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Kirk Cameron, in his usual extremist fashion, is lamenting the fact that a school board in Maryland has removed all religious holidays from its vacation calendar. Cue his joining Bill O'Reilly's War on Christmas in 3....2...1....

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Kirk Cameron Wants To Force Christmas On Schools, Says ‘Education Is Inherently Religious’ (VIDEO)

Kirk Cameron, in his usual extremist fashion, is lamenting the fact that a school board in Maryland has removed all religious holidays from its vacation calendar. Cue his joining Bill O’Reilly’s War on Christmas in 3….2…1….

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Judge Overturns South Carolina’s Ban On Same- Sex Marriage

In a history- making decision, a South Carolina judge has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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The entire nation was rightfully outraged when a Philadelphia police officer performed an illegal "stop and frisk" search on 16-year-old Darrin Manning, resulting in injuries so severe that he had to have emergency surgery on one of his testicles. Now, that cop is back on the job. It's time for more outrage, people. 

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PA Cop Who Squeezed Teen’s Testicles So Hard He Needed Surgery Back At Work (VIDEO)

The entire nation was rightfully outraged when a Philadelphia police officer performed an illegal “stop and frisk” search on 16-year-old Darrin Manning, resulting in injuries so severe that he had to have emergency surgery on one of his testicles. Now, that cop is back on the job. It’s time for more outrage, people.

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In perhaps the most bizarre prostitution bust ever, a 32-year-old Florida man has been arrested for offering an undercover cop a chicken dinner in exchange for sex. 

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Florida Man Tries To Trade Chicken For Sex, Gets Arrested

In perhaps the most bizarre prostitution bust ever, a 32-year-old Florida man has been arrested for offering an undercover cop a chicken dinner in exchange for sex.

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Bryan Fischer spouts more of his outrageously homophobic bigotry, this time justifying said bigotry by saying that homophobes were born that way by God's design.

Bryan Fischer Tells Radio Show Caller That Homophobes Were Born That Way (VIDEO)

Bryan Fischer spouts more of his outrageously homophobic bigotry, this time justifying said bigotry by saying that homophobes were born that way by God’s design.

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The New York Division of Human Rights has declared that it is unlawful to discriminate against same- sex couples in the renting of wedding venues. Religious conservatives will have a fit. 

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New York Forbids Wedding Venues From Discriminating Against Same-Sex Couples

The New York Division of Human Rights has declared that it is unlawful to discriminate against same-sex couples in the renting of wedding venues. Religious conservatives will have a fit.

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The bullet that was lodged in a Ferguson protesters head has mysteriously vanished. Police say it was a drive- by shooting. All evidence points to it being a cop who shot Mya Aaten-White.

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Ferguson Protester Shot In The Head, Bullet Mysteriously Vanishes

The bullet that was lodged in a Ferguson protesters head has mysteriously vanished. Police say it was a drive-by shooting. All evidence points to it being a cop who shot Mya Aaten-White.

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Juan Evans, a transgender man from Georgia, was threatened with a genital search by police for being unable to produce a gender appropriate driver's license.

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Georgia Trans Man Threatened With Humiliating Genital Search By Police (VIDEO)

Juan Evans, a transgender man from Georgia, was threatened with a genital search by police for being unable to produce a gender appropriate driver’s license.

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Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to celebrate Halloween and take it back from the Pagans. Now, his remarks are backfiring.

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Kirk Cameron’s Lunacy Backfires As Evangelicals Call Him A Pagan And A Papist Over Halloween Remarks

Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to celebrate Halloween and take it back from the Pagans. Now, his remarks are backfiring.

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Pat Robertson has the gall to criticize the choices of a woman with terminal brain cancer, and to suggest that instead of death, she should seek a faith healer.

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Pat Robertson Says Terminally Ill Woman Is Contributing To Culture Of Death, Needs A Faith Healer (VIDEO)

Pat Robertson has the gall to criticize the choices of a woman with terminal brain cancer, and to suggest that instead of death, she should seek a faith healer.

