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thecaptainsaid:

nevver:

Seizure of indigenous land, 1776-1887

an important reminder as ‘4th of July’ rolls around

thecaptainsaid:

nevver:

Seizure of indigenous land, 1776-1887

an important reminder as ‘4th of July’ rolls around

(via arizonaproblems)

holygoddamnshitballs:

Federal Judge Issues Emergency Order Requiring Arizona Recognize One Same-Sex Marriage

A federal judge has just issued an emergency order requiring the State of Arizona to recognize the same-sex marriage of a couple together 45 years, just after one husband passed away.

Despite a state law and subsequent constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, a federal judge has just issued an emergency order requiring the State of Arizona recognize the marriage of Fred McQuire and George Martinez. The couple, together for 45 years, recently married in California. Martinez passed away in late August of pancreatic cancer.

The couple are two of 18 plaintiffs in a Lambda Legal lawsuit. Today, U.S. District Judge John Sedwick ruled that for McQuire and Martinez, Arizona must recognize their legal marriage.

The ruling allows Martinez’s death certificate to identify him as married, and allows McGuire to file for Social Security and veterans benefits.

Freedom To Marry reports that “McQuire, who is also battling a life-threatening illness, is barred from receiving Social Security survivor’s benefits or veterans benefits, and is also at risk of losing his home, as a result of not being listed on Martinez’s death certificate.”

Judge Sedwick was nominated to the Court by Republican President George H.W. Bush, and earned his J.D. from Harvard University School of Law.

Also:

Cancer Battle Prompts Indiana To Recognize Second Same-Sex Marriage 

Wisconsin Judge Grants Adoption Rights To Married Same-Sex Couple

musicnerdery:

Seriously tumblr.
I dont ever ask you guys for anything.
But this is a time where we need your help.
Please.
Call. Email. Reblog. 
SOMETHING.

(via allyveg)

nvirdv:

National Moment of Silent Protest for Mike Brown and St. Louis

Lincoln, NE

mudwerks:

(via Don Pardo, the Voice of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Dies at 96 - NYTimes.com)

Mr. Pardo in 1945. He began his career at NBC a year earlier, first as a radio announcer. 

Don Pardo, who literally introduced television viewers to some of America’s biggest stars and soon-to-be-stars as the longtime announcer for “Saturday Night Live,” died Monday in Tucson. He was 96…

wordsofisabella:

#TucsonStandsWithFerguson

nourishyouruniverse:

ginger-haze:

when will the people realise this ? 

(via astr0stoner)

quantumfemme:

Hands up. Don’t shoot.

" They say "we live here. ""

Fuck.

(via stayblazed-wildflower)

lizardvvizard:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Chaos in Ferguson. Sunday night, part 4

[part 1] [part 2] [part 3

Reminder that:

- no, this isn’t over;
- no, these aren’t from earlier in the week;
- no, everything isn’t alright now;
- no, the police haven’t stopped brutalizing peaceful protesters;
- no, police haven’t intervened to stop the looting;
- no, police haven’t responded to emergency 911 calls for people injured by rubber bullets or children hit by cars;
- no, michael brown’s shooter still has not faced any consequences for murdering an unarmed teenager 9 days ago

(via stayblazed-wildflower)

gibyprime:

girl-fashion-13:

DO NOT PASS THIS POST

REBLOG, SHARE, SPREAD THE WORLD.

DO NOT STAY SILENT

I KNOW THIS IS A FASHION BLOG AND NOT A NEWS BLOG,… BUT I REFUSE TO SIT HERE AND BE IGNORANT WHEN I KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO NEED HELP

(via stayblazed-wildflower)