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Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ in America

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage..." [...]

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‘Star Trek’ star George Takei calls for Indiana boycott over anti-LGBT law

Friday, March 27, 2015
George Takei
The "Star Trek" actor also known for his gay and civil rights activism said on his popular Facebook page he wants "socially responsible companies (to) withdraw their business, conferences and support" from Indiana. [...]

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Salesforce cancels all travel to Indiana, won’t subject customers or employees to discrimination

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Marc Benioff
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has made good on a threat that his $4 billion company would "dramatically reduce" its investment in Indiana in response to an anti-LGBT religious freedom law. [...]

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Okla. Senator wants to allow government contractors to discriminate against same-sex couples

Thursday, March 26, 2015
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) wants to allow businesses and organizations access to government contracts and other federal funds even if they discriminate against married, same-sex couples. [...]

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Roy Moore: ‘No court has authority to redefine what God proposed in Genesis’

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks at the Defense of the Texas Marriage Amendment Rally outside of the Texas State Capitol on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Austin, Texas.
“Nothing in the Constitution of the United States, nothing in the laws or precedence of the federal courts give federal courts any authority over domestic policy of family and marriage..." [...]

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Ted Cruz vows to ‘uphold the sacrament of marriage’ as president

Monday, March 23, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at Liberty University, founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, Monday, March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va., to announce his campaign for president.
After pledging to “stand up for the First Amendment rights of every American,” Ted Cruz said he would “defend the sanctity of human life and uphold the sacrament of marriage.” [...]

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Ex-Bob Jones president apologizes for 1980 call for stoning gays, then calls them sinners

Monday, March 23, 2015
Bob Jones III
The former president of Bob Jones University has apologized for saying in 1980 that gays should be stoned, and that he no longer condones "the stoning of sinners." [...]

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Ted Cruz, who wants a federal ban on same-sex marriage, to launch presidential bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Sen. Ted Cruz, who has called for sweeping legislation to undo federal recognition of marriage equality and modify the U.S. Constitution to block same-sex marriage, will announce a presidential run on Monday. [...]

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Vanguard Award recipient Kerry Washington fires up GLAAD audience

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Kerry Washington
"We can't say that we believe in each others' fundamental humanity and then turn a blind eye to the reality of each others existence and the truth of each others hearts." [...]

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Pope Francis to lunch with gay, transgender, HIV positive prison inmates

Friday, March 20, 2015
Pope Francis
The Italian news site Vatican Insider reports the Pontiff will lunch with about 90 prisoners on Saturday as as part of a day trip to Southern Italy. [...]

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