Monday, November 3, 2008

Morning Sweep

The New York Times outlines the benefits that same-sex couples who are married or have civil unions typically have, versus those they still need to be concerned about.

The Daily News writes on the most hotly contested NYS Senate races.

The Daily News also summarizes the news surrounding Prop. 8.

Although Obama and McCain have both said they are against same-sex marriage on a federal level, McCain has endorsed Prop. 8 while Obama has spoken against it.

This past weekend, the L.A. Times made a final, compelling argument against Prop. 8.

Prop. 8 opponents made the final push against the same-sex marriage ban personal this weekend by going door-to-door and sharing personal stories.

The ballot measure calling for a Constitutional convention in Connecticut has same-sex marriage supporters there worried. The Conn. Attorney General urges a “no” vote.

Despite all the campaigning done for Florida’s Prop. 2 to ban same-sex marriage, polls still show it's short of the 60% approval required for it to pass.

Freshman U.S. Congressmen have made good on their pledges to support gay rights, according to HRC’s newest Congressional Scorecard.

U.S. World & News Report writes that gay adoptions may be the next big LGBT rights issue.

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