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NEWS UPDATE
April 23rd, 2014
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>> Lawsuit challenges GA marriage ban

Labmda Legal filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on marriage equality.

Full Story:
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/georgia-gay-marriage-ban-courts-105896.html



>> Anti-marriage sentiment fades

Few conservatives want to defend blatant bias against or unsubstantiated generalizations about gays.

Full Story:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2014/04/21/anti-gay-marriage-sentiment-fading/



>> Tech group to work with Log Cabin

Trade associations want lawmakers who recognize the economic value of hiring the best and brightest minds, regardless of sexual orientation.

Full Story:
http://www.GeorgiaLogCabin.org/news/Consumer-Electronics-Association-CEA-Gay-Republicans/201404211500.shtml



>> GA GOP candidates for US Senate debate

Georgia Republican candidates for nomination to the US Senate sparred for the penultimate time ahead of the May 20th Georgia primary.

Full Story:
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/203926-gopers-spar-in-georgia-primary-debate



>> SC mayor fires lesbian police chief

A South Carolina mayor fired a veteran police chief because she's a lesbian.

Full Story:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/18/sc-town-fights-firing-of-lesbian-police-chief-by-mayor-who-says-gays-are-worse-than-drunks/



>> Muslim cabbies refuse gay advertising

Roughly 25 Muslim drivers dispatched to the Cleveland, Ohio airport are refusing to drive cabs with Gay Games advertising.

Full Story:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/18/muslim-drivers-at-cleveland-airport-refuse-to-drive-cabs-with-gay-games/



>> Who's leading GA GOP US Senate primary?

Perdue, Kingston, and Handel hold the top 3 slots in polls for Republican nomination to the US Senate.

Full Story:
http://www.newsmax.com/politics/georgia-senate-republicans-poll/2014/04/17/id/566297/



>> Next GOP generation pushing for marriage

The Republican Party has seen enormous gains in support for LGBT equality in recent years.

Full Story:
http://www.metroweekly.com/poliglot/2014/04/next-gop-generation-pushing-marriage-equality-plat.html



>> Will the GOP tone down its opposition to marriage?

A coalition of conservatives has launched an initiative to keep anti-marriage language out the 2016 Republican Party platform.

Full Story:
http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/04/16/new-campaign-aims-strike-anti-gay-language-gop-platform/



>> OK marriage gets appellate court hearing

Oklahoma marriage equality case gets a hearing at the federal appellate level.

Full Story:
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/round-court-takes-oklahoma-gay-marriage-case-23351044



>> Judge delays OH marriage ruling

A federal judge stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize marriages of gay or lesbian couples who wed in other states.

Full Story:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/04/16/judge-stays-most-ruling-ordering-ohio-to-recognize-out-state-gay-marriages/
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