Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

There may be a punctuation error in the official copy of the Declaration of Independence displayed at the National Archives and online.

According to Danielle Allen, a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., the period following the phrase "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" is almost certainly a mistake.

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A reverend in Illinois organized a demonstration to hand out condoms outside of a local Hobby Lobby store in order to protest the Supreme Court's ruling on contraception, the Daily Herald reported.

Rev. Mark Winters of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Naperville, Ill., said it started out as a joke in a Facebook, but after he got a great response, he decided to organize a protest.

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In the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, conservatives couldn't resist making a ruling officially about religious liberty into how women will no longer be able to freely have sex on the government's dime.

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh held nothing back on Wednesday when criticizing liberals for considering birth control to be part of preventative care for women.

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On Wednesday, conservative blogger Charles Johnson helped organize a successful attempt to crash a media call held by Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) campaign team by blasting out the information for the conference call on Twitter.

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Fox News professional troll Jesse Watters tried to crash the National Organization for Women conference in Albuquerque, N.M., where he mocked the "war on women" and asked women if they needed help and protection.

"I want to fight in the war on women. Where do I sign up for that?" he asked one conference attendee before showing off his biceps to NOW President Patricia Ireland.

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