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Articles by Hemant Mehta

In Britain, Muslim Women Undermined While Seeking Office by Muslim Labour Councillors

February 8, 2016

Pop quiz: You are a member of a left-wing political party, traditionally concerned with equality and women’s rights. What do you do when your male councillors stand accused of a sustained, decades-long effort to sabotage female candidates in their communities?Follow-up: What if the councillors in question happen to be Muslim -- who also happen to be among your most reliable voting bloc?If your answer changed between the first and second question, you may just be fit to join Britain’s Labour Party.shutterstock_268247174
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Christians Protest Tennessee High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance Group, Comparing It to ISIS

February 8, 2016

You would think we're done with the days when the mere existence of a Gay-Straight Alliance group at a public high school was controversial. But Tennessee still exists. So, you know...At Franklin County High School, a group of bigots plan to rally against the GSA tonight at a meeting of the school board, as if their complaints are going to get the group to move off campus.John Wimley is a Christian who organized a Facebook page against the GSA group, saying that a pro-ISIS club wasn't too far behind:WimleyIsis
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Atheist Socialist Announces Candidacy for Vermont Lieutenant Governor in Bizarre Video

February 8, 2016

72-year-old Boots Wardinski has announced his candidacy to become the next Lieutenant Governor of Vermont. And in a state that gave rise to Bernie Sanders Wardinski is hoping that independent streak will carry him to victory, as he's running on behalf of the Progressive Party.This is the actual picture on his campaign website.His first campaign ad, which would give traditional campaign managers a heart attack, touts his socialism, pacifism, and atheism... while using poor audio and showing a rudimentary horse carriage-like-thing.
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