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  • Speed Read: NOM delay denied
    A federal judge in Oregon denied the National Organization for Marriage's motion to delay hearing two lawsuits against the state's marriage ban. There's been a major pile-on of criticism for a new book out on the Proposition 8 litigation. And Virginia man gets fine for threatening the state attorney general over his support for same-sex couples.

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  • Prop 8 book ‘Forcing the Spring’ triggers pile-on of criticism for ‘distortions’
    There has been a dramatic pile-on of criticism around the release Tuesday of a new book about the legal case that challenged California’s Proposition 8. The book, Forcing the Spring, by New York Times writer Jo Becker, has been thoroughly pilloried by many plugged-in LGBT activists and journalists this week, both publicly and privately.

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  • Speed Read: Log Cabin gets booster
    Houston Mayor Annise Parker has introduced a human rights bill that goes farther than many thought she would. A major trade group has promised "financial support" to Log Cabin Republicans. And Rep. David Cicilline is in the Ukraine to show U.S. support for the country.

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  • Speed Read: ‘We will kick them out’
    An Arkansas judge said he would rule by May 1 on whether that state's ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional. Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe warned last week that he'd "kick out" any foreign diplomat who tried to support equal rights for gays in that country. And alleged shooter at Jewish centers in Kansas City had declared "war" on “Niggers, Jews, Queers.”

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  • Speed Read: ‘Real world’ unknown
    Lambda sues doctor who tells transgender woman that she won't treat "people like you." Tenth Circuit judge grills Oklahoma ban attorney over what harm same-sex marriages could cause. And Prop 8 defender Charles Cooper is preparing to celebrate his daughter's marriage to a woman.

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  • Speed Read: Messing with Texas
    The Tenth Circuit hears its second same-sex marriage appeal this afternoon. The United Nations is admonishing Brunei for its new requirement of stoning to death people who engage in sodomy. And four couples in Ohio get some limited relief from the state ban on recognizing marriages of same-sex couples.

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  • Speed Read: Holy taxi dilemma
    A ballot measure to require that same-sex marriages in Ohio be treated equally under the law cleared its first hurdle yesterday. The India Supreme Court ordered that people of a "third gender" be treated equally as citizens. And Muslim cab drivers balk at using taxis that display Gay Games ads.

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  • Speed Read: Push back in Mississippi
    A Ohio judge has issued his decision striking down the state ban on same-sex couples marrying but indicated me may grant only a partial stay of the decision. The ACLU has filed a second lawsuit in Maine seeking recognition for out-of-state marriage licenses of same-sex couples.

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  • Speed Read: Let us eat bologna!
    A federal judge in Ohio today is expected to issue his formal ruling, striking down that state's ban on same-sex couples marrying. Senator Baldwin is fighting for the right to call bologna bologna. And Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will run the Boston Marathon next Monday.

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  • Speed Read: Speaking of Dred Scott
    The Tenth Circuit judges asked questions at yesterday's hearing to examine the similarities between the current challenge to a ban on same-sex marriage and such historic legal conflicts as the Dred Scott case over a former slave's status as a free man. A federal judge ordered an Indiana couple's out-of-state marriage recognized by the state.

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