Op-Ed: End the impeachment war on judges

Bert Brandenburg: "For more than 200 years, a safety barrier has protected our nation's courts and our democracy. No matter how controversial the case or unpopular the ruling, no state or federal judge has been impeached for an opinion issued from the bench."

"In the next few months, that may change. The fight is being waged by political operatives in Iowa, but every state should be watching."

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Pro-LGBT officials sworn into office in California

California state officials recently sworn into office include: Attorney General, Kamala Harris, Governor Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Victoria Kolakowski, and Betty Yee, a member of the California Board of Equalization. Harris: "And in the spirit of Earl Warren, we are going to fight for the civil rights of every Californian – to worship as you will ... to live and work where you choose ... and to marry the person you love."

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Andrew Cuomo installed; David Paterson to become a marriage equality activist?

As Andrew Cuomo was installed as New York's 56th governor on Saturday, outgoing David Paterson suggested he'll become a marriage equality advocate.

As a candidate, the 53-year-old Cuomo said he wanted to be the governor that signs a freedom to marry bill into law.

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Wolfson/Gallagher ‘Economist’ debate continues - cast your vote today

Freedom to Marry's executive director, Evan Wolfson, and NOM's Maggie Gallagher have been engaged in an online debate on The Economist's website since Monday.

Check out the latest debate comments and cast your vote today.

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2011 R.I. Assembly: Expect a battle on marriage equality among other issues

The drive to legalize the freedom to marry — among other items — has set the stage for months of late-night hearings and high-stakes battles in the Rhode Island State House.

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Outside groups prepare for marriage fight in New Hampshire

The Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., has vowed to do "whatever it takes" to repeal marriage equality in New Hampshire. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders in Boston is promising to do "whatever it takes" to stop them.

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‘Economist’ debate between Wolfson/Gallagher scheduled for January 3, 2011

An online debate between Freedom to Marry's executive director, Evan Wolfson, and Maggie Gallagher of The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) will take place on January 3rd 2011.

You can register for free at "The Economist" to be notified when the debate begins.

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Michael Steele: If Prop 8 struck down, GOP will form ‘strong front line’ to stop marriage equality

Andy Towle reports on an interview RNC Chair Michael Steele gave to The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) in which he shares his personal anti-freedom to marry philosophies and the republican party's strategy for fighting marriage equality over the next two years.

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Oregon gay couple’s Christmas letter urges neighbors to talk about marriage equality

Dan and Marcos German-Domingues sent out a Christmas card with a special message this year.

The couple sent out hundreds of letters to their neighbors asking them to take a moment during the holiday season to think and talk about an issue close to their hearts — marriage equality.

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Marriage equality law boosts Mexico City’s gay & lesbian tourism

Gay & lesbian tourism in Mexico's capital has soared since lawmakers legalized the freedom to marry in March.

According to the government's Officinia de Turismo Lesbico-Gay Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT), the city netted nearly half a million dollars (6 million pesos) in the second half of 2010.

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