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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

US Top Court Rules Pro-Gay

In a stunner of a decision, the US Supreme Court has declined without comment to take up Rev Jerry Falwell's appeal challenging a gay New York man for running a Web site that is critical of the Reverend's stance on homosexuality, among other claims.


Gay rights group asks that funds for Baptist university be vetoed

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A gay rights group asked Gov. Ernie Fletcher Wednesday to veto state funding for a private Baptist university after a student claimed he was expelled for being gay.

The organization asked Fletcher to veto $11 million that Kentucky lawmakers approved earlier this week for building a pharmacy school and providing scholarships at the private University of the Cumberlands in southeastern Kentucky. Advocates hand-delivered a binder to Fletcher's office containing hundreds of letters and e-mails supporting their request.


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