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Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Bostic v. Schaeffer case marks the second federal appeals court that has ruled in favor of marriage equality since last year’s historic Windsor ruling.

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Marriage Ban

This decision affirms what another court found recently in a case out of Key West – Florida’s denial of marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Support Offered for Voters in Washington Wildfire Counties

Secretary of State Kim Wyman is offering assistance to affected counties and voters as the state’s August 5 Primary Election voting period is underway.

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Alaska: Supreme Court to Allow Same-Sex Survivor Benefits

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the same-sex partner of a person killed on the job should have access to Alaska’s workers’ compensation law.

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Bachmann’s Back: Threesomes Okay, Gays – Not So Much

Michele Bachmann left little to the imagination regarding her current viewpoints on homosexuality and the evolution of marriage equality Wednesday.

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Leahy, Collins Introduce Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

While gay and transgender youth comprise only 5-7 percent of America’s total youth population, they comprise up to 40 percent of all homeless youth.

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Watch: Edie Windsor Had a ‘Love Affair’ with the Gay Community

Edie talks about trying to protect her family through Thea’s declining health, how she first met with attorney Robbie Kaplan, and how she broke the rules.

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Federal Ruling Strikes Down Colorado’s Marriage Ban

Judge Raymond P. Moore declared Colorado’s marriage ban unconstitutional – the latest of dozens of state and federal rulings striking down similar bans.

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Obama Discusses Politics, Congress in Whirlwind Trip to Seattle

Obama arrived at the Blume mansion approximately 3:45 p.m. Hors d’ouevres were served to 250 people in attendance who each paid anywhere from $500-$20,000.

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Washington to Receive Federal Emergency Relief for Wildfires

Obama’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts with the purpose of alleviating hardship and suffering in Washington.

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