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Court ruling brings hope to Upstate pair

The Post-Standard
July 3, 2008
For three years, Patricia Martinez and Lisa Golden, of Chili, outside of Rochester, sought a marriage that would give them legal protections and rights. "We didn't want a collection of invalid marriages," Martinez said. "We wanted one that was going to be legal." [Link]

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California Dreaming: Homophobia Will Not Determine this Election

Huffington Post
July 1, 2008
Joe Solmonese, President of the Human Rights Campaign, explains why the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold the freedom to marry will not affect the 2008 election. (Link)

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Marriage Equality in California: until deportation do us part?

Washington Post
July 2, 2008
A profile of a binational couple with a child who will not be protected from deportation by getting married in California since immigration status is a federal issue. (Link)

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Chinese Media Changing Its Tune on Marriage Equality

New American Media
July 2, 2008
Chinese papers are shifting to cover the personal stories about marriage equality, reflecting a shift in their audience too. (Link)

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In Maryland, Less Bingo, More Health Coverage Start Today

Washington Post
July 1, 2008
Gay and lesbian couples will have new rights, as 189 laws take effect in Maryland. (Link)

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McCain, Obama quietly take opposing stands on California’s marriage ban measure

Los Angeles Times
July 2, 2008
As both McCain and Obama take stances on the marriage ban in California, it is clear that a candidate's marriage stance is not an issue for which a majority of people will base their vote. (Link)

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Obama’s Marriage Cowardice, Ctd.

The Daily Dish
July 1, 2008
Andrew Sullivan analyzes Obama's position on marriage equality. (Link)

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Republicans, beware of marriage politics

Politico
July 1, 2008
Patrick Sammon, president of Log Cabin Republicans, exposes the lies about marriage as a wedge issue in the 2004 election, and warns in regards to marriage, "Republicans who try exploiting the issue for political gain this November will fail." (Link)

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says anti-marriage campaign “is a waste of time”

Out in Hollywood
June 30, 2008
Blogger Greg Hernandez reports on Gov. Schwarzenegger's appearance on Meet the Press and his comment that it is unconstitutional to not uphold the freedom to marry in California and the anti-marriage initiative on the 2008 ballot "is a waste of time."
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Completing Their Family

Gay City News
June 26, 2008
A life threatening heart attack reminded one family about why marriage equality is an issue of simple justice for real people. (Link)

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