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Did the New York Post Bother to Cover Gay Marriage?

Did the New York Post Bother to Cover Gay Marriage?
The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Daily News, AM New York, Newsday... all the major newspapers distributed in the nation's largest city devoted serious front-page real estate to coverage of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.
So you'd expect the New York Post, on a day when there were no innocent runners to accuse of being terrorists, to devout at least some front-page space to the ruling, right?
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Supporters Erupt in Cheers Over Court's Gay Rights Rulings

Supporters Erupt in Cheers Over Court's Gay Rights Rulings
Chanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers and some wept openly upon hearing word of the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday striking down a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
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VIDEO: Grieving Widow Denied Basic Federal Benefits

VIDEO: Grieving Widow Denied Basic Federal Benefits
Even though the Morgans were legally married in New Hampshire, the so-called Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t allow the military to recognize their marriage. Now, in the wake of her family’s loss, Karen Morgan faces financial uncertainty amid her grief, because she is not eligible for survivorship benefits she needs to care for their five-year-old daughter.
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Uruguay Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Before the US

Uruguay Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Before the US
Uruguayan lawmakers have voted to legalize gay marriage, making the South American country the third in the Americas to do so.
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US Marine Will Marry His Partner, But Won't Be Allowed to Visit Him On Base

US Marine Will Marry His Partner, But Won't Be Allowed to Visit Him On Base
Captain Phelps will marry Schock in May in Seattle, Washington and he will subsequently be transferred to Japan this summer for a minimum of two years. But because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Schock will not be allowed to join him on base.
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How the Internet Turned Red to Support Same-Sex Marriage

How the Internet Turned Red to Support Same-Sex Marriage
A new infographic by Rad Campaign shows how the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) turned their red logo to support marriage equality into a viral success overnight.
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Supreme Court’s Favorable Rating Still at Historic Low

Supreme Court’s Favorable Rating Still at Historic Low
As the Supreme Court deliberates on two same-sex marriage cases, and with several other high-profile cases on its docket, the court’s favorability rating remains close to an all-time low.
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Thomas Jefferson's Endorsement of Marriage Equality

Thomas Jefferson's Endorsement of Marriage Equality
The arguments against equality in marriage are so often for what they see as religious reasons, or knee-jerk misconceptions of what the Founding Fathers intended for this country.
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From Soup to Nuts: What Do the Marriage Cases Really Mean for Equality?

From Soup to Nuts: What Do the Marriage Cases Really Mean for Equality?
Tuesday and Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide on two major cases involving marriage for same-sex couples. The Court will hear oral arguments on March 26 and 27, with decisions expected by late June. What does it all mean?
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Sen. Claire McCaskill Supports Marriage Equality, Likes Frittatas

Sen. Claire McCaskill Supports Marriage Equality, Likes Frittatas
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is the latest politician to endorse marriage equality, just days before the Supreme Court will hear two landmark cases about the legality of gay marriage. She made her endorsement on Tumblr, just before a post about her husband's frittata.
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