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Wednesday, March 24, 2004

ACLU, Gay Couples Sue in Oregon
Wednesday March 24, 2004 9:46 PM
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


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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