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Gay Tea Party Activist Says Same-Sex Marriage Will 'Unravel' Marriage and 'Undefine Children'

Gay Tea Party Activist Says Same-Sex Marriage Will 'Unravel' Marriage and 'Undefine Children'
Near the end of Tuesday's National Organization for Marriage's rally on the National Mall, Doug Mainwaring, the openly gay founder of the National Capital Tea Party Patriots, warned attendees that marriage equality would "unravel" marriage and "undefine children," whatever that means.
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Prop 8 'Unlikely to be Upheld' According to SCOTUSblog

Prop 8 'Unlikely to be Upheld' According to SCOTUSblog
No one has a more respect view of court cases coming out of the Supreme Court than the popular Web site SCOTUSblog. Halfway through oral arguments about Tuesday landmark case pertaining to the legality of California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage in the state, SCOTUSblog tweeted that the 2008 ballot measure is "unlikely to be upheld."
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Cartoonists Weigh in on Landmark Gay Marriage Cases

Cartoonists Weigh in on Landmark Gay Marriage Cases
Justice Scalia's horrible comments on homosexuality, Rush Limbaugh's hypocrisy and the growing support nationally for marriage equality are all storylines in two landmark cases about gay marriage coming before the Supreme Court. Leave it to cartoonists to have the best commentary
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Gay Marriage, the Bible and Pork

Gay Marriage, the Bible and Pork
As the Supreme Court hears two landmark gay marriage cases, opponents are forced to justify why they are opposed to allowing gay people to get marries. Spoiler - it's because of the Bible...
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Senator Warner Latest to Announce Support for Marriage Equality

Senator Warner Latest to Announce Support for Marriage Equality
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is the latest prominent Democrat to come out in favor of marriage equality. He posted his support on his Facebook page Monday evening, where he said, "I support marriage equality because it is the fair and right thing to do."
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Clinton Embraces Same-Sex Marriage One Week Before Supreme Court Hears Cases

Clinton Embraces Same-Sex Marriage One Week Before Supreme Court Hears Cases
Despite holding back in supporting same-sex marriage, Hillary Clinton was a strong support of gay rights, both in the U.S. and abroad, during her tenure at the State Department. Under her watch, the U.S. government made it official policy to promote gay rights around the world.
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Hagel Supports Same-Sex Benefits in Afghanistan

Hagel Supports Same-Sex Benefits in Afghanistan
While visiting U.S. troops at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said he supports benefits for same-sex couples, and will fight to get them enacted into law.
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Republicans Under Age 30 Support Marriage Equality

Republicans Under Age 30 Support Marriage Equality
Fifty-one percent of Republicans under age 30 support the freedom to marry, according to a meta-analysis of national polling data and trends on the freedom to marry by Dr. Jan van Lohuizen, George W. Bush's 2004 lead pollster, and Joel Benenson, President Barack Obama's lead pollster in 2008 and 2012.
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Motion Denied: Detroit DOMA Decision Delayed Until June

Motion Denied: Detroit DOMA Decision Delayed Until June
A lesbian couple seeking marriage equality will have to wait a little longer for the judge to issue an opinion in their case until after the SCOTUS DOMA cases.
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Proven: State Legislators Who Back Marriage Equality Win Re-Election Votes

Proven: State Legislators Who Back Marriage Equality Win Re-Election Votes
Based on election results in the two states that passed freedom to marry laws in the 2011-2012 legislative cycle and whose members stood for re-election — New York and Washington — the analysis finds that pro-marriage legislators who ran for reelection won 97 percent of the time.
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