Random Headlines — 2/11/15


Sam Brownback rescinds protections for LGBT state workers, a KKK group issues a “call to arms” over marriage equality in Alabama, Paul Elam admits men aren’t “oppressed,” and more.

Kansas City Star – Gov. Sam Brownback rescinds protected-class status for LGBT state workers in Kansas.

Salon – Black girls are suspended six times more often than white girls.

Hatewatch – Klan group issues ‘call to arms’ over Alabama same-sex marriage ruling.

Media Matters – Bill O’Reilly invites hate group representative to attack SPLC after Ben Carson added to ‘extremist files.’

Talking Points Memo – MLK’s mother was assassinated, too: The forgotten women of Black History Month.

Think Progress – Conservatives seize on hugely flawed study about same-sex parents.

The Raw Story – Men’s rights activist Paul Elam: ‘I don’t think men are oppressed.’

Politico – The GOP’s Alabama problem: Candidates confront the issue of states’ rights — again.