Protests have become more and more common place in the past few years, or at the very least I’ve been more aware of them in that same time. 717 more words
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Here is a post from Balloon Juice giving helpful hints about protesting, and safety precautions that you might consider taking.
Peaceful Assembly and Personal Security – Re-upped… 431 more words
by Brendan Beery & Dan Ray
CNN reports the following anti-abortion legislation from Kentucky:
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House Bill 2 requires a physician or technician to perform an ultrasound, describe and display the ultrasound images to the mother, and provide audio of the fetal heartbeat to the mother before she may have an abortion.
Write a Letter to Justice Kennedy: His Last Chance to Protect LGBT Americans (and His Legacy) is Fast Approaching
We wrote earlier (here and here) about Ted Cruz’s latest expression of self-loathing: a proposal to allow nationwide discrimination against LGBT Americans – or (we kid you not) their sympathizers – by private business owners acting on their toxic bigotry as long as that toxic bigotry is grounded doctrinally in the Book of Leviticus. 1,703 more words
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Yesterday we made what we think is an important point about Ted Cruz and his new anti-gay proposal: right-wing voters – afraid, angry, and powerless over their own lives – will seek to find some sense of power by lashing out (through their representatives, like Cruz) against any group they come to view as outside the tribe, vulnerable, and powerless to strike back. 1,143 more words
With a basic understanding of the constitutional landscape in hand, we can now move on to explore what the future might hold. In Part 3, we hypothesize that… 755 more words