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Friday, April 02, 2004

Mass. Governor Still Targets Gay Marriage
Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Gov. Mitt Romney has dropped his push for the courts to block same-sex marriages, and said Friday he has no specific ideas how to prevent town clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.


Maryland Adopts Life Partnership Law
The Maryland House of Delegates has given overwhelming final approval to a bill that would grant same-sex couples legal recognition as "life partners" with the state health department.


Gay couples fail to get marriage licenses in Knox Co.
6 News Reporter
KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- A national debate hit home Friday as four gay couples tried to get marriage licenses in Knox County. The same-sex couples entered the Knox County Clerk's Office Friday morning with the intent of getting marriage licenses, saying they should have the same right as any other couple to take their relationship to the next level.


Amendment banning gay marriage a 'mistake': Clinton
by AFP
WASHINGTON - Former president Bill Clinton opposes President George W. Bush's call for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages, a weekly newspaper reported Friday.
Clinton, who signed the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act which allowed individual states to ban same sex marriages, told the Washington Blade gay weekly that a constitutional amendment would be a "mistake".


SGA endorses plan to protect transgendered
By Kate Slusark
The SGA recently passed legislation to protect transgendered students in response to the state Attorney General's office's decision last month that nixed a similar university-wide policy.


Publisher Won't Reissue Lynn Cheney Novel
Associated Press
NEW YORK - A publisher has canceled plans to reissue a racy novel by Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, after she said the book did not represent "her best work."


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