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Washington’s Uniform Parentage Act Signed Into Law

Politics Local
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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Washington State Supreme Court Rules Lesbian Mother was Wrongly Discriminated Against in Pierce County

Politics Local
Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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Despite Controversy and Backlash, Planned Parenthood Continues with Celebrations

Tables had places for folks to sign petitions, register for mailing lists, and participate in #ShoutYourAbortion.
Health Local
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands hosted its annual anniversary event Friday night to commemorate the famous Roe v. Wade decision and a woman’s right to choose. ...
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Pride Foundation Invests Over $7.5 Million to Support LGBTQ People in 2015

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This year, Pride Foundation’s community grants program awarded a total of $373,500 to 66 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. ...
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Washington to Require Pharmacies to Fill All Prescription Medications

Health Local
The court rejected claims that requiring pharmacies to sell certain prescription birth control drugs violated the constitutional rights of pharmacy owners. ...
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Transition Period for State Domestic Partners Ends Soon

Top News Politics
Domestic Partners who have either already separated or who do not want to be married, must dissolve their SRDP (“dissolve” is the legal term for “divorce”). ...
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Marriage Equality Explained at Town Hall Seattle

Marriage Equality Explained at Town Hall Seattle
Washington residents will have the chance to ask their marriage equality questions and voice their concerns during Monday night's Marriage Equality Explained event at Town Hall. ...
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