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During debate over a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act — which defines marriage as between a man and a woman — Senator Al Franken lambasted Focus on the Family right-winger Thomas Minnery, pointing to inaccuracies in his written testimony alleging the dangers of gay marriage. In commanding fashion, Franken called out the witness for his deceptive misreading of a Department of Health study, which Minnery used to back up his assertion that straight couples make better parents than gay ones. Turns out, the study says no such thing.

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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