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  • 2 Thrown Out Of Heated Meeting On Health Care Reform (Cleveland OH)

    08/13/2009 12:49:55 AM PDT · by boxerblues · 59 replies · 3,272+ views
    WEWS.com ^ | Aug 13, 2009
    CLEVELAND -- Usually a meeting called by your local congressperson only draws a few loyal constituents, but on Wednesday, Rep. Marcia Fudge became the latest Democrat to face friends and foes over President Barack Obama's health care reform plan. Hoping there would be strength in numbers, Democrats packed the Ford Auditorium at Case Western Reserve University to show their support for Fudge and the president's plan. But opponents made their presence known during a meeting that was billed as a state of the district address. "We have been trying to fix health care for more than 60 years. And we...
  • Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch (Not for weak stomachs)

    10/30/2007 9:11:11 PM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 74 replies · 653+ views
    Scotsman ^ | Sun 14 Oct 2007 | KATE FOSTER
    Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch KATE FOSTER IN THE annals of medical history, this could go down as one of the most effective but stomach-churning treatments ever devised. Scientists seeking a cure for a deadly superbug have successfully treated patients using human faeces. Trials in a Scottish hospital have shown patients suffering from the Clostridium difficile bug can be cured using 'donor stool' administered via a tube through the nose into their stomach. Clostridium difficile was last week at the heart of a damning report into cleaning failures at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust...
  • Amnesty International Organizes Worldwide Gay Protest Against Nicaragua

    09/22/2007 8:51:45 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 11 replies · 403+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 19, 2007 | Peter J. Smith
    Amnesty International Organizes Worldwide Gay Protest Against Nicaragua By Peter J. Smith MANAGUA, Nicaragua, September 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - After enshrining abortion as a human right in its humanitarian mission, Amnesty International has now stepped up its campaign to target nations that criminalize sodomy as grave violators of human rights, beginning with Nicaragua. Last week Amnesty International through its affiliates orchestrated international protests outside Nicaraguan embassies and consulates in Germany, Canada, Chile, Iceland, Mexico, Paraguay, Sweden and Taiwan, demanding the repeal of Nicaragua's sodomy ban. "Article 204 contradicts numerous provisions in international human rights law," said an Amnesty press release....
  • Larry King Inadvertently Performs Transgender Comedy Theater

    08/11/2007 6:53:19 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies · 1,148+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | August 11, 2007 | P.J. Gladnick
    It seemed like a comedy sketch meant to parody the unique Larry King interviewing style but last night satire met reality when King interviewed several transgendered people on his show. Because Larry didn't change his typical interview style a bit, the show came off as both extremely surreal as well as unintentionally hilarious. Here is a portion of the transcript from King's August 10 show which melodramatically begins with this introduction: UNIDENTIFIED MALE: She took away our father, but in return she gave me another parent, a better parent. Our love is unconditional.(END VIDEO CLIP)KING: An 18-year-old in transition from male...
  • GOVERNOR RENDELL TO UNVEIL MARKER HONORING THOSE WHO COMMIT ACTS OF SODOMY AT NATIONAL CELEBRATION

    04/28/2005 8:50:50 PM PDT · by 4lifeandliberty · 99 replies · 2,797+ views
    Life and Liberty Ministries ^ | 4/28/05 | Dennis Green
    GOVERNOR RENDELL TO UNVEIL MARKER HONORING THOSE WHO COMMIT ACTS OF SODOMY AT NATIONAL CELEBRATION April 28, 2005 Our Nation is in a downward spiral. Good is called evil and evil is called good. My eldest son Caleb and I have traveled to Philadelphia to speak up for righteousness during a celebration of sin hosted by Equality Forum. Please pray for the outreaches that will be taking place during this week and ask that the Father will draw the lost to Himself. Below are several excerpts from a recent press release from Equality Forum. This sinful nation is begging the...
  • Kerry Gives Exclusive Interview to Homosexual Activist Magazine

    09/28/2004 10:59:06 AM PDT · by NYer · 50 replies · 4,813+ views
    Life Site ^ | September 27, 2004
    LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Democratic Presidential candidate, John Kerry, granted an exclusive interview to the national homosexual activist magazine, The Advocate, on September 16. In the preamble, Advocate writer Chris Bull describes Kerry as "an ardent gay rights supporter." "One of the original cosponsors of legislation banning discrimination based on sexual orientation," he continues, "Kerry has achieved a nearly unblemished voting record on the issue. In 1996 he was the only senator up for re-election to vote against the antigay Defense of Marriage Act. Three years earlier he went before the Senate Armed Services Committee to testify...
  • Sex talk on campus: Columnists don't shy away from explicit advice

