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  1. German Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageChancellor Angela Merkel cleared the way for parliament to consider legalization, but she voted against it.
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    Chinese Court Rejects Same-Sex Marriage in Country’s First Big TestA gay couple sued last year after officials refused them the right to marry. 
  3. Mississippi Governor Signs Harsh Anti-LGBT Bill Into LawBusinesses and government workers can now deny services to same-sex couples based on their “sincerely held” beliefs. 
  4. Gay Synagogue Gets a New HomeCongregation Beit Simchat Torah’s new home crams so much meaning into a modest space.
  5. Georgia Governor Vetoes Religious-Exemptions Bill Major companies, including Disney, threatened to boycott the state if the controversial became law. 
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    Episcopalians Suspended From Anglican Church Over Gay MarriageThe church’s support for marriage equality was a bridge too far.
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    Kim Davis’s Attorneys Claim She Secretly Met Pope FrancisThe Vatican has yet to confirm.
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    Kim Davis Loses Another Bid to Stop Issuing Marriage LicensesHer attorneys are planning to take the request to a federal-appeals court.
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    Kim Davis Is Taking It Easy at Work The Kentucky clerk has returned to her office, but she still refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
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    Gay-Rights Group Erects Billboard Mocking Kim DavisAhead of the Kentucky county clerk’s return to work on Monday.
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    Anti-Same-Sex-Marriage Clerk Is Freed A judge lifted Kim Davis’s contempt-of-court charge on Tuesday.
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    Kentucky Clerk Seeks Emergency Injunction, Release From JailKim Davis’s attorneys suggested accommodations that would allow her to opt out of issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
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    Jeb Bush Sides With Both Same-Sex Couples and Kentucky County ClerkThen suggests a compromise Kim Davis already rejected.
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    Scott Walker’s Family Thinks He’s Wrong on Same-Sex MarriageWalker does not.
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    On Gay Marriage, Chris Christie Says Clerks Have to Do Their Job“When you go back and re-read the oath it doesn’t give you an out. You have to do it.”
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    Some Conservatives Are Pretty Freaked-out by the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling “Now are you going to say, ‘I want to crush you and your rights?’ And that is what’s coming.”
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    Same-Sex Marriage Is Now Legal in Guam It’s the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage.
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    Ted Cruz Wonders Why the Left Is So ‘Obsessed With Sex’In response to questions about gay marriage.
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    Marco Rubio: Homosexuality Isn’t a ‘Choice,’ But Gay People Still Can’t MarryHe also has some illogical thoughts on climate change.
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    2016 Candidates Are Still Evolving on Gay MarriageEven some Republicans.
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    Judge Blocking Gay Marriage Worried About IncestRoy Moore is sure he’s on the right side of history. 
  22. the supremes
    SCOTUS’s Hints at Gay-Marriage RulingThat’s what Clarence Thomas made it sound like.
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    Gay Marriage Has Arrived in Alabama Despite the efforts of the state’s chief justice.
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    Boehner: House GOP Will Accept Supreme Court’s Decision on Gay MarriageThey’re not going to waste $2.3 million on preventing people from getting married … again.
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    In Gay-Marriage Shift, Jeb Bush Says We Must ‘Respect the Rule of Law’Yesterday he thought states, not the judges, should decide the issue.
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    Florida Forced to Evolve on Gay Marriage; Jeb Bush Doesn’t BudgeHe says it “ought be a local decision.”
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    Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Marriage in KansasIt’s the 33rd state where gay couples can marry.
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    Gay-Marriage Bans Are Back in 4 StatesThe first loss for equality in a long time.
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    Obama Now Thinks Same-Sex Marriage Is a Constitutional RightBut he’s fine with the incremental approach.
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    Even Wyoming Is About to Allow Gay MarriageIt will be the 32nd state, after Arizona and Alaska joined the list today.
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    Alaska Becomes 30th State to Allow Gay MarriageA federal judge struck down its same-sex marriage ban.
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    Gay Marriage Blocked, Just for the Moment, in Idaho and NevadaJustice Anthony Kennedy granted a temporary stay at the last minute.
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    Conservative Judge May Become Gay-Marriage HeroThe Sixth Circuit’s Jeffrey Sutton is an unlikely swing vote.
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    New Gay-Marriage Decision Has a Perfect FootnoteOn sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
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    Supreme Court Gives Gay Marriage Another Big WinBy declining to take seven different appeal cases.
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    Catholic League Pulls Out of St. Paddy’sIt’s about abortion. And gays.
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    NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Finally Ends Ban on Openly Gay GroupsAfter it started affecting the parade’s finances.
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    It’s Almost Gay Marriage Time in VirginiaUnless the Supreme Court steps in.
  39. Obama Answered Gay-Rights Quip With a Fist BumpHe officially had too much fun last week.
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    Gay Marriage Ban Overturned in ColoradoIs another Supreme Court fight next?
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    Judges Just Can’t Stop Overturning Gay Marriage BansToday it’s in Kentucky (pending appeal).
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    Where the Gay Rights Movement Stands, 1 Year After the Repeal of DOMANineteen states have gay marriage, but there are many battles ahead.
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    Another Gay Marriage Ban Falls, This Time in IndianaThat makes 20 states. 
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    Gay Republicans Are Including Partners in AdsLess surprisingly: in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and California.
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    Hillary Clinton vs. Terry Gross on Gay MarriageLots of tense, awkward laughter on NPR today!
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    Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Same-Sex Marriage BanAnd North Dakota becomes the last state to have its ban challenged.
  47. Republican Congressman Backs Gay Marriage Because ‘Life Is Too Short’A week after a judge struck down his state’s gay-marriage ban.
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    1 State With an Unchallenged Gay Marriage BanHint: South Dakota was second to last.
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    Pennsylvania Won’t Fight Gay Marriage Governor Tom Corbett realizes it’s a losing battle.
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    Gay Marriage Is Now Legal Across the Entire NortheastPennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban is the latest to fall.
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