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Three in a row: SCOTUS upholds marriage equality, Obamacare, Fair Housing Act

"These decisions show how much is at stake in our nation's highest court and how critical it is that Americans consider the Supreme Court as we choose our next president."

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Supreme Court rules in favor of marriage equality

"Today's ruling affirms what millions already know to be true: the four words etched onto the front of the Supreme Court - equal justice under law - apply to us."

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Today in LGBTQ history: Stonewall Inn made historic landmark


Today the  Stonewall Inn, site of the historic rebellion for LGBTQ rights was made a landmark by New York City's Landmarks Preservation Committee. The vote was unanimous. 

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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In Charleston, a city comes together in wake of racist killings

Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .

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S. Carolina leaders call for removing Confederate flag from statehouse grounds

The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.

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Roanoke rally for voting rights planned for June 25

Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.

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Suit alleges U.S. violates rights of immigrant detainees

Immigrants cannot be "punished," except by a court via due process of law.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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Today in history: Loving Day celebrates end of interracial marriage ban

How perfect that Loving Day refers to Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple in the Supreme Court case.

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