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Gay Marriage in Washington State Stalls

The new gay marriage law in the state of Washington is being challenged by opponents. Representatives of Preserve Marriage Washington gathered over 200,000 signatures to force the gay marriage issue into a state-wide referendum. Continue reading

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Swiss Vote To Keep Their Guns

The voters of Switzerland rejected a gun control referendum on Sunday that would have required the national registration of all privately held firearms, the limiting of gun ownership to a select few, and the confiscation of ex-military personnel’s assault rifles. Continue reading

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