What do Gov. Pence, Planned Parenthood and Indiana’s HIV epidemic all have in common?

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/31/1374620/-Indiana-faces-HIV-outbreak-after-defunding-Planned-Parenthood-testing-centers?detail=facebook_sf

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Whistleblower cop: Oxnard, Calif., police get gun and skull tattoos every time they shoot someone

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/31/1374603/-Whistleblower-cop-Oxnard-California-police-get-gun-skull-tattoos-every-time-they-shoot-someone?detail=facebook_sf

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Pence and the Indiana Legislature were warned by 30 expert law professors

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/31/1374579/-Pence-and-the-Indiana-Legislature-were-warned-by-30-expert-law-professors?detail=facebook_sf

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The City-States will veto Red States in the Culture War — Medium

https://medium.com/@ericgarland/the-city-states-will-veto-red-states-in-the-culture-war-5e0bf5ea6ad2

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16 Shocking Allegations In Scientology Documentary ‘Going Clear’

http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/6939318?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

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Amusing Planet: Supai: An Isolated Indian Village Inside the Grand Canyon

http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/03/supai-isolated-indian-village-inside.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+amusingplanet+(Amusing+Planet)&m=1

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Indiana Gov. Stunned by Number of People with Gay Friends – The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/indiana-governor-stunned-by-how-many-people-seem-to-have-gay-friends?mbid=nl_Borowitz%20(10)&cndid=21023073&mbid=nl_Borowitz%20(10)&CNDID=21023073&spMailingID=7623114&spUserID=MjQ0MTcwMjY3OTYS1&spJobID=642714574&spReportId=NjQyNzE0NTc0S0

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Six seconds that shaped 1,500 songs – BBC News

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32087287?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=facebook

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The 16 Best Comedy Central Roast Sets Ever — Vulture

http://www.vulture.com/2013/08/15-best-comedy-central-roast-sets-ever.html?mid=facebook_vulture

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The Sea Women of South Korea – The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/sea-women-of-south-korea?mbid=nl_033015_Daily&CNDID=21023073&mbid=nl_033015_Daily&CNDID=21023073&spMailingID=7623272&spUserID=MjQ0MTcwMjY3OTYS1&spJobID=642717549&spReportId=NjQyNzE3NTQ5S0

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Sorry Mike, Indiana Is Neither Kind Nor Welcoming to Gays Anymore | Mother Jones

http://m.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2015/03/sorry-mike-indiana-neither-kind-nor-welcoming-gays-anymore

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To Catch a Torturer: One Attorney’s 28-Year Pursuit of Racist Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge – I n These Times

http://inthesetimes.com/article/17794/to-catch-a-torturer-one-attorneys-28-year-pursuit-of-racist-chicago-police

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Indiana’s Mike Pence is starting to look like Lester Maddox — without the spine – Salon.com

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/30/indiana%E2%80%99s_mike_pence_is_starting_to_look_like_lester_maddox_without_the_spine/?source=newsletter

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I am a Christian business owner in Indiana

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/29/1374145/-I-am-a-Christian-business-owner-in-Indiana?detail=facebook_sf

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Satanic Reverses: Religious Exceptions Are a Real Win for Devil Worshippers | Mother Jones

http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2015/03/satanists-church-state-rulings

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Who lobbied Indiana’s governor Pence to sign the pro-discrimination bill? He ain’t saying.

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:

Three days ago I posted a picture of the signing of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Bill” by governor Mike Pence:

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Apparently there was another photo, too, with a different group of “guests” at the signing, including lobbyists  And some of those guests were identified by the GLAAD Facebook page with the caption, “Some of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s guests at the signing of the state’s ‘license to discriminate’ bill look familiar to us.” (GLAAD’s former name was “Gay & Lesbian Alliance against defamation”.)

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To make it easier for you to see what these people have said about homosexuality, here are the links (note—it ain’t pretty!):

Curt Smith
Eric Miller
Micah Clark

Note that, according to GLAAD, Governor Pence refused to identify lobbyists in the photo when asked by the Indianapolis Star newspaper  That is indeed the case, for here’s the Star‘s article verifying it:

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Steep Costs of Inmate Phone Calls Are Under Scrutiny – NYTimes.com

Steep Costs of Inmate Phone Calls Are Under Scrutiny – NYTimes.com.

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State Attorneys Tell Supreme Court That Gay People Are Too Powerful To Have Equal Rights | ThinkProgress

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/03/30/3640355/state-attorneys-tell-supreme-court-gay-people-powerful-equal-rights/

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Indiana Bill Signing Guest Bigots

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/29/1374042/-Indiana-Bill-Signing-Guest-Bigots

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Going Clear Is a Jaw-Dropping Exposé — Vulture

http://www.vulture.com/2015/01/sundance-going-clear-is-a-jaw-dropping-expos.html?mid=facebook_nymag

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Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous – The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/pro-discrimination-religious-freedom-laws-are-dangerous-to-america/2015/03/29/bdb4ce9e-d66d-11e4-ba28-f2a685dc7f89_story.html?tid=sm_fb

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How Idealism, Expressed in Concrete Steps, Can Fight Climate Change – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/29/upshot/how-idealism-expressed-in-concrete-steps-can-fight-climate-change.html?referrer=&_r=0

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President Obama Interviews the Creator of “The Wire”David Simon — Medium

https://medium.com/@WhiteHouse/president-obama-interviews-the-creator-of-the-wire-david-simon-40fb7bd29b18

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Amusing Planet: John Bramblitt, The Blind Painter

http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/03/john-bramblitt-blind-painter.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+amusingplanet+(Amusing+Planet)&m=1

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Trillion Dollar Fraudsters – NYTimes.com

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