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Minnesota minister told girls that ‘God’s word’ made raping them normal

Authorities in Minnesota have launched a manhunt for a minister who is facing 59 counts of first-degree sexual assault in cases against girls — called “Maidens” — as young as 13. The Star Tribune reported that authorities announced on Tuesday that the two women who had come forward with allegations…

Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent

Bryan Fischer, the director of Issues Analysis for the fundamentalist American Family Association (AFA), said on Tuesday that people who used welfare and other government services needed to “kiss the ground” beneath the richest 1 percent of Americans. On his April 15 broadcast, Fischer opined that President Barack Obama was…

Alaska Republican wants more women breastfeeding because it’s ‘smart and sexy’

Two Republican lawmakers from Alaska apologized this week after a press release from the House Majority website called breastfeeding “smart and sexy.” “Smart and Sexy: Legislature Encourages Hospitals to Promote Breastfeeding,” read the headline on Tuesday. In a statement obtained by The Huffington Post on Wednesday, Rep. Shelly Hughes (R),…

‘Fox & Friends’: Why would NYPD end ‘mature and respectful’ Muslim spying program?

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday lashed out at New York Mayor Bill de Blasio after the NYPD announced it was ending a program that effectively spied on Muslim residents in the city. The New York Times first reported this week that the decade-long program of tracking Muslims…

Alabama woman guns down son’s gay lover at truck stop

An Alabama woman has been charged with murder after allegedly fatally shooting her son’s boyfriend. Tuscaloosa County Deputies said that 51-year-old Anita T. Hill’s son was “involved in a long-term relationship” with 36-year-old Jamie R. Johnson. According to deputies, the three agreed to meet at Love’s Truck Stop in McCalla…

Beer and bullets: Oklahoma gun range applies to sell liquor to shooters

A gun range in Oklahoma is thought be the first in the state to apply for a liquor license. “As a group we wanted to build a place, the first one in Oklahoma, where you could go in, shoot, enjoy the retail area and then go to the café,” Jeff…

Anti-feminist: Increase the gender pay gap because men don’t want well-paid wives

Anti-feminist Eagle Forum founder Phyllis Schlafly argued this week that Washington should stop trying to make sure women receive equal pay for equal work because men were not interested in marrying wives who make as much as them. “Another fact is the influence of hypergamy, which means that women typically…

Former sheriff: Women ‘need to be the first ones shot’ by feds in Bundy Ranch standoff

A former Arizona sheriff who has taken the side of cattle ranchers in Nevada said this week that he would have allowed his own wife and daughters to be shot as human shields because it would look bad for the federal government on television. In a statement to Fox News…

Rush Limbaugh joins ‘Shoe Truthers,’ says Hillary ‘staged’ footwear assault

A group of conservatives have said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s people conspired to have a shoe thrown at her recently to gain public sympathy — and Rush Limbaugh became the movement’s most high-profile spokesperson on Monday. “I’ve got people telling me her reaction wasn’t natural,” the conservative host…

NC man fires 13 bullets into strip club because he can’t put hand in dancer’s underwear

A North Carolina man was charged on Friday with 18 counts of assault with a deadly weapon after he emptied his gun into a nightclub because he was kicked out for trying to put his hands inside one of the dancer’s pants. The Gaston Gazette reported that 33-year-old Mario Chavez…

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