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COMMENTARY: Who’s been hit with the stupid stick?

It’s been so, so stupid in political La-La Land of late. Bad stupid! One might have thought we’d enjoy a reprieve after the presidential elections. But, no.

In Russia, St. Petersburg passes law to silence gay people

The Russian city of St. Petersburg today approves a bill that will impose fines of up to $16,700 for the “promotion of homosexuality.” If signed into law, it will criminalize reading, writing, speaking or reporting on anything related to LGBT people, and will make illegal almost all activity related to defending or promoting LGBT equality.

Target lawsuit challenges Canvass For A Cause’s free-speech rights

On Friday morning, Superior Court Judge Jeffrey B. Barton will listen to arguments from both sides after Minnesota-based Target Corp. sued the San Diego-based Canvass For A Cause (CFAC) to prevent the grass-roots activist group from gathering petition signatures in front of its stores in California.

COMMENTARY: Agitating against hatemongers

The Koala exercises the right to free speech ... and so do those who disagree with the hateful rhetoric the tabloid publishes.

COMMENTARY: Join Canvass For A Cause’s call for action against Target

CFAC is asking the LGBT community and its allies for a call of action, to contact local Target stores and ask to speak to a store manager. File a complaint that Target is attacking the LGBT community and the right of free speech.