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Family Research Council shooter sentenced to 25 years in prison

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Floyd Corkins, at the time of his arrest on Aug. 15, 2012.
WASHINGTON -- A man who planned a mass shooting at a conservative Christian lobbying group's Washington headquarters in 2012 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the failed plot.

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Pope Francis criticizes Catholic Church’s obsession with gays, abortion

Thursday, September 19, 2013
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VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is warning that the Catholic Church's moral edifice might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make the church a merciful, more welcoming place for all.

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Hillary Clinton delivers pro-LGBT rights speech at Scotland University ceremony

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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ST ANDREWS, Scotland -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an impassioned speech supporting human rights and equality for LGBT people as she received an honorary degree Tuesday from St. Andrew’s University in Scotland.

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Pat Robertson: San Antonio will jail Christians over anti-discrimination law

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Pat Robertson and his Christian Broadcasting Network filed a report Wednesday that falsely claimed that having a “biblical view” on sexuality has been “criminalized” in San Antonio, Texas.

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Biden at Iowa fundraiser: Marriage equality is ‘the civil rights of our day’

Monday, September 16, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden speaks during Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraising steak fry dinner, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Vice-President Joe Biden, speaking at a high profile fundraiser in Iowa on Sunday, took the opportunity to trumpet his own accomplishments, including his support for same-sex marriage that many credit was the catalyst that helped President Barack Obama to finally "evolve" on the issue.

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Mormon, ex-NFL QB Steve Young wants to build bridges with gay community

Sunday, September 15, 2013
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SALT LAKE CITY — Legendary NFL quarterback Steve Young says he's a Mormon who wants to build bridges with the gay community.

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Pat Robertson loses fight to keep ‘Gay AIDS Ring’ video off the internet

Saturday, September 14, 2013
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Two weeks ago, the Christian Broadcasting Network tried to cover up remarks made by Pat Robertson, the founder of CBN and host of its flagship show the 700 Club, about how he believes gay men wear special rings that cut the hands of people they meet in order to infect them with HIV/AIDS.

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New book attempts to rewrite the history of Matthew Shepard’s life and death

Friday, September 13, 2013
A freelance television producer and writer is claiming that the events leading to the murder of 21-year-old University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in October of 1998 are substantially incorrect.

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Ex-NFL QB Steve Young to speak at Mormon conference on LGBT acceptance

Friday, September 13, 2013
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SALT LAKE CITY -- Former NFL great Steve Young will be one of the keynote speakers at a three-day conference in Salt Lake City exploring how the Mormon faith is dealing with gays and lesbians.

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FRC: Boycott Betty Crocker for baking wedding cakes for gay couples

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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When gay rights advocates criticized Chick-fil-A for the company’s financial support of anti-gay organizations, the Family Research Council decried their “gaystapo tactics.” Apparently, the FRC believes that boycotts are only acceptable if they are organized by conservative groups.

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