For Those of You Who Don’t Think You Can Be Activists…

Kate at Suburban Sweetheart has an awesome story of why she supports LGBT rights and how her support inspired her to act when an injustice took place in her hometown: As easily as that, I began to identify as an ally. I went on to intern at the Family Equality Council & worked a legislative [Read More...]

It’s the ‘Year of the Bible’ in Pennsylvania

House Resolution 535 in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Rick Saccone (R-obviously), declares: That the House of Representatives declare 2012 as the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania in recognition of both the formative influence of the Bible on our Commonwealth and nation and our national need to study and apply the teachings of the holy [Read More...]

The Problem with America, According to Rick Santorum

Doonesbury: Always fun in an election year. (Click to enlarge) [Read more...]

Indiana Legislative Panel Clears Creation Science Bill

Dennis Kruse, the same Indiana State Senator who wants public school students to recite the Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of every day, is now sponsoring a bill that would promote Creationism in science class… and he’s getting much farther than he should be: The Senate Education Committee voted 8-2 in favor of the bill [Read More...]

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Returns to Tennessee

The bill that didn’t have success last year is unfortunately back… It has been called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill because it would ban teachers from discussing homosexuality in public school classes in kindergarten through 8th grade. The House ran out of time last year to consider addressing this bill, but Republican representative Joey Hensley, [Read More...]


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