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  • Biden: Gay rights take precedence over culture

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation and must trump national cultures and social traditions. Biden told a gathering of...

  • Why the IRS will pay this conservative group $50,000

    The IRS has agreed to pay $50,000 to a conservative organization who sued the agency over allegations that it released its private donor list to a rival group in 2012. The National Organization for Marriage, a group that opposes same-sex marriage, last fall filed a lawsuit against the IRS,...

  • Obama administration extends benefits for same-sex couples

    The Obama administration is extending more federal benefits to same-sex married couples, including allowing employees to take leave to care for a same-sex spouse no matter where they live.

  • Five times that President Obama went around Congress

    Once again, President Obama has cheered supporters by bypassing Congress. Gay and lesbian rights groups are celebrating news that Obama plans to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from hiring or firing employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Obama's...

  • Hillary Clinton slaps Texas, religious foes of gay marriage

    Hillary Clinton strongly defended her support for same-sex marriage in an NPR interview Thursday while slapping opposition in Texas and charging that those who fight gay marriage on religious grounds “operate in an evidence-free zone.”

  • Oklahoma Republican thinks stoning gay people is okay

    Scott Esk is running for the Oklahoma state House. Scott Esk believes our rights come from God and not government. Scott Esk also thinks it's okay to stone gay people to death, since homosexuality is “worthy of death.”

  • National Park Service to promote America's LGBT history

    America’s national parks are about to add a new layer of storytelling to their mission: highlighting the achievements of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. Building on President Obama's diversity demands, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday is set to begin the process of...



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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