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Keith Olbermann calls on sports leagues to abandon ‘medieval’ Indiana over anti-gay law

ESPN’s Keith Olbermann has called on the National College Athletic Association and National Football League to boycott Indiana until the state repeals a new law that protects businesses that refuse to provide services to same-sex couples.
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Let the boycotts begin: Salesforce and NCAA slam Indiana for passing anti-LGBT law

The cloud computing company Salesforce and the National College Athletic Association have both condemned Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R)’s decision to sign into law a “religious freedom” bill that many rights advocates say could lead to anti-LGBT discrimination.
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Texas woman smiles with pride after setting fire to yoga studio to ‘get rid of the devil’s temple’

The 41-year-old said she smiled in the photo to help let go of the anger that drove her to American Power Yoga with a baseball bat and can of gasoline.
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White man charged with slugging black ex-Cardinals player: ‘Go back to Ferguson, you n****r’

A black former St. Louis Cardinals player said a white man punched him at a gas station in an unprovoked racial attack.
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Here’s what Michael Moore says he’d do if you elect him president in 2016

"This is what I would propose to do if elected."
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Conservative whines about minority ’female privilege’ after rapper Azealia Banks sends him vagina pic

Matt Walsh, a writer at Glenn Beck’s website TheBlaze.com, was so upset by the experience that he went on to write a 20-plus paragraph screed decrying “female privilege” and urging liberal “minority” women to “check their privilege” in arguments with conservative, white, heterosexual men like himself.
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California court rules that Sun Worshipping Atheism is not a religion and requires no accommodation

A California court ruled that atheism is not a religion based on a three-point checklist to determine “the sometimes subtle distinction between a religion and a secular belief system.”
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This is why HBO’s ‘Going Clear’ has the Church of Scientology worried

It would be difficult to overstate the number of batsh*t insane anecdotes that appear in Lawrence Wright’s 2013 book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief, or in the HBO documentary adaptation that premieres on March 29.
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Indiana governor signs ‘religious freedom’ bill that legalizes discrimination against LGBT people

Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious freedom bill that could allow businesses and individuals to deny services to gays on religious grounds.