just froze over!

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Utah Finds Old-School Solution To Shortage Of Lethal Execution Drugs (VIDEO)

Rather than rethink their Capital Punishment policy, Utah has moved forward with a less humane, more unusual and deeply cruel form of execution.

by Frank Minero· · News
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Toddler Trapped In Submerged Car For 14 Hours Survived– Here’s How

This amazing story has touched people around the world.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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Republican Lawmaker: Is It Really Rape To Have Sex With An Unconscious Person? (VIDEO)

Seems like a no-brainer right? Not for this Republican.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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Utah Couple Poisoned Themselves And Their Children Out Of ‘Fear Of The Apocalpyse’ (VIDEO)

Police say Kristi and Benjamin Strack, along with their three children, died of a lethal combination of drugs. Cups containing ‘red liquid’ were found next to each of the bodies. A sand bucket near where the bodies were found, appears to have been used to mix the deadly concoction.

by Randa Morris· · News
Romney Has His Coming Out Party:  ‘I Want To Be President’

Romney Has His Coming Out Party: ‘I Want To Be President’

Guess who we might have to kick around again? Warning: Never underestimate a rich man that wants to buy something.

Man Called 911 4,000 Times In A Single Week, So The Dispatchers Gave Him A Gift (VIDEO)

Man Called 911 4,000 Times In A Single Week, So The Dispatchers Gave Him A Gift (VIDEO)

This is a great story!

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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‘My Gay Husband Is NOT Gay,’ Proclaim Mormon Wives On Upcoming TLC Special (VIDEO)

“I get a little defensive when somebody calls my husband gay,” snaps this Mormon wife.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Utah Mom Barred From Discussing Her Polygamous Religion With Her Children (VIDEO)

A Utah divorce court has ordered a woman not to discuss her polygamous church with her children. She says it’s a free speech issue. The court says it’s to protect the children.

by T. Steelman· · News
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Sexist Utah Charity Bans Honor Student From Volunteering Because She Wore Pants (VIDEO)

Honor student Ellie Kaiser wore a professional pant suit to volunteer her own valuable time at a Utah charity event. She was turned away because she was not wearing a dress or a skirt.

by Shannon Barber· · News
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Newly Released 911 Tape Shows Cops Racially Profiled Dillon Taylor In Salt Lake City Shooting (VIDEO)

Audio from the 911 call that cost Dillon Taylor his life shows he was stopped for being “black” or “Mexican” and having “something in his pocket.”

by Randa Morris· · News
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Utah Legislature Considers Bringing Back Firing Squad Executions

Republican Representative Paul Ray said that the state of Utah is prepared to use the firing squad because of the state’s shortage of drugs.

by Ryan Denson· · News
This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

With the GOP in control of legislation, things are about to get even scarier than they already are for women. Having a miscarriage could actually result in a murder charge. Yes, really.

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Somebody Call Kevin Bacon! Utah Town Shuts Down Party For Dancing (VIDEO)

The cops in Utah actually shut down a party Utah because people were dancing.

by T. Steelman· · News
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You Won’t Believe How Much Americans Are Paying Corporations To Work For Them (VIDEO)

Americans, on average, have paid more than $456,000 for every ONE job created by massive corporate tax subsidies, and that’s not all…

by Randa Morris· · News
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Man Calls Suicide Prevention Line, SWAT Come And Shoot Him Dead

A man tries to get help to prevent his own suicide, and he winds up dead anyway, thanks to the SWAT team. This is unconscionable and should result in some arrests.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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Utah’s Crazy Open Carry Gun Laws Force Feminist To Cancel USU Lecture

Feminist video game culture critic Anita Sarkeesian cancelled a lecture at Utah State University Tuesday because of an inadequate police response to death threats.

by Frank Minero· · News