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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
- 1886 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
- 1887 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
- 1889 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
- 1890 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.
Chris Christie's Dance to Keep Up With Gay Marriage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, Chris Christie, gay rights, politics, SupremeCourt, news, americans )

AWAY AWHI
- 1905 days ago - news.yahoo.com
When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last week, no politician found himself with a harder job navigating the gay marriage waters than New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, gay rights, marriage, DOMA, SCOTUS )

Kit
- 1911 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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 )

Kit
- 1912 days ago - upworthy.com
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 )

Kit
- 1990 days ago - credo.actionkit.com
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 )

Carrie
- 2066 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 2079 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 2111 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Kit
- 2140 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

Kit
- 2142 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 2301 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 2321 days ago - motherjones.com
Inside the LDS Church's stealth campaign to roll back same-sex equality

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