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Rick Perry and…Friends?

With Texas governor Rick Perry throwing his hat into the Grand Old Party circus ring last month, the disturbing anti-gay elements which have permeated this GOP primary season continued. Since his August 13th announcement, Perry has made his anti-gay position … Continued

Politics

Cross-Post: Tennessee Jumps on the Anti-Sharia Bandwagon

Gratefully borrowed from the pages of Talking Points Memo. By Melissa Jeltsen | February 24, 2011: Refraining from eating pork? Giving alms to the poor? These could become criminal activities in Tennessee, where a proposed law would make adherence to … Continued

Immigration

For Immediate Release: Radio Message Warns Iowa Listeners of Looming Threat to Constitution

A radio campaign launching February 14 asks Iowa listeners to call Rep. Steven King, R-Iowa, and urge him to leave the Constitution alone. Airing on four Iowa stations, the radio spots say that Rep. King’s efforts will undermine the Constitution … Continued

Politics

Arizona: The Path to Criminalization

by Chris Griffin Arizona has fallen on rough times recently and we have a lot of work to do to get past it all.  In the wake of the tragic shooting in Tucson many have expressed concern about the course … Continued

Immigration

Students protest anti-immigrant group FAIR for attacks on Constitution

On January 20, 2011, university students in Washington DC gathered outside of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) headquarters to protest attacks on the U.S. Constitution. Earlier this month, FAIR and its legal arm, Immigration Reform Law Institute, announced … Continued

Immigration

Arizona Laws Dismantle a Century of American Progress

Not since Back to the Future III has history been rolled back as much as we have seen done by the Arizona State Legislature this year. In just one legislative session the Arizona has brought back into fashion second class … Continued

Politics

Targeting Immigrant Children: Arizona’s Crumbling Moral Foundation

As if the recently-enacted Arizona law targeting ethnic studies in the state’s public schools were not enough; as if a now-scuttled attempt to “lighten” the faces of children in a Prescott mural were not enough; and as if the state’s … Continued