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Committed to the Community. http://www.onecommunity.co/rss.xml en Horne concedes same-sex marriage ruling applies to AZ http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/horne-concedes-same-sex-marriage-ruling-applies-az <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/42/horne-concedes-same-sex-marriage-ruling-applies-az" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/horne_concedes_same-sex_marriage_ruling_applies_to_az.jpg" alt="Horne concedes same-sex marriage ruling applies to AZ" title="Horne concedes same-sex marriage ruling applies to AZ" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Attorneys representing the state and more than a dozen same-sex couples have filed their legal arguments over whether a federal appeals court ruling overturning same-sex marriage bans should apply to Arizona.</p> <p>The fate of Arizona&#39;s law defining marriage as between only a man and a woman&nbsp;rests on a rulingfrom U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick, and a decision from Attorney General Tom Horne as to whether he will comply or continue to fight as similar laws around the country fall.</p> <p>The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit&nbsp;last week declared&nbsp;laws banning same-sex couples from marrying in Idaho and Nevada violated couples&#39; rights to equal protection under the 14th Amendment. Arizona is part of the San Francisco-based circuit.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/horne-concedes-same-sex-marriage-ruling-applies-az" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/horne-concedes-same-sex-marriage-ruling-applies-az" dc:title="Horne concedes same-sex marriage ruling applies to AZ" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6140" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/horne-concedes-same-sex-marriage-ruling-applies-az" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 14th amendment 9th Circuit appeals court ruling appeals courts arguments Arizona Arizona Families AZ Attorneys biological parents brief argument Circuit issues Circuit ruling compelling interests country fall discriminatory marriage district court 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class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/42/lambda-legal-urges-federal-judge-strike-down-arizona-gay-marriage-ban" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/lambda_legal_urges_federal_judge_to_strike_down_arizona_gay_marriage_ban.jpg" alt="Lambda Legal urges federal judge to strike down Arizona gay marriage ban" title="Lambda Legal urges federal judge to strike down Arizona gay marriage ban" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;Lambda Legal&nbsp;on Wednesday urged a federal court judge in&nbsp;Phoenix&nbsp;to issue an immediate ruling striking down&nbsp;Arizona&rsquo;s ban on&nbsp;same-sex marriage.</p> <p>The filing follows last Tuesday&rsquo;s ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down gay marriage bans in&nbsp;Nevada&nbsp;and&nbsp;Idaho, which came just a day after the announcement from theU.S. Supreme Court&nbsp;denying review of seven marriage lawsuits from the 4th, 7th and 10th Circuits that had struck down similar bans in&nbsp;Virginia,Indiana,&nbsp;Wisconsin,Oklahoma&nbsp;and&nbsp;Utah.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/lambda-legal-urges-federal-judge-strike-down-arizona-gay-marriage-ban" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/lambda-legal-urges-federal-judge-strike-down-arizona-gay-marriage-ban" dc:title="Lambda Legal urges federal judge to strike down Arizona gay marriage ban" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6139" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a 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src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/next_gay_marriage_fight_religious_exemptions.jpg" alt="Next Gay Marriage Fight: Religious Exemptions" title="Next Gay Marriage Fight: Religious Exemptions" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alarmed by the broad expansion of same-sex marriage set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court, religious conservatives are moving their fight to state legislatures &mdash; seeking exemptions that would allow some groups, companies and people with religious objections to refuse benefits or service for gay spouses.</p> <p>But winning sweeping carve-outs for faith-affiliated adoption agencies or individual wedding vendors will be an uphill battle. Public attitudes against exceptions have hardened, and efforts by faith groups in states where courts, not lawmakers, recognized same-sex unions have had little success.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/next-gay-marriage-fight-religious-exemptions" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/next-gay-marriage-fight-religious-exemptions" dc:title="Next Gay Marriage Fight: Religious Exemptions" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6138" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/next-gay-marriage-fight-religious-exemptions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Affordable Care Act Amendment protections civil rights groups Employment Non-Discrimination Act faith groups faith-affiliated adoption agencies family law specialist federal court cases free contraceptive coverage Freedom Restoration Act gay couples Gay Marriage gay marriage ban Gay Marriage Fight gay marriage opponents gay rights groups group Lambda Legal held private businesses high court high court decision Hobby Lobby ruling individual religious objectors individual wedding vendors marriage support programs national