Random Headlines — 7/14/15

Violence Against Women and Gays Protest

BuzzFeed News – County in Missouri to lower flags ‘below half staff’ to mourn same-sex marriage.
The New York Times – Scott Walker enters 2016 presidential race, pledging conservative agenda.
NPR – Pentagon weighs allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military.
Talking Points Memo – Rick Santorum calls for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Wonkette – ‘Fitness and Liberty’ gun group uses rainbow flags as targets.
Raw Story – Court psychologist finds conservative clown Dinesh D’Souza ‘arrogant and intolerant.’
The American Prospect – Andrew Jackson’s dark legacy belongs to all of us — Democrat and Republican alike.
AlterNet – Four horrifying things Scott Walker did in Wisconsin that he could impose on all of America.

Random Headlines — 7/10/15

Greensboro Massacre

The New York Times – Era ends as South Carolina lowers Confederate flag.
AlterNet – South Carolina raised Confederate flag in ’61 to insult 9 black protesters — now took it down to honor 9 slain.
Salon – The Confederate flag is the American swastika and we should recoil from it in horror.
The Guardian – Georgia court to rule on whether Ku Klux Klan can join highway cleanup.
Talking Points Memo – Kentucky Governor and County Clerk in standoff over same-sex marriage.
Raw Story – Jesus camp for adults seeks to impose Christianity on the U.S. by converting 1,000 pastors into politicians.
The Daily Beast – FBI’s mistake let Dylann Roof buy a gun.
Politico – Scott Walker tweets his presidential run.