America’s Biggest Christian Charity Funnels Tens of Millions to Hate Groups – Sludge

According to a 2017 Inside Philanthropy article, NCF “is probably the single biggest source of money fueling the pro-life and anti-LGBT movements over the past 15 years.” In 2017, NCF’s donation to anti-LGBT, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant hate groups rose to over $19 million. By far the biggest recipient of NCF donations is Alliance Defending Freedom, a large network of Christian extremist lawyers who have supported criminalizing homosexuality, sterilizing transgender people, and claimed that gay men are pedophiles. The group recently came out against congressional Democrats’ Equality Act, which would ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.

Source: America’s Biggest Christian Charity Funnels Tens of Millions to Hate Groups – Sludge

Video: Group of Israeli settlers attack Palestinian woman & her son

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A group of Israeli settlers on Saturday evening attacked a Palestinian woman and her son in the area of Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron’s old city, southern West Bank.

According to local and security sources, a group of settlers living in the settlement outpost of Tel Rumeida attacked a lady and her son, from the Qaqour family, beating and assaulting them while they were in the vicinity of their home.

It is noteworthy that Tel Rumeida is located opposite the Ibrahimi Mosque and overlooks the center of the city, where Israeli settlers took over houses and reside there, while Israeli army controls all entrances to the neighborhood.

Palestinian citizens are exposed to daily attacks by the occupation and settlers in an attempt to pressure them to leave their homes and lands for settlement expansion.

It’s Mueller time but don’t forget: Trump has undermined the very idea of America | Robert Reich


Partisan fury over the special counsel’s report may obscure the ways the president has damaged our democracy

We may never know for sure whether Donald Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin to obtain Russia’s help in the 2016 election, in return for, say, Trump’s help in weakening Nato and not interfering against Russian aggression in Ukraine.

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