gay rights overly broad exemptions prominent gay rights religious conservatives religious exemption fight religious exemptions Religious Exemptions Alarmed religious liberty religious liberty claim religious liberty protections religious objections religious objectors same-sex couples same-sex marriage same-sex marriage bans same-sex marriages same-sex unions significant new exemptions small mom-and-pop wedding South Carolina state legislative debate State Rep. Jacob states statewide nondiscrimination policy U.S. Supreme Court wedding cake bakers civil rights Equality Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:29:08 +0000 ONE Community 6138 at http://www.onecommunity.co Next Gay Marriage Fight: Religious Exemptions ONE Community Vatican report lauds gay "gifts" http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/vatican-report-lauds-gay-gifts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/42/vatican-report-lauds-gay-gifts" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/vatican_report_lauds_gay_quotgiftsquot.jpg" alt="Vatican report lauds gay &amp;quot;gifts&amp;quot;" title="Vatican report lauds gay &quot;gifts&quot;" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It&#39;s a holy revolution as a group of Catholic bishops, cardinals and priests laud the fruits of gay relationships. No kidding.</p> <p>A&nbsp;report&nbsp;out today repeats the one-man, one-woman marriage stuff. But it also acknowledges there are homosexual relationships &quot;in which mutual aid to the point of sacrifice constitutes a precious support in the life of partners.&quot;</p> <p>Got that? &quot;Life partners.&quot; And &quot;precious support.&quot; Holy cow.</p> <p>This is much different from the standard Catholic Catechism that calls homosexual acts &quot;intrinsically disordered&quot; and offers chastity as the only acceptable option for gays and lesbians.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/vatican-report-lauds-gay-gifts" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/vatican-report-lauds-gay-gifts" dc:title="Vatican report lauds gay &quot;gifts&quot;" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6137" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/42/vatican-report-lauds-gay-gifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> acceptable option catholic bishops Catholic Church Catholic doctrine Christian community final report fraternal space gay relationships Holy cow holy revolution homosexual acts homosexual relationships Life partners modern realities mother church mutual aid new report new thinking obvious response one-woman marriage stuff Pope Francis precious support provocative question real world challenges sexual orientation standard Catholic Catechism Vatican report welcoming home civil rights Equality Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:09:55 +0000 ONE Community 6137 at http://www.onecommunity.co Vatican report lauds gay "gifts" ONE Community Get started early with your Holiday cards, let me help you. http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/get-started-early-your-holiday-cards-let-me-help-you <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/get-started-early-your-holiday-cards-let-me-help-you" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/get_started_early_with_your_holiday_cards_let_me_help_you.jpg" alt="Get started early with your Holiday cards, let me help you." title="Get started early with your Holiday cards, let me help you." width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Holidays are just around the corner. . Let me help you with you Holiday cards. As a&nbsp;SendOutCards&nbsp;rep, I can help you save quite a bit of time and money. Here are just a few price comparisons. There are so many different ways that I can help get your cards out in a much smoother way as well. I will even get you started with a FREE account pre loaded&nbsp;with 25 points and 2 stamps.</p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UT2yqxTDLO0">SendOutCards for the Holidays</a></p> <p>Compare SendOutCards with others -&nbsp;</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/get-started-early-your-holiday-cards-let-me-help-you" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/get-started-early-your-holiday-cards-let-me-help-you" dc:title="Get started early with your Holiday cards, let me help you." trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6135" /> </rdf:RDF> --> different ways FREE account pre Holiday Cards price comparisons SendOutCards rep smoother way Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:33:30 +0000 lbenabe 6135 at http://www.onecommunity.co Get started early with your Holiday cards, let me help you. lbenabe Arizona wedding website seeks to help gay and straight couples alike http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizona-wedding-website-seeks-help-gay-and-straight-couples-alike <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/arizona-wedding-website-seeks-help-gay-and-straight-couples-alike" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/arizona_wedding_website_seeks_to_help_gay_and_straight_couples_alike.jpg" alt="Arizona wedding website seeks to help gay and straight couples alike" title="Arizona wedding website seeks to help gay and straight couples alike" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>An Arizona company announced this week that it has launched a new website, MRSter.com, to help straight and gay engaged couples find wedding vendors who aren&#39;t fazed by same-sex nuptials.</p> <p>The announcement comes as Arizona is poised for the first time in history to allow same-sex marriages, depending on the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the hotly contested issue.