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Jimmy Carter and his Nobel Peace Prize

On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to…

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NY Cardinal Dolan: Church Has Been 'Outmarketed' On Marriage Equality

Recently, there have been comments from New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan that the Catholic church has been outmarketed on marriage equality. Cardinal Dolan goes on to…

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Do We Hate Each Other In America?

Writing about the United States, Australian,  Karen Pickering mused, “For a country that loves the idea of itself so deeply and passionately, I often wonder…

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Posted in Civil Rights Headlines LGBT Politics Social Issues

The 7 Senate Democrats Who Have NOT Pledged Their Support For Gay Marriage

After Delaware Senator Tom Carper (D) came out in favor of same-sex marriage today, that left only 7 hold outs on the democratic side of…

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Does the Same Sex Marriage Debate Provoke Schizoid Behavior?

“Citing the House Report on DOMA from when it was being deliberated in 1996, Justice Kagan points out that its goal was “to express moral…

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Highlights of the United States v. Windsor (DOMA)

The first segment is not in chronological order, but arguably the most important, as it relates the likely outcome of these proceedings.  It is part of…

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