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High court won't hear appeal from Maine pro-marriage group

Marriage
by Les Sillars
Posted 10/01/12, 04:26 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) after a federal court upheld Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring the pro-family organization to release its donor list, but it’s unlikely the list will be made public soon.

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Chick-fil-A finally responds

Business
by Tiffany Owens
Posted 9/21/12, 03:30 pm

After three days of silence, Chick-fil-A has finally responded to a Chicago alderman's claims that the company plans to stop funding groups that oppose same-sex marriage.

In a statement released late Thursday, the company affirmed its intent to continue supporting causes that "educate youth, strengthen families, enrich marriages and support communities." But it also reiterated its previously stated intent to withhold support from any organizations with a political agenda.

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A year of consequences

Congress | Since the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” chaplains have come under fire while some lawmakers are ready to move on
by Edward Lee Pitts
Posted 9/20/12, 03:45 am

WASHINGTON—One year after the military began allowing gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members to openly proclaim their sexual orientation, some conservative groups continue to call for an end to the change in policy.

But their pleas are falling largely on deaf ears on Capitol Hill, where most lawmakers seem content to focus on other issues.

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