Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Morning Sweep

Irish NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn will not march in the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade today, in part because of its lack of inclusiveness of LGBT representation.

Vermont legislators have begun a week of hearings on marriage equality legislation. You can watch the testimony here.

A hearing on the lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ ban on adoption by unmarried couples begins today. The top state lawyer will reportedly argue that "there is not a fundamental liberty interest in adopting or being adopted."

Also in Arkansas, a state legislator has filed a bill that would ban domestic partnership registries in the state, including one that is already established.

An Oklahoma teacher has been fired for her actions regarding a class project inspired by the film “The Laramie Project.”

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