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Arizona Court Holds Decision Protecting Children Born to Married Same-Sex Couples

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Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to have a child together using an anonymous sperm donor. ...
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LGBT Foster Teens Find a New Home in Arizona’s Groundbreaking Pilot Program

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In Laveen, Ariz., Jennifer Redmond runs a group where only LGBT foster teens live. It’s been open for nine months. ...
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Apparent Murder Suicide in Arizona, 15-Year-Olds Were Reportedly Dating

May Kieu and Dorothy Dutiel
National
May Kieu and Dorothy Dutiel, both 15-year-old sophomores at Independence High School in Glendale, Ariz., were found with a single gunshot wound in each. ...
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Federal Government to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Six Additional States

Supreme Court of the United States
Top News Politics
The federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming. ...
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Arizona Becomes 31st State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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A blizzard of rulings over the past two weeks have increased by nearly 60 percent the number of states where same-sex couples can marry or be recognized. ...
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Death Certificate Correction Ordered to Recognize Surviving Spouse

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An accurate death certificate is necessary for a surviving spouse to settle affairs, as well as to collect veterans, social security and other benefits. ...
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Arizona Urged to Recognize Marriage of Gay Couple Battling Serious Illness

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A gay couple from Green Valley have been together 45 years and were married last month after George was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. ...
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Pizza Joint Owner on AZ: “I’m Just Trying to Make Some Food’

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DiGrazia has gotten over 25,000 “likes” and his business has been booming with customers ready to eat pizza and show support. ...
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Gay Rights Advocates Respond to Mixed Ruling on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Gay Rights Advocates Respond to Mixed Ruling on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law
The "show-me-your-papers" provision in SB 1070 was not struck down. ...
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Lambda Legal Joins Groups Urging Supreme Court to Uphold Ruling against Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law

Lambda Legal Joins Groups Urging Supreme Court to Uphold Ruling against Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law
The brief argues that SB 1070 will lead to racial profiling, discrimination and anti-immigrant extremism. ...
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