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This Old White Guy Says Keeping Our Women Safe Is Unconstitutional

I've heard Senate Republicans give a lot of terrible reasons for voting against the Violence Against Women Act, but this insanely racist ramble from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) about how American Indians can't be trusted to serve as jurors for white people might take the cake for the worst.

This Old White Guy Says Keeping Our Women Safe Is Unconstitutional
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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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