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It’s Official: Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults

Monday, July 27, 2015
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The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately. ...

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Cruz, Huckabee court evangelical votes, warn same‑sex marriage puts nation on perilous path

Monday, July 6, 2015
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
GOP presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee went head-to-head for evangelical votes this weekend, telling a megachurch congregation that God favors the U.S. but that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path because of same-sex marriage. ...

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Hillary Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in Facebook posting

Sunday, July 5, 2015
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The Democratic presidential candidate was responding to a photo of an unnamed boy with a tearful expression. A captioned quote indicates he's homosexual and fearful about the future. ...

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates gay couple’s wedding, his first

Monday, June 29, 2015
New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates the wedding of David Turley and Peter Thiede in front of the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Cuomo made use of some newly granted powers to officiate at his first wedding, that of a same-sex couple who wed outside a Greenwich Village bar where police harassment of patrons sparked three days of riots in 1969. ...

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Republican White House hopefuls deride same-sex marriage ruling

Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told conservatives that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalized same-sex marriage across the nation. ...

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Santorum denounces marriage ruling as Supreme Court decision dominates conservative gathering

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Rick Santorum
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum denounced the landmark gay marriage ruling Friday in a fiery speech to about 4,000 conservatives gathered in Denver. ...

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For Obama and Clinton, it’s been a long journey to ‘yes’ on marriage equality

Saturday, June 27, 2015
President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington  on June 26, 2015, after the Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the US. When Obama praised the Supreme Court’s watershed same-sex marriage ruling, he held it up as evidence that a "shift in hearts and minds is possible." Obama may well have been describing his own public trajectory on gay unions _ a complicated path that took him through opposition and ambivalence to enthusiastic embrace.
"It has been an evolutionary process," said Fred Sainz of the HRC. But he said Obama now stands as one of the great champions of gay rights, up there with the likes of Harvey Milk. As for Clinton, he said, ...

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal launches campaign for GOP presidential nomination

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday launched a long-shot campaign for the Republican presidential nomination that rests on courtship of evangelical voters and his reputation as a man of ideas. ...

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Mike Huckabee pledges to block same-sex marriage if elected president

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Huckabee said Monday that if elected president, he would simply ignore any Supreme Court decision in favor of marriage equality until Congress passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide…which he would then veto. ...

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Fischer: If you’re going to take down Confederate flag, then remove ‘rainbow flag of the gay reich’

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Bryan Fischer
"The rainbow flag represents the gay lobby, it represents Big Gay, it represents what I'm calling for the first time today, I'm introducing a new term: the Gay Reich .. They've got a flag just like the Nazis had their ...

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