Thursday, July 16, 2009

Morning Sweep

NYC Comptroller William Thompson writes in USA Today that New York could benefit from the revenue that marriage for same-sex couple would generate.

The AP has an update on the proceedings of the Lateisha Green murder trial in Syracuse. For comprehensive updates, TLDEF also has great coverage.

The federal hate crimes bill reached the Senate floor yesterday.

In a typical confirmation hearing avoidance move, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotamayor dodged a question about marriage for same-sex couples yesterday.

Bishops at the Episcopal conference voted yesterday to approve a measure that gives them the ability to bless the unions of same-sex couples, without creating an official rite for such ceremonies.

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