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Liberty Talks 7-7-15 Podcast

Jennifer and Pepper tackle the hysterical response to gay marriage and take a look at the First Church of Cannabis”.    

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Does It Matter That 95 Percent Of Elected Prosecutors Are White?

By Amita Kelly “The group of people who are really the managers of the criminal justice system in America are concentrated among one demographic group: white men,” said an author

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Congress Considers Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind Standards

By Juana Summers Congress is considering a reauthorization of No Child Left Behind education standards that could have sweeping effects on schools. But there’s a fight over testing, state control

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First Church of Cannabis Files Suit

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz The First Church of Cannabis is going to court for the right to use marijuana as part of its sacrament under Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration law. The

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Sanders Among The Least Wealthy Presidential Candidates

By Alex Keefe But his congressional salary puts him in the top five percent of income earners. » E-Mail This …read more Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/07/08/421151627/sanders-among-the-least-wealthy-presidential-candidates?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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Clinton Is ‘Worried’ About Bernie Sanders — But Should She Be?

By Jessica Taylor Democrats say the front-runner is wise to not take the insurgent Vermont senator for granted, given her loss in 2008. But the signs aren’t there yet that

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Indiana Democrats and Republicans Debate “Fuzzy Math”

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz Indiana Democrats are attacking Governor Mike Pence, saying his assessment of the state’s economy is based on “fuzzy math”. In a news release issued this week, State

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Assisted Suicide Bill In California Hits Major Roadblock

By Stephanie O’Neill California’s assisted suicide legislation failed to move forward on Tuesday. The bill was pulled before the Assembly’s Health Committee could vote on it. » E-Mail This …read

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House And Senate Lawmakers Work To Revise No Child Left Behind Law

By Juana Summers Passed in 2001, the education law established more standardized testing and education data collection than at any time in U.S. history. Congress is looking to reauthorize it,

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Negotiators Continue Talks On Iran’s Nuclear Program Past Deadline

By Peter Kenyon Arms sales to Iran and inspections of military sites were two of the sticking points that pushed negotiators past their deadline in Iran nuclear talks on Tuesday.