Tag: legal recognition

TX Dems won’t vote on marriage in 2012

Party leaders opt against placing nonbinding resolution on primary ballot JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com AUSTIN — Democrats in Texas won’t get to vote next year on whether they support same-sex...

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NC poll: Most support rights for same-sex couples

MIKE BAKER | Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — More than half of North Carolina residents now support legal recognition of same-sex couples, and more than one-quarter believe they should have full marriage rights, according to a...

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Marriage equality battles ramping up across U.S.

N.H. Republicans working to repeal marriage law; other states offer mixed bag in legislative actions DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Two New Hampshire legislators have recently introduced bills to repeal that...

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Marriage amendment introduced in Iowa

The Iowa Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in a unanimous ruling in 2009. Now, state legislators are seeking to overturn that decision by putting a constitutional amendment on the ballot that would ban not only same-sex...

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Poll: U.S. divided in thirds on gay marriage

When it comes to same-sex marriage, the nation is divided roughly into thirds, according to a new poll from Daily Kos. Thirty-four percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, 31 percent favor civil unions and 31 percent are...

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Some radical ideas about the DADT ruling

This week, a federal court judge issued an extreme ruling regarding “don’t ask don’t tell”: An injunction, forbidding the U.S. military from enforcing the policy worldwide. As part of the ruling, she gave...

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