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  • How Judaism inspires the first openly gay politician in Michigan state office

    02/24/2019 11:47:37 AM PST · by Salman · 22 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 22 February 2019 | Josefin Dolsten
    JTA — Dana Nessel has spent much of her career challenging the state and federal government to advance progressive causes. In 2015, the Jewish attorney successfully argued in a case to overturn Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. The lawsuit, in which Nessel represented a lesbian couple looking to jointly adopt their foster children, was later combined with others in that year’s landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage. But after the 2016 presidential election, Nessel, 49, decided she wanted to go about things in a different way. As she saw “egregious policies” at the federal and...
  • Democrats ‘Shocked’ Michigan Election Official Was Charged with Felony Election Fraud

    09/24/2019 10:46:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies ^ | by Jerry Lambe | 3:41 pm, September 23rd, 2019
    A Michigan election official on Monday was arrested on charges of voter fraud in connection with her oversight of the November 2018 election, much to the surprise and dismay of state Democrats. Southfield City Clerk Sherikia L. Hawkins, 38, was charged with six felony criminal counts, including falsifying records, forgery of a public records, misconduct in office, and three counts of using a computer to commit a crime, according to a press release from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office. Hawkins was praised just four months ago by the Michigan Democratic Party, and was a Dingell/Levin Award honoree. Huge shoutout to...
  • Michigan City Clerk Charged with Altering Ballots in 2018 Midterms

    09/24/2019 2:09:07 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 62 replies
    nationalreview ^ | September 24, 2019 | JACK CROWE
    Sherikia Hawkins was charged Monday with six felony counts for allegedly altering absentee ballots during the November 2018 election in her capacity as city clerk for the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Mich. Hawkins, a 38-year-old registered Democrat, stands accused of altering 193 absentee ballots. She was arraigned Monday in Southfield on charges including falsifying returns or records, forgery of a public record, misconduct in office, and multiple counts of using a computer to commit a crime. She was released on $15,000 bond. The alleged misconduct was discovered after the Oakland County Clerk’s Office noticed that 193 voter files had been...
  • Police seized 57 items from Saginaw Diocese during raid, including 'victim list'

    06/04/2019 1:21:07 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 22 replies
    MLive Media Group ^ | June 3, 2019 | Cole Waterman,
    SAGINAW, MI – When police executed search warrants at three Catholic Diocese of Saginaw properties last year during an investigation into claims of sexual abuse of minors, documents show they seized nearly 60 items of evidence. Among them, located in the bottom drawer of a filing cabinet at diocese headquarters, was a file labeled “victim list.” That information is contained in search warrant paperwork detailing what police seized during the March 2018 raid. The paperwork was recently unsealed and copies were obtained by MLive and The Saginaw News. The list of confiscated property shows investigators took 57 items during the...
  • Michigan AG Offers Double Dose of Anti-Catholicism

    04/04/2019 6:27:58 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 3/27/19 | Bruce Walker
    Dana Nessel forces Catholic agencies to adopt out to same-sex couplesMichigan's first openly gay attorney general this month announced she's using her position to stifle Catholic and other religious groups. Dana Nessel, elected as Michigan's 54th attorney general in November, has halted all state funding for adoption and foster care agencies that refuse services to gay couples based on religious conscience grounds. Nessel and her "wife" Alanna Maguire are themselves raising twin boys. Nessel also announced she was establishing a "Hate Crimes Unit" (HCU) within the criminal division of the Michigan attorney general's office. The HCU will launch investigations and...
  • Michigan’s Lesbian AG Investigating Catholic Media Org as Part of ‘Hate Group’ Crackdown

    03/19/2019 5:35:37 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 35 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 3/15/19 | Martin M. Barillas
    LANSING, Michigan, March 15, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Michigan’s lesbian attorney general and the state’s Department of Civil Rights director are investigating organizations the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has deemed “hate groups.” One such group in their state is Catholic news service Church Militant, which reports on clerical sexual misdeeds and advocates adherence to the teachings of the Catholic Church. The SPLC has labeled Church Militant “anti-LGBT.” The law center lumps pro-life, pro-marriage, and Christian organizations in with neo-Nazis and the KKK as “hate groups.” Its “hate map” inspired a man to attempt a shooting rampage at the Family...
  • Snyder signs bill to make Michigan ballot drives tougher

    12/28/2018 9:24:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 28, 2018 | David Eggert
    Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed a law making it harder for groups to put proposals on the Michigan ballot, imposing a geographical-based requirement that may prevent them from gathering signatures for petitions mainly from the most populated areas. The move followed voters’ passage of three Democratic-backed proposals last month and Republicans’ unprecedented tactic — enacted by the term-limited governor two weeks ago — to weaken minimum wage and paid sick time laws that began as ballot initiatives. Legal challenges are expected in Michigan and neighboring Wisconsin, where the GOP recently passed more sweeping laws to curtail incoming Democrats....
  • Democrats Are Now Running Campaigns That Specifically Tell Voters Not To Vote For A Man...

    12/01/2017 7:35:32 AM PST · by blam · 34 replies
    SHTF PLAN ^ | 12-1-2017 | Alex Thomas
    Despite losing the 2016 election largely because the Democrat Party refused to move away from divisive identity based politics they have apparently not learned their lesson, with at least one powerful female Democrat deciding to piggyback off the wave of sexual assault allegations sweeping the country by openly telling Michigan voters to vote for her because she is a women. Democratic candidate for Michigan’s Attorney General, Dana Nessel, has released an ad for her campaign that directly implies that voters should choose her simply because she does not have a penis and therefore cannot sexually assault someone she works with...