Jill Filipovic

Jill Filipovic is a regular columnist for the Guardian's Comment is free and a blogger at Feministe. She holds a JD and BA from New York University.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 12:13pm
Kansas' Anti-Gay Bill: Another Attempt to Force Warped Christianity on Others
Last week, the Kansas House of Representatives passed a bill (pdf) that would have broadly legalized discrimination against gays and lesbians.
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Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 7:57am
The 'Religious Freedom' Ploy to Block Healthcare Coverage of Birth Control
Freedom and liberty should be fairly simple: you don't step on my toes or impede my right to live according to my belief system, and I'll do the same. Unfortunately, reality is a bit more complicated than that, especially where religion is concerned. Increasingly, rightwing Christians aren't happy with being allowed to practice their own religion without interference; they want the right to mandate their beliefs across the board and call it "religious freedom".
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Friday, June 14, 2013 - 8:54am
America's Private Prison System is a National Disgrace
The privatization of traditional government functions – and big government payments to private contractors – isn't limited to international intelligence operations like the National Security Agency. It's happening with little oversight in dozens of areas once the province of government, from schools to airports to the military.
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