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From their cell phones to their emails to their Capitol hangouts, the men and women who are lobbying Republican legislators to support gay marriage are shouting, “Let freedom ring.”
Thomas McCalmont, 20, of Roxbury, is now a student at Shippensburg University. In 2010, he graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School.
A day after Speaker Michael Madigan pronounced the gay marriage bill 12 votes short, a group pushing the issue tried to recapture momentum by announcing support from seven Illinois Democratic congressmen --- even though they don’t get to vote in Springfield.
City officials are looking at how future Tet parades will be run after this year's controversy surrounding the exclusion of a gay and lesbian group.
"I'm announcing today a change of heart," Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday in announcing his support for the right of same-sex couples to marry — a change he said came about after his son came out to him.
"You're looking at what is the best course societywide to get you the optimal result in the widest variety of cases.
Pope Francis comes from one of only eleven countries where same-sex marriage is legal.
Gay men who are in same-sex marriages are living longer, according to a new study that looked at the Danish population.