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Oregon Judge Uses Religion Card to Deny Same-Sex Couples the Right to Marry

One Oregon judge has not performed a single same-sex marriage since the federal was passed a few months ago. He avoided such a situation, because as it was reported, it’s against his religious beliefs. Marion County Judge Vance Day allegedly instructed
Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin Defends Donald Trump About Prospective Immigration Policies

Palin thinks immigrants should “speak American,” and says she wants to dismantle the Department of Energy. Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential hopeful, came down on the side of Donald Trump in regards to America’s Spanish-speaking population. Trump recently
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New Obamacare Rule Expands Transgender Rights

Obama’s administration has made another move in favor of the LGBT population, namely transgender people. After appointing the first openly transgender White House official, the Department of Health and Human Services recently issued new regulations about the Affordable Care Act that
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Wants to Be the Savior of the American Middle-Class

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced earlier this week on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that he wants to save the middle class. This revealing statement was uttered along with the emphasis that Trump wants to change the tax law so it
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Audit Reveals 25,000 Families Living in Subsidized Housing Earn Income Over Eligibility Limits

A government audit has found that over 25,000 families are living in low-income housing despite earning incomes above the eligibility limit. The Office of Inspector General conducted the audit into the Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD. Among its
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Kansas Abandons Plans to Impose Limit on ATM Withdrawals for Low Income People

Kansas originally planned to implement legislation that would limit the maximum ATM withdrawal per transaction to $25 for welfare recipents. While Republican supporters, including Senator Michael O’Donnell, say that this measure was intended to make sure welfare recipients use the money
President Barack Obama

Obama Administration Fights for the LGBT Community

President Obama’s administration announced earlier this week that they are going to appoint a transgender to a government position.  Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, formerly the policy adviser at the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), who will now be serving as Outreach and
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Says Global Warming Is a Hoax

Donald Trumps winning position among Republican presidential candidates in Iowa’s CNN/ORC poll should prompt us to pay more attention to what he really says and does. And it’s not about some controversial comments that provide him with the cover page of
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New Study Projects Minimal Costs of Transgender Medical Care for Service Members

A recent study was commissioned by U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter to break down the potential costs of providing transition-related healthcare services to transgender troops. The study was published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine and the expected
Donald Trump

Trump Makes a Slam Dunk in Iowa

Despite scandalous “bloody” comments and more than controversial opinions on immigration and other subjects, Trump showed up to be Republican no. 1 in the latest CNN/ORC poll covering Iowa. Of the total respondents, 22% of voters are willing to cast their