Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins, right, faces a retention vote Nov. 6.
September 26, 2012 A battle is under way in Iowa over whether a state Supreme Court justice can keep his job. Critics have launched an all-out campaign to throw him off the bench because of his ruling three years ago clearing the way for same-sex marriage. The judge's supporters are fighting back, in a fashion.
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June 27, 2011 The victory for marriage equality legislation in New York has placed in sharp relief the willingness of state lawmakers, particularly Republicans, to openly support same-sex marriage and President Obama's reluctance to do the same on the national stage. (He's publicly for civil union and says his views are "evolving.)
Rebel Libyan fighters sit on an anti-aircraft battery outside a military base in Benghazi, eastern Libya, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.
March 1, 2011 Libya fighting; interceding in Libyan fighting
February 23, 2011 "A documented history of discrimination" against gays is among the reasons why the administration will no longer argue that the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional, Attorney General Eric Holder says.
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