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12 Mar
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Catholic Church against Georgia law extending time for sex victims to sue

The Roman Catholic Church came out strongly Friday against legislation that would extend the time child abuse victims would have to sue the perpetrators and the institutions that harbored them. Rep. Jason Spencer, R- Woodbine, introduced House Bill 605 and ...

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12 Mar
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbles during pointed ‘60 Minutes’ interview

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday night and stumbled in answering questions that journalist Lesley Stahl asked during a pointed interview. Stahl repeatedly challenged the education secretary, at one point suggesting that DeVos should visit underperforming ...

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12 Mar
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What Trump’s Judicial Nominees Have in Common: They Really Don’t Want LGBTQ People to Have Rights

The judicial nominees awaiting Senate action this year are all run-of-the-mill right wingers, except that they really seem to want to go after same-sex marriage. It’s time to sound the alarm again on another bunch of Trump judges queuing up ...

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12 Mar
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When Will Non-Religious Americans Finally Become an Effective Voting Bloc?

Even though Americans unaffiliated with any religion now make up nearly a quarter of the United States’ population, our political influence is disproportionately slight and likely could remain underpowered for a good while. The problem is that “Nones,” as demographers call us, ...

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