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Now on the Hallmark aisle: Gay wedding cards

The Associated Press
August 21, 2008
The language inside the cards is neutral, with no mention of wedding or marriage, making them also suitable for a commitment ceremony. Hallmark says the move is a response to consumer demand, not any political pressure. "It's our goal to be as relevant as possible to as many people as we can," Hallmark spokeswoman Sarah Gronberg Kolell said. [Link]

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4,000 Law Professors Move Convention Next Door to San Diego Marriott Hotel

Californians Against Hate
August 20, 2008
The AALS issued a statement Monday saying that although it would adhere to its contract with the hotel to reserve a block of rooms for the conference, the meetings, seminars and other events would be held at a different location. [Link]

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Marriage equality in Oregon? Tribe says yes

The Oregonian
August 20, 2008
As a federally recognized sovereign nation, the Coquilles tribe is not bound by the Oregon's Constitution. The tribe recently adopted a law that recognizes same-sex marriage and extends to gay and lesbian partners, at least one of whom must be a Coquille, all tribal benefits of marriage. [Link]

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Fighting A Ballot Question

Associated Press
August 20, 3008
A proposal driven mostly by groups seeking a future ban on marriage for gay couples could reopen Conn.'s constitution to allow petitions of ballot initiatives. Opponents of the measure have raised significantly more campaign funds than supporters. [Link]

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Florida: Cloer to rally pastors for discriminatory marriage amendment

Florida Baptist Witness
August 20, 2008
The pastor of one of the largest Southern Baptist churches in Florida has been named to lead a new effort to rally pastors to pass the discriminatory Florida Marriage Protection Amendment in November. [Link]

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EDITORIAL: Join the fight, Jerry

San Diego CityBeat
August 19, 2008
We don’t know if Sanders considered the possibility that his words that day would be used a year later as a weapon in the fight against a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, but the mayor should embrace the reality and advance his role from passive involvement in the campaign to active. He should stand with No on 8 campaign leaders in press conferences and provide political cover for moderate Republicans who are quietly in favor of equal rights for everyone under the law. [Link]

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The Federalist Society Online Debate Series - Marriage

The Federalist Society
August 6, 2008
University of Minnesota Law's Dale Carpenter, Colorado Law's Robert Nagel, Northwestern University Law's Andy Koppelman, and the University of Pennsylvania Law's Amy Wax debate whether or not the freedom to marry should be extended to same sex couples. [Link]

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LDS (Mormon) ‘Yes on 8’ Game Plan

Daily Kos
August 19, 2008
"Apparently, there is a plan in place to put up one million 'Yes on 8' yard signs at 7:00 am on September 22nd. This letter makes clear that those walking their precincts on behalf of the 'Yes on 8' campaign are not doing so to persuade their neighbors, but rather to identify potential 'Yes' votes. As such, the precinct walking is clearly part of a standard get-out-the-vote operation, rather than an attempt to change hearts and minds." [Link]

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Poll shows Jerseyans like Corzine, ready for marriage equality

The Star-Ledger
August 19, 2008
When asked whether New Jersey should follow California and Massachusetts in allowing same-sex couples to get married, 50.1 percent said yes while 42.3 percent said no. "No one should doubt the meaning of these numbers," Steven Goldstein, chairman of Garden State Equality, said. "New Jersey wants to end discrimination in marriage and is ready for our public officials to do it right now."[Link]

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BLOG: Those Anti-Family “Family Values”

Dispatches from the Culture Wars
August 19, 2008
Gay parents, just like straight parents, spend their time carting kids around to little league games and soccer practice. Gay parents fix up the skinned knees and beam with pride at a good report card, just like straight parents do. [Link]

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