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Bad Faith: The Catholic Hierarchy’s Pointless Campaign Against LGBT Rights

Written by Casey and Mary Ellen Lopata In early July, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles opposed a modest piece of legislation that requires schools in that state to include lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people, and other previously

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Gay & Lesbian Awareness Sites Blocked By Avoca District 37: ACLU Threatens Lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union is threatening to file suit against a suburban Chicago school district unless that district stops blocking gay and lesbian advocacy websites on its school computers. Avoca School District 37 has one week to correct the

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Feb 15, 1933: The Death Penalty–Then and Now

Giuseppe Zangara shoots Anton Cermak, the mayor of Chicago, in Miami, Florida. Zangara’s shots missed President-elect Franklin Roosevelt, who was with Cermak at the time. Cermak was seriously wounded and died on March 6. Immediately after Mayor Cermak died from

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Banned Books – U.S.

↑ Grab this Headline Animator BELOW IS A LIST OF FREQUENTLY BANNED BOOKS. YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO CHECK OUT THE BANNED BOOKS LISTS PUBLISHED BY The Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom. THE PDF FILES OF THESE FROM 2004-2010 CAN BE

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