Friday, May 4, 2007

Morning Sweep

The New York Times coverage of the House passing the Hate Crimes bill.

Iowa and New Hampshire, both traditionally pivotal states in any presidential election, are bringing gay issues to the forefront after recent victories in state legislatures. There's also a strategy to combat faith-based attacks.

U.S. Rep. Chris Shays (R) explains how he's changed his position over the years on gay issues. Shays joined Barney Frank last week to introduce the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the House of Representatives.

Gay City News covers LGBT lobby day in Albany. More here.

How is Rudy going to flip this one? We hope he finds his sense of leadership before this race concludes.

The European Court of Human Rights smartly ruled against the Polish government--led by anti-gay President Lech Kaczynski--for banning a gay pride parade.

Focus on the Family is mad at Governor Spitzer...he must be doing something right.

The Log Cabin Republicans are meeting in Colorado this weekend, and Colorado Governor Bill Ritter is expected to sign a LGBT non-discrimination act into law.

...and Las Vegas is about to get a little bit more gay.

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