Sept. 17

                
  • Calif. gov. to veto same-sex marriage

    Calif. gov. to veto same-sex marriage

    September 16, 2005

    Within a day after the California Legislature approved a bill legalizing same sex marriage, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said last week that while he respects the legal protections already in place in California for gays, he would...

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  • Missouri activists press for LGBT rights

    Missouri activists press for LGBT rights

    September 16, 2005

    ST. LOUIS — While Missouri was the first state to add a discriminatory amendment to its state constitution banning same-gender marriage, the Show-Me State’s LGBT community has not backed down and has recommitted itself to achieving...

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  • Egypt election a parody of the democratic process

    Egypt election a parody of the democratic process

    September 16, 2005

    News Analysis For decades, some would say centuries, Egyptians have suffered under autocracy and have yearned for freedom’s sun to rise. President Hosni Mubarak, who came to power in the wake of the 1981 assassination of...

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  • Len Levenson, 92, fighter for democracy

    Len Levenson, 92, fighter for democracy

    September 16, 2005

    On Aug. 7 the world lost a fighter for peace and social justice. Leonard Levenson passed away at the age of 92 in New York City. Levenson came of political age during the 1930s — the...

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  • New Orleans

    New Orleans

    September 16, 2005

    Everybody knew that it could happen The likelihood was clear The future was coming And now it’s here They had to fix the levees Because otherwise they’d break On one side was the city Above it...

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