</p> <p>MRSter allows couples to contact wedding professionals who will treat them equally, whether they are gay or straight, said the co-owners of the website.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizona-wedding-website-seeks-help-gay-and-straight-couples-alike" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizona-wedding-website-seeks-help-gay-and-straight-couples-alike" dc:title="Arizona wedding website seeks to help gay and straight couples alike" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6132" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizona-wedding-website-seeks-help-gay-and-straight-couples-alike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona Arizona wedding vendors Arizona wedding website couples federal court decision gay couples General Tom Horne hotly contested issue las vegas LGBT couples Marriage Equality Marriage Matters Arizona same-sex band wagon San Francisco-based circuit sex couples single largest roadblock straight couples Supreme Court supreme court decision U.S. Circuit Court U.S. District Judge U.S. Supreme Court wedding vendors civil rights Equality Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:22:22 +0000 ONE Community 6132 at http://www.onecommunity.co Arizona wedding website seeks to help gay and straight couples alike ONE Community The 'coming out' letter I never sent http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/the-coming-out-letter-i-never-sent <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/the-coming-out-letter-i-never-sent" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/the_039coming_out039_letter_i_never_sent.jpg" alt="The &amp;#039;coming out&amp;#039; letter I never sent" title="The &#039;coming out&#039; letter I never sent" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It was the hardest letter I ever had to write. And it sat in a drawer at my house for nearly a decade.</p> <p>Dad,</p> <p>I write this letter because I want you to know fully who I am. There is a big part of me that you and I have never discussed. I&#39;m the same son you&#39;ve always known and loved but this part of my life we&#39;ve never discussed &mdash; I am gay.</p> <p>It is important to me that you know the complete me. Yes I&#39;ve been gay my entire life. Because of societal pressures and in part due to my southern roots I ran from my identity. But finally, a few years ago, I came to terms with who I am. I am out at work, with my friends, and now my family.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/the-coming-out-letter-i-never-sent" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/the-coming-out-letter-i-never-sent" dc:title="The &#039;coming out&#039; letter I never sent" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6131" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/the-coming-out-letter-i-never-sent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> active role Arkansas basic human dignity civil rights organization conservative church country person dad direct role elementary school entire life Family hardest letter hardest things historic victories honest letter Hot Springs Human Rights Campaign latest catch legal equality legal pad letter lgbt community LGBT equality LGBT people LGBT person Life Los Angeles National Coming new job new life perfect response personal responsibility political support right time societal pressures southern roots superhuman personal strength Supreme Court traditional Southern man transgender americans civil rights Equality Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:12:34 +0000 ONE Community 6131 at http://www.onecommunity.co The 'coming out' letter I never sent ONE Community More gay people can now get legally married. They can still be legally fired. http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/more-gay-people-can-now-get-legally-married-they-can-still-be-legally-fired <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/more-gay-people-can-now-get-legally-married-they-can-still-be-legally-fired" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/more_gay_people_can_now_get_legally_married._they_can_still_be_legally_fired.jpg" alt="More gay people can now get legally married. They can still be legally fired." title="More gay people can now get legally married. They can still be legally fired." width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the Supreme Court&rsquo;s refusal earlier Monday to hear a series of cases on same-sex marriage, the movement for LGBT rights in the United States has taken a completely unexpected turn: Gay people can now get legally married in more states than where they are legally protected from job discrimination.&nbsp; As this map shows, there are now five states &mdash; Indiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Virginia &mdash; where gay people can get legally married&nbsp;and&nbsp;where it is perfectly legal for an employer to fire someone for being gay.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/more-gay-people-can-now-get-legally-married-they-can-still-be-legally-fired" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/more-gay-people-can-now-get-legally-married-they-can-still-be-legally-fired" dc:title="More gay people can now get legally married. 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Barney Frank Republican-controlled state legislatures same-sex marriage scientists Jeffrey Lax sexual orientation sharply different stances so.  Social conservatives sore subject. state governments. state laws state-by-state basis subsequent federal laws Supreme Court theEmployment Non-Discrimination Act United States years.  