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Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck (screen grab)

‘Fox & Friends’ hosts praise Pence for taking on ‘liberal bullies’ and abiding ‘by law of the Bible’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday set up an interview with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) by noting that he was a follower of the “law of the Bible” and by claiming that “liberal bullies” had falsely accused him of signing a law that allowed discrimination against the LGBT community.
Johnna Moore Utzman (KNOE)

Cancer patient says Walmart workers mocked her appearance: ‘That was a woman?’

“All of a sudden, these two employees come bursting in (saying), ‘Sir, you can’t be in here! Sir, you can’t be here,’” Johnna Moore Utzman, a breast cancer patient, told KNOE-TV. “They started laughing and they went out.”
CNN's Chris Cuomo (screen grab)

‘Own what you are’: CNN host exposes Indiana law backer as gay conversion therapy promoter

"More often than not, what seems to be the momentum for this Indiana law are Christians who are a majority — certainly not a minority in this county — saying that doing business with certain types of people is offensive."
US workers change pipes at Consol Energy horizontal gas drilling rig fracking (AFP)

Fracking town’s desperate laid-off workers: ‘They don’t tell you it’s all a lie’

The boom and bust in North Dakota has trapped people there, with little hope of work or escape.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Birther website says Ted Cruz is the new Reagan because everybody hates him and thinks he’s stupid

News editor Garth Kant said both conservatives were considered by “political and media elite” to be ideological extremists who lacked the intelligence, party backing, and apparent compassion to win the GOP nomination or the White House.
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Here are 7 of the biggest quacks and scam artists in medical history

Some of these charlatans may have even believed their own preposterous theories.
Purvi Patel

Indiana woman gets ‘cruel’ 20-year prison term for fetus death she claims was a miscarriage

“How can you both have caused a pregnancy to terminate and given birth to a baby whom you neglect?” said Lynn Paltrow, executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW).
Indianapolis Star front page for March 31, 2015. [Twitter.]

‘FIX THIS NOW’: Indiana’s largest newspaper hammers ‘religious freedom’ law in front-page editorial

“We are at a critical moment in Indiana’s history,” the editorial states. “And much is at stake. Our image."
'Ted Cruz takes the wheel of the Republican Clown Car' by DonkeyHotey via Flickr Creative Commons.

Cruz, Bush, Rubio, Carson — the whole GOP clown car — cast their lot with Indiana’s anti-LGBT stance

While Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) has been the target of widespread criticism, he has garnered support from not only prospective Republican presidential candidates, but the first official entrant in the race, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).