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Ron Paul and six other Republicans refuse to sign Family Leader pledge

Ron Paul joined six other Republican presidential candidates Thursday in refusing to sign the controversial Family Leader “marriage vow.” Paul adviser Jesse Benton told Politico that he would not sign the pledge in its current form. So far, Michelle Bachmann and Rick Santorum are the only presidential candidates to have…

Mitt Romney rejects ‘undignified and inappropriate’ Family Leader pledge

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday rejected a “pro-marriage” pledge created by a conservative, Iowa-based Christian group that opposes same sex marriage, Sharia law and pornography, according to the Associated Press. A spokesperson said that while Romney “strongly supports traditional marriage,” the oath “contained references and provisions that were…

Violence, discrimination slow advances by women: UN

Women around the world enjoy more rights than ever before but still face discrimination in the workplace and far too often fall victim to violence at home, a UN report said Wednesday. The document issued by UN Women, the new agency headed by Chile’s former president Michelle Bachelet, hailed the…

Lawyers: Protect IP Act would align U.S. Internet policy with ‘repressive regimes’

A group of Internet and intellectual property law professors have penned a letter to congressional lawmakers in opposition to the Protect IP Act, which would give the government sweeping new powers to take websites offline, censor search engines and sue Internet publishers accused of infringing activities. In the letter, they…

White House unveils global ‘open and secure’ cyberspace policies

WASHINGTON — The White House unveiled a set of policy proposals Monday for international cooperation in ensuring an open and secure Internet. “Together, we can work together to build a future for cyberspace that is open, interoperable, secure, and reliable,” US President Barack Obama said in an introduction to the…

Raw Photos: Citizen journalists document Mississippi River floods

The waters of the Mississippi River continue to rise and spread across the southern United States in the river’s worst flood in 70 years. In some parts, the river has spread to six times wider than usual, and much deeper. In Memphis, the usually half-mile-wide river is about three miles…

7 conservatives sound off on Obama releasing his long-form birth certificate

Although the years-long game of chicken has ended and the White House has relinquished President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate, the issue is by no means dead. The action, intended to forcibly shift the news cycle from so-called birthers to more pressing matters such as national security and the economy,…

Talk show host Nicole Sandler arrested at tea party Rep’s town hall

Update (below): Finally free, Sandler claims she was ‘maced’ by police while in jail Second update (below): Raw Story obtains probable cause document for Sandler’s arrest At a town hall meeting last night in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., staged by Rep. Allen West (R-FL), liberal talk show host Nicole Sandler was…

U.S. considered Pakistani spies part of ‘terrorist’ group, WikiLeaks reveals

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US investigators who screened prisoners considered Pakistani intelligence to be a terrorist group, leaked documents said, laying bare the deep mistrust between the two countries’ spies. A secret 2007 US list of “terrorist and terrorist support entities” listed Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) alongside some 70 other groups…

Anti-bomb plan for Pentagon annex posted online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In what officials admit is a major breach of security, a document describing design features intended to make a new Defense Departmentbuilding bomb-resistant has been posted on a public government website. The document, comprising a 30-page narrative and hundreds of pages of technical data, describes bomb-proofing features which were…

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