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Court orders U.S. to pay NOM $50K for ‘leaked’ tax information

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
NOM chairman John Eastman
WASHINGTON -- A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to the National Organization for Marriage after the group claimed that confidential donor information from its tax returns was "leaked" to an activist and later published by the Human Rights Campaign and the Huffington Post. [...]

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Pa. asks judge to dismiss lesbian widow’s inheritance suit

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- The state of Pennsylvania is asking a county judge to dismiss an inheritance tax lawsuit brought by a lesbian widow. [...]

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Gay rights advocates calling for changes to Virginia tax policy

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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RICHMOND, Va. — An advocacy group is calling for changes to Virginia's tax law. Married same-sex couples in Virginia can file joint tax returns with the federal government but not with Virginia. [...]

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Alaska Supreme Court: State tax law discriminates against same-sex couples

Friday, April 25, 2014
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state unconstitutionally discriminates against same-sex couples by denying them equal access to a property tax exemption for senior citizens and disabled veterans. [...]

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N.C. advocacy group to hold rally over state’s tax filing policy

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples. [...]

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Same-sex couples plan filing joint N.C. tax returns as married couples

Thursday, April 10, 2014
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Gay and lesbian activists are protesting North Carolina's ban against same-sex marriage as they file their income tax statements. [...]

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Mo. judge refuses to issue order halting joint tax returns from same-sex couples

Friday, April 4, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri judge on Friday denied a request for a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jay Nixon's directive allowing legally married same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns. [...]

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Mo. court considers joint tax filings from married, same-sex couples

Thursday, April 3, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Officials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state, a state attorney said Thursday in court. [...]

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Mo. court asked to block joint tax returns from married, same-sex couples

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Opponents of same-sex marriage have asked a Missouri court to block Gov. Jay Nixon's order that the state accept jointly filed tax returns from same-sex couples legally married in other states. [...]

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Ind. Senate votes to block federal tax benefits for married, same-sex couples

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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INDIANAPOLIS — Gay rights advocates said they're deeply concerned about a split in state policy from a new federal approach to taxes recognizing same-sex marriage that the Indiana Senate approved 41-6 on Tuesday. [...]

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