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Editorial Politics
Maintaining a tradition of issuing cases impacting the LGBTQ community on June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Pavan v. Smith, upholding the requirement outlined in Obergefell (the case that banned marriage discrimination based on sexual orientation/gender) that birth and death certificates reflect the same-sex spouse. ...
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Health Top News
Texas' 2013 anti-choice law threatens to close more than 75 percent of clinics offering abortion care and leave many women with little meaningful ability to exercise their constitutional rights. ...
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National
In a unanimous decision, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that Amy H., a lesbian mother, will have her day in court to petition for joint custody of her daughter. ...
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A technician carries a box designed to transport human blood at a blood drive. Photo: Natalie Behring/The Columbian
Health Local
A transgender woman has filed a federal suit against Bloodworks Northwest, a Seattle-based blood clinic, for terminating her employment on the basis of sex. ...
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National
A court in Kansas City held that a woman who planned for and raised twin children with her long-term same-sex partner can seek custody. ...
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National
Qualified Guam same-sex couples, will be able to apply for a Guam marriage license on the same terms as heterosexual couples on Monday morning. ...
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(L to R): Nicole LeFavour, Gretchen Bates, Donna Vasquez, and Madelynn Lee Taylor.
National Top News
Idaho Navy veteran Madelynn “Lee” Taylor will be honored with the Courage Award for standing up to discriminatory laws banning marriage equality. ...
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Editorial Top News
Everything before this seems small compared to what she did in that courtroom, giving George proof that, with us, he has a family on his side. ...
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Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously held that a second parent adoption granted to now separated same-sex parents must be recognized.
National Top News
Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously held that a second parent adoption granted to now separated same-sex parents must be recognized. ...
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Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges - Freedom to Marry in Ohio
National Politics Top News
“When a couple knits their lives together through marriage, making promises of enduring support and care, they vow to be wed until death - not state lines." ...
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