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Coming of Age For Conservatives

The past couple of weeks have not been good to the GOP, right? With the Supreme Court upholding a core tenet of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and then one day later narrowly approving same-sex marriage in all 50 states, it might seem like a pair of crushing defeats for conservatives—period. 296 more words

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Allies in the Fight for Marriage Equality

It’s an exciting time in politics these days, with growing legislative support for same sex marriage. And some of that support is coming from what might seem like a surprising place–namely, the Republican party. 450 more words

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Oregon’s House Bill 2960 Moves Through Legislation Process

For more than two years, Oregon State Treasurer Tom Wheeler has been pushing for legislation that would require employers to automatically enroll their workers in a state-sponsored retirement plan. 385 more words

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GOP Shifting Opinions on Same-Sex Marriage

While the Supreme Court has started to hear arguments on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutionally protected right, many of those who have struggled to accept the rapidly changing political and societal landscape are slowly coming around. 416 more words

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Nancy Brinker Pens Op-Ed About LGBT Rights

On March 19, The Advocate published an op-ed by Republican Nancy Brinker, who wrote about her decision to sign a historic amicus brief in favor of marriage equality. 348 more words

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300 Republicans Ask Supreme Court to Back Marriage Equality

This week, more than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, consultants, and operatives came together to sign an amicus brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage. 305 more words

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