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Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Republicans Attack Gay Marriage Amendment
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
Posted: March 30, 2004 5:01 pm. ET
(Washington, D.C.) Two leading Republicans Tuesday dismissed as unnecessary a GOP push to amend the US Constitution to bar gays from marrying.
In the first of five days of hearings Tuesday by the House Subcommittee on the Constitution former Congressman Bob Barr of Georgia, now a leading GOP advisor, repeated the message he has been giving for moths, that marriage is an issue best left to the states.
"Leave the decision to the citizens of each state," Bar said.

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Conservatives Want Oregon County Commissioner Recalled
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
Posted: March 30, 2004 5:01 pm. ET
(Portland, Oregon) A newly formed group has begun a campaign to recall Benton County Commission Chairwoman Linda Modrell over her decision to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Financial Giant Accused Of Bias
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
Posted: March 30, 2004 2:03 p.m. ET
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) Prudential Financial has been accused of discrimination after refusing to provide benefits to the legally married spouse of lesbian retiree.

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Trans Hate Crime Bill Advances In Connecticut
by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
Posted: March 30, 2004 12:01 am. ET
(Hartford, Connecticut) The joint Senate and House Judiciary Committee in the state of Connecticut has voted favorably and sent a bill to the full legislature that would add "disability or gender identity or expression" to the existing statute against Hate Crimes.

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