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It’s A Big Week. Don’t Screw It Up, SCOTUS

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U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments For Marriage Equality

via Mark Sherman, Associated Press The Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage Friday when it agreed to take up California’s ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples. The court’s action gives the justices the chance to say by late June whether gay … Continue reading

Boycott Rush Limbaugh’s Sponsors!

via Rhoda A, Daily Kos [Editress’ Note: Yesterday we told you about Rush Limbaugh’s appalling comments about Sandra Fluke. Today, we ask that you boycott his show’s sponsors to help send a message. Us “sluts” need to stick together.] UPDATE 3: According to ThinkProgress, a total of THIRTY sponsors have pulled their advertising from the Rush Limbaugh Show! … Continue reading

House Democrats Walk Out Of One-Sided Hearing On Contraception, Calling It An ‘Autocratic Regime’

via Amanda Terkel and Laura Bassett, The Huffington Post Three Democrats walked out of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and the birth control rule on Thursday to protest Chairman Darrell Issa’s (R-Calif.) refusal to allow a progressive woman to testify in favor of the Obama administration’s contraception rule. The morning … Continue reading

What Is SOPA? Anti-Piracy Bill Explained

via Luke Johnson, The Huffington Post The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act (PIPA), have ignited widespread online protests–yet there is considerable confusion surrounding the legislation. Here’s a rundown of how the bills would work: The legislation would allow copyright holders and the Justice Department to seek court … Continue reading

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