Marriage Equality in Supreme Court: Will Justices Throw Out Prop 8, DOMA?

Marriage Equality in Supreme Court: Will Justices Throw Out Prop 8, DOMA?

Hearing challenges to state laws that limit marriage to heterosexual couples, the Supreme Court indicated that it may be hesitant to strike down such laws.

NBC News reports that it is “obvious that the U.S. Supreme Court is not prepared to issue any sweeping ruling” declaring a constitutional right to gay marriage.

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Chris Christie, Gay Therapy Bill Cause Controversy in N.J.

Chris Christie, Gay Therapy Bill Cause Controversy in N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said this week that he isn't sure if he would sign a bill to ban the practice of using therapies to turn a gay child into a straight child.

His expected challenger for reelection, State Sen. Barbara Buono, a co-sponsor of the bill banning gay conversion therapy of minors, calls that "disgusting."

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$22 Minimum Wage: Sort of Proposed by Elizabeth Warren

$22 Minimum Wage: Sort of Proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren has proposed what some believe is a radical idea: a minimum wage hike up to $22 per hour.

The Massachusetts Senator is basing that figure on the minimum wage of 1960 and multiplying it by workers' gains in productivity over the last 50 years.

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Satan From "The Bible": President Obama Look-Alike?

Satan From "The Bible": President Obama Look-Alike?

A supposed resemblance between President Barack Obama and an actor who plays the Devil on HISTORY's new series The Bible is causing controversy.

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck was among the first to take to Twitter to note similarities between Obama and Mohamen Mehdi Ouzaani:

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Steve Katz, NY State Assemblyman, Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Steve Katz, NY State Assemblyman, Arrested For Marijuana Possession

New York State Assemblyman Steve Katz (R) has been charged with drug possession after a Thursday morning traffic stop on the NYS Thruway.

"After noting the odor of marijuana, a New York State Trooper found Katz in possession of a small bag of marijuana," a State Police's press release states.

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