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  1. Smart Bombs: Congress unlocked fetal cells - Sun, 02 Aug 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    The popular conservative blog RedState.com says this about Planned Parenthood: "Our muddy moral moment might obscure this searing truth: we are not simply keeping up to speed with the Nazis. We are outpacing them.

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  2. Language in 'First Amendment Defense Act' stirring outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Interpretations of a bill introduced by Congressman Raul Labrador have caused quite a bit of outrage. As it is currently written, the bill would allow people and businesses to act in accordance with their religious beliefs without government interference.

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  3. Summer revolt as Mark Meadows files motion to remove John BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Hot Air

    The anger at Republican leadership in Congress is starting to boil over. North Carolina Congressman Mark Meadows is trying to get House Speaker John Boehner out for a variety of issues.

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  4. Early picks, fluid fieldRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Ridenbaugh Press

    It says something about the declining interest in politics as well as the media's declining interest in substance, prefering entertainment instead, that the still presumptive Republican nominee, Jeb Bush, could fly into Boise in late April, meet with 35 prominent Republican activists, depart and not one media outlet was aware of the visit. The long-time alpha wolf of the Idaho press corps, the Idaho Statesman's John Corlett, must have rolled over in his grave.

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  5. GOP leaders so far ignoring Boehner ouster attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Politico

    House GOP leaders so far are dismissing an attempt by Rep. Mark Meadows to remove John Boehner as House speaker. Top Republican aides say it's "very unlikely" that leaders would try to force a vote on Meadows' motion to vacate the chair - a response that some Boehner allies have recommended as a show of strength for the Ohio Republican.

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  6. False choice pitting gay rights, religious rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Olympian

    Some members of Congress are rushing to enact legislation to deal with a supposed threat to religious liberty posed by the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex civil marriage. But the grandiosely titled First Amendment Defense Act is unnecessary and could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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  7. John Kline supports bill allowing women to be fired for having sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | City Pages

    Introduced by Rep. Raul Labrador and Sen. Mike Lee , the broadly worded bill is a GOP response to the Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage. It's designed to protect citizens, companies, universities, and nonprofits from government backlash because they oppose anything outside "the union of one man and one woman" based on "religious beliefs and moral convictions."

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  8. The "First Amendment Defense Act" Is The Next Attack on LGBT RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Media Matters for America

    In response to the Supreme Court's historic marriage equality ruling, conservative media has endorsed a newly proposed federal bill called the "First Amendment Defense Act" . Though conservatives have touted FADA as an effort to protect religious liberty, critics warn the bill would undermine the government's ability to combat anti-gay discrimination.

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  9. Patent reform defectors emerge in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Hill

    The House Judiciary Committee's lopsided approval of patent reform legislation last month would not have looked as overwhelming if every member showed up. Six of the seven members of the committee who were absent told The Hill they are leaning toward opposing the measure in its current form.

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  10. War: Chamber of Commerce gearing up to take out conservative incumbents in the House next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Hot Air

    What a nifty illustration of Ted Cruz's point today about the GOP caucus being captured by K Street and corporate interests. The influential and well-heeled business group is already eyeing several races, but the plans are still in their infancy and the targets have not yet been decided upon, according to more than a half dozen Republican sources on K Street and Capitol Hill.

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  11. Anti-Discrimination, Pro-Discrimination Legislation to Battle in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Unicorn Booty

    Two competing bills are being introduced in Congress this week. One, called the Equality Act , aims to ban discrimination against LGBT Americans.

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  12. "The Equality Act": Democrats push bill banning LGBT discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Salon

    Where EDNA failed, the Equality Act will succeed. At least that is the hope of Congressional Democrats hoping to seize the landmark ruling in favor of same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court earlier this summer to expand LGBTQ rights to the workplace, the classroom and in public spaces.

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  13. Gay rights vs. religious rightsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | West Hawaii Today

    Some members of Congress are rushing to enact legislation to deal with a supposed threat to religious liberty posed by the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex civil marriage. But the grandiosely titled First Amendment Defense Act is unnecessary and could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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  14. Supporters of bill to protects rights of same-sex marriage foes open to compromiseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | BayouBuzz.com

    Supporters of legislation to protect the rights of churches and organizations opposed to same-sex marriage on religious or moral grounds are considering changes to avoid the controversy that marked similar bills offered in states such as Louisiana, Indiana The "First Amendment Defense Act" was drafted by Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho; and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, after the Supreme Court ruled last month that same- sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. Bayoubuzz.com provides this article only as a news aggregator, NOT as the publisher or as the author.

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  15. McConnell won't rule out vote on religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Washington Blade

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't rule out a vote on a federal religious freedom bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wouldn't rule out Tuesday the possibility of a floor vote on a federal religious freedom bill that critics say would enable anti-LGBT discrimination.

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  16. Why there's no need for the First Amendment Defense ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Supporters of Hood County Clerk Katie Lang gather at the courthouse in Granbury, Texas, on July 2, amid dueling same-sex marriage rallies. Supporters of Hood County Clerk Katie Lang gather at the courthouse in Granbury, Texas, on July 2, amid dueling same-sex marriage rallies.

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  17. Indiana-Style Bill Promoting Anti-Gay Discrimination Gains Steam In CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Towleroad

    Last month, we told you about the so-called First Amendment Defense Act, which is essentially a federal version of anti-LGBT license to discriminate measures that have been debated in numerous states. Now, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, the federal version is gaining steam.

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  18. The GOP Reach-Around on Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Republicans in Congress are pushing a bill to bar states from 'discriminating' against people who don't want to serve gay people. But at least one U.S. senator says this all started with a ruling on interracial marriage more than 30 years ago.

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  19. Video of Labrador on Meet the Press: 'There's Always Over-Hype...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Boise Weekly

    In the shadow of GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's caustic remarks regarding immigration, Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador made a return appearance to NBC's M eet the Press Sunday morning. "We have a problem at the border where we don't know who's coming in [and] who's leaving," said Labrador.

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  20. Sunday Morning Bobblehead ThreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Crooks and Liars

    Good Sunday Morning to you all! Hope you had a great weekend. Been in a big Monty Python mood lately hence the song choice.

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