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Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary

Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blasted the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings, saying they were "wrong," "inappropriate," and "insulting." By supporting the 2,000 year old institution of marriage, Christie continues his angling towards the 2016 Republican primary.
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State Representatives Move to Strike Down Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban

State Representatives Move to Strike Down Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban
As the country awaits the Supreme Court rulings on the "constitutionality" of marriage equality, Michigan House Democrats and LGBT leaders announced yesterday a package of legislation that will repeal the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
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Brandon Perkins
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Justice Scalia Reaffirms Anti-Equality Opinions, Need for Supreme Court Term Limits

Justice Scalia Reaffirms Anti-Equality Opinions, Need for Supreme Court Term Limits
Speaking to the North Carolina Bar Association in Asheville, N.C., on Friday morning, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia further discussed his opinions on marriage equality, the death penalty, abortions and more. It was quickly apparent that, unlike the rest of America, Scalia's thoughts on these so-called moral issues haven't changed in his 27 years on the court.
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Brandon Perkins
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Traditional Marriage vs. Traditional Spelling...FIGHT!

Traditional Marriage vs. Traditional Spelling...FIGHT!
Hate gay marriage? Don't know how to spell? We've got a graphic design job for you...
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Steve Cooper
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Will Public Support for Same-Sex Unions Influence Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions?

Will Public Support for Same-Sex Unions Influence Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions?
The court is expected to rule by late June in two cases involving same-sex marriage. One is a challenge to California's voter-approved Proposition 8 that defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman. The other seeks to strike down a portion of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that denies to legally married same-sex couples a range of benefits that generally are available to married heterosexuals.
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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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Texas Sized Leap: Dallas D.A. Backs Marriage Equality

Texas Sized Leap: Dallas D.A. Backs Marriage Equality
Yet another public official in a traditionally conservative state has admitted to possessing common sense, as Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins endorsed marriage equality during an interview with "Dallas Voice."
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MN Senate Finance Committee Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The final hurdle before the full Minnesota legislature can vote on same-sex marriage was cleared Tuesday. The Senate Finance Committee approved the bill on a voice vote.
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RI Republican Senate Caucus Supports Marriage Equality

RI Republican Senate Caucus Supports Marriage Equality
On Tuesday all five Republicans in the Rhode Island Senate announced their support for S38, the marriage bill to end the statewide exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage, and their intention to vote for it on the floor.
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New Zealand Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

New Zealand Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament as the country become the thirteenth in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage. Lawmakers voted 77 to 44 Wednesday night in favor of the gay-marriage bill.
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