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Poll Says Residents Approve of Marriage Equality by 55% to 33% Margin

In 2008, Connecticut’s Supreme Court made the Granite State the second in the country to offer equal marriage to all citizens. In 2012, voters overwhelmingly approve of that decision, according to a recent poll from Public Policy Polling. Connecticut citizens endorse the equality law by an enormous 55-33 margin, which balloons to 68-18 for those

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Pro Marriage Equality Stances Haven’t Hurt Companies, Investors

When Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy told a reporter that he supported the “biblical definition of the marriage unit,” it was a shot heard ’round the world. In addition to the reactions from activist groups and non-activist consumers, corporations large and small have jumped into the fray by showing their support of marriage equality. But will

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Homeland Security to Consider Binational LGBT Couples’ Marriage Status Before Deportation

After pressure earlier this week from Rep. Nancy Pelosi and a coalition of more than 80 Democrats, Homeland Security says it will consider the partner status of gay potential deportees. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: The department has issued a new policy governing the issuances of “Notice to Appear” documents, which is the step that

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Oops, We Put Our Marriage Equality Billboard By Your Catholic Church

A billboard posted by a dating website expressing support for same-sex marriage was “unintentionally” placed adjacent a Florida Catholic Church, says the creator of the dating website. Greg Hodge, creator and managing director of beautifulpeople.com, had billboards posted in communities like Clearwater, Fla., to promote support for same-sex marriage and the new LGBT versions of

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USA: New HRC Report Shows Congress Lags Behind Public on Marriage Equality

The Human Rights Campaign has compiled a searchable database of where members of Congress stand on marriage equality, and it indicates Congress’s support lags that of the public. A total of 181 Congress members — 36 senators and 145 representatives — are supportive; they account for 34% of the body’s membership. In contrast, recent polls

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Lawmaker Cites President Obama as Marriage Equality Bill Influence

As the same-sex marriage debate continues in New Zealand, lawmakers discussing a bill proposing the traditional definition of marriage have said it was inspired by U.S President Barack Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage. One of the sponsors of the bill, Louisa Wall, an openly gay member of the opposition Labor Party, expressed that Obama’s endorsement

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