Category Archives: Marriage

Poll: Obama’s Marriage Position Not a Factor for Majority of Voters

A new USA Today/Gallup poll indicates that President Barack Obama’s support of marriage for gays and lesbians will not prove a factor this November for the majority of American voters. Continue reading

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A Decisive Affirmation of LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama’s endorsement of marriage for gays and lesbians during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts on Wednesday is far more than a cynical political calculation from inside the Beltway. Continue reading

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Obama Endorses Marriage Equality

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his support of marriage for gays and lesbians during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts. Continue reading

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North Carolina Voters Approve Marriage Amendment

The Associated Press is reporting that North Carolina voters have approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between a man and a woman. Continue reading

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Gallup: Half of Americans Support Marriage Equality

A new Gallup poll shows that half of Americans support marriage for gays and lesbians. Continue reading

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Biden Endorses Marriage Equality

Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday endorsed marriage for same-sex couples during an appearance on “Meet the Press.” Continue reading

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Eleven State Democratic Party Chairs Endorse Marriage Equality Platform Plank

Texas Democratic Party Chair Boyd Richie is among the 11 state Democratic Party chairs who announced on Thursday their support of a proposal that would add marriage for same-sex couples to their party’s 2012 platform. Continue reading

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N.H. Newspaper Calls for Marriage Referendum

New Hampshire’s largest newspaper on Sunday called for a referendum that would allow voters to decide whether same-sex couples can marry in the state. Union Leader publisher Joseph W. McQuaid referenced an amendment to state Rep. David Bates’ measure that … Continue reading

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Sponsor of N.H. Marriage Equality Repeal Bill Supports Return to Civil Unions

The sponsor of a bill that would repeal New Hampshire’s marriage equality law said on Tuesday that he would support the reinstatement of a statute that allowed civil unions for same-sex couples. State Rep. David Bates (R-Windham) told the Associated … Continue reading

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Villaraigosa Endorses Marriage Equality Plank in Democratic Platform

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday endorsed a proposed marriage equality plank in the Democratic Party’s 2012 platform. “It’s basically who we are,” he told Politico’s Mike Allen at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. “I believe in family values … Continue reading

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