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Florida family fights to stay together

The couple met on a blind date and fell in love. No family, especially one with two young children, should have to face so much adversity in order to stay united, they say.

 

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Air Force welcomes Wiccans and pagans

In Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S. Air Force Academy has dedicated an $80,000 outdoor worship center to followers of alternative religions.

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Lost in detention, 1 million deported and no justice

A broken immigration system including controversial policies like Secure Communities, rampant abuses in private detention facilities and a record number of deportations were investigated in a PBS Frontline documentary that aired this week on national television.

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Spirit Day: Wear purple on Thursday to support LGBT youth

Spirit Day was organized in 2010 as a response to the LGBT youth who had taken their own lives following relentless anti-LGBT bullying. On Oct. 20, individuals, schools and organizations wear purple, which symbolizes spirit on the rainbow flag.

Arrested for feeding the homeless

As police officers here arrested four people for distributing food to the homeless in an Orlando park, June 8, a crowd chanted, "Food is a right, not a privilege!"

Cuba Five prisoner paintings on exhibit in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine - Noted actress and dedicated political activist Vinie Burrows helped open an exhibition of paintings by Cuban Five political prisoner Antonio Guerrero on January 19 at the University of Southern Maine Library.

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Rights group says California abuses children

A recent Human Rights Watch report on California's neglect of children leaving foster care has gained considerable international coverage.

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Wave of opposition builds against Arizona law

On Thursday major civil liberties groups announced they will challenge the controversial law in court, and protests mount nationwide.

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Faith leaders condemn Arizona immigration law, renew call for reform

During a telephone press conference Thursday, Evangelical, Catholic and mainline Protestant leaders from across the country said they condemn the controversial Arizona immigration law.

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Text messages warn Arizona activists of sweeps

Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be a smart man, but that doesn't stop human rights activists from outsmarting him.

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