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Victorian Premier urges Federal Government to abandon same-sex marriage plebiscite in letter

ABC Online - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has urged the Federal Government to abandon plans for a public poll on same-sex marriage. Mr Andrews has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urging him not to hold a plebiscite on legalising marriage for same-sex ...
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Cost of Turnbull government's same-sex marriage plebiscite could rise

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The cost of the same-sex marriage plebiscite could be $15 million higher than the estimated $160 million if the Turnbull government decides to spend taxpayers' money on the "yes" and "no" campaigns.
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James Obergefell, plaintiff in gay-marriage case: Donald Trump is no friend of our LGBTQ community

Washington Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
The lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage across the United States said Tuesday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is no friend of LGBTQ citizens despite his recent overtures to that community.

Why a Prime Minister of honour should dump same-sex marriage plebiscite

The Age - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
There are two reasons politicians change policies. The first is expediency. Examples of such breaches of faith are Julia Gillard's broken promise to not introduce a carbon tax, and Tony Abbott's commitment to not cut funding to a number of areas that ...
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Apple backs Australian marriage equality

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook, is openly gay and a supporter of gay rights and other humanitarian causes. He said on Twitter the legalisation of same-sex marriage in all 50 US states last year was "a victory for equality, perseverance and love ...

Same-sex marriage to become legal from Friday in Isle of Man

The Guardian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Isle of Man's marriage (same sex couples) bill 2016 was promoted by Allan Bell, the island's chief minister, who has been in a gay relationship for over 20 years. “This has been a long, long journey,” Bell, 69, told the Guardian this week. “This ...
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Bishop Tobin: VP candidate Kaine's stance on abortion, same-sex marriage contrary to Catholic Church's

The Providence Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The bishop noted on his Facebook page that though Kaine, a Virginia senator, describes himself as a Catholic, “it is also reported that he publicly supports 'freedom of choice' for abortion, same-sex marriage, gay adoptions, and the ordination of women ...

Tim Wilson calls on anti-same-sex marriage MPs to abstain from voting on legislation

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
His comments came amid signs of division within the gay and lesbian community over whether or not to support the Coalition's plan for the public vote.

France's youngest MP says gay marriage will lead to polygamy

attitude.co.uk - ‎12 hours ago‎
Speaking with the Telegraph this weekend (July 23), the rising star of the National Front spoke at length about issues such as the Nice attack, Brexit and her family - but it was for her opinions on same-sex marriage and adoption, which were both ...
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Why Gay Marry?

The Atlantic - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
All along, HBO's studiously chill depiction of gay-male hipsters has been a flashpoint for debates about whether previously transgressive aspects of queer life could or should survive wider social acceptance and the legalization of same-sex marriage ...
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Read the Republican Platform on Same-Sex Marriage, Guns and Wall Street

TIME - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Windsor, which wrongly removed the ability of Congress to define marriage policy in federal law. We also condemn the Supreme Court's lawless ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which in the words of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, was a “judicial Putsch ...
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Anglican Church will weather divide on same-sex marriage, officials say

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
It was actually Thompson's vote in favour of the resolution to allow same-sex marriage that was miscounted in error, leading to an emotional roller-coaster of elation and despair for church members on both sides of the debate.

Could the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Help Kill the Death Penalty?

Nashville Scene - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A motion filed last month by the Federal Public Defender's office argues that post-conviction proceedings in the case of death row inmate Charles Wright should be reopened because Wright's death sentence violates his constitutional rights.
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Federal Judge Orders Kansas Agency To Comply With Same-Sex Marriage Law

KCUR - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A federal judge ruled Friday that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment must recognize same-sex marriages, allowing gay and lesbian couples the same benefits as others.
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Anglican bishop for PEI withholds permission for same-sex marriage for now

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The bishop for the Anglican diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is withholding permission for his clergy to perform same-sex marriages until further discussion takes place. Bishop Ron Cutler writes, in a pastoral statement posted on ...
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Romania moves closer to ruling out possibility of legalizing same-sex marriage

Reuters - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
BUCHAREST Romania moved a step closer to ruling out the possibility of legalizing same-sex marriage on Wednesday when its top court paved the way for a referendum on defining marriage in the constitution as a union strictly between a man and a woman ...
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Poll questions level of community support for same-sex marriage plebiscite

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Less than half of Australians want a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, a poll has found, with support for a national vote plummeting once voters are aware that the Turnbull Government's proposal will cost $160 million but not compel members of ...
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France's youngest MP opposes gay marriage, says it will 'open the door to polygamy'

PinkNews - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The youngest MP in France has voiced her opposition to same-sex marriage, saying it will “open the door to polygamy”. Marion Maréchal-Le Pen is the granddaughter of Front National (FN) founder Jean-Marie Le Pen and the niece of the far-right party's ...

Abbott signs gay marriage book

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A 260-page tome autographed by former prime minister Tony Abbott urging Australian conservatives to back same-sex marriage is the latest must-have accessory for political junkies.

Angeline pabor sa same-sex marriage: Kumikita ako sa kanila!

Bandera - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The issue was raised because her latest movie which casts her opposite Kean Cipriano, Billy Crawford, Eric Quizon and Mart Escudero, “That Thing Called Tanga Na” is a movie about gays.
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