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California School board rejects anti-gay resolution

The Bakersfield Californian
September 2, 2008
Residents of Bakersfield told personal stories and spoke out against an anti-gay resolution proposed at a school board meeting. (Link)

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New York Court Rejects Challenge to Governor’s Marriage Recognition Directive

Leonard Link
September 3, 2008
A review of the decision by Bronx Supreme Court Justice Lucy Billings to reject a legal challenge to Governor David Paterson’s directive that state agencies recognize marriages of same-sex couples that were contracted outside of New York State. (Link)

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Thrice-married Newt Gingrich: Brave Champion of Anti-Gay Proposition 8

Pam's House Blend
September 2, 2008
Blogger Chino Blanco reviews the hypocrisy of Newt Gingrich's support for anti-gay Prop. 8 in California. (Link)

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Support for marriage equality grows

Press Telegram
August 30, 2008
Columnist Thomas Elias discusses the potential outcome for anti-gay Prop. 8 in California, how public opinion continues to grow toward fairness, and notes, "For if there's one thing that Proposition 8 definitely represents, it is prejudice." (Link)

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Court Backs Paterson Regarding Gay Unions

New York Times
September 2, 2008
Gov. David A. Paterson was acting within his powers when he issued an executive order requiring government agencies to recognize marriages of same-sex couples performed outside the state, a court ruled on Tuesday. (Link)

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Gay Republicans: GOP on ‘wrong side of history’

CNN.com
September 3, 2008
A group of gay and lesbian Republicans has traveled to the site of the GOP convention this week to help convince its party that it is time to stop being on the "wrong side" of the marriage equality issue. (Link)

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Those “radical” Republicans

The Volokh Conspiracy
September 1, 2008
This morning's New York Times has the fascinating results of a poll of the views of Republican National Convention delegates on a variety of issues. The poll reveals that 49% of the GOP delegates support either gay marriage (6%) or civil unions (43%). (Link)

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UH reaches settlement in gay pair’s housing suit

Star Bulletin
August 30, 2008
The University of Hawaii has settled a discrimination lawsuit by a gay couple who said they were denied family housing. (Link)

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Labor Day Parades for Just Some of Us?: American Corporations and the Future of Marriage Equality

Huffington Post
September 1, 2008
Bob Witeck and Dr. Gary Gates discuss the economic implications of discriminatory marriage laws noting, "Marriage for same-sex couples throughout the nation provides the simplest mechanism for making all of America's companies more successful and their gay and lesbian employees more productive." (Link)

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Website Features Republicans Against CA Anti-Gay Amendment

On Top Magazine
September 1, 2008
A new Log Cabin Republicans website aims to highlight Republicans who are against Proposition 8 – California's constitutional amendment which would once again ban marriage for same-sex couples in the State. (Link)

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