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‘Fox & Friends’ suggests House stenographer targeted for bringing ‘message from God’

The host of Fox & Friends on Thursday hinted that a stenographer who interrupted a House vote on reopening the government by yelling about God and “Freemasons” was the victim of religious discrimination and she simply “saw something that didn’t seem right.” During a Wednesday night vote in the U.S.…

WATCH: Police arrest 8 members of Congress at D.C. immigration reform rally

Eight members of Congress were among the more than 150 people arrested Tuesday during an immigration rally at the U.S. Capitol, according to the Associated Press and the group Center for Community Change. Thousands of protesters gathered at the National Mall to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform with…

Nashville landlords battle homelessness by renting to felons for $50 a month

Landlords in Nashville, Tennessee are taking on the problem of homelessness by renting to felons and addicts for as little as $50 a month. American Public Media’s Marketplace reported on Monday that many of the landlords had agreed to slash their rent for the homeless for a maximum of 30…

Watch: Mormon officials turn away 150 female members from all-male conference

Officials from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) on Saturday turned away 150 female church members and their male supporters who were trying to attend an all-male Priesthood Session of LDS General Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. KSL captured video of members of the group Ordain…

Watch: Reason magazine hosts panel on ‘America’s longest war’ — the war on drugs

The libertarian publication Reason on Monday published video of a panel discussion about U.S. drug policy. The panel, which discussed the war on drugs on September 24, included Ethan Nadelmann of the Drug Policy Alliance, Mary O’Grady of the Wall Street Journal, John Tierney of the New York Times, and…

WATCH: Farmers and ranchers build sustainable energy barn in path of Keystone XL

A number of citizen farmers and ranchers pushing against the Keystone XL have actually gone and built a “sustainable energy barn” right in the path of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, in order to show their disdain for and opposition…  …

Sudanese woman flogged for being in car with unrelated man

The woman in a pink headscarf kneels, crying, while a crowd gathers around her watching as a Sudanese police officer strikes her over and over with a whip. Even as she’s bearing the assault, she struggles to keep the scarf on her head. Her crime? According to accounts in the…

Video explains why contraception is good for women and good for society

In the video embedded below, the Guttmacher institute — a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of women’s reproductive health — explained succinctly why family planning is now more important than ever. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. women can now have access to reliable…

Buck Angel describes his experience growing up as a transgender man

Monday night on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, transgender pornstar Buck Angel and LGBT advocate explained what it was like growing up as a transgender person. Angel was born a girl but always felt like a “he.” His gender identity didn’t become a problem until he reached puberty, he said.…

Cheers at CPAC when audience member shouts that Obama is going to ‘hell’

Think Progress captured video of conference-goers attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) near St. Louis on Saturday as they cheered on a suggestion that President Obama going to hell after he leaves office. In this latest outburst of conservative fervor at a CPAC conference, former National Rifle Association President…

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