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Cardinal Raymond Burke Would ‘Have Issues’ Giving Communion to Legislators Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Catholic Cardinal Raymond Burke
Top News Faith and Religion
Burke said he would have “issues giving holy communion” to Catholic legislators who “backed gay rights against church doctrine.” ...
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Lambda Legal Sues Social Security Administration on Behalf of Gay Chicago Widower

Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case
Top News Politics
Following Carl’s death, Dave applied to the Social Security Administration for back disability benefits and a lump-sum death benefit, but was turned down. ...
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Ted Olson: Marriage Equality Has Passed the ‘Point of No Return’

Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Top News Politics
Ted Olson is perhaps best recognized in cultural media for arguing Bush v. Gore and the challenge to California's marriage ban - Proposition 8. ...
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Huckabee: Republicans Should ‘Grow a Spine,’ Opposes Roe v. Wade, Courts

Women's Right to Choose
Top News Politics
Huckabee also told the American Family Association’s radio show that he will leave the Republican party if they don’t start fighting against gay marriage. ...
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Poll: Republicans Happier to Support Gay Candidates Than to Have Gay Children

Top News Politics
Republicans would be much happier to support a gay candidate than they would be to learn their own child was gay, according to a new poll. ...
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Florida Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Court

Top News National
The Sunshine State is the latest to see a ban struck down in federal court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June. ...
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Nearly 60 Groups Sign Letter for Ferguson’s Michael Brown

Top News National
Dozens of the nation's LGBT advocacy organizations have joined an open letter of solidarity in response to the tragic death of Ferguson's Michael Brown. ...
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New Resources for Tax Planning and the ‘Marriage Penalty’

Top News National
The freedom to marry is also proving to be the freedom to face headaches that are equal to or more painful than their straight counterparts. ...
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Target Adds Its Name to the Legal Defense of Same-Sex Marriage

Top News National
Target has made a complete flip in their views from just four years ago when the company supported a strident opponent of same-sex marriage. ...
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LOOK: Eureka Springs Holds ‘Big Gay Wedding Reception’

Top News Politics National
An estimated 300 people attended the party, billed as the first mass gay wedding reception in the south. The event was open to the public. ...
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