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INTERVIEW: Barney Frank Still Has All the Right Moves

INTERVIEW: Barney Frank Still Has All the Right Moves

Having been at the forefront of American politics for over five decades, there’s little that still surprises Frank…except the Tea Party.

Pence Signs Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Thanks Clinton

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill that would allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate on religious grounds.

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Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act Reintroduced

A bipartisan group of colleagues reintroduced the Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act to ensure all military families have equal access to benefits.

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Puerto Rico Government Will No Longer Defend Discriminatory Marriage Ban

The lawsuit argues that barring LGBT people from marriage violates the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the U.S. Constitution.

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Michigan House Passes Bills Denying Homes to Foster Children

Three bills may allow taxpayer funded adoption agencies the ability to deny an adoption based on the agency’s moral or religious beliefs.

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Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2015 Introduced

LGBT students are twice as likely as their peers to experience harassment and are more likely to be harassed based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Supreme Court Asked to Split Time Evenly Among Four Marriage Cases

Counsel representing all plaintiffs from the marriage lawsuits submitted a proposal to the Supreme Court requesting that argument time be divided equally.

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Murray, Baldwin, Kind Introduce Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2015

The Social Security and Marriage Equality Act ensures same-sex spouses receive equal treatment under the Social Security Act, regardless of where they live.

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Equality California Endorses Hillary Clinton for 2016

A new Gallup poll released March 13, 2015 showed that Clinton was the “clear leader in favorability among democrats” leading into the 2016 election.

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Gender Wage Gap Wider in Washington Than Most States

Women in Washington earn less than 78 cents per dollar a man earns. At the current rate of progress, it would take until at least 2071 to reach pay parity.

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