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Boston mayor to boycott St. Patrick’s Day parade if gay groups are excluded

| Thursday, February 27, 2014
Martin Walsh
BOSTON -- Boston's mayor says he will boycott the city's annual St. Patrick's Day parade unless gay groups are allowed to participate.

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Final order expected in Ky. same-sex marriage case

| Thursday, February 27, 2014
Brett Barrouquere, APMichael De Leon (left) and Gregory Bourke.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Attorneys for gay couples seeking formal recognition of their out-of-state marriages say a federal judge is expected to sign a final order in the case by the end of the week.

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Utah lawmakers meet with LGBT community, hear of struggles, fears, discrimination

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
J. Seth Anderson, via TwitterMembers of the LGBT community meet with Utah lawmakers on Feb. 26, 2014.
SALT LAKE CITY — In an emotional gathering marked by tears, hugs and handshakes, a bipartisan group of more than Utah 20 lawmakers and officials met Wednesday night to hear gay and transgender people share personal experiences with discrimination.

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Hillary Clinton lauds veto of Ariz. anti-gay religious freedom bill

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
APHillary Clinton
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Hillary Rodham Clinton is lauding Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's veto of a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights.

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Ariz. governor Jan Brewer vetoes anti-gay religious freedom bill

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) vetoes SB 1062.
PHOENIX -- Arizona governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a controversial bill that would have added protections for people to assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays and others.

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Transcript: Ariz. governor Jan Brewer’s statement on vetoed bill

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
APGov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.)
PHOENIX — Following is a transcript of the statement read by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday regarding her veto of a bill allowing religious reasons for refusing service to gays:

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Major League Baseball criticizes Arizona anti-gay religious freedom bill

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball has issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that if enacted would add protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.

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Kerry: U.S. launching new effort to combat anti-gay laws worldwide

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Stephen Wandera, APUgandan pupils from different schools take part in an event organized by born-again Christians to celebrate the signing of a new anti-gay bill that sets harsh penalties for homosexual sex, at the Omega Healing Center outside of Kampala, in Uganda Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
WASHINGTON — Troubled by an anti-gay movement in Uganda and across much of the world, the U.S. is launching a new effort to combat what Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday as a threat to human rights.

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Religious freedom bill raises complicated legal questions for Ariz., other states

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Cheryl Evans, The Arizona Republic (AP)Opponents of the SB1062, a religious freedom bill, urged Gov. Brewer to veto the bill during a protest rally at the state Capitol, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
[caption id="attachment_130124" align="alignleft" width="665"] Cheryl Evans, The Arizona Republic (AP)Opponents of the SB1062, a religious freedom bill, urged Gov. Brewer to veto the bill during a protest rally at the state Capitol, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.[/caption] PHOENIX — The bill has galvanized business leaders and...

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Miss. lawmakers confused whether their own religious freedom bill is anti-gay

| Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Mississippi state capitol in Jackson.
JACKSON, Miss. — Several Mississippi lawmakers say they're confused about whether a freedom-of-religion bill is similar to a widely criticized Arizona measure that would allow people to assert religious beliefs in refusing business services to same-sex couples.

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