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Whiplash

Over the last few days, as the emerging national marriage equality consensus has become more clear, a number of social conservatives have begun …

A History Of The Gay Rights Movement, One Of The Most Successful Political Enterprises In History

The cases came amid a huge surge in public support for gay marriage over the past decade.<p>But this is just the latest fight in a near 40-year battle fought by LGBT Americans to gain recognition and rights. Here's the timeline of how that successful journey progressed.

Justin Amash Backs DOMA Repeal On Twitter

WASHINGTON -- Conservative Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said Friday that he supports repealing the Defense of Marriage Act, though he wouldn't commit to cosponsor legislation to do that.<p>In an unexpected Twitter exchange with The Huffington Post, Amash, one of the more savvy members of Congress when …

Bob Casey Pressed On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), one of the few Senate Democrats who doesn't back gay marriage, is facing a major push from progressive groups in Pennsylvania to reverse his position.<p>Equality Pennsylvania, Keystone Progress and MoveOn.org launched a campaign Wednesday urging Casey to join the …

The Texas Nationalist Movement Is Pretty Good At Photoshop

Apparently the TNM's end game involves Texas transforming into an island and floating around in the Gulf of Mexico. Don't forget to send postcards, guys!

How Obama Decided God Was OK With Marriage Equality

The last great mystery of Obama’s marriage shift.<p>WASHINGTON — In 2004, Barack Obama cited his Christian faith while explaining his opposition to same-sex marriage. "What I believe, in my faith, is that a man and a woman, when they get married, are performing something before God, and it's not …