Work civil rights Equality Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:23:29 +0000 ONE Community 6129 at http://www.onecommunity.co More gay people can now get legally married. They can still be legally fired. ONE Community Social issues influence governor's race http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/social-issues-influence-governors-race <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/social-issues-influence-governors-race" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/social_issues_influence_governor039s_race.jpg" alt="Social issues influence governor&amp;#039;s race" title="Social issues influence governor&#039;s race" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Abortion, religious freedom and marriage rights haven&#39;t dominated the competitive governor&#39;s race, but whoever occupies the executive tower for the next four years almost certainly will grapple with such social issues.</p> <p>Democrat Fred DuVal, 60, a former Clinton administration staffer, lobbyist and Board of Regents chairman, has made those issues part of his campaign&#39;s rallying cry as he blitzes the state with a message that includes marriage equality, women&#39;s rights and an end to &quot;ugly political score-settling&quot; with divisive legislation such as Senate Bills 1062 and 1070.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/social-issues-influence-governors-race" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/social-issues-influence-governors-race" dc:title="Social issues influence governor&#039;s race" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6128" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/social-issues-influence-governors-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona Arizona Policy Arizona Policy candidate Arizona State University controversial social legislation Democrat Fred DuVal Doug Ducey Ducey Ducey Family Foundation Fred DuVal governor Marriage Equality Republican Doug Ducey SB social issues civil rights Equality Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:06:13 +0000 ONE Community 6128 at http://www.onecommunity.co Social issues influence governor's race ONE Community Issues that divide DuVal and Ducey http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/issues-divide-duval-and-ducey <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/issues-divide-duval-and-ducey" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/issues_that_divide_duval_and_ducey.jpg" alt="Issues that divide DuVal and Ducey" title="Issues that divide DuVal and Ducey" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Their plans to fix Arizona&#39;s economy may be hard to decipher.</p> <p>And neither Democrat Fred DuVal nor Republican Doug Ducey is precise on exactly how they think the state will permanently come up with more money for schools.</p> <p>But anyone seeking clear distinctions between the major candidates for governor need look only at their positions on what might be called &quot;morality&#39; issues to find some stark contrasts.</p> <p>And given how often these issues translate into legislation, what the next governor believes could be the difference between when some measures become law and others are vetoed.</p> <p><strong>Gay Rights</strong></p> <p>DuVal has come out forthright in favor of the ability of gays to wed.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/issues-divide-duval-and-ducey" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/issues-divide-duval-and-ducey" dc:title="Issues that divide DuVal and Ducey" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6124" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/issues-divide-duval-and-ducey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> certain narrow circumstances Civil Rights Act clinic inspection rules Democrat Fred DuVal Ducey DuVal Fred DuVal gay rights Gov. Jan Brewer governor matter issues Jan Brewer law new limits perennial hot-button issue religious beliefs Republican Doug Ducey sexual orientation special screening committee Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court civil rights Equality Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:42:58 +0000 ONE Community 6124 at http://www.onecommunity.co Issues that divide DuVal and Ducey ONE Community Gay marriage in Arizona? 9th Circuit strikes down Nevada, Idaho ban http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/gay-marriage-arizona-9th-circuit-strikes-down-nevada-idaho-ban <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/gay-marriage-arizona-9th-circuit-strikes-down-nevada-idaho-ban" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/gay_marriage_in_arizona_9th_circuit_strikes_down_nevada_idaho_ban.jpg" alt="Gay marriage in Arizona? 9th Circuit strikes down Nevada, Idaho ban" title="Gay marriage in Arizona? 9th Circuit strikes down Nevada, Idaho ban" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada.</p> <p>The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that gay couples&#39; equal protection rights were violated by the bans. Arizona is part of the San Francisco-based circuit, so its ruling would seem to apply to this state as well.</p> <p>However, officials at the Arizona Attorney General&#39;s office and the Maricopa County Clerk of Appeals would only immediately say that they were reviewing the ruling.</p> <p>Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, said it is &quot;premature&quot; to direct county clerks to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/gay-marriage-arizona-9th-circuit-strikes-down-nevada-idaho-ban" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/gay-marriage-arizona-9th-circuit-strikes-down-nevada-idaho-ban" dc:title="Gay marriage in Arizona? 