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Doug Jones Beats Accused Pervert Roy Moore To Become Alabama’s First Democrat In 2 Decades

By DailyNews.com

Doug Jones pulled off a major upset victory in Alabama’s special election Tuesday

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Sen. Cory Booker Calls For Trump’s Resignation Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

By Daily News

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker called on President Trump on Saturday

Alleged Sexual Predator Roy Moore Runs For Senate With Trump’s Full Endorsement

By ThinkProgress

President Trump fully endorsed Republican Senate candidate and alleged child molester Roy Moore

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The Mental Health Crisis In The U.S. Can Be Directly Tied To The Loss Of Psychiatric Facilities

By NPR

A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis

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Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ At Event Honoring Native American Code Talkers

By HuffPost.com

President Donald Trump made a joke about his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), “Pocahontas,”

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Most White Americans Believe They Are Being Discriminated Against

By NPR.com

A majority of whites say discrimination against them exists in America today,

Trump Is Kicking People Off Food Stamps, New Budget Resolution Reveals

By Newseek

UPDATE: The budget resolution passed by the House on Thursday will push millions

Texas Women Forced To Buy Separate “Rape Insurance” In Order to Have Abortions

By Broadly

On Tuesday, August 15, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 into law

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He Submitted a Nearly Blank Application With No Experience, yet still landed a $110,000 a Year State Job

By Miami Herald

Before Gov. Rick Scott named Taylor Teepell to be the finance director of the New Republican Super PAC

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The Biggest Beneficiaries of Affirmative Action Are White Women – So Why Are They Also It’s Fiercest Opponents?

By Vox.com

The University of Texas Austin was Abigail Fisher’s dream school.

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Tennessee Passes ‘Natural and Ordinary Meaning’ Bill Meant To Undermine LGBTQ Rights

By The New Civil Rights Movement

Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill that would effectively disenfranchise same-sex couples and women in areas including marriage and adoption, but easily might extend to property laws and other areas.

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A Federal Judge Is Letting A School District In Alabama Return To Segregation

By Salon

Alabama has not had a great track record when it comes to inclusiveness lately. Auburn University allowed white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak, while the Alabama state senate passed a law that would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples.

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Trump Rolls Back Protections For Women Workers

By NBC News

With little notice, President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that advocates say rolls back hard-fought victories for women in the workplace.

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Trump Seeks Immediate Cuts To Government Programs Including HIV Research and Food Assistance

By CBS SFBayArea

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The Trump Administration isn’t waiting until 2018 to try to slash federal spending that it has deemed unnecessary.

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Study Shows 60 Percent of Black Females Sexually Abused Before Age 18

By BET

Sixty percent of Black women in an ongoing study reported they had been sexually assaulted by a Black man before they turned 18, according researchers at Black Women’s Blueprint.

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Ben Carson Refers To Slaves as ‘Immigrants’ Who Worked Really Hard ‘For Less’

By Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― Ben Carson made his debut as secretary of Housing and Urban Development Monday by telling agency employees about the virtues of the “can-do” American society.

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Lawmaker’s Business Degree Turns Out To Be A Training Certificate from Sizzler

By Washington Post

The information that was posted on the Iowa Senate Republican’s website used to suggest that Mark Chelgren, a state lawmaker, held a business degree.

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Bill That Allows Government Contractors To Fire LGBT Workers Passes

By Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― The House passed a massive National Defense Authorization Act

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Man Who Raped His 12 Year Old Daughter Sentenced To 60 Days

By Washington Post

As the judge in the Stanford rape case learned, along with the judge

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Michigan Senate Pass A Bill Banning Oral and Anal Sex- Violators Face Up to 15 Years In Prison

By The Free Thought Project

During their session last week, the Michigan Senate passed a bill that effectively bans all forms of sodomy, anal, oral, gay and non-gay