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Santorum compares 9th Circuit to Soviet Union, calls court ‘intolerant’ for striking down Prop 8

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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During a town hall in McKinney, Texas on Wednesday, Rick Santorum lashed out at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for striking down Proposition 8, arguing that the judges displaced “intolerance” towards conservatives and labeled proponents of “traditional” marriage as “bigots” when they found the measure unconstitutional. [...]

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Santorum sweeps GOP contests in Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum showed his campaign still has life by sweeping Tuesday’s GOP contests in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado. [...]

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Santorum: Gays don’t deserve ‘privilege’ of marriage because gay unions don’t ‘benefit society’

Saturday, February 4, 2012
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Rick Santorum told a gay man in Fulton, Missouri Friday afternoon that he didn’t deserve the “privilege” of marriage because his same-sex relationship does not “benefit” society in the same way that opposite-sex marriage does. [...]

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Florida gay Republicans hail Romney victory

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Gay Republicans joined many of their straight counterparts in Florida Tuesday night in congratulating former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for his decisive victory in the Florida Republican primary. [...]

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Christie sees future, Santorum wears George Wallace drag

Sunday, January 29, 2012
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You can’t scare the public with the gay issue anymore since they no longer are afraid to have us as neighbors. In fact, most Americans want us as their neighbors and pollsters have discovered that 47 percent of strong conservative Republicans would vote for an LGBT person running for office. [...]

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Gingrich comes from behind to win South Carolina primary

Saturday, January 21, 2012
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pulled a surprise win in the South Carolina primary on Saturday, throwing off expectations for the race for the GOP nomination. With 31 percent of precincts reporting, Gingrich had a wide lead with 40.8 percent of the vote. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was in [...]

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The GOP’s Fringe Binge and Field of Schemes

Saturday, January 21, 2012
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There is something seriously wrong with a political party where it is more controversial and exotic to speak French than in tongues. Given this acid trip facsimile of reality, it was inevitable that the Republican presidential primaries have come down to the Slickest vs. The Sickest. [...]

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Anti-gay, evangelical leaders endorse Rick Santorum

Sunday, January 15, 2012
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The anti-gay Family Research Council and evangelical leaders have endorsed Republican candidate Rick Santorum for president amid observations that the social conservatives are unhappy with the idea of frontrunner Mitt Romney’s nomination. [...]

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Two major benchmarks in LGBT history will change the playing field forever

Saturday, January 14, 2012
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If you sneezed last week, you might have missed them. Two major changes in the fight for LGBT equality took place — and they literally will change the playing field forever. [...]

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Obama opposes laws ‘designed to take rights away’

Friday, January 13, 2012
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The White House, in response to a Washington Blade inquiry about the possible vote to repeal same-sex marriage rights in New Hampshire, said Thursday night that President Obama “believes strongly in stopping laws designed to take rights away.” [...]

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