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No SCOTUS Ruling On Marriage Today

Nobody really expected the marriage rulings today, but with the current SCOTUS term ending in just six weeks, court watchers will be paying extra close attention on the traditional days that decisions are handed down – Mondays and Thursdays. But that tradition does not always apply, particularly for landmark cases. Windsor, for example, was issued on Wednesday, June 26th, four ...

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Franklin Graham: Pray For Alito

Franklin Graham has posted the fifth in his Twitter series of daily anti-gay marriage prayers for members of the Supreme Court. Still to come: Breyer, Kagan, Sotomayor, Thomas.

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DC Rabbi Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Videotaping Nude Synagogue Members

The “Peeping Rabbi” has been sentenced. Rabbi Barry Freundel was sentenced to 6-1/2 years for secretly videotaping dozens of women naked in the mikveh of his high-profile Washington D.C. synagogue. The disgraced cleric was sentenced to 45 days for each of 52 counts of voyeurism. The courtroom cheered the decision and Freundel was taken into custody immediately D.C. Judge Geoffrey ...

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FAO Schwarz To Close Flagship Store

Parent company Toys R Us has announced the coming closure of the FAO Schwarz flagship store on Fifth Avenue, which was immortalized in the Tom Hanks movie Big. The toy store, which has been a staple in New York City for 145 years and was opened in 1870, is searching Manhattan for a new location to reopen its doors at ...

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RBG Emphasizes The Word “Constitution” As She Officiates Third Gay Wedding

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg coyly poked the haters this weekend as she officiated her third same-sex wedding. Via the New York Times: Wearing her black robe with her signature white lace collar, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided over the marriage on Sunday afternoon of Michael Kahn, the longtime artistic director of the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, and ...

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TRAILER: Steve Jobs

Via Business Insider: Aaron Sorkin’s movie “Steve Jobs” has gone through its share of iterations, with many members of the cast and the original director leaving the project, but it now appears as if the film is off the ground. Universal Studios just released the first trailer for the film, which shows star Michael Fassbender as the iconic Apple founder. ...

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Lindsey Graham To Announce 2016 Bid

Via the Washington Post: Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), who in recent months has moved closer to running for president, announced Monday on CBS “This Morning” that he will announce if he will make a White House bid on June 1 from South Carolina. Graham formed an exploratory committee, Security Through Strength, in January and has been staffing it as ...

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IRELAND: Lawyers On The Surrogacy Myth

“Lawyers for Yes explain why surrogacy is not an issue in the Marriage Equality Referendum.” The vote is this Friday.

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones

Stay out of the comments if you’ve not yet seen last night’s episode of Game Of Thrones. Otherwise dive in and dish the buggery trial of Loras. Business Insider notes that some fans are very unhappy with this storyline.

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Huckabee Issues Presidential Pledge

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Focus On The Family: Same-Sex Marriage Will Turn America Into A Ghost Town

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Amtrak Resumes NYC-Philly Service

Via the New York Times: Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment. Amtrak resumed service along the corridor with a 5:30 a.m. southbound train ...

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Jeb Bush: Keep Fighting Against Same-Sex Marriage No Matter How SCOTUS Rules

“I think traditional marriage is a sacrament. To imagine how we are going to succeed in our country unless we have committed family life, committed child-centered family system is hard to imagine. So, irrespective of the Supreme Court ruling because they are going to decide whatever they decide, I don’t know what they are going to do, we need to ...

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “Texas is setting itself up for a showdown with the Supreme Court. A bill to defy the court’s rulings died in the House last week, but anti-gay politicians could find a sneaky way to revive it. Meanwhile, the Attorney General of Texas refuses to say if he’ll obey the Supreme Court’s ruling in June.”

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Marco Rubio: Iraq Was Not A Mistake

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Franklin Graham: Pray For Ginsburg

Franklin Graham has been tweeting a daily prayer for each of the Supreme Court Justices.

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NEW JERSEY: Archdiocese Fires Priest For Posting Pro-LGBT Facebook Message

Via the New York Daily News: The director of Seton Hall University’s campus ministry lost his job because he expressed his agreement with a gay marriage equality group, Rev. Warren Hall said Friday on Twitter. The tweet, which has since been taken down, said he got canned for using his Facebook page to back the California-based organization NoH8 Campaign, which ...

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US Denounces Gambian President Over Vow To “Slit The Throats” Of Gay Men

Several days ago Gambian President Yahya Jammeh vowed to “slit the throats” of gay men, adding, “If you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it.” Yesterday US National Security Adviser Susan Rice denounced ...

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CHILE: 50K March For Marriage Equality

An estimated crowd of more than 50,000 turned out yesterday in Santiago for a march in support of marriage equality in Chile.  The march, organised by by the Movement of Integration and Sexual Liberation (MOVILH) and the Movement for Sexual Diversity (Mums), ended at the presidential palace of La Moneda, with speeches from various activists and political leaders. ​The demonstrators ...

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Holyfield “Beats” Romney In Two Rounds

Via Fox News: Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield squared off in the ring Friday at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. Romney, 68, and Holyfield, 52, sparred, if you could call it that, for just two short rounds before Romney ran away from the boxer and threw in the ...

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