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GOP Representative Prays for Fetuses, Mocks Obama’s Tears

U.S. Rep. Steve King gave his seat to the "lives of more than 55 million aborted babies" at the president's final State of the Union Address in defiance of Obama's push for stricter gun laws.

U.S. Rep. Steve King gave his seat to the “lives of more than 55 million aborted babies” at the president’s final State of the Union Address in defiance of Obama’s push for stricter gun laws.

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Gun Violence Is a Public Health Crisis, So Why Isn’t the CDC Researching It?

As the nation’s official agency charged with protecting public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's mission is to conduct "critical science" and provide "health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats." Except, apparently, when it comes to gun violence.

As the nation’s official agency charged with protecting public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s mission is to conduct “critical science” and provide “health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats.” Except, apparently, when it comes to gun violence.

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White Chicago Policeman Charged in Black Teen’s Shooting Death

Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder a day before release of a video showing Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times.

Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder a day before release of a video showing Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times.

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Campaign Week in Review: Mike Huckabee Pushes ‘Personhood’ to Outlaw Abortion

Ben Carson proposed transgender people get their own bathrooms, Mike Huckabee advocated for “personhood” laws, and Hillary Clinton met with families who lost children to police violence.

Ben Carson proposed transgender people get their own bathrooms, Mike Huckabee advocated for “personhood” laws, and Hillary Clinton met with families who lost children to police violence.

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Campaign Week in Review: ‘Ben Carson Said WHAT?’ Edition

Ben Carson said that the private sector needs to come to the rescue of the under-educated women who have unplanned pregnancies, and John Kasich treated young women’s interest in politics like a joke.

Ben Carson said that the private sector needs to come to the rescue of the undereducated women who have unplanned pregnancies, and John Kasich treated young women’s interest in politics like a joke.

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Huckabee Open to the Idea of Using Federal Troops to Stop Legal Abortion

Huckabee's recent comments about abortion invoked the image of forcing women to give birth at gunpoint. But while other conservatives won't actually bring up the idea of violent force, their goal—forced childbirth—is exactly the same.

Huckabee’s recent comments about abortion invoked the image of forcing women to give birth at gunpoint. But while other conservatives won’t actually bring up the idea of violent force, their goal—forced childbirth—is exactly the same.

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Powerless in the Face of White Supremacy and a Gun

While out shopping in Georgia at my favorite bookstore, the same day the Emanuel AME Church reopened its doors after the mass shooting, a white man in camouflage entered the store openly carrying a gun on his hip. This tense moment was too soon.

While out shopping in Georgia at my favorite bookstore, the same day the Emanuel AME Church reopened its doors after the mass shooting, a white man in camouflage entered the store openly carrying a gun on his hip. This tense moment was too soon.

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Video Games, Violence, and the Black Lives Matter Movement: How My Hobby Became a Trigger

People are killing all around me, in real life and in games, and sometimes it feels like I can't escape it.

People are killing all around me, in real life and in games, and sometimes it feels like I can’t escape it.

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Petition Urges Telecom Companies to Improve Location Technology That FCC Says Could Save Lives

Ms. Magazine launched a petition and social action campaign on Thursday urging the country’s top telecom companies to improve their location technology for 9-1-1 calls.

Ms. Magazine launched a petition and social action campaign on Thursday urging the country’s top telecom companies to improve their location technology for 9-1-1 calls.

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Renisha McBride’s Killer Convicted of Second-Degree Murder, Manslaughter, Firearm Charges

McBride's parents praised the jury's verdict, saying that justice was served and that McBride's shooting "was no accident."

McBride’s parents praised the jury’s verdict, saying that justice was served and that McBride’s shooting “was no accident.”

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