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Most Birthers Are Southern

Obviously this poll speaks to the lingering racism of the U.S. south, where 53% of the respondents said “no” or “unsure” when asked if the president was a U.S. citizen. And 58% of Republicans answered the same way. (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Maine Haters Turn In 100K Signatures

Maine’s anti-gay Stand For Marriage group today turned in 100,000 petition signatures to the secretary of state, almost double the required 55,087 names. The names must be verified, but with a margin like this, the repeal of same-sex marriage will surely be on the November ballot. Maine Freedom To Marry reports that they have gathered 60,000 pro-marriage equality pledge cards …

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Anti-Gay Referendum 71 Nut: You Can’t Videotape Me, I’m FAMOUS

Anti-gay Referendum 71 wackjob Greg MacPherson didn’t want to be videotaped turning in petitions and screamed for the police, saying he was a famous public figure and therefore could not be taped without his permission. State troopers showed up to school the asshole. Via Pam Spaulding: As if trying to prevent Washington families from having solid legal protections isn’t harassment …

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Football Coach Apologies For F-Bombs

University of Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin apologized yesterday for using the word “faggot” several times while mocking a dance performed by Notre Dame players. McMackin used the slur during a speech to reporters yesterday at the Western Athletic Conference Football Preview, where each of the nine WAC coaches was allotted 30 minutes to talk about his football team. In …

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Broadway Friday

– Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera will receive the Presidential Medal Of Freedom at the White House on August 13th. – Avenue Q celebrates its sixth year on Broadway today. The show closes on September 13th. – Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5: The Musical will close on September 6th after a mere three month run. – The Broadway-bound First Wives …

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Tomorrow: Australia Marriage Rallies

Equal Love advises us that tomorrow (ish…depending on where you are right now) will see Australia’s largest same-sex marriage rallies ever. Protests will take place in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Canberra. Go here to find locations and times.

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DUI Locks May Be Coming Soon

The federal government is considering legislation that would make the installation of anti-DUI devices mandatory for the vehicles of anybody convicted of drunk driving. The driver must blow into the tube and register a legal level for the vehicle to start. The current version of a federal transportation funding bill, which could be debated by Congress this fall, requires all …

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UK Quakers Support Marriage Equality

The Quakers, one of the UK’s oldest denominations, are going to perform same-sex marriages in their churches and will ask the British government to make them legal. The Quakers – also known as The Religious Society of Friends – are likely to reach consensus on the issue of gay marriage without a vote at their annual gathering in York on …

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