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Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible ...

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Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across ...

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A&E reverses decision on ‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A&E landed in the middle of America’s culture wars when “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson sounded off on gays and the Bible. The channel quickly found there was no safe ground. It was pilloried for allowing a man who equated gays with hell-bound sinners like adulterers ...

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Funding may be a factor for gay Scouts

»Charles McCrary –Guest Writer Coming up in May, a decision will be handed down by the Boy Scouts of America as to whether or not they should continue their policy of banning openly gay individuals. When hearing this news, a severe wave of indifference may wash over you, as it ...

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