Random Headlines — 4/25/14

Anti-gay groups give misleading testimony to the UN, trans people are added to the Violence Against Women Act, Gov. Phil Bryant signs bill criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks, and more.

Right Wing Watch – The Family Research Council and C-FAM give misleading testimony to the UN, claiming that “legalizing abortion endangers the lives of women.”
Salon – Brown University allows rapist to reenroll after a semester-long suspension.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution – A new lawsuit challenges Georgia’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Joe. My. God. – Anti-gay lunatics throw hissy fit over Harvey Milk stamp.
Think Progress – Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signs a bill which criminalizes abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Americans United – Alabama Supreme Court upholds the child endangerment conviction of a woman who used chemical substances during her pregnancy. Chief Justice Roy Moore saturates his concurring opinion with references to God and the Bible.
The TransAdvocate – Trans people are added to the Violence Against Women Act.
Equality Matters – Fox News mocks Chelsea Manning as a “male” and a “gender bender.”
Mother Jones – Solitary confinement used as a punishment for female prisoners who report rape.

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