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Candidates Vie for Afghan Women’s Vote

By Kim Gamel | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Afghan women were granted the right to vote in the constitution adopted after the U.S.-led coalition toppled the Taliban regime in late 2001. Now candidates are vying for those votes.

Ballot Measure Mandates Condom Use for Adult Films

By Rachel Breitman | Friday Nov 2, 2012
As Election Day approaches in Los Angeles, community members are torn over Measure B, legislation that would mandate that adult film stars use condoms on set.

At 0-32, Gay-Marriage Forces Seek 1st Win at Polls

By David Crary | Monday Oct 15, 2012
Dating back to 1998, 32 states have held votes on same-sex marriage, and all 32 have opposed it. Maryland is one of four states with Nov. 6 referendums on the issue - and gay-marriage advocates believe there’s a strong chance the streak will be broken.

Amazon Founder & Wife Double $$ to Support Wash. State Marriage

Friday Jul 27, 2012
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

Court allows release of domestic partner petitions

By Gene Johnson | Friday Oct 16, 2009
Washington’s secretary of state can release the names and addresses of people who signed petitions calling for a public vote on the state’s expanded benefits for domestic partners, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
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