Posts from February 3, 2013

Chris Wallace Takes On The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre

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And the Fox News host doesn't treat him with kid gloves. The two discuss the controversial NRA ad that criticizes the Secret Service protection President Obama's daughters receive at their school. Wallace does not take too kindly to LaPierre…

Bullied Gay Teen Who Hanged Himself Dies

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Openly gay teen Jadin Bell, who hanged himself two weeks ago after being pushed to do so by bullies at his school and on the Internet, died this morning at a Portland hospital. You may recall that he was taken off life support last week. Bell was jus…

News: Rob Gronkowski, Immigration, NASA, Asylum

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Nate Silver makes his prediction for the Super Bowl. His team may not be competing in the Super Bowl, but Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski found himself partying shirtless in New Orleans. NASA says an approaching asteroid will be the largest object…

Obama: Gays Should Be Allowed In Boy Scouts

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President Obama today stated that he believes the Boy Scouts of America should end its ban on gays in the organization. From CBS News: President Obama responded with a simple "Yes" when he was asked on Sunday by CBS Evening News anchor Scot…

Two Malian Men Set To Be Executed For Being Gay Are Saved

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French-led forces liberated the town of Gao from islamist fighters earlier today and, in doing so, saved the lives of two men who had been imprisoned after being accused of being gay. One of them was set to be executed the following day. Watch the me…

Oregon Bakery Says No To Gay Wedding Cakes

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A bakery in Oregon has refused to sell a cake to a lesbian after finding out it would be used for her wedding. Aaron Klein, one of the owners of the husband and wife-run Sweet Cakes by Melissa says he does not believe in same-sex marriage. Via King 5…

Tampa Bay Lightning Would Suppport An Openly Gay Teammate

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The Tampa Bay Times reports that, according to a survey of players, the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team would support an openly gay teammate. A couple of examples of supportive comments made by the 22 members of the NHL team who responded to the surv…