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26March

Religious Liberty for Corporations

After corporations got free speech rights with Citizens United, they're now on their way to getting freedom of religion.  With the "Hobby Lobby" case before the Supreme Court, the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act may fall and corporations may get the freedom to worship.  Corporations are rapidly becoming real, live humans!
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19March

Bestest Friends

You know things have gone a little too far when Dianne Feinstein goes after the CIA.  In case you missed it amidst all the disappearing plane speculation, there is a major CIA vs. Congress story going on right now.
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12March

The Anti-Gay Law in Uganda and the Miracle of Denial

Since Uganda's anti-gay law was signed recently, it's been amusing (and maddening) to watch various religious right characters scurry for cover.  When nobody was watching, the holier-than-thou set have been visiting Uganda preaching their extreme anti-gay views.  Now that people are appalled at Uganda's life-in-prison-for-homosexuals law, the "evangelical" right-wing preachers are laying low or rewriting history.
 
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26February

Discrimination License

Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).  The most baffling thing is that there exists a state legislature that would pass this bill.  The bill in Arizona that was promoted by the innocuous-sounding "Center for Arizona Policy," would've allowed businesses to refuse service to anyone who offended their religious sensibilities.  (Gracious me, a homosexual eating steak on a Friday!)
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19February

Jack Gerard's American Petroleum Institute

Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible.  (At least according to the American Petroleum Institute.)  Let's take a look at the organization that has been lobbying their heart out to get Keystone XL approved.
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