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Proposition H8:
An Open Letter to Andy Pugno

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Andrew Pugno,  serves as the Chief Legal Counsel for protectmarriage.com which spearheads the Yes on Proposition 8 campaign. Commentary by Erika Napoletano toywithme.com Mr. Pugno ~ Erika Napoletano here -– no relation to Janet or the other plethora of political ...

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Prop 8 trial witness testifies sexual orientation is not a choice

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The plaintiffs in the legal challenge over California‘s Proposition 8 called their final witness Friday, who testified that homosexuality is an inherent characteristic of gays and lesbians, not a social choice. Gregory Herek, a University of California-Davis psychology professor, testified ...

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‘Amazing Race’ cast includes lesbian couple, gay/straight brothers

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A gay/straight brother team and a lesbian couple are among the 11 teams competing in the upcoming 16th season of CBS' The Amazing Race. Daniel and Jordan Pious are brothers from from Barrington, Rhode Island [...] ...

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Hawaii state Senate OKs civil unions bill, measure heads to the House

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The state Senate voted 18-7 on Friday to approve a bill recognizing civil unions in Hawaii, giving gay and opposite sex partners the same rights and benefits as married couples. The bill now goes back to the House, which passed ...

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Prop 8 supporter testifies gay marriage is the ‘moral decay’ of society

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A leading proponent of California‘s Proposition 8, whose whose writings linked homosexuality to pedophilia and prostitution, was called to the stand as a “hostile witness” Thursday by plaintiff’s attorneys, aimed at showing that hostility and animus toward gays and lesbians ...

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Indiana senate committee endorses measure to ban gay marriage

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The nation’s ongoing debate over same-sex marriage took the stage this week in the Indiana Statehouse, where a Senate committee endorsed a constitutional amendment to ban the practice. State law already prohibits same-sex marriage, but supporters of the amendment are ...

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Cindy McCain supports marriage equality campaign — sorry Senator!

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Cindy McCain, wife of the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), is the latest high-profile public figure to come out in support of gay marriage, posing for the NOH8 Campaign, a campaign protest of California‘s Proposition 8, the ...

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NY gay man found murdered; police searching for live-in lover

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A man was found brutally stabbed to death inside his Hell’s Kitchen apartment Thursday, and detectives are looking to question his live-in lover. John Lea, 41, wearing only boxers, was found dead underneath a pile of clothes [...] ...

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Witness: Obama not an ‘ally’ for gays; memos link Mormon church to Prop 8

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The federal case challenging California‘s Proposition 8 wrapped up it’s seventh day Wednesday, with plaintiff’s attorneys producing documents showing close ties between the Mormon Church and the Prop. 8 campaign, and one expert witness asserting that President Obama is “not ...

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Just weeks after legalizing gay marriage, new efforts seek to repeal NH law

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Three weeks after New Hampshire legalized same-sex marriage, opponents are asking the House to repeal the law and let voters amend the constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman. The House Judiciary Committee is holding hearings ...

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