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Bobby Jindal blasts companies opposed to Louisiana religious freedom bill

Friday, April 24, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday that businesses opposed to religious objections laws are entering an "unholy alliance" with the same liberal elites who support more taxes, regulation and "demonize" profit-making. [...]

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Ted Cruz introduces bills to block marriage equality for same-sex couples

Friday, April 24, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has filed two bills to protect states that prohibit same-sex couples from marrying. [...]

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Huckabee defends gay conversion therapy, warns gay rights will outlaw Christianity: ‘God Help Us All’

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Mike Huckabee
Mike Huckabee has let loose with a litany of falsehoods about how marriage equality will lead to the “criminalization of Christianity," and went on to defend ex-gay therapy, saying government is barring chaplains from advocating against the “homosexual lifestyle.” [...]

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The GOP’s same-sex wedding conundrum

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Scott-Walker
MSNBC's Chris Hayes and "Savage Love" columnist and LGBT rights activist Dan Savage discuss how Republican presidential hopefuls respond when asked if they'd attend a same-sex wedding for a loved one, and, as Savage notes, how anybody believes they would be invited to one at all. [...]

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Rubio: Gay is not a choice, but that doesn’t mean you have a constitutional right to marry

Sunday, April 19, 2015
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
Presidential hopeful, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he believes sexual orientation isn't a choice, but that he remains opposed to federal courts legalizing marriage for same-sex couples. [...]

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Clinton patches relations with liberals at campaign’s outset

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, participates in a roundtable with educators and students at the Kirkwood Community College's Jones County Regional Center in Monticello, Iowa, on April 14, 2015.
This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals' good side. During the opening week of her second presidential campaign, Clinton showed she had retooled her positions to line up with the views of progressive Democrats. [...]

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Gay mentor, belief in dignity at the core of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s views

Sunday, April 19, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the U.S. Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. [...]

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Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Cardinal Francis George
Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who fought tirelessly against the legalization of same-sex marriage in Illinois, and who once compared LGBT people to the Ku Klux Klan, died after a long fight with cancer. [...]

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Which GOP 2016 hopeful would attend a same-sex wedding, which one wouldn’t, and who wouldn’t say

Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked the “gotcha” question to two GOP 2016 hopefuls on Thursday: whether or not they would attend a same-sex wedding after Marco Rubio told... [...]

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Some San Francisco Catholics call for ouster of anti-gay archbishop

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Salvatore Cordileone
More than 100 Bay Area Catholics went public with their complaints about the San Francisco archbishop, asking Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone with someone more inclusive and less divisive. [...]

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