Tag Archives: Maryland

Major Strides for Marriage Equality

Last week, President Obama determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a law enacted in 1996 that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages, is unconstitutional. Although Obama opposes same-sex marriage, the president has directed the Justice Department to stop … Continue reading

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New Law Gives More Alabamans Protection from Intimate Partner Violence

Under a new law, Alabama can now protect domestic violence victims who have been in a dating relationship for at least six months. Previously, “there must have been a connection by marriage, a child being involved in the relationship, a … Continue reading

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NARAL Exposes Crisis Pregnancy Centers

NARAL Pro-Choice California has written a report exposing the tactics of so-called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” (CPCs) in their state. Pairs of volunteers recently went undercover into fourteen CPCs and made phone calls to eighteen others. The full report of their … Continue reading

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