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The 'Great Emancipator'

Abraham Lincoln stated in his own words that the Emancipation Proclamation was a ‘military necessity’:

“If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that.

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Equal Rights

In today’s world, discrimination is everywhere.  To help make a change in Texas, please sign this petition.


The Kiss of Equality

I haven’t seen any of the opening ceremony yet and I’m seeing plenty of criticism on my Facebook newsfeed, but I’ve just read this statement: 41 more words

Modern Feminsim: Good or Bad?

So today I felt like I’d get into a topic that we’re all familiar with: Feminism. I’m sure we’ve all seen it, heard of it, argued about it. 670 more words

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Federal Judge in Denver overturns Colorado's Gay Marriage Ban!

As reported by ThinkProgress in the last hour,  U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore has declared Colorado’s constitutional ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional.

The latest is just another step towards legal marriage for same sex couples in Colorado. 368 more words

I'm Drawing a Blank or, This Is What You Get Today

My life isn’t that rough. This is the mentally hardest thing I’ll do today. It’s just that life is deciding to be complicated. I’m typing these words without a clue what I’ll write. 254 more words


Love Conquers Hate

This past weekend my fiancé and I were surrounded by family, friends, and rainbow cupcakes as we celebrated our bridal shower. My parents, who traded in their central air conditioning and clockwork-afternoon thunderstorms, flew up to show their support for us in the small state of Rhode Island. 540 more words

Equal Rights