9th Circuit strikes down Nevada, Idaho ban" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6123" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/gay-marriage-arizona-9th-circuit-strikes-down-nevada-idaho-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona Arizona Attorney General Arizona federal court Attorney General Tom equal protection rights federal appeals court gay marriage bans Maricopa County Clerk marriage licenses same-sex couples same-sex marriage applications San Francisco-based circuit Supreme Court U.S. Circuit Court U.S. Supreme Court civil rights Equality Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:52:29 +0000 ONE Community 6123 at http://www.onecommunity.co Gay marriage in Arizona? 9th Circuit strikes down Nevada, Idaho ban ONE Community Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down By Federal Appeals Court http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/idaho-nevada-gay-marriage-bans-struck-down-federal-appeals-court <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/idaho-nevada-gay-marriage-bans-struck-down-federal-appeals-court" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/idaho_nevada_gay_marriage_bans_struck_down_by_federal_appeals_court.jpg" alt="Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down By Federal Appeals Court" title="Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down By Federal Appeals Court" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A federal appeals court has struck down gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada.</p> <p>The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco made the ruling Tuesday. It did not decide on a similar case in Hawaii, which legalized gay marriage in December.</p> <p>State and federal court judges have been striking down bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year. The 9th Circuit ruling comes a day after the Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in 11 more states, for a total of 30, when it rejected a set of appeals.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/idaho-nevada-gay-marriage-bans-struck-down-federal-appeals-court" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/idaho-nevada-gay-marriage-bans-struck-down-federal-appeals-court" dc:title="Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down By Federal Appeals Court" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6122" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/idaho-nevada-gay-marriage-bans-struck-down-federal-appeals-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> federal appeals court Gay Marriage gay marriage bans Marriage Bans Struck Supreme Court Supreme Court Ruling U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals civil rights Equality Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:03:19 +0000 ONE Community 6122 at http://www.onecommunity.co Idaho, Nevada Gay Marriage Bans Struck Down By Federal Appeals Court ONE Community Arizona's same-sex marriage ban may fall soon http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizonas-same-sex-marriage-ban-may-fall-soon <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/arizonas-same-sex-marriage-ban-may-fall-soon" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/arizona039s_same-sex_marriage_ban_may_fall_soon.jpg" alt="Arizona&amp;#039;s same-sex marriage ban may fall soon" title="Arizona&#039;s same-sex marriage ban may fall soon" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The future of Arizona&#39;s law banning same-sex couples from marrying is in the hands of a local judge who has indicated he thinks the restriction is unconstitutional and a California-based appeals court that is considered the most liberal in the nation.</p> <p>The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday announced it will not hear cases challenging marriage restrictions in five states, allowing to stand lower-court rulings declaring those restrictions unconstitutional. Same-sex couples can now &mdash; or will soon be able to &mdash; marry in 30 states.</p> <p>&quot;Same-sex marriage is going to be legal in Arizona a very short time from now,&quot; said Dan Barr, one of the attorneys representing same-sex couples in the lawsuits challenging Arizona&#39;s law.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizonas-same-sex-marriage-ban-may-fall-soon" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizonas-same-sex-marriage-ban-may-fall-soon" dc:title="Arizona&#039;s same-sex marriage ban may fall soon" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6121" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/arizonas-same-sex-marriage-ban-may-fall-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona same-sex couples Supreme Court U.S. Supreme Court civil rights Equality Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:03:05 +0000 ONE Community 6121 at http://www.onecommunity.co Arizona's same-sex marriage ban may fall soon ONE Community 60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/60-percent-americans-soon-will-live-states-marriage-equality <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/60-percent-americans-soon-will-live-states-marriage-equality" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/60_percent_of_americans_soon_will_live_in_states_with_marriage_equality.jpg" alt="60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality" title="60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Supreme Court on Monday set the United States on a historic civil rights path, paving the way for the majority of Americans to reside in states where same-sex marriage is legal.