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Texas school secretary challenges firing over ‘Run, ni**er, run’ Obama post on Facebook

A former school secretary in Harlingen, TX sued the school district for firing him over a racist post on the social medium Facebook. Courthouse News Service reported that Abel Gonzalez believes that his right of free speech was infringed upon by the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. Gonzales’ suit, which…

Anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbara detained in Canada under ‘hate propaganda’ law

Longtime anti-LGBT crusader and leader of the group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) Peter LaBarbera was denied entry into Canada on Thursday. According to BarbWire.com, the country blocked LaBarbera at the border under its “hate propaganda” law, which forbids the spread of misinformation and hate speech about protected…

Du Pont heir never completed court-ordered treatment after conviction for daughter’s rape

An heir to the DuPont chemical fortune who was convicted of raping his daughter did not attend the court-mandated sex offender treatment program that enabled him to avoid jail time. Delaware online reported Thursday that Robert H. Richards IV was ordered in February of 2009 to report to an inpatient…

Louisiana teacher suspended for calling 12-year-old girl a ‘sassy slut’

A life sciences teacher at Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, LA was placed on six days’ administrative leave this week after she allegedly called a 12-year-old female student a “sassy slut” in front of other students. According to KTBS, the girl’s mother was horrified to hear what the teacher reportedly…

Colbert: LGBT ‘boy-on-boycott’ of Mozilla is gay totalitarianism at its worst

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert addressed the forced resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, blaming “left-wing loudmouths” for driving the embattled executive from his post. “I like Eich,” Colbert declared. “In fact, I’ve been called something of an Eichmann.” Mozilla employees and LGBT activists raised a clamor over Eich’s donation of…

Anti-gay ‘Trail Life’ scouting organization also excludes Jews and Mormons

The Christian conservative scouting group that broke away from the Boy Scouts of America over the decision to allow gay scouts to participate is also against the inclusion of Jews and Mormons. EdgeOnTheNet.com reported Wednesday that Christian youth group Trail Life’s bylaws state that Jewish and Mormon boys may participate…

Antibacterial soap chemical promotes nasal staph infection, other health hazards: study

Triclosan — the active ingredient in many antibacterial soaps, toothpastes and other cosmetics — contributes to the growth of potentially harmful bacteria in the human nose. According to a study by scientists at the University of Michigan, the presence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria could make affected individuals more vulnerable to…

German neo-Nazis using Sesame Street’s ‘Cookie Monster’ for youth recruitment

A pair of far-right German nationalists attempted to recruit members for their neo-Nazi party at a high school in Senftenberg, Germany this week. According to the Daily Mail, one of the two men, 31-year-old Steffen Lange wore a costume of the “Sesame Street” character Cookie Monster to the school as…

Pat Robertson asks God to ‘deliver us from this president’

In the video embedded below, televangelist Pat Robertson beseeched God to remove President Barack Obama from office “before it’s too late.” Robertson began by implying that Obama is not Christian but Muslim. He pulled a quote from a 2012 speech in which Obama said that “the future must not belong…

Jesse Jackson Jr. sent to solitary then transferred to new prison for helping other inmates

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. — son of civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson — was sent to solitary confinement earlier this year for helping other inmates understand and assert their rights, then transferred to a different prison. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Jackson was segregated from the inmate…

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