    09/23/2004 11:08:25 AM PDT · by Area Freeper · 39 replies · 1,705+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | Thursday, Sep 23, 2004 | DANA HULL
    "Roxy Sass," the sex columnist at the Stanford Daily, advises "tragically repressed" Stanford University students to stash sexual aids in their "trusty toy box." The Daily Cal's popular "Sex on Tuesday" column welcomed University of California, Berkeley students back to school with frank talk about morning-after manners and the etiquette of the "half-night stand" - sneaking out before the sun and the bed owner rise. And Yvonne K. Fulbright, the 29-year-old doctoral student who writes the "Sexpert Tells All" column for New York University's Washington Square News, is so well-known that she was invited to speak at freshman orientation. From...
  • Museum on a mission to save local gay history (Houston -TX)

    08/24/2004 10:24:44 AM PDT · by Jalapeno · 17 replies · 733+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | ALLAN TURNER
    Museum on a mission to save local gay history Collection shows long fight to gain rights in Houston By ALLAN TURNER Copyright 2004 Houston Chronicle HOUSTON'S GLBT MUSEUM Long after the odor faded, the memory lingers. In a dimly lit, nighttime alley, a lone man rummaged through a giant trash bin, heaving bag after garbage bag to the pavement. He could have been a homeless man digging for a meal. But this intrepid anonymous raider of the greasy Dumpster was a guerrilla of history. His mission: to save from an ignoble burial in a city landfill the documents of a...
  • How the Mainstream Media Cover for Gay Activists

    03/14/2004 8:08:58 AM PST · by mrustow · 45 replies · 720+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 14 March 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    The mainstream media have two complementary tactics in covering homosexual-related news: Flooding the zone with stories portraying gays as victims or heroes, and damming up the flow of information, when it would present gays in a less than favorable light. And sometimes both tactics are used within the same story.Consider coverage of the illegal same-sex “weddings” in San Francisco and New Paltz, New York. Several stories on the New Paltz “weddings” mentioned Tom Duane, an openly gay New York State Senator, who represents the Chelsea section of Manhattan.On March 2, Ulster County District Attorney Donald Williams charged New Paltz Mayor...
  • D.A.: I'll arrest same-sex wedders - Says homosexuals committing frauds

    03/04/2004 8:41:45 AM PST · by Happy2BMe · 35 replies · 579+ views
    QUEERLY BELOVEDD.A.: I'll arrest same-sex weddersSays homosexuals purporting to be 'married' committing frauds Posted: March 4, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com A district attorney running for Pennsylvania attorney general is vowing to arrest anyone associated with same-sex weddings. "There should be no Rosie O'Donnell weddings in Pennsylvania, and there won't be if I'm the attorney general," Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor Jr. told the Philadelphia Inquirer. Even though same-sex marriages are currently illegal in the Keystone State and there haven't been any homosexual couples forthcoming to seek a marriage license, Castor issued a letter to the local reigster of wills...
  • GAY CRY: MARRY US, MIKE

    03/01/2004 2:47:41 AM PST · by kattracks · 7 replies · 499+ views
    New York Post ^ | 3/01/04 | STEPHANIE GASKELL
    <p>March 1, 2004 -- Hundreds of protesters descended on City Hall yesterday to demand that Mayor Bloomberg allow the city clerk to perform same-sex marriages.</p> <p>"In a city of tolerance, diversity and unity, it is past time that Mayor Bloomberg give the basic, fundamental civil right of marriage to same-sex couples," said City Council Speaker Gifford Miller (D-Manhattan).</p>
  • Gays fear fallout of San Francisco rites

    02/24/2004 12:25:03 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies · 492+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | Raphael Lewis,
    <p>When San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples this month, many in the gay rights movement nationwide cheered.</p> <p>But in Massachusetts, the sudden act of civil disobedience is setting off deep concern among some leading gay advocates, who worry the move could undercut the push for same-sex marriage here.</p>
  • FREEDOM-TO-MARRY ACTIVISTS BORROW STRATEGY FROM FIGHT FOR RACIAL EQUALITY (Barf alert)

    02/22/2004 11:36:40 PM PST · by longtermmemmory · 5 replies · 431+ views
    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom touched off a defiant outburst of matrimony 10 days ago when he decided his city would issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. These marriages -- now more than 3,000 -- are also one of the most flagrant acts of mass civil disobedience in recent years. The freedom-to-marry movement has long grounded its cause in the rhetoric and precedents of the American civil rights movement. As she began her arguments for gay marriage before the Vermont Supreme Court in 1998, lawyer Beth Robinson cited a landmark case from 1948, when the California Supreme Court...
  • What "Gay" Marriage Will Mean for our Children

