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Santorum invokes Westboro’s ‘God hates fags’ slogan to defend religious freedom laws

Monday, April 6, 2015
Rick Santorum
Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), on Sunday said he supports “religious freedom” laws like those in Indiana and Arkansas, and that they are not meant to discriminate against gays and lesbians. ...

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Bar patron says he was assaulted, called gay slur by hotel bouncer

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Bobby Beltran
Bobby Beltran, 31, says the incident occurred March 15 after he and a his friends were asked to leave the W Hotel bar because they were too drunk. ...

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Peru rejects civil unions bill after Catholic bishop calls gay lawmaker a ‘faggot’

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Monsignor Luis Bambarén
Lawmaker Carlos Bruce said he was disappointed a representative of the Catholic Church, "apparently lacking arguments, now resorts to insults.” ...

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Confrontation sparked by alleged gay slur leads to hit and run caught on camera

Sunday, February 22, 2015
An altercation outside a Phoenix record store escalated into a hit and run that was caught on camera, and the victim says the incident all started with a gay slur. ...

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Alabama to recall vanity license plate containing gay slur ‘NOHOMO’

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Scott Johnson
State officials say the license plate slipped past its three-member review panel. ...

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FSU faculty member resigns following anti-gay, anti-Muslim Facebook rant

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Deborah O'Connor
A college professor has resigned following a Facebook rant where she called another user a "faggot" and referred to Muslims as "filthy rodents." ...

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Alaska same-sex couple finds anti-gay signs on their car, vandalism to home

Saturday, December 6, 2014
This sign was discovered by a same-sex couple outside of their home in Anchorage.
A gay couple in Anchorage says their home was targeted with acts of vandalism including a soup-like substance on their mailbox and obscene signs left on their car. ...

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Man sentenced to 6 months for shooting couple with BB gun outside gay bar

Friday, November 28, 2014
Wayne Steven Odegard
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man who harassed customers outside a popular Minneapolis gay bar in September, and after yelling gay slurs, pulled out a CO2 powered BB gun and shot at a same-sex couple, has been sentenced to six months ...

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Bullied teen found guilty of assault in fight that left him with traumatic brain injury

Friday, November 21, 2014
Eric Martin
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A Virginia teen who was brutally beaten and left with a traumatic brain injury following a school melee in September, was found guilty Friday on one count of simple assault. ...

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Two arrested, third sought in ambush, attack on gay man in California

Friday, November 14, 2014
Ethan Walker is wanted in connection with the Oct. 28 attack on a gay man in Victorville, Calif.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- Authorities in Southern California have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third they say led an attack on a man who was struck with rocks, bottles and a wooden board because he's gay. ...

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