New Jersey Lawmakers See Marriage Equality Bill As A Top Priority
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Encouraged by New York’s new marriage equality law, “Democrats in the New Jersey Legislature will reintroduce a gay marriage bill this week and have vowed to make same-sex unions a top priority two years after similar legislation was voted down,” the ...

King County Council supports gay marriage
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The King County Council, including its four Republican members, voted unanimously Monday to support gay marriage -- with the caveat that no religious entity would be required to perform or recognize same-sex marriage. ...

New Jersey Democratic Leader Predicts Equality Proponents Will Convince Christie To Enact Same-Sex Marriage
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New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) pledged that the state’s new marriage equality bill will go to key legislative committees “immediately’’ and said he anticipated that the Senate will vote on the measure by March. “It’s gonna be a ...

Santorum: President Obama And I Have The Same Position On Marriage Equality
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Rick Santorum said he has the same position on same-sex marriage as President Obama during a town hall in New Hampshire this morning, arguing that the only difference between him and the other candidates vying for the presidency is that he is willing ...

Pope Benedict: ‘Future Of Humanity Itself’ Threatened By Same-Sex Marriage
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Pope Benedict spoke out again today against marriage equality, calling it a threat to “the future of humanity itself.” He emphasized that children need proper “settings” that place pride in the “family, based on the marriage of a man and a woman”: BE ...

Recalling Santorum's Opposition, America's First Gay Ambassador Speaks Out
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At this weekend’s GOP debates, former Senator Rick Santorum faced renewed questions about his record on gay rights, which he parried by stressing his opposition to anti-gay discrimination and support for “equality of opportunity.” During his tenure ...

News anchor, anti-abortion activist to be the ‘face’ of Minnesota anti-gay marriage amendment
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Kalley King Yanta, a former anchor for a Minneapolis-based television station and an anti-abortion-rights activist, has joined the Minnesota for Marriage group to anchor videos intended to convince Minnesotans to vote for the anti-gay-marriage amend ...

Washington Republican Senator Supports Marriage Equality Bill
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Following Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire’s (D) announcement last week that she’d be introducing marriage equality legislation, Republican state Sen. Steve Litzow also came out in support of the measure, making him the first Republican in the legislat ...

Recalling Santorum's Obstruction, America's First Gay Ambassador Speaks Out
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At this weekend's GOP debates, former Senator Rick Santorum faced renewed questions about his record on gay rights, which he parried by stressing his opposition to anti-gay discrimination and support for "equality of opportunity."  During his tenure ...

Marriage Equality Opponent Mitt Romney To Gay People: ‘I Don’t Discriminate’
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Mitt Romney had a hard time explaining how he has lived up to his 1994 campaign promise to “foster anti-discrimination efforts” on behalf of gays and lesbians within the Republican party during the NBC/Facebook debate in New Hampshire Sunday morning. ...

New Hampshire debate: Romney, Santorum on gay rights (video)
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Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum walked a fine line on the issue of gay marriage during today’s Meet the Press / Facebook presidential debate , holding firm to their opposition of same-sex marriage while opposing disc ...


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