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Man arrested in attack on woman during San Francisco Pride

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
San Francisco, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police have made an arrest in a brutal assault and robbery of a woman during the city’s gay pride festivities. Police say surveillance video of the June 30 attack shows 23-year-old Oakland resident Christopher Porter-Bailey ...

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Calif. AG says San Diego clerk’s petition to block gay marriage is ‘improper’

Monday, July 29, 2013
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
SAN FRANCISCO -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the elected clerk of San Diego County is improperly using the state's legal system to try to prevent same-sex couples from getting married. ...

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz: Pray to stop the ‘assault on marriage’

Sunday, July 28, 2013
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The Christian Broadcasting Network has released more footage from the recent Religious Right summit in Iowa organized by David Lane and featuring speakers like U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.). ...

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Retired Methodist ministers say they’ll break Church rules and perform gay weddings

Saturday, July 27, 2013
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RENO, Nev. — Five retired United Methodist ministers are taking a stand against their church's rules regarding same-sex unions. ...

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Calif. school district settles discrimination complaint by transgender student

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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The U.S. government said Wednesday it had reached an agreement with a Southern California school district to resolve claims the district discriminated against a transgender student. ...

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Calif. Supreme Court rejects San Diego clerk’s bid to stop gay marriages

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- California's highest court is again refusing to immediately stop the state from sanctioning same-sex marriages. ...

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Calif. AG tells court to reject San Diego clerk’s bid to stop same-sex marriages

Monday, July 22, 2013
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
SAN FRANCISCO -- California's chief law enforcement officer urged the state Supreme Court on Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned ...

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Should states’ rights decide gay rights? Or any rights?

Sunday, July 21, 2013
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The citizens of each state want what they want. The people with the money have the power, and they want to mold their cities and towns to their own little standards, with their own little rules, their own little prejudices, ...

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San Diego County clerk seeks end to Calif. gay marriages

Friday, July 19, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Diego County government official in charge of issuing marriage licenses asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to stop gay marriages. ...

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Gay rights activists arrested after Calif. city rescinds pride month proclamation

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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PORTERVILLE, Calif. -- Three gay rights activists are facing charges Wednesday morning after protesting a city council vote to reject a proclamation passed by the mayor last month that declared June as LGBT Pride month in Porterville. ...

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