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Have Arizona Republicans Lost Their Freakin’ Minds?

Have Arizona Republicans Lost Their Freakin’ Minds?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Many of us had hoped that Arizona might return to the lands of the rational after Janet Brewer backed off on efforts to run for Governor for a third term, despite a state constitutional prohibition against serving more than two consecutive terms. At first glance, although he is […]

Montana Tea Party Lawmaker Compares Abortion Doctors to Veterinarians

Montana Tea Party Lawmaker Compares Abortion Doctors to Veterinarians

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit A Montana legislator came up with a bizarre analogy during debate over a proposed fetal surgery bill that would severely limit legal abortion in the state. Montana’s The Cowgirl Blog covered the spectacle, reporting that State Rep. Bill Harris (R-Winnett)  compared abortion doctors to veterinarians during an executive […]

Proposed Bill Bans AP History, Requires Study of 10 Commandments, 3 Reagan Speeches

Proposed Bill Bans AP History, Requires Study of 10 Commandments, 3 Reagan Speeches

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Lawmakers in Oklahoma are considering a bill that would ban Advanced Placement History courses while requiring student to study a long list of “foundational documents,” that includes “objects of historic significance” such as the Ten Commandments. The list also includes documents “related to the history, heritage and foundation […]

Alabama’s Largest Paper Mocks Chief Justice Moore – Conservatives Flip Out

Alabama’s Largest Paper Mocks Chief Justice Moore – Conservatives Flip Out

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Conservatives are flipping out over news that The Birmingham News, Alabama’s largest newspaper, published a Readers Poll on Sunday asking “Is Roy Moore a Closeted Homosexual.” The poll, created by news commentator Kyle Whitemore, was in response to recent controversy surrounding a January 23rd ruling by U.S. District […]

Why The Alabama Chief Justice Should Lose Showdown Over Same-Sex Marriage

Why The Alabama Chief Justice Should Lose Showdown Over Same-Sex Marriage

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit UPDATE, February 09, 2015 at 10:33 AM EST: The Associated Press reports that “Jefferson County probate judge Alan King issued a license to two women shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Alabama attorney general’s request to extend a hold on a federal judge’s ruling overturning the state’s ban on […]