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9th Circuit lets Prop 8 stand during appeal

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied a motion which would have forced California to immediately resume same-sex “marriage” while the court considers a case challenging Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment which defines marriage as a union

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Indiana marriage amendment moves forward

There was great news out of Indiana this week as the voters in the Hoosier State got one step closer to being able to vote on a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

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DOMA battle continues in Congress

Though House Speaker Boehner has acted to have Congress defend the challenge to DOMA in the court system, some of his colleagues have filed opposing bills about the DOMA and are actively signing up co-sponsors. Rep. Vicky Hatzler (R-MO) has

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Casino debate looks to heat up soon

Our friends at United to Stop Slots in Massachusetts (USS Mass) announced in an email this week that “the calm before the storm has ended and casino proponents have re-emerged, with new backing behind them.” Now more than ever we

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Boston billboard promotes assisted suicide

A pro-euthanasia organization, Final Exit Network, has purchased billboard space in Boston and plastered it with an anti-life message. The giant billboard in East Boston is black and white and reads “Irreversible Illness? Unbearable suffering? Die With Dignity.” Though the

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Mineau Testimony on HB 1830 and Referendum Process

TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO HB 1830 TO AMEND ARTICLE 48, THE PEOPLE’S CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE PETITION AND REFERENDUM PROCESS Joint Committee on Election Laws March 23, 2011 HB 1830 would more than double the required number of signatures for an initiative

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Scott Brown and Planned Parenthood

You and I both know we have had our differences with Senator Scott Brown’s votes since he arrived in Washington, but we continue to hope that federal funding of abortion is one issue we continue to see eye to eye.

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Bill would limit voter rights

Important Election Laws Committee Hearing next Wednesday, March 23 The Joint Committee on Election Laws will hold a public hearing next Wednesday, March 23, starting at 1:30 pm in Hearing Room B-1 on HB 1830 that would more than double

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