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Pro-LGBT Billboard Initiative a Go after Some Opposition

Days after the Holland City Council refused to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and the Lansing city council members unanimously opposed a measure that would dissolve numerous anti-discrimination laws in the state, Michigan advocates are speaking out about CBS Outdoor and its initial refusal to run a pro-LGBT billboard campaign.

Santorum Supports Criminalizing the Lives of LGBT People

Rick Santorum touted his support for outlawing sodomy during an appearance on Bradlee Dean's radio show on Saturday, telling the rabidly anti-gay host that he still opposes the Supreme Court's landmark 2003 Lawrence decision, which struck down such legislation.

ThinkProgress » LGBT
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October 25, 2011
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Report Details Inequities For LGBT Families

A new report by the Family Equality Council, Center for American Progress and the Movement Advancement Project examines the challenges faced by LGBT families because of laws and social stigmas that create inequality.

Associated Press
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October 25, 2011
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US Pastor Council Attacks Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Back in 2009, Dave Welch of the US Pastor Council took the lead in opposing the campaign of Houston mayoral candidate Annise Parker but lost, leading Welch to apologize for letting our "position on the wall be breached by the enemy" while declaring Parker's election to be evidence "of cancer of the soul among the people."

Right Wing Watch
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October 25, 2011
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NOM Says the DOJ Should Pay Costs Of Defending DOMA

Brian Brown: "John Boehner and the House are stepping in to do the job that President Obama refused to do: defend a law passed by bipartisan majorities. The cost of hiring lawyers to defend DOMA should be deducted from the budget of the Justice Department. The $1.5 million cost of defending DOMA represent less than one-one hundredth of one percent of the Justice Department's huge $28 billion budget. President Obama's defection of duty is responsible for incurring this cost; he should trim some fat and find...

Joe. My. God.
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October 25, 2011
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