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Marriage Equality USA Celebrates 20 Years, Announces Transition Plans

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MEUSA will conclude independent operations this spring after accomplishing their mission of marriage equality in all 50 states and at the federal level. ...
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GLAD Sues the Social Security Administration on Behalf of Widow

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After DOMA was struck down, SSA denied Deb’s appeal, claiming that Rhode Island would not have recognized Deb and Pat’s marriage at the time of Pat’s death. ...
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Indiana Attorney General Seeks SCOTUS Review of Marriage Case

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Attorney General Zoeller asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review Baskin v. Bogan, the lawsuit seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in Indiana. ...
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Idaho Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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The marriage ruling is set to take effect on May 16 unless the appellate court grants a stay. The Governor of Idaho preemptively filed a request for a stay. ...
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Wedding Bells in Arkansas? We May Be Close!

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Friday, Judge Chris Piazza of Arkansas upheld same-sex couples' freedom to marry, striking down the state’s discriminatory constitutional amendment. ...
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Daughters Believe LBJ May Have Supported Same-Sex Marriage

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LBJ took over the presidency of John F. Kennedy when he was assassinated in 1963, and was responsible for signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. ...
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Peruvian LGBT Supporters Discuss Civil Unions Bill

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Peru is surrounded by more than a dozen other countries that allow same-sex marriages, including England and Wales, who recently allowed marriage equality. ...
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TX Judge: Marriage Bans Are Unconstitutional

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A federal judge in San Antonio ruled that bans on same-sex couples marrying or recognizing out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples are unconstitutional. ...
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Glenn Beck: Gay Marriage Foes Have ‘Lost the War’

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Glenn Beck has declared Christians have “lost the war” on gay marriage and tolerance has won during a discussion with controversial pastor Mark Driscoll. ...
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American Majority Believes JFK Conspiracy Killing

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As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination is upon us, a clear majority of Americans (61 percent) still believe others besides Lee Harvey Oswald were involved. But this percentage is the lowest found in nearly 50 years. ...
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