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U.S. lawmakers condemn Uganda’s proposed ‘kill the gays’ bill

U.S. lawmakers this week introduced resolutions in both the House and Senate, condemning an anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda‘s parliament, calling it an attack on human rights and an obstacle to battling HIV/AIDS. The Ugandan bill, dubbed the “Kill the Gays” ...

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Maryland lawmakers reject bill aimed at invalidating gay unions

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Members of a Maryland House Judiciary committee on Wednesday shot down a bill that would prohibit Maryland from recognizing gay marriages validated by other states or countries. Without discussion or debate, the committee soundly defeated the Same Sex Marriages – ...

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Another Utah lawmaker leads Senate effort to block DC gay marriage

Another Utah lawmaker has proposed legislation to prevent the District of Columbia from implementing a gay marriage bill until residents vote on the issue. Republican Sen. Bob Bennett, introduced a measure Tuesday aimed at banning the District from issuing same-sex ...

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FRC spokesperson supports criminalizing homosexual behavior

Appearing on Tuesday's Hardball with Chris Matthews, Family Research Council spokesperson and board member Peter Sprigg said he believes that "gay behavior" should be criminalized. Sprigg appeared in the broadcast [...] ...

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U.S. Military’s top brass ready to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

The nation’s top military officer said Tuesday that he supported allowing gays to openly serve in the U.S. armed forces, invoking the words of President Obama in calling it “the right thing to do”. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services ...

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Brown on abortion, DADT, gay marriage — not your typical Republican?

On the heels of his election victory in Massachusetts, Republican Senator-elect Scott Brown appeared on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, and signaled he would not serve as his party’s strict, unwavering 41st vote in the U.S. Senate. “Make no mistake, ...

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Pope Benedict confirms UK visit; attacks Britain’s proposed equality bill

The Vatican condemned Britain’s proposed equality law Monday, complaining that legislation to give homosexual equal rights “violates natural law”. From UK’s Times-Online: On the day Rome finally confirmed that the Pope would make a state visit to Britain this year, ...

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Stephen Baldwin admires ex-gays for turning away from ‘that lifestyle’

Stephen Baldwin, the youngest (and least talented) of the Baldwin brothers, and recent house guest of the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother, gave a revealing interview in the Guardian this weekend, in which he praised ex-gays and once again condemned same-sex ...

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Utah democrats postpone gay rights bills to protect Salt Lake ordinance

Johnson, right, and Sen. Howard Stevenson, (R-Salt Lake) at a press conference announcing an anti-discrimination study relating to employment and housing. (Salt Lake Tribune photo)
On Friday, three Democratic lawmakers announced they are dropping bills — until 2011 — that would provide anti-discrimination protections, probate rights and adoption rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Utahns. In exchange, opponents of gay-rights legislation will drop ...

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Hawaii state House postpones vote on civil unions — indefinitely

The Hawaii state House, conflicted by emotion and election-year politics, voted yesterday to indefinitely postpone action on a civil-unions bill, reports the Honolulu Advertiser. The voice vote, which came after no debate, essentially kills the bill this session, since it ...

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