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Pastor Defends Anti-Gay NJ Teacher

New Jersey Rev. Milton B. Hobbs this week defended teacher Viki Knox, who wrote anti-LGBT comments on her Facebook page. Hobbs called Knox a "very loving person" and said, “Any Christian who makes a stand that’s unpopular can expect to be persecuted. That’s in the Bible, too."
Religion News Service
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October 18, 2011

Times: Another Test of Marriage Equality

Times: Senator Patrick Leahy, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, took a step toward true equality for all Americans last week by planning a vote next month on whether to repeal the law that bars the federal government from recognizing lawfully performed marriages between same-sex couples.
The New York Times
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October 18, 2011
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NC State's LGBT Center Vandalized

North Carolina State is searching for the person or group responsible for spray painting anti-gay words on the door of the school's GLBT Center on Monday.
WTVD
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October 18, 2011
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Karger Puts His Name on NH Ballot

Republican Fred Karger, who said he is the first openly gay presidential candidate, signed his name and wrote "Equality for All!" on a keepsake poster Monday as he formally put his name on the ballot for New Hampshire's yet-to-be scheduled presidential primary.
WMUR
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October 18, 2011
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