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Marriage votes mark ‘watershed’ moment for LGBT equality

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Sabrina Maurer's case involves her fight over death benefits and inheritance taxes after the 2013 death of her partner, Kim Underwood.
Even the most jaded political pundits were stunned by the four stunning victories for marriage equality on the ballot Tuesday. ...

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Historic: Maine voters legalize marriage equality for same-sex couples

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
In a historic and landmark vote, the state of Maine has legalized same-sex marriage by popular vote, becoming the first state in the nation to pass a marriage equality measure at the ballot box. ...

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Will election results make it be a banner day for marriage equality?

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
While voters across America have never approved of same-sex marriage at the ballot box, final polls in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington show that marriage equality is poised to make history today. ...

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GOP lawmaker cites deceased gay brother as he fights same-sex marriage

Monday, November 5, 2012
David Johnson
AUGUSTA, Maine -- A Republican state lawmaker in Maine urged voters to reject the marriage equality ballot initiative while invoking the memory of his deceased gay brother, who was in a 25+ year relationship with his partner. ...

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Final polls indicate marriage equality headed for passage in Maine

Monday, November 5, 2012
The ballot initiative to legalize same-sex marriage in Maine has a 13 percentage point lead over opponents in the latest poll conducted by Critical Insights for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. ...

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Obama calls for support of state marriage equality ballot initiatives

Thursday, October 25, 2012
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday reaffirmed his support for marriage equality, and called on Americans to support the freedom to marry when they vote on ballot measures in Maine, Maryland and Washington. ...

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Bloomberg pledges additional $500,000 to support marriage equality campaigns

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Michael Bloomberg
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that he'll spend another $500,000 of his personal fortune to support marriage equality campaigns in Maine, Minnesota and Washington state in an effort to help the campaigns raise an equal amount. ...

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Vermont couple who lost discrimination suit films anti-gay marriage ad in Maine

Monday, October 22, 2012
A Vermont couple who agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a lesbian couple from New York who claimed that their Inn refused to host their wedding reception because they were a same-sex couple, ...

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NOM mastermind Frank Schubert makes millions selling LGBT discrimination

Friday, October 19, 2012
Frank Schubert
National Organization for Marriage (NOM) strategist Frank Schubert has made nearly $3 million selling anti-LGBT discrimination in just the past year, according to NOM Exposed, a project of the Human Rights Campaign. ...

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Catholic Church, NOM responsible for 60 percent of anti-gay marriage funding in ballot states

Thursday, October 18, 2012
The Catholic Church is funneling unprecedented dollar amounts into the four states where marriage equality is on the ballot this fall – Minnesota, Maryland, Maine and Washington – and in many cases, parishioners may not even be aware that their ...

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