Dueling bus rallies travel Iowa for judge retention vote

National conservative groups rolled out the "Judge Bus" tour on Monday. They plan to visit 45 counties over four days urging Iowans to vote 'no' on retaining the justices up for retention who supported the freedom to marry in Iowa. Meanwhile, supporters of the three judges will launch their own tour, "Homegrown Justice". They will also organize bus stops throughout the state countering the conservative voices.

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Victory by Whitman and Cooley in CA could revive Proposition 8 appeal

Whoever wins the California governor's race and the state attorney general's race could determine the future of the freedom to marry, as it winds its way through the courts.

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Freedom to marry law gives a boost to wedding business

Wedding businesses were just as excited as equal rights groups when marriage equality became legal in the Granite State earlier this year.

It opened up a new market during one of the worst economic periods the country has ever seen.

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Video: Cuomo vows to make marriage equality “a reality” in New York state

Democratic Candidate for Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to make marriage equality in New York "a reality" Thursday night while addressing the Empire State Pride Agenda.

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Today: Gay-rights activists set to call on Mormon Apostle to correct his statement

Today (Tuesday, Oct. 12), gay-rights activists will meet in Salt Lake City to ask Elder Boyd K. Packer, president of the Mormon Church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles, that he correct his inaccurate and dangerous statements calling same-sex attraction “impure and unnatural,” claiming that it can be corrected and characterizing the freedom to marry for same-sex couples as immoral.

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Gallagher, Wolfson debate the freedom to marry

Evan Wolfson ’78, founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry, and Maggie Gallagher ’82, former president of the National Organization for Marriage, joined about 250 students and guests in Sudler Hall for a YPU debate titled “Resolved: Same-Sex Couples Should be Allowed to Marry.”

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Voice for Equality: John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock. In October of 2010, Mr. Mellencamp objected to the use of his recording of "Pink Houses" by the National Organization for Marriage at one of their anti-marriage equality rallies because he is a supporter of the freedom to marry.

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NOM seeks to influence November elections

The anti-marriage equality National Organization for Marriage filed federal court lawsuits in Florida, New York and Rhode Island challenging the states’ campaign finance laws.

The organization has cited the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment to void restrictions on political advertising and campaign-finance disclosure laws in the three states.

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Artist gathers raw materials, raw emotions with Catholic DVD

The "Preserving Marriage in Minnesota" DVD reiterates the Catholic Church's position that marriage should be between one man and one woman.

Over the weekend, hundreds of Catholics donated their DVDs to an artist who plans to make an art project out of them.

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Wolfson and Gallagher debate the Freedom to Marry Wed. at Yale

Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson and Maggie Gallagher, of NOM and Institute for Marriage, will debate the following: "Resolved: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry" on Wednesday at Yale.

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