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Michigan Legislator Calls for Repeal of Gay Marriage Ban

Following up on a June surprise, Michigan House Speaker Pro Tem Pam Byrnes on Wednesday announced she had introduced legislation to roll back a 2004 constitutional amendment which bans same-sex marriage in the state.

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Huckabee is Back

The Values Voters Summit weighs in: Mike Huckabee is the preferred GOP candidate for 2012 presidential run.

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Proposed Same-Sex Marriage Bill Surprises Michigan Dems

Michigan Democrats were surprised when State Rep. Pam Byrnes announced she would offer legislation aimed at reversing the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Iowa State Legislative Leaders Vow No Action on Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage will not be an issue in next year’s legislative session, said the highest-ranking Democrats from both chambers of the Iowa legislature.

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Roundup: DC City Council Votes to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages from Other States

DC City Council votes to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states; Randall Terry arrested at Notre Dame; pregnant British woman to face firing squad in Laos; anti-choice voices on Souter’s legacy.

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Today’s Prop 8 Hearing is Online

In San Francisco today, the California Supreme Court will consider arguments for overturning Proposition 8 – the controversial ballot initiative that redefined marriage as between one man and one woman.

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Privacy Sounds Good to Pro-Prop 8 Forces Now

The Mormons, Knights of Columbus, and others who donated in favor of Proposition 8 now want to see their “right to privacy” protected and stay anonymous. Hypocrisy, anyone?

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Focus on the Family Spent Big on Proposition 8

Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family gave $727,250 in cash and services to the anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 campaign in California, according to records released by the California secretary of state.

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“Personhood” Author Inspires Man to Push for Gay Marriage Amendment

Inspired by Kristi Burton, a Colorado man is proposing a ballot measure to repeal the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Reproductive Rights – Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice For All

Reproductive rights are about nothing less than the ability to make decisions about love, sex, and family without government interference or discrimination. That means marriage equality is a cornerstone of reproductive justice.

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