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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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One Giant Step Forward, One Devastating Step Back

On a night in which this country took a giant step forward on racial issues and reproductive rights, we also took a devastating step backwards when it comes to the rights of gay and lesbian individuals.

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Evangelicals Push for More Palaver on Abortion

As the electorate focuses on economic downturn, high energy prices and war, evangelicals are promising to turn the election rhetoric to abortion and gay marriage.

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“Pro-Choice” Candidate for Missouri Governor Has Mixed Record on Abortion

Do pro-choice voters in Missouri have an opportunity to elect a protective veto into the Governor’s mansion in November? Only if the Democratic nominee really does support abortion rights.

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Why Same-Sex Marriage Isn’t (Is) A Threat to Heterosexual Marriage

Same-sex couples might be able to teach straight couples a thing or two about egalitarian relationships. And that’s the precise threat to traditional marriage social conservatives are afraid of.

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