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For same-sex couples, a new tax form

October 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota now has a tax form for married same-sex couples even though it doesn’t recognize such marriages. Continue Reading

Will a majority of ND back gay marriage by 2016?

April 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A majority of North Dakotans will be in favor of same-sex marriage by 2016, if we’re to believe Nate Silver. Continue Reading

Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Minnesota

February 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Those on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate use the same argument: It is about families. Continue Reading

Same-sex marriage debate expands around state

March 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Advocates on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate said they are making progress and will continue to reach out to Minnesotan voters before they cast ballots on the issue this fall. Continue Reading

Federal appeals court: Gay marriage ban in California unconstitutional

February 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SAN FRANCISCO A federal appeals court today declared California’s same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the bitterly contested, voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading

Federal gov’t will no longer defend constitutionality of law banning recognition of same-sex marriage

February 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON – In a major policy reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday that it will no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law banning recognition of same-sex marriage.
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Target apologizes for donation to conservative business group backing GOP candidate Emmer

August 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The head of Target Corp. apologized Thursday over a political donation to a business group backing a conservative Republican for Minnesota governor, which angered some employees and sparked talk of a customer boycott. Continue Reading

Argentina legalizes gay marriage in historic vote

July 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentina legalized same-sex marriage today, becoming the first country in Latin America to grant gays and lesbians all the legal rights, responsibilities and protections that marriage brings to heterosexual couples. Continue Reading