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The American Foundation for Equal Rights paid the lawyers who successfully ended California’s Proposition 8 about $6.4 million for their work. “When you look at the way it played out, I just don’t personally believe there’s any question whatsoever that it was a very smart use of funds,” AFER’s head says — but not everyone agrees.
"Moscow is hot right now in the traditional values community," says Dick Bulger of Pillar of Salt International, an organization that helps persecuted Christians flee gay oppression. "If you have a visceral hatred of homosexuals, it’s getting harder to express those views openly in intolerant cities like London, Paris, Sydney and New York."
"We are currently researching Mr. Santorum’s application," he explained. "However, an initial Google search has revealed some disturbing results and we would like to discuss these concerns with him in person.”
Openly gay Pennsylvania state Representative Brian Sims (D) planned to speak on the legislature floor on Wednesday about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act — but he was blocked from talking by a Republican colleague who said his comments would be “open rebellion against God’s law.”
Retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker set the California gay-marriage ban on its way to the Supreme Court with his ruling in 2010. Wednesday, the high court kept that decision in tact. Walker shares his insight into the justices’ strategy and the controversy he’s waded through as a gay judge.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Same-sex couples rushed to San Francisco’s City Hall on Friday to be legally married after an appeals court officially ended California’s ban on gay marriage following a landmark