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Gay marriage advances: Overdue justice or moral chaos?
USA Today
February 24, 2011

Who recognizes your marriage? Who decides if your child is fit for their summer camp, based on whether they approve of your spouse? Who decides if the person who shares your life, can inherit you assets when you die?

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Hawaii governor signs gay civil unions into law
baltimoresun.com
February 24, 2011

HONOLULU (Reuters) - Governor Neil Abercrombie on Wednesday signed into law a bill allowing same-sex civil unions, making Hawaii the seventh U.S. state to grant essentially the same rights as marriage to gay couples.

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Poll finds support for legal gay unions &nbsp
ajc.com
February 24, 2011

An Associated Press-National Constitution Center Poll conducted last August found 52 percent of Americans saying the federal government should give legal recognition to marriages between couples of the same sex, while 46 percent said it should not.

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Gay Couple Sues Illinois Bed And Breakfast For Refusing To Host Civil Union Ceremony
Huffington Post
February 24, 2011

Last month, Governor Pat Quinn signed a historic bill into law legalizing civil unions for gay and lesbian couples, making Illinois one of about a dozen states that extend significant legal protections to same-sex couples.

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U.S. government's reversal seen as a win for gay rights
DesMoinesRegister.com
February 24, 2011

The Justice Department will stop defending the constitutionality of a 1996 law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

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Lady Gaga - Lady Gaga Urges Target To Give To Gay Groups
Contactmusic News
February 23, 2011

LADY GAGA is set to release a limited edition of her new single BORN THIS WAY at U.S. retailer Target after bosses agreed to donate to gay rights groups.

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Gay couple shut out of Creation Museum date night
USATODAY.com
February 23, 2011

A date-night event at the Creation Museum here was disrupted when a same-sex couple was denied entry.

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Maryland Politics: Other states may extend rights to gay couples
baltimoresun.com
February 23, 2011

Maryland's state senate is expected to begin debating the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Act on Wednesday -- it's one of several state legislative bodies across the country poised to extend rights to same sex couples.

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Panel OKs measure to ban bullying of gay students
Kentucky.com
February 23, 2011

Bullitt Central High School freshman Aye Jay Long, 14, told a panel of lawmakers on Tuesday that he was continually harassed by his classmates, who called him a "fag" after he told them he was gay earlier this school year.

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Gay lawmakers, advocates upset over Esser hiring
AP
February 23, 2011

The hiring of a former Republican state party chairman and state senator by an influential labor union has upset prominent gay lawmakers and advocates, fracturing two political camps that are usually allies.

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