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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With more than half of voters supporting a repeal of Michigan's gay marriage ban, advocates say it's not a matter of if — but when — same-sex marriage is legal in the state. How soon? Gay rights activists plan a...
Tags: Gay Rights, Social Issues, Politics, Elections, Justice System
A few months ago, my teenage son, who is not a Boy Scout, told me that a boy had been expelled from the local troop because he was gay. My heart went out to that boy. Now the Boy Scouts are in the news because they decided to allow gay boys to join...
Tags: Social Issues, Emmaus, Mertztown, Values, Social Organizations
Even as the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform this week, Republicans are increasingly giving indications that the effort isn't likely to go very far. First, it was Sen. Marco Rubio's dance around the issue — repeatedly speaking out...
WASHINGTON — It began with an odd civil rights claim, one that now threatens to derail the confirmation of President Obama's civil rights chief to lead the Labor Department. White landlords had sued the city of St. Paul, Minn., for aggressively...
Immigration reform is a historic opportunity To the editor: The Senate is poised to consider an immigration reform bill that would create a comprehensive but fair pathway to citizenship for the approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants now...
He's come out on top in six contested elections as a Democrat in an increasingly conservative county, and has withstood criticism that he's both too soft and too tough, appeased minorities and disappointed minorities, said too little and said too much....
It's been nearly a year since officials in Anaheim -- pressured by anger and violent street protests over ethnic divisions in Orange County's largest city -- first floated a ballot measure that would alter the structure of City Council elections in an...
The Baltimore SunNow that Major League Soccer has its first openly gay player, the league is launching a new effort to tackle anti-gay attitudes and encourage inclusion in its ranks. Through a partnership with the You Can Play Project, a nonprofit dedicated to...
MOSCOW – Despite opposition from human rights activists, Russia’s lower house of parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban providing children with information on homosexuality. The lower house, or State Duma, voted...
Tags: Punishment, Human Rights Watch, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Politics
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Planning a party for thousands of people would be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Now imagine trying to pull off such a gathering without knowing what day it should happen or if there even will be cause for...
This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents. A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Revelations of massive government collections of Americans' phone and email records have reinvigorated an odd-couple political alliance of the far left and right. A number of Democratic civil liberties activists, along with...
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