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Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, gay rights, marriage, DOMA, SCOTUS )

- 1728 days ago -
The Supreme Court Wednesday struck down as unconstitutional the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples who are legally married in the states where they reside.
Love Happens -- Even Across The Street From The Westboro Baptists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, gay rights, government, marriage, Westboro Baptist )

- 1730 days ago -
While this may look like your average wedding video, the fact that it's a lesbian couple getting married across the street from the infamous hate-filled Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., makes it all the more beautiful.
**TAKE ACTION**The Final Four Anti-Equality Democrats in the Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, gay rights, government, human rights. propaganda )

- 1808 days ago -
Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly, who both hail from deeply red states, announced their support this week for marriage equality. If these two freshman senators from North Dakota and Indiana-->
Obama Makes Gays 'Feel More Fully American'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, 2nd Inaugural address, gay rights, good news, americans, government )

- 1883 days ago -
At no point was President Obama's refrain of "We the people" in his second inaugural more powerful than when he invoked it to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama to Protect LGBT Workers From Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, ethics, politics, news, gay rights, usa )

- 1897 days ago -
The battle for LGBT protection in the workplace has been going on for years, and with the reelection of President Obama and shifting views on gay rights, advocates are hoping the time for winning that battle is now
US Supreme Court to Rule on Gay Marriage Cases
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, usa, SupremeCourt, gay rights, u.s., law, news, media, ethics )

- 1928 days ago -
The US Supreme Court has agreed for the first time to hear challenges to laws banning gay marriage in the US.
A Binder Full of 20 Women Senators
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, constitution, democrats, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, gay rights, human rights, government, healthcare, housing, media, obama, politics, women )

- 1957 days ago -
The election on Tuesday of five new women to the U.S. Senate, four of them Democrats, means that the 113th Congress will have 20 female senators, the most ever in U.S. history.
Barack Obama's Carefully Crafted Economic Populism Carries the Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, congress, constitution, democrats, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, gay rights, government, healthcare, housing, marriage equality, media, obama, politics, SupremeCourt )

- 1959 days ago -
Second, the country is nowhere near as closely divided as the popular vote indicates. That's because non-voters, who were about 43% of the electorate in 2008, favor Obama by a margin of about 2.5 to one.
Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Federal Appeals Court Rules
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: goodnews, SupremeCourt, news, politics, gay rights, government )

- 2118 days ago -
On Thursday, a federal appeals court in Boston ruled that the government's ban on gay marriage, called the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), violates the Constitution and should be struck down.
The Mormon Crusade Against Gay Marriage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, anti-gay platform, Mormon Church, republicans, media, news, politics, usa, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, congress )

- 2139 days ago -
Inside the LDS Church's stealth campaign to roll back same-sex equality
POLL: Most Americans Glad Obama Endorsed Gay Marriage, Won't Change Their Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, republicans, media, news, politics, usa, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, congress, obama, politics, media )

- 2139 days ago -
Findings: Most Americans -- 60 percent -- say Obama's backing of gay marriage won't change whether they'll vote for him. Even though it won't change their vote, 51 percent approve of it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Repeal Intolerant Gay Marriage Ban in North Carolina
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, North Carolina ban on gay marriage, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, news, government, ethics, usa, news, ethics, media, SupremeCourt )

- 2140 days ago -
This state's constitutional amendment is a giant step backwards for marriage equality, and basic human rights. Sign this petition to ask the Supreme Court to repeal this unjust infringement on gay rights.
Obama Announces He Supports Same-Sex Marriage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, obama, elections, gay marriage, gay rights, democrats, ethics, government, news, media, freedoms, usa, candidates )

- 2141 days ago -
President Barack Obama said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage, raising the political stakes on an issue in which Americans are evenly split.
Richard Grenell, Openly Gay Romney Aide, Resigns After Backlash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, usa, government, Mitt Romney, gay rights, elections, u.s., candidates )

- 2149 days ago -
An openly gay Republican operative hired as Mitt Romney's foreign policy spokesman has abruptly resigned from the campaign, suggesting the focus on his personal life had become a distraction.
America's Most Anti-Gay Congresswoman Also a Birther
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, anti-gay platform, republicans, media, news, politics, usa, lies, government, ethics, dishonesty, congress )

- 2171 days ago -
Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) won election to the House in 2010 in part by arguing that the longtime Democratic incumbent she was challenging was insufficiently anti-gay

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