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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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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Voice for Equality: Gov. John Lynch of NH

John Lynch is the current governor of New Hampshire. He was first elected in 2004 and has been re-elected every two years since.

Although originally opposed to a freedom to marry law in New Hampshire, Gov. Lynch signed a marriage equality bill into law on June 3, 2009, making New Hampshire the fifth state in the U.S. to allow such unions. In response to newly-elected republican majorities in both state houses expressing a commitment to eliminate the marriage law in the upcoming legislative session, Gov. Lynch has remained steadfast in stating he will veto any such discriminatory measure.

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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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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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Opinion: N.H. must retain marriage equality

Seacoastonline.com: "As Dr. Martin Luther King said, 'the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.' The N.H. marriage equality law is indeed a just law. And it must be upheld."

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Video: Obama hails victories of lame duck; has ‘evolving feelings’ on Marriage Equality

Just hours after he repealed the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays serving openly in the military, President Obama acknowledged the discrepancy in his position on supporting gays in the military, while opposing marriages of same-sex couples, and conceded his "feelings are constantly evolving."

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Obama: “Prepared to implement” DADT, “attitudes evolving” on marriage equality

In and exclusive oval office interview with "The Advocate," President Obama says the Pentagon is "prepared to implement" repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and it will take months not years.

He also says he's “wrestling” with the issue of marriage equality.

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N.Y. Marriage: Hey, you never know

There is work to be done in 2011, but marriage equality advocates are betting on improved odds with a Republican senate majority in New York State.

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Letter to Editor: Get involved to protect our rights and freedom

A New Hampshire resident notes that although economic issues were what Republicans ran on during the recent election season, the majority of the more than 900 recent New Hampshire bills that have been filed deal with non-budgetary social issues like repealing marriage equality.

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