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Bloomberg Plans $50M Gun Control Network

Apr 16
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,.

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Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

By John Riley | Apr 17
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

By EDGE | Apr 17
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Gay rights groups are protesting Namibia’s refusal to grant asylum to Ugandans

No Refugee Status for Gay Ugandans, Says Namibia

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
Namibia’s Commissioner for Refugees Nkrumah Mushelenga said that gay and lesbian Ugandans will never be granted refugee status in his country.

Edward Snowden, displayed on television screens.

Snowden Questions Putin on Surveillance Policies

By Laura Mills | Apr 17
Several hours into Vladimir Putin’s televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers’ questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian president: a message from Edward Snowden.

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