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Alan Robertson, religious right pastor and son of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson actually believes that the US is turning into Nazi Germany because of nondiscrimination ordinances.

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Ducky Dynasty’s Alan Robertson Compares Modern Day US To Nazi Germany (AUDIO)

Alan Robertson, religious right pastor and son of “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson actually believes that the US is turning into Nazi Germany because of nondiscrimination ordinances.

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Jennifer LeClaire of Charisma Magazine warns her fellow religious right members of the dangers of Halloween, making a fool of herself in the process.

Religious Right Journalist Warns That Halloween Is ‘Very Demonic, Very Evil’ (VIDEO)

Jennifer LeClaire of Charisma Magazine warns her fellow religious right members of the dangers of Halloween, making a fool of herself in the process.

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Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action recently went on to TV to do what homophobes do best: spew ignorance. This time, it came in the form of comparing marriage equality to polygamy and pedophilia.
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Wisconsin Family Action Homophobe Says Marriage Equality Will Make Adult-Child Marriages Acceptable

Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action recently went on to TV to do what homophobes do best: spew ignorance. This time, it came in the form of comparing marriage equality to polygamy and pedophilia.

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We are all delighted that the disgraceful, trashy TLC show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been cancelled. We are, however, also, deeply disturbed by the reason it was cancelled.

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TLC Cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Reality Show As Mama June Dates Daughter’s Molester (VIDEO)

We are all delighted that the disgraceful, trashy TLC show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” has been cancelled. We are, however, also, deeply disturbed by the reason it was cancelled.

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PFLAG To Change Its Name In The Spirit Of Inclusiveness

PFLAG To Change Its Name In The Spirit Of Inclusiveness

Founded in 1972, PFLAG has been a strong organization of allies for LGBTQ people. Now, finally, their name will reflect the trans* inclusive policies that they promote.

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North Carolina pastor Flip Benham has reached a new low in his outrage over marriage equality and taken to crashing the weddings of same-sex couples.

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Flip Benham Goes On Crusade To Crash NC Gay Weddings

North Carolina pastor Flip Benham has reached a new low in his outrage over marriage equality and taken to crashing the weddings of same-sex couples.

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Kirk Cameron rewrites history to suit his fundamentalist Christian leanings, and even finds a way to use Halloween to insult President Obama.

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Fundamentalist Loon Kirk Cameron Says Halloween Masks Mocking Obama Represent Jesus Defeating The Devil

Kirk Cameron rewrites history to suit his fundamentalist Christian leanings, and even finds a way to use Halloween to insult President Obama.

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Unsurprisingly, Larry Pratt, the director of the right wing Gun Owners of America organization, wants to give a gun range owner an award for banning Muslims.

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Larry Pratt Plans To Give Gun Range Owner An Award For Banning Muslims (AUDIO)

Unsurprisingly, Larry Pratt, the director of the right wing Gun Owners of America organization, wants to give a gun range owner an award for banning Muslims.

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Eugene Delguadio is a dangerously bigoted man, and he is running for Congress. In his latest fundraising email, he spreads fear and lies regarding the LGBT community.

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Eugene Delguadio Says Gay Couples Will Be ‘Skipping Down To Adoption Centers To Pick Out A Little Boy For Themselves’

Eugene Delguadio is a dangerously bigoted man, and he is running for Congress. In his latest fundraising email, he spreads fear and lies regarding the LGBT community.

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Pastor Ron Baity from North Carolina went on one of the most epic anti- LGBT rants we've heard yet, going so far as to blame marriage equality for Ebola and to compare LGBT people to skunks and cows.

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NC Preacher’s Epic Marriage Equality Meltdown: ‘You Think Ebola Is Bad Now, Just Wait!’ (AUDIO)

Pastor Ron Baity from North Carolina went on one of the most epic anti- LGBT rants we’ve heard yet, going so far as to blame marriage equality for Ebola and to compare LGBT people to skunks and cows.

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