Category Archives: Human Rights

Physicians Group says Bush-Era Doctors Helped Perfect Torture Methods

Monday, June 7, 2010 This report is enough to make Dr. Joseph Mengele proud! Physicians for Human Rights, a prominent physicians group is alleging medical personnel were used to refine the effectiveness of waterboarding and other harsh torture techniques used … Continue reading

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Taliban Texas Still Executing Mentally Retarded Prisoners

Friday, January 15, 2010 Why won’t Texas just get on with it and secede from the Union? Despite the fact it is unconstitutional to execute mentally retarded prisoners in the United States, Texas has found a loophole to the law, … Continue reading

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Obama White House Condemns Uganda Kill Gays Bill

Saturday, December 12, 2009 From The Advocate: In its strongest statement yet, the Obama Administration condemned a homophobic Ugandan bill that would carry a death sentence for acts of homosexuality in some cases. Responding to an inquiry from The Advocate, … Continue reading

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Obama Has Time for Immigration but Not DADT and DOMA?

Sunday, November 15, 2009 President Obama has moved immigration reform to the top of his to-do list and well before the all-important 2010 midterms. The New York Times reports: The Obama administration will insist on measures to give legal status … Continue reading

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Mixed-Race Couple Denied Marriage License in Louisiana

Thursday, October 15, 2009 A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an mixed-race couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell,  justice of the peace in Tangipahoa … Continue reading

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The Catholics Really Hate the Gays

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 As the battle over a Maine ballot initiative that seeks to reverse the recent legalization of gay marriage equality in the state drags on, a homophobic Roman Catholic group called CatholicVoteAction.org is demanding the removal of … Continue reading

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Washington DC Archbishop Enters Antigay Marriage Debate

Friday, September 4, 2009 The Catholic church is up to it’s old queer-hating tricks again. This time, Washington DC Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl has increased the church’s involvement in opposition to marriage equality in the nation’s capital. Wuerl addressed 300 … Continue reading

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