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Ky. Senate candidate: Gay marriage will lead to parents marrying their kids for tax benefits

| Friday, February 21, 2014
Timothy D. Easley, APKentucky Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin is running against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
WASHINGTON -- A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Kentucky said that same-sex marriage could lead to a parent claiming marriage to his or her child to gain tax benefits and other privileges.

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LGBT, AIDS cuts held off two months under ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Friday, January 4, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama appeared at the White House Tuesday night to discuss the fiscal cliff deal.Photo: Michael Key, Washington Blade.
The legislative package that Congress passed this week to avert the “fiscal cliff” puts off for only two months devastating across-the-board budget cuts to federal programs — including programs directly relevant to LGBT people and people with HIV/AIDS — putting advocates in the position to continuing fighting for them in the weeks to come.

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