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Alabama Chief Justice Wants New Constitution to Protect the Original From Gays, Ruth Ginsburg (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, Alabama, Roy Moore, Alabama Supreme Court, religion, constitution, corruption, politics, propaganda, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, government )

Carrie
- 106 days ago - rawstory.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court rebuked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for holding an elastic view of the Constitution, even as he advocated calling for a new constitutional convention to rewrite the existing document.
Bachmann: Vetoing Anti-Gay Arizona Bill Will 'Eviscerate the Rights of Freedom of Speech' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michelle Bachmann, gay rights, Arizona, religion, republicans, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 173 days ago - rawstory.com
"But remember, we're treating people who hold sincerely held religious beliefs differently than other Americans, either. This isn't one side or another."
These States Are Fighting to Refuse Services to Gays
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, gay rights, news, ethics )

Cal
- 186 days ago - takepart.com
Despite growing national acceptance, some legislators are pushing anti-gay policies.
Federal Court Strikes Down Utah's Gay Marriage Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, law, u.s., politics, goodnews )

Cal
- 241 days ago - npr.org
A federal judge has struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it's unconstitutional.
Rubio Kills Nomination of Gay African-American Judge to Appease the Far Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Marco Rubio, Judge William Thomas, gay rights, ethics, dishonesty, lies, corruption, republicans, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 329 days ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has withdrawn his support of a gay African-American judge from Miami who was poised to make the leap to the federal bench, and possibly savaged the nominee's professional reputation in the process.
Mary Fallin, Oklahoma Gov., Tells National Guard To Stop Processing Benefits For Gay Couples (TEXT, VIDEO and SLIDESHOW)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, Americans, gay rights, military, ethics, freedoms, government, republicans, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 334 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Fallin spokesman Alex Weintz said the governor was following the wish of Oklahoma voters, who approved a constitutional amendment in 2004 that prohibits giving benefits of marriage to gay couples.
Liz Cheney: I Don't Support Same Sex Marriage Even Though My Sister Is in One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, republicans, news, Liz Cheney, ethics, elections, dishonesty, propaganda, politics, americans )

Carrie
- 353 days ago - rawstory.com
Liz Cheney, Wyoming Republican candidate for U.S. Senate and daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, issued a statement on Friday saying that she is anti-choice and that she does not support same sex marriage, in spite of the fact that her own...
New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Against Photographer Who Refused Gay Couple
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Mexico Supreme Court, Human Rights Act, gay rights, ethics, freedoms, constitution, news, government, goodnews )

Carrie
- 361 days ago - ontopmag.com
The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled against a photographer who had refused to photograph a lesbian couple's commitment ceremony in 2006.
New Mexico Republicans To Sue Clerk Issuing Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, freedoms, gay rights, republicans, news, americans, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 361 days ago - ontopmag.com
State Senator William Sharer of Farmington told the AP that a lawsuit seeking a court order to stop Dona Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins from issuing such licenses would be filed as early as this week.
Alabama Republican Candidate: 'I'M Against Homosexuals Pretending Like They're Married' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, republicans, propaganda, gay rights, ethics, freedoms, elections, congress, candidates, americans, corruption )

Carrie
- 362 days ago - rawstory.com
"I'm against homosexuals pretending like they're married," Young told WPMI. "If you want to have homosexuals pretending like they're married, then go to the Democrat party."
Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Targets Gay Men Under Unconstitutional 'Crimes Against Nature' Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Louisiana, Baton Rouge, law enforcement, gay rights, ethics, corruption, Americans, media, news )

Carrie
- 387 days ago - rawstory.com
A sheriff's office task force in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been conducting undercover investigations that target gay men under the state's defunct sodomy law. The sting operations were uncovered by the Baton Rouge Advocate in an article published Sat.
Virginia Republican: I Stand By My Attacks on LGBT People as 'Soulless' and 'Self-Destructive'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, republicans, ethics, elections, gay rights, lies, politics, propaganda, americans, corruption, government )

Carrie
- 394 days ago - rawstory.com
Virginia Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Ken Cuccinelli said in a debate on Saturday that he stands by his statements that LGBT people have no souls and are inherently "self-destructive."
San Diego County Clerk: Let Me 'Enforce State Law' By Denying Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, same sex marriage, gay rights, news, freedoms, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 395 days ago - rawstory.com
Dronenburg seeks an immediate stay in order to refrain from issuing marriage licenses while his case is considered, after which he claims to expect that he will not be forced by the state to issue such licenses.
House Republicans Cave On Marriage Fight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, congress, government, good news, gay rights, DOMA, freedoms )

Carrie
- 397 days ago - buzzfeed.com
House Republican leaders announced in a court filing Thursday that they will not defend remaining statutes similar to the Defense of Marriage Act that ban recognition of same-sex couples' marriages.
House Republicans Face Decision On Fighting Gay Veterans' Spousal Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, republicans, gay rights, military, politics, ethics, government, congress, americans, troops, freedoms )

Carrie
- 398 days ago - buzzfeed.com
A federal judge has set a Thursday deadline for parties to tell him why he shouldn't side with gay service members and veterans and their spouses in an ongoing challenge to benefits statutes.
 

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