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The Jiggle Test Should Only Be Allowed If NFL Players Have To Pass As Well

Earlier this year, cheerleaders from some half-dozen NFL football teams filed a class-action lawsuit for, among other things, being paid less than the minimum wage and being fined for gaining a few pounds. And don't get me going on the jiggle test...

The Jiggle Test Should Only Be Allowed If NFL Players Have To Pass As Well

Update: According to Slate's Amanda Hess, after being told she'd broken the "sisterhood" and that her legal battle would backfire, Oakland Raiders cheerleader Lacy T. was informed in early July that — get ready for it — Raiderettes will be paid THE MINIMUM WAGE. Um, rah. I guess.

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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