Voice for Equality: Laura Ricketts

Laura Ricketts is co-owner of the Chicago Cubs and CEO of Ecotravel.com. Ricketts is also a board member of Lambda Legal and the Housing Opportunities for Women organization.

Ricketts' ownership stake in the Cubs is uniquely noteworthy because it makes her the first openly gay owner of a major-league sports franchise.

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Video: Alec Baldwin PSA in support of the freedom to marry

Freedom to Marry Voice for Equality, Alec Baldwin, appears in a video for Fight Back New York in support of marriage equality for New York state.

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Freedom to marry critics try to oust Iowa justices

A heated campaign is under way in Iowa, where conservatives hope to unseat three of the state's Supreme Court justices following a ruling last year that cleared the way for the freedom to marry.

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NY GOP Leader Commits to Marriage Vote

New York state senate Republican leader Dean Skelos said Tuesday that should his party win control of the chamber next month, he would bring the marriage equality bill to the floor again for an up-or-down vote.

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Cowan-Wolfson: A quiet shift in GOP stance on the freedom to marry

Jon Cowan and Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson discuss the possible causes and implications of the GOP not displaying its usual anti-gay election-year demagoguery.

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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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NOM ordered to refile RI suit

A federal judge has given anti-gay rights marriage group the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) until next week to refile a lawsuit that seeks the right to run ads in the governor's race in Rhode Island without complying with campaign finance laws.

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Iowa chief justice won’t fight ouster campaign

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus said Thursday that she and two other justices have no plans to launch a counter-campaign against gay rights opponents seeking to unseat them for supporting last year's unanimous decision legalizing the freedom to marry.

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Voice for Equality: Luke MacFarlane

Luke MacFarlane, best known for his role as Scotty Wandell (husband to Kevin Walker) on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters", will be among the stars participating in a special performance of Terrence McNally's "Some Men" on Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA to benefit the Courage Campaign Institute's "Testimony" project.

The Testimony project is designed to bring the Prop 8 trial into the lives of Americans and empower them - gay and straight - to share their stories and change the way America thinks about LGBT rights.

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NH governor set to take more PAC attacks

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch’s re-election campaign is bracing for another wave of independent attack ads that it expects will be the biggest to date.

NOM purchased $425,000 in television and radio ads scheduled to begin airing Monday.

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