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Pence Can’t Say When ‘Religious Freedom’ Was Compromised

Indiana Governor Mike Pence was asked by a conservative talk show host if he could cite an example of when someone in his state had his or her religious liberty violated. He couldn’t. Pence (R) was pressed by conservative radio host if something happened in Indiana to justify signing an anti-gay religious freedom bill into law.… [Read the rest of this entry…]

Daily Link Dump! 04/01/2015

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Indiana Wants to Put This Woman in Prison for 70 Years Because She Had a Miscarriage

If a hearing doesn’t go her way this Monday, a 33 year-old Indiana woman could be facing up to 70 years in prison for a miscarriage. Her case is a disturbing manifestation of extremist pro-life legislation. From ThinkProgress: Purvi Patel was arrested in 2013 after she went to the emergency room to seek medical treatment for… [Read the rest of this entry…]

Bill O’Reilly’s Cameraman Shreds The Last Threads Of His Falklands Lies

Bill O’Reilly foolishly thought if he just bullied everyone into forgetting that he lies with regularity, he could move on with his plan to lie some more. Mother Jones just disabused him of that illusion. Ignacio Medrano-Carbo says he was the cameraman on O’Reilly’s crew that night. Jim Forrest, the crew’s sound man, confirms Medrano-Carbo was… [Read the rest of this entry…]

First Church Of Cannabis Files With State Of Indiana

Here’s what happens when pandering politicians of either party start messing with separation of church and state: INDIANAPOLIS – Paperwork for the First Church of Cannabis Inc. was filed Thursday – the same day Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. Church founder Bill Levin, who filed paperwork with the Secretary of… [Read the rest of this entry…]