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Bush aide now promotes marriage equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to announce a landmark ruling on gay marriage, the issue has already transformed American politics -- including the life of a prominent Republican strategist who helped elect President George W. Bush.

USA TODAY
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June 20, 2013
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LGBT groups slam immigration bill for boosting border security

A group of LGBT advocacy organizations blasted lawmakers in a joint statement to The Raw Story on Wednesday for considering emphasizing increased security along the border between the U.S. and Mexico a pre-requisite to speeding the citizenship process for undocumented immigrants already in the country.

Raw Story
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June 19, 2013

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Decry Draconian Amendments to Senate Immigration Bill

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Decry Draconian Amendments to Senate Immigration Bill

“This week, the Senate is considering several amendments to the immigration reform bill that make draconian demands for excessive and unfair enforcement provisions and border armament. This is reckless and insulting to lawmakers trying to negotiate in good faith and to everyone who is committed to providing a roadmap to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants, including 267,000 LGBT immigrants. These amendments are nothing more than poison pills that threaten the entire legislation.

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