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Thursday, May 06, 2004

Judge Rules Gay Couple May Sue for Discrimination
Michael Christopher Bryan

In a decision issued yesterday, a California federal district court judge ruled a lawsuit filed against, accusing the company of discriminating against same-sex couples, can proceed to trial.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton ruled San Jose, Calif. residents Rich and Michael Butler could sue under a California law which prohibits discrimination by businesses based on sexual orientation. is the largest adoption-related Internet business in the U.S.
Among other for-profit services, permits prospective adoptive parents to post their personal profiles in hopes of connecting with potential birth mothers.


National Leaders to Address 'Gay Marriage' Battle in Chicago
Thursday May 6, 10:00 am ET
CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- National leaders in the movement for equal marriage rights, Patricia Ireland, Mayor Jason West, Rev. Pat Bumgardner and Robin Tyler, will address "The Battle for Marriage Equality" at 7 PM on Friday, May 7, 2004, at the Preston Bradley Center, 941 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago.


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