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Marines get trained on accepting gay recruits

If a Marine spots two men in his battalion kissing off-duty at a shopping mall, he should react as if he were seeing a man and woman. If he turns on the television news to see a fellow Marine dressed as a civilian and marching in a parade with a banner that reads, “Support Gays… Continue Reading Marines get trained on accepting gay recruits

High court allows gay military ban for now

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The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military to remain in place while a federal appeals court considers the issue. The court did not comment in denying a request from the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay rights group, to step into the ongoing federal court review… Continue Reading High court allows gay military ban for now

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Kate Coatar is seriously considering voting for Green Party candidates instead of Democrats, whom she normally supports. James Wyatt won’t cast a ballot at all because he no longer trusts anyone to fight for causes important to him. If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing support from gay voters to help stave off big losses… Continue Reading Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election

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The Defense Department said today that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long. Following last week’s court ruling that struck down a 1993 law banning gays from serving openly, the military has suspended enforcement of the rule known as “don’t ask, don’t… Continue Reading Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

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Colorado’s Republican Senate candidate, under pressure to defend himself against allegations he has abandoned the far-right in favor of appealing to moderate voters, compared homosexuality to alcoholism in a televised debate with the man he’s trying to unseat. Ken Buck spent much of a debate against Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet on NBC’s “Meet The Press”… Continue Reading Buck stands by gay remark

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The California Supreme Court upheld a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, but it also decided that the estimated 18,000 gay couples who tied the knot before the law took effect will stay wed. The 6-1 decision written by Chief Justice Ron George rejected an argument by gay rights activists that… Continue Reading California Supreme Court upholds gay marriage ban

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