Jon Green
Jon Green graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and a Regional Field Director for President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Jon writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @_Jon_Green, and on Google+. .

Don't Tell Me to Wait

Don’t Tell Me to Wait

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Kerry Eleveld’s out with a new book on the LGBT movement’s relationship with President Obama. Read it.
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White House hedges on Equality Act

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The administration supports the bill’s goals, but isn’t ready to lend its support.
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Indiana Governor Pence testing the waters for raising “right to discriminate” bill from the dead

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The new bill would be a slightly watered down version of his last try. A zombie RFRA, if you will.
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Bobby Jindal and Ben Carson compete to see who can say the worst thing about the Oregon shooting

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The problem isn’t access to guns or even mental health. It’s absent fathers and pansy victims.

Fired gay priest: Vatican has a retreat for gay priests to pray the gay away

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As one might imagine, the Vatican hasn’t reported any success stories.
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Democrats are more literate than Republicans when they comment online

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Guess whose supporters came in last?
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When is the apocalypse happening? Tomorrow? Well, dang.

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According to a revised prediction, the end of the world is happening…soon.
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Lindsey Graham says he can’t remember why he voted against Hurricane Sandy relief

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Unfortunately for him, the rest of us do.
Bernie Sanders in 1991, via Wikimedia Commons

Is Bernie Sanders exaggerating his gay rights record?

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Bernie Sanders says he hasn’t evolved on gay rights because he was always there. Is that true?
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Augustus Sol Invictus should be disqualified from holding public office, but not because he sacrificed a goat

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His political views, not his religious views, are what’s incompatible with the Constitution.
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Hillary Clinton is coming for your guns(how loophole and manufacturer immunity)

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Hillary Clinton said something about guns. Cue the right wing freakout.
America, circa 2016, except Blount County, Tennessee, via Wikimedia Commons

Blount County, Tennessee to vote on whether to ask God to spare them from coming anti-gay wrath

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Every time the government endorses religion, an angel rips of a fish’s legs.
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Alabama judges are invoking Jim Crow laws to avoid issuing marriage licenses

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They do know how this story ends, right?
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