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Marriage

Minnesota: House Committee Vote On Marriage Bill Monday As Top Newspaper Calls For Passage

by David Badash ● 10:35 AM May 5, 2013
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The Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee will vote on a bill to extend marriage to same-sex couples on Monday, just two days after the state’s top newspaper called for the bill’s passage.

Marriage

UPDATED: 24 Hours: Same-Sex Marriage Votes In Nevada, Delaware, Rhode Island, And France

by David Badash ● 9:23 AM April 23, 2013
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Right now we’re in the first few hours of a 24-hour period in which legislatures in the states of Nevada, Delaware, Rhode Island, and lawmakers in the country of France will be voting on making same-sex marriage legal.

News

Another Screaming GOP Lawmaker — This Time It’s Rep. Joe Walsh (Video)

by David Badash ● 12:11 PM June 5, 2012
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Infamous deadbeat dad & GOP U.S. Congressman Joe Walsh, at a constituents’ meeting held in a local bar was caught on tape screaming and swearing at his constituents.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Lawmaker: Being Gay ‘Cuts About 20 Years Off Your Life’

by David Badash ● 12:19 AM May 26, 2012
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Virginia House Republican lawmaker, Del. Robert G. Marshall, told a Tea Party audience on Thursday that being gay “cuts your life by about 20 years,” which absolutely is a false statement.

News

GOP Lawmaker: ‘Sodomy Is Not A Civil Right’

by David Badash ● 9:43 AM May 17, 2012
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Virginia Republican lawmaker Robert G. Marshal says “Sodomy is not a civil right,” as his defense for blocking the judicial nomination of an openly-gay veteran.

Bigotry Watch

GOP Lawmaker: Coat Hanger Abortions Support ‘Moral Values’

by David Badash ● 1:49 PM May 15, 2012
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A GOP lawmaker in Mississippi says coat hanger abortions support “moral values,” and brags that his state was able to defeat Roe v. Wade, albeit unconstitutionally.

Legislation

GOP Lawmaker Comes Out As Gay Then Comes Out Against Don’t Say Gay Bill

by David Badash ● 12:41 PM May 2, 2012
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Saying, “being gay has never been a Republican or Democrat issue,” Zach Wyatt, a GOP lawmaker came out against a “Don’t Say Gay” bill, then came out as gay himself.

Bigotry Watch

Tennessee Anti-Gay Lawmakers Keep Voting To Protect Lawbreakers Not Kids

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM April 26, 2012
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Why do Tennessee lawmakers keep voting against the interests of their own children? Take, for instance, Tennessee Republican Tea Party lawmaker Jeremy Faison.

News

Brian Sims Wins, Will Be Pennsylvania’s First Openly-Gay State Lawmaker

by David Badash ● 1:07 AM April 25, 2012
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Brian Sims, who faced a bitter race against a fellow Democrat last night won the primary election and will become Pennsylvania’s first openly-gay lawmaker.

Bigotry Watch

Thomas Roberts Interviews Anti-Gay NC Lawmaker On Gay-Ban Amendment One

by David Badash ● 5:18 PM April 18, 2012
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Thomas Roberts today interviewed anti-gay North Carolina’s Tracy Philbeck and pro-LGBT Democrat Robert Kellogg on the state’s highly-controversial Amendment One.

Civil Rights

Planned Parenthood Bombings “Domestic Terrorism” Encouraged By Legislators

by David Badash ● 9:40 AM April 3, 2012
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Last night, Cenk Uygur and Laura Bassett at Current TV discussed yesterday’s bombing of a Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic and labeled it “domestic terrorism.”

Bigotry Watch

Women Don’t Know If They’ve Been Raped Or Are Just Married Says Lawmaker

by David Badash ● 2:43 PM March 21, 2012
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An Idaho Republican lawmaker says he believes women don’t know if they have been raped, or if the sex they just had is part of normal marital relations, in his defense of an archaic mandatory transvaginal ultrasound bill.

Bigotry Watch

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill On Hold After Lawmakers Realize Their Stupidity

by David Badash ● 7:24 AM March 14, 2012
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Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is on hold after lawmakers realized that the bill was not only unnecessary from their own standpoint, but counterproductive as well.

Bigotry Watch

George Takei Brands Anti-Gay Lawmakers Heartless, Brainless, Cowardly Friends Of Dorothy

by David Badash ● 1:15 PM March 8, 2012
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George Takei in this new video brands Tennessee’s top three anti-gay lawmakers “Friends of Dorothy,” and calls them brainless, cowardly, and heartless to boot.