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Wednesday, March 24, 2004

ACLU, Gay Couples Sue in Oregon
Wednesday March 24, 2004 9:46 PM
By ANDREW KRAMER
Associated Press Writer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday that could put the issue of gay marriage on the fast track to the state's Supreme Court.
The dispute over same-sex weddings could be heard as early as next month.
Several other legal challenges had been brought by conservative leaders and Christian pastors, but gay-marriage opponents and supporters consolidated their lawsuits because they agree the ACLU's suit most directly addresses the constitutional issues arising from gay marriage

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Hate disguised as family values is still hate
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
By Dennis Taylor
In all the clamor over same-sex marriage, the religious right, and its mouthpieces like Cynthia Walker and J.G. McCormick, seem to be a bit timid about addressing the central issue. They have ducked it repeatedly when others raise the question: Why do you want our government to adopt your church's doctrine on this particular issue of civil rights?

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