The ongoing and seemingly endless nuclear talks with Iran and the P5+1 are approaching a deadline, and the probability that a deal will be struck is still uncertain. 1,107 more words
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Dear Militants, You have killed hundreds of thousands of friends and family, perhaps we didn’t know them personally, but they were like us. People who worked hard to make a living, who were loved by others, who worried about their children’s education, health and well being. 14 more words
“All Americans who live according to their religious beliefs should be free from fear of government punishment.” – FRC
Time to set the record straight: The needlessly controversial law signed by Governor Pence of Indiana last week is simply a state-level equivalent of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) of 1993, which received almost unanimous support by Congress (only 3 Senators opposed it, in fact) and was signed into law by President Bill Clinton (imagine that — oh, how times and political parties have drastically changed in two short decades). 176 more words
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A hotel worker earning minimum wage was fired by her employer after being interviewed by The Washington Post last month. Shanna Tippen had told the Post she was eager to get a $0.25 pay hike thanks to the state of Arkansas raising the minimum wage because it would help her buy diapers for her grandson.