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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Sept. 17, 2014. [KTVK-TV]

Joe Arpaio asks public to pay legal fees, laments: I have to pay for my own lawyers!

“I do not have the personal wealth or the wherewithal to keep up with the costly demands of paying for attorneys to defend me,” Arpaio said in an email to supporters.
Republican state Rep. Rep. Jonathan Stickland (Facebook)

Male Texas lawmakers nearly fistfight on House floor after GOP women defect from anti-abortion bill

According to the Houston Chronicle, House sergeants had to stop Republican state Rep. Jonathan Stickland from attacking Rep. Byron Cook (R) after Senate Bill 575 did not make it to the House floor as he expected.
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The male suicides: Social perfectionism is killing men — and things are getting worse

In every country in the world, male suicides outnumber female. The mystery is why? What is it about being male that leads to this?
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Creationist: If evolution is true, then it wasn’t wrong for Josh Duggar to molest his sisters

A creationist pastor suggested Josh Duggar be punished for molesting his sleeping sisters and their friends by being paid to campaign against LGBT people marrying one another.
Boyd Watson Holder Jr. - Kingsport Police Department

Pastor caught having gay sex in van spent stolen church money on farmer dating website: police

oyd Watson Holder Jr. 44, was taken into custody after church officials reported that between $70,000 and $100,000 had been discovered missing from the Victory Apostolic Church bank account.
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Here’s how the Duggars’ patriarchal homeschool world teaches kids to shame sex abuse victims

The Duggar family’s involvement in Bill Gothard’s Advanced Training Institute (ATI) homeschool program adds complexities to this story which are unknown to the average person.
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GOP ally suggests criminal charges for police chief who released Duggar sex abuse report

A Republican state lawmaker wants an Arkansas police chief fired — and to possibly face criminal charges — for complying with state law and releasing the police report in the Josh Duggar molestation case.

Five scary evangelical Christian teachings which set the Duggar family up for the molestation disaster

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Texas Pastor Patrick Hurd  (gray t-shirt, center) and sampling of his 11 children - Facebook

Mom of gun-toting Quiverfull family: 14-year-old Josh Duggar was ‘playing doctor,’ so leave him alone

“When I was a kid, it was often called ‘playing doctor’, there were just as many girls initiating this kind of behavior as boys. Most of those never went on to perp horrible things, ” Hurd explained.