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GOP Lawmaker Calls Abe Lincoln the 'Same Sort of Tyrant' As Hitler, Thinks the Civil War Was 'Unnecessary'

North Carolina rep. Larry Pittman was evidently not in great spirits yesterday after his unconstitutional bill to restore a same-sex marriage ban in the state was slapped down by the Republican House Speaker. And what do Republican officials apparently love to do when the going gets tough? Make an extremely offensive…

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Ever since the Liberian civil war ended in 2003, reports of how the country is rebuilding have focused on reintegrating "warriors" into society and treating sexual abuse victims, but many women are both. A new documentary, Women of Liberia: Fighting for Peace, focuses on the 30,000 women who made up nearly 1/3 of the…