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The 50th Senator to Support Marriage Equality is a Republican from IL

The 50th Senator to Support Marriage Equality is a Republican from IL
Tuesday, Illinois Republican Mark Kirk became the 50th U.S. Senator to support marriage for same-sex couples. Sen. Kirk is the second sitting Republican Senator to support the freedom to marry, following Ohio Republican Rob Portman's announcement last month.
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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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DuPont Company Endorses Marriage Equality

DuPont Company Endorses Marriage Equality
As the Supreme Court prepares to take on two large same-sex marriage cases, the DuPont Company announced its support of efforts to pass a marriage equality bill in Delaware.
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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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Republican Senator Admits Why He Opposes Marriage Equality: 'I'm Not Gay'

Republican Senator Admits Why He Opposes Marriage Equality: 'I'm Not Gay'
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), who is set to retire when his term ends at the end of 2014, bluntly told Politico why he's not changing his position on same-sex marriage: "I'm not gay. So I'm not going to marry one,"
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Are Shopping Bags More Important Than the Rights of LGBT Texans?

Are Shopping Bags More Important Than the Rights of LGBT Texans?
Y'all, someone who puts the rights of shopping bags over the rights of human beings has a real serious problem.
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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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