</p> <p>The court declined to hear appeals from five states that were challenging lower-court rulings legalizing same-sex marriage. By passing on that debate, the court gave a final legal stamp of approval to marriage equality in five states: Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin. It also set the stage for legalization in six other states that also fall under the lower courts&#39; jurisdiction: Colorado, Wyoming, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/60-percent-americans-soon-will-live-states-marriage-equality" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/60-percent-americans-soon-will-live-states-marriage-equality" dc:title="60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6120" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/60-percent-americans-soon-will-live-states-marriage-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> concrete same-sex marriage Equality The Supreme final legal stamp gay rights community historic civil rights Marriage Equality Marry President Evan percent percent threshold same-sex couples same-sex marriage states Supreme Court United States civil rights Equality Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 ONE Community 6120 at http://www.onecommunity.co 60 Percent Of Americans Soon Will Live In States With Marriage Equality ONE Community High court ruling may lead to gay marriage in 30 states http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/high-court-ruling-may-lead-gay-marriage-30-states <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/41/high-court-ruling-may-lead-gay-marriage-30-states" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/high_court_ruling_may_lead_to_gay_marriage_in_30_states.jpg" alt="High court ruling may lead to gay marriage in 30 states" title="High court ruling may lead to gay marriage in 30 states" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Supreme Court refused to get involved in the national debate over same-sex marriage Monday, leaving intact lower court rulings that will legalize the practice in 11 additional states.</p> <p>The unexpected decision by the justices, announced without further explanation, immediately affects five states in which federal appeals courts had struck down bans against gay marriage: Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah.</p> <p>It also will bring along six other states located in the judicial circuits overseen by those appellate courts: North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Colorado, Kansas and Wyoming. Lower court judges in those states must abide by their appeals court rulings.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/high-court-ruling-may-lead-gay-marriage-30-states" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/high-court-ruling-may-lead-gay-marriage-30-states" dc:title="High court ruling may lead to gay marriage in 30 states" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6119" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/41/high-court-ruling-may-lead-gay-marriage-30-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> appeals court rulings Circuit Appeals Court Gay Marriage gay marriage bans lower court rulings states Supreme Court civil rights Equality Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:29:51 +0000 ONE Community 6119 at http://www.onecommunity.co High court ruling may lead to gay marriage in 30 states ONE Community Change is necessary but not always exciting http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/change_is_necessary_but_not_always_exciting.jpg" alt="Change is necessary but not always exciting" title="Change is necessary but not always exciting" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> I love my new home but I miss the beauty of the North Star State in the fall but snow in Minneapolis on Monday, no don't miss that. Take time to appreciate where u r and where you have been and where you have to go. Fall is a good time to prepare for winter remembering that spring will come again. Prepare for the unexpected and know when or if it comes you are ready. </p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting" dc:title="Change is necessary but not always exciting" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6117" /> </rdf:RDF> --> good time Minneapolis new home North Star State Sun, 05 Oct 2014 01:19:16 +0000 HarryGimberg 6117 at http://www.onecommunity.co Change is necessary but not always exciting HarryGimberg Change is necessary but not always exciting http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting-0" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/change_is_necessary_but_not_always_exciting.jpg" alt="Change is necessary but not always exciting" title="Change is necessary but not always exciting" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> I love my new home but I miss the beauty of the North Star State in the fall but snow in Minneapolis on Monday, no don't miss that. Take time to appreciate where u r and where you have been and where you have to go. Fall is a good time to prepare for winter remembering that spring will come again. Prepare for the unexpected and know when or if it comes you are ready. </p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting-0" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/change-necessary-not-always-exciting-0" dc:title="Change is necessary but not always exciting" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6118" /> </rdf:RDF> --> good time Minneapolis new home North Star State Sun, 05 Oct 2014 01:19:19 +0000 HarryGimberg 6118 at http://www.onecommunity.co Change is necessary but not always exciting HarryGimberg Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/justice-scalia-teases-crowd-over-marriage-equality-decision <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/40/justice-scalia-teases-crowd-over-marriage-equality-decision" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/justice_scalia_teases_crowd_over_marriage_equality_decision.jpg" alt="Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision" title="Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>At a speech before the University of Colorado this week, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia teased onlookers about when the court will take up a marriage case.