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The AP reports that voters in three states will decide this fall on whether to reverse gay rights initiatives ranging from anti-discrimination measures to marriage benefits.
In Maine, voters will decide whether or not to uphold the state's legalization of same-sex marriage. In Washington state, a so-called "everything but marriage" law that expands the state's current domestic partnership law will be on the ballot. And in Kalamazoo, Mich., voters will decide on an ordinance that prohibits discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals.
The San Jose Mercury News reports on The Roots and Wings Foundation, a national initiative dedicated to promoting the importance of foster care
The Washington Post reports:
President Obama made clear that he favors the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA], and intends to ask Congress to repeal the 13-year-old law that denies benefits to domestic partners of federal employees and allows states to reject same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Hello, I am finally back after a long trip away in Europe. And, just in time since it appears the vote on Sotomayor will happen today. I wanted to reiterate my previous post regarding how she may or may not vote in this area of Assisted Reproduction. See previous post at http://www.surrogacyissuesblog.com/2009/07/23.
Brad Pitt explores many topics in his new interview with Parade, but it's his stance on marriage equality that has our attention.