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Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
National Public Radio
4/9/2009"Iowa's Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday that the state's same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couple."That makes Iowa the third state, and the first in the Midwest, where gay marriage will be legal."

Gay Marriage Gains Notice in State Court
The New York Times
3/6/2008"On the way home from work in Rochester, Patricia Martinez stopped at a liquor store and bought a small bottle of Champagne to celebrate her marriage to another woman. The wedding took place in Canada nearly four years ago, but it wasn't until Feb. 1 that a New York appellate court declared it valid in the state.

Gay marriage opponents vow to fight California ruling
Associated Press
5/16/2008"Even as same-sex couples across California begin making plans to tie the knot, opponents are redoubling their efforts."A conservative group said it would ask California's Supreme Court to postpone putting its decision legalizing gay marriage into effect until after the fall election.

Gay marriage opponents, supporters face off in NJ
6ABC Action News (Philadelphia)

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections

Gay Marriage Returns to California Court
Associated Press
3/5/2008"The national gay marriage debate shifted to California on Tuesday, as the state's highest court was hearing arguments on the constitutionality of a voter-approved law banning same-sex marriage.

Gay Marriage Ruling Anchored in Factual Findings
Los Angeles Times

Gay Marriage Trial Rests, and a Key Ruling Awaits
Time Magazine

Gay Men Condemn Blood Ban as Biased
The New York Times
8/3/2010 "For most people, donating blood is as simple as rolling up a sleeve. But not for gay men. Since 1983, the Food and Drug Administration has barred them from donating.


Gay parents pleased that fight is over
Associated Press
10/15/2007"...Ed Swaya and Greg Hampel, who went through a wedding ceremony in 1999, filled out the paperwork to get the document but received a certificate back from the Health Department that listed Hampel as the father, but left off Swaya's name, he said.

Gay reaction lukewarm to President’s call to repeal DADT
Keen News Service
1/28/2010"Gay leaders offered only a lukewarm reception Wednesday night for President Obama's statement, in his State of the Union address, that he would work for the repeal of the military’s discriminatory policy against gays.