&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;I know when,&quot; he told the crowd, when asked for a date. &quot;But I&#39;m not going to tell you.&quot; After the crowd became boisterous, he added, &quot;soon, soon,&quot; and moved on.</p> <p>The court is currently considering petitions from five different states,&nbsp;and could make a decision at some point in the next few weeks, or next few months.&nbsp;The vague timeline from the court has frozen litigation in some states, while lower courts wait for guidance from the justices.&nbsp;</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/justice-scalia-teases-crowd-over-marriage-equality-decision" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/justice-scalia-teases-crowd-over-marriage-equality-decision" dc:title="Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6116" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/justice-scalia-teases-crowd-over-marriage-equality-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justice Antonin Scalia Marriage Equality Decision New York magazine Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scalia Teases Crowd Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:52:15 +0000 ONE Community 6116 at http://www.onecommunity.co Justice Scalia Teases Crowd Over Marriage Equality Decision ONE Community Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/midterm-elections-poll-social-issues-rank-bottom-voters%E2%80%99-priority-lists <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/40/midterm-elections-poll-social-issues-rank-bottom-voters%E2%80%99-priority-lists" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/midterm_elections_poll_social_issues_rank_at_bottom_of_voters_priority_lists.jpg" alt="Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists" title="Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;Heading toward the midterm elections,&nbsp;Democrats&nbsp;hold their strongest advantages on issues such as abortion or&nbsp;same-sex marriage, yet these same issues land near the bottom of voters&rsquo; priority lists, according to the latest&nbsp;Associated Press-GfK poll.</p> <p>Asked in an open-ended question to name the most important issue currently facing the U.S., neither issue scored even 1 percent of responses. When asked how important each issue was personally, 43 percent of likely voters ranked abortion an important one, while 32 percent said that about same-sex marriage.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/midterm-elections-poll-social-issues-rank-bottom-voters%E2%80%99-priority-lists" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/midterm-elections-poll-social-issues-rank-bottom-voters%E2%80%99-priority-lists" dc:title="Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6115" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/midterm-elections-poll-social-issues-rank-bottom-voters%E2%80%99-priority-lists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> KnowledgePanel likely voters percent President Barack Obama same-sex marriage United States civil rights Equality Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:35:22 +0000 ONE Community 6115 at http://www.onecommunity.co Midterm elections poll: Social issues rank at bottom of voters’ priority lists ONE Community No action from U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/no-action-us-supreme-court-same-sex-marriage-cases <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2014/40/no-action-us-supreme-court-same-sex-marriage-cases" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="http://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/no_action_from_u.s._supreme_court_on_same-sex_marriage_cases.jpg" alt="No action from U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases" title="No action from U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The U.S. Supreme Court has taken no action on appeals asking it to take up the issue of&nbsp;same-sex marriage.</p> <p>The same-sex marriage cases are not among cases the court agreed to hear in its term that begins next week.</p> <p>The justices are expected Monday to turn away appeals in hundreds of cases, although it is not likely the same-sex marriage cases will be among those.</p> <p>The justices meet again in private on October 10 to consider new cases, and decisions about what to hear could be announced then or on October 14.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/no-action-us-supreme-court-same-sex-marriage-cases" dc:identifier="http://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2014/40/no-action-us-supreme-court-same-sex-marriage-cases" dc:title="No action from U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases" trackback:ping="http://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6113" /> </rdf:RDF> --> same-sex marriage same-sex marriage cases U.S. Supreme Court civil rights Equality Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:24:02 +0000 ONE Community 6113 at http://www.onecommunity.co No action from U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage cases ONE Community