Friday, November 13, 2009

Morning Sweep

In a radio interview earlier this week, Pride Agenda Executive Director Alan Van Capelle discussed the Senate Majority Leadership's commitment to vote on marriage before the end of the year, saying: "I don't believe they would have reached that agreement with us if they didn't have consensus within their membership about it. I believe the commitment they made. I believe it was sincere, that they want to address this issue before the end of this year, and I have every reason to take them at this year."

Gay City News summarizes the work that led up to the Senate Majority Leadership's commitment for a vote by the end of 2009.

Gay City's Paul Schindler writes that now is "no time for retreat" on our issues.

Democratic leaders in Congress may try to repeal the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy as part of next year’s defense authorization bill.

Connecticut celebrated one full year of marriage equality yesterday. The state has so far married 2,291 same-sex couples.

Washington, D.C.-based Catholic Charities, a Catholic organization that contracts with the state to provide social services, has threatened to sever it's ties with the District if same-sex marriage is passed.

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