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Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton has teamed up with the Human Rights Campaign to publicly support same-sex marriage.  The video comes at a crucial time, as the Supreme Court is about to begin hearing challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act on Tuesday, March 26.

“A little over a year ago in Geneva, I told the nations of the world that gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights. And that the United States would be a leader in defending those rights.” Clinton says. “I believe America is at its best when we champion the freedom and dignity of every human being. That’s who we are. It’s in our DNA.”

President of the Heritage Foundation and former Republican senator from South Carolina, Jim DeMint, released his own video on Sunday to voice his support for DOMA. The National Organization for Marriage will be holding a Marriage March on March 26 to bring attention to protecting conservatives’ narrow definition of marriage.

Vice President Joe Biden, President Obama, former governor Jon Huntsman (R-UT), and most recently Republican senator Rob Portman (R-OH) have all announced their support for marriage equality. DeMint and his conservative colleagues are slowly getting the message that their beliefs are completely out of touch with public support.

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAGA movement and far-right Christian fundamentalists have downplayed its severity — inspiring critics to slam MAGA as a suicidal "death cult." Christian fundamentalist Joy Pullmann, in a shocking op-ed published by the far-right website The Federalist on the day of Gen. Colin Powell's death, argues that Christians should welcome death from COVID-19, like any other cause of death, as "a good thing." And she attacks the "pagan assumptions" of those who argue in favor of widespread vaccination.

"For Christians, death is good," Pullmann writes. "Yes, death is also an evil — its existence is a result of sin. But thanks be to God, Jesus Christ has redeemed even death. In his resurrection, Christ has transformed death into a portal to eternal life for Christians…. The Christian faith makes it very clear that death, while sad to those left behind and a tragic consequence of human sin, is now good for all who believe in Christ."

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Don Winslow, the author of several New York Times bestsellers, blasted Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) in a newly-released video shared on social media.

For months now, Manchin has positioned himself as one of the main roadblocks of President Joe Biden's proposed Build Back Better agenda, pushing back on key provisions including child tax credits and climate initiatives.

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