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In Defense of Marriage

Huffington Post
June 16, 2008
Sherman Yellen writes that he supports marriage for gay couples, and reflects on his own marriage, marriages of politicians, and love. [Link]

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Marriage equality hits home with legal crusaders

San Francisco Chronicle
June 15, 2008
Lawyers who fought for the freedom to marry in California discuss why the case was so important.
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A Marriage Form Will Just Be Icing On Our Cake

Washington Post
June 15, 2008
Sara Sarasohn writes that when she and her partner marry at the county clerk's office, the forms they receive mean California law is "catching up with who we've been all along."
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CBS Poll: Changing Views On Marriage Equality

CBS News
June 15, 2008
Most Americans continue to think there should be some legal recognition of gay and lesbian couples, and 30 percent say same-sex couples should be allowed to marry - the highest number since CBS News began asking this question in 2004.
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Calif prepares for busy week of marriages

Washington Post
June 16, 2008
Volunteers across the state of California line up to assist in performing marriages this week as the state ends the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage. (Link)

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The end is near!

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 15, 2008
Massachusetts permitted gay couples to marry and now lies in ruin; California is next, warns Walter G. Meyer [Link]

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Lesbian pioneer activists see wish fulfilled

San Francisco Chronicle
June 16, 2008
Lesbian rights pioneers Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, together for more than half a century, will get married in San Francisco City Hall this evening. (Link)

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California weddings one more step on long road

San Francisco Chronicle
June 16, 2008
As public opinion in support of marriage continues to increase in California and nationwide, the freedom to marry will be threatened by an anti-marriage initiative in the November 2008 election in California. (Link)

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Constitutional Amendment to Ban Gay and Lesbian Couples’ Marriages in Puerto Rico Fails

The Plainsman Politico
June 16, 2008
Puerto Rico's house of representatives has denied a measure to toughen a ban against same-sex couples' marriages. [Link]

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Judge sees equal rights coming

San Francisco Chronicle
June 15, 2008
California Chief Justice Ronald George says it won't be long before most Californians accept equal rights for gays and lesbians as a matter of course. [Link]

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