    02/22/2004 4:50:09 PM PST · by GrandMoM · 155 replies · 1,528+ views
    Mission America ^ | 2/22/04 | Linda P. Harvey
    What "Gay" Marriage Will Mean for our Children By Linda P. Harvey Column originally published on WorldNetDaily.com, July 19, 2003 © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com "Same sex marriage? It doesn't bother me!" In many circles, this is the prevailing sentiment regarding the possible legalization of same-sex relationships as "marriages" in the U.S. If the Supreme Court in the state of Massachusetts rules in favor of the homosexual couples who have sued for marriage rights, then other states will most likely be forced to recognize these couplings as marriages under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the U.S. Constitution. There's just one...
  • Governor fears unrest unless same-sex marriages are halted (GAY MARRIAGE HOMOAGENDA CIVIL WAR).

    02/22/2004 9:37:24 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 90 replies · 1,018+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/22/04 | Edward Epstein
    <p>Washington -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger turned up the rhetoric against San Francisco's move to allow same-sex marriages, saying on national TV Sunday that he fears outbreaks of serious civil unrest if the ceremonies continue at City Hall.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger said on NBC's "Meet the Press'' that he fears worsening protests about the divisive issue and worries the situation could get out of hand if courts don't quickly stop the marriages, which are being performed in defiance of existing state law.</p>
  • Gay couples queue to wed in San Francisco as Bush weighs in against them

    02/19/2004 5:55:26 AM PST · by Happy2BMe · 34 replies · 424+ views
    Thursday February 19, 4:27 PMGay couples queue to wed in San Francisco as Bush weighs in against them Scores of gay couples married in San Francisco as US President George W. Bush said he was "troubled" by the same-sex marriages, which have won a legal respite.Bush said he was following the situation "very carefully," after more than 2,600 homosexual marriages were sanctioned by the city during the past six days.The president, who has warned several times that he may seek or endorse a constitutional amendment making such unions illegal, told reporters at the White House that "these events are influencing...
  • Bush 'Troubled' by Gay Marriage Issue (RE: San Fran weddings)

    02/18/2004 9:28:40 AM PST · by KantianBurke · 138 replies · 586+ views
    WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) said Wednesday he was "troubled" by gay weddings in San Francisco and by legal decisions in Massachusetts that could clear the way for same-sex marriage. But he declined to say whether he is any closer to backing a constitutional ban on such vows. "I have watched carefully what's happening in San Francisco, where licenses were being issued, even though the law states otherwise," Bush said. "I have consistently stated that I'll support law to protect marriage between a man and a woman. Obviously these events are influencing my decision." "I am watching...
  • Company's 'Tolerance' Clause Prompts Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

    02/18/2004 4:37:41 AM PST · by kattracks · 50 replies · 428+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 2/18/04 | Melanie Hunter
    (CNSNews.com) - A Denver man is suing AT&T Broadband after he was fired for refusing to sign off on "tolerance" portions of the company's employee handbook that he felt violated his religious beliefs. The handbook contained a provision that "each person at AT&T Broadband is charged with the responsibility to fully recognize, respect and value the differences among all of us," including "sexual orientation." Albert Buonanno said his religious beliefs prevented him from condoning or approving of homosexuality. Attorneys for the Rutherford Institute are presenting testimony in federal court in Washington on behalf of Buonanno, who worked as a quota...
  • 'Gay' Marriage Pushed to Center of US Political Debate

    02/15/2004 4:14:29 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 30 replies · 441+ views
    Voice of America News ^ | 15 February 2004 | Stephanie Ho
    Recent developments on both U.S. coasts have pushed the issue of marriage between two people of the same sex into American headlines. Authorities in San Francisco have officially married hundreds of gay and lesbian couples since Thursday. At the same time, lawmakers in Massachusetts failed to agree on an amendment to the state constitution that would have defined marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman. Drivers honking their support added to the party atmosphere in front of San Francisco's City Hall - where for the past few days, hundreds of same-sex couples have waited in line...
  • MTV starts Gay/Lesbian network for regular cable

    02/11/2004 7:27:43 AM PST · by Dan12180 · 50 replies · 460+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Tue Feb 10, 7:00 PM ET | JOHN DEMPSEY
    MTV Networks revs up gay-themed Outlet NEW YORK (Variety) --- MTV Networks, buoyed by positive talks with top cable operators, has begun stepping up the planning for Outlet, a 24-hour network aimed at gays and lesbians. In development for more than two years, Outlet failed to launch in 2002 because MTV had brought in sister network Showtime to market it as a pay channel. When that strategy didn't pass muster with cable operators, Showtime bowed out of the picture and MTV repositioned Outlet as an ad-supported, digital, basic cable network. But with that repositioning, MTV has had to change its...