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Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime. Elliot Morales, who appeared in...
Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A gunman used homophobic slurs before firing a fatal shot point-blank into a man's face on a Manhattan street alive with a weekend midnight crowd, a killing New York's police commissioner called an "anti-gay" hate crime. Before...
The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.Eagle Scout Zachary Brillhart says scouts are caught in the middle of a political debate that has nothing to do with scouting. "The majority of boys are fine with the current 'don't ask, don't tell' policy," Brillhart said. "Unfortunately, gay rights...
MEXICO CITY -- Same-sex marriage is legal in this city. Gay and lesbian couples can adopt children, and the government touts tolerance and respect for "sexual diversity" in messages posted on subway platforms and bus billboards. Yet, according to...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As a crowd of thousands roared from the lawn of the state Capitol, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Tuesday that makes gay marriage legal here come Aug. 1. "What a day for Minnesota!" the Democratic governor...
Associated PressST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As a crowd of thousands roared from the lawn of the state Capitol, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Tuesday that makes gay marriage legal here come Aug. 1. "What a day for Minnesota!" the Democratic governor...
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La Crosse Tribune, Wis.Wisconsin is not likely to follow suit anytime soon on legalizing same-sex marriage, despite the actions of neighboring states and shifting public sentiment. That's because voters in 2006 approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewAn NFL player can have an arrest record and remain in the league. He can have a conviction and remain in the league. He can have a bad reputation and remain in the league. But can he have a strong opinion about social issues, including controversial...
Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...
The Tampa TribuneFormer Gov. Charlie Crist announced this week that he supports allowing same-sex marriage in Florida, the latest in a trend toward pro-gay-rights stances by Crist during his political career. That aligns Crist, a former Republican, with the other...
ABORTION CLINIC DEATHS Pa. abortion clinic trial jurors break for weekend PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia jury is breaking for the weekend amid deliberations in the capital murder case of an abortion provider. Jurors return Monday to weigh...
The Star, Shelby, N.C.The sheet of paper shows a pen-and-ink sketch of a robed man -- symbolic conical hat on his head, slits for eyes -- standing in front of a bare-limbed tree. Blasted across the top are words that seem suited to Civil War-era times. "Join the KKK...
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