The Weekly Readlines April 17

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QUOTES AND QUOTABLE

“I would not hesitate to refuse service to an openly gay person or persons. Homosexuality is wrong, period. If you want to argue this fact with me then I will put your vehicle together with all bolts and no nuts and you can see how that works.”

Michigan car shop owner, possibly inspired by the $800,000 donated to Indiana pizzeria martyrs

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BIG CUP: THE WEEK’S TOP STORIES

Run, Hillary, Run! A Democratic party on the edge of its seat for the past year or so can finally stop shouting that. Hillary Clinton has made it official, she intends to be the 45th President. The more things change, the more they say the same, and Hillary will soon be proving if she has what it takes to win on the second go-round.

Did I Mention?

The Texas House voted to divert HIV prevention funds for make-believe abstinence only education that has, to date, educated no one. 

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NEWS FOR Qs

Trans Man Could Be Next Men’s Health Magazine Cover
Washington Post

Musicians Unite to Promote LGBT Equality in Indiana
IndyStar

Leelah Alcorn ‘Ciswashed’ by Media, White House
Advocate Op-Ed

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U.S. AND BEYOND

Obama Yields, Allowing Congress Say on Iran
New York Times

New Arizona Law Puts Subsidized Health Insurance at Risk
AZ Central

Brownback signs HOPE Act in Kansas, Making Poor Lives More Hopeless
WIBW

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HEALTH, AGING & STUFF

It’s Never Too Late to Save for Retirement
USAToday

Focusing the Brain on Better Vision
New York Times

7 Exercises Not To Do After 50
NextAvenue

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain
HealthDay