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Wisc!: Walker Republicans Have a Fascination With Secrecy : Media Kept Out of Politicos' Meeting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, Governor Walker, Secrets, Media black-out, terrorism, republicans, ethics, crime, cover-up, congress, lies, media, propaganda, usa, war, SupremeCourt, healthcare, dishonesty, law, gayrights, ethics, internet, police, politics, sadness, safety, soci )

- 2014 days ago -
Blinky Kleefisch, prancing around at a round table discussion about Wisconsin's tax code and possible changes by controversial GOP Gov. Scott Walker, closed the meeting to the press. " The world is watching the Republicans look really stupid.!!"
Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, gayrights, GoodNews, SupremeCourt, ethics, GoodNews, government, news, obama )

- 2184 days ago -
Decision allows married same-sex couples in 12 states and the District of Columbia to collect federal benefits.
Take Action: OMG. Google 'Tucker Carlson' And 'Gay Marriage.'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, gayrights, GoodNews, society, safety, usa, rights, politics, cover-up, congress, media, freedoms, ethics, americans )

- 2272 days ago -
"History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people." ~Martin Luther King Jr. The Huffington Post identified the 10 Democr
Supreme Court DOMA Case: Justices Sounded Skeptical Of Law's Constitutionality, Purpose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, politics, education, americans, Society, society, obama, SupremeCourt, government, usa, media, news, americans, SupremeCourt )

- 2275 days ago -
A majority of Supreme Court justices on Wednesday morning appeared skeptical of the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage for federal purposes as between a man and a woman...
Obama Views on Same-Sex Marriage Reflect Societal Shifts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, politics, education, americans, Society, society, obama, SupremeCourt, government, usa, media, news, americans )

- 2278 days ago -
It is a personal and political evolution that in many ways reflects the country as a whole. Shifting public opinion and old fights over judicial power are at the nexus of perhaps the most important social issue the high court has addressed in recent years
CREW Files Brief in Supreme Court Arguing DOMA Undermines Ethics Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, gayrights, rights, politics, law, government, family, children, ethics, SupremeCourt, corruption, dishonesty, congress, abuse, americans, usa, ethics, government )

- 2304 days ago -
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in United States v. Windsor, a lawsuit before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
Obama Appoints Record Number of Gay Judges, But Senate Obstruction Persists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, politics, women, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, government, obama, republicans, usa )

- 2307 days ago -
Today, it is more important than ever that our courts reflect the growing diversity of our country, but we have a long way to go. There are nearly 900 federal judges in the U.S., and most are white men.
HUG ME GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM. Tell Tennessee Governor That Hand Holding, Hugging and Cuddling Is Not A Crime. SIGN NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tennessee, politics, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', sex education, women, gayrights, hand-holding, hugging, cuddling, kissing, girls, schools, Senate Bill 3310 )

- 2605 days ago -
Tennessee has battled with high teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection rates for decades, despite its abstinence-based sex education. The old-world and outdated attitude that teenagers will restrain from sexual intercourse if denied education
Chris Christie Vetoes New Jersey Gay Marriage Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, society, politics, Chris Christie, tv, rights, freedoms, culture, ethics, media, celebrity )

- 2679 days ago -
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has kept his promise of "very swift action" by rejecting a law legalizing same-sex marriage one day after it passed the State Assembly in a 41-33 vote.
GOOD NEWS! Gov. Gregoire to Sign Gay Marriage Bill Monday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, society, politics, tv, rights, freedoms, culture, ethics, media, celebrity )

- 2683 days ago -
Gov. Chris Gregoire will sign a measure legalizing gay marriage in Washington state into law on Monday.
Why Are Religious Conservatives So Scared of Gay Sex?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics of gay bashing, gay rights, radical right, politics, government, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, news, media, americans, gayrights, usa )

- 2819 days ago -
Anti-gay bigotry is just one piece of a larger picture of conservative fear and loathing of all forms of sexuality.
With Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' An Era Ends
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gayrights, law, government, don't ask don't tell, society, culture, military, GoodNews, goodnews, usa, politics )

- 2828 days ago -
The law that for almost 18 years has banned openly gay Americans from serving in the armed forces will be officially repealed Tuesday, nine months after Congress voted to end the Clinton-era edict.
A Final Push To Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights, gayrights, DADT, don't ask don't tell, military, congress, usa, politics, society, republicans, military, politics, congress, ethics, media, news, u.s., usa, americans, mccain )

- 3123 days ago -
The fate of the 17-year-old law known as "don't ask, don't tell," which bars openly gay Americans from serving in the military, is expected to be decided before Congress goes home prior to year's end.
Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage With Veto Override
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Vermont, gay marriage, gayrights, human rights, politics, freedoms, Legislature )

- 3725 days ago -
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont has become the fourth state to legalize gay marriage -- and the first to do so with a legislature's vote. The Legislature voted Tuesday to override Gov. Jim Douglas' veto of a bill allowing gays and lesbians to marry.
Gays Grill Democratic Candidates on Sex Issues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: "Secular Government", abuse, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, gayrights, gayrights )

- 4331 days ago -
All the candidates voiced strong support for equal rights and government benefits for gay Americans, though the three leading candidates said they opposed same-sex marriage.

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