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Grand Forks City Council members Tuesday heard emotional arguments over the idea of a local ordinance banning antigay discrimination, and provided some raised voices of their own.
A gay rights group has planned a rally at the Capitol on Wednesday in support of anti-discrimination legislation. The Fairness Coalition will also press for a tougher anti-bully law at the 1:30 p.m. EST event.
The Flagstaff City Council gave its initial approval to the city's first civil rights ordinance Tuesday night.
Montana lawmakers considered a pair of familiar gay rights measures Tuesday, one that would strike an obsolete state law that criminalizes gay sex and another that would expand anti-discrimination protections.
California would strip the tax-exempt status from youth organizations like the Boy Scouts if they have policies that bar gay people from participating, under a bill introduced at the Capitol Tuesday.
As you regulars know, I’m hoping that the Obama Justice Department will file a legal brief related to the Supreme Court’s pending hearing of the case involving Proposition 8, one detailing the administration’s view that Prop 8 is unconstitutional.
A pro-gay marriage group is set to launch a $1 million media campaign in support of same-sex nuptials, with full-page ads in several major newspapers and a television spot featuring President Barack Obama, former first lady Laura Bush and former Vice ,President Dick Cheney.
Gay marriage is one step closer to becoming legal in Oregon. Tuesday, supporters turned in 2,000 sponsorship signatures on the "freedom to marry and religious protection initiative" to the secretary of state's office. That's twice as many signatures as they needed.