Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Morning Sweep

In a televised address to the nation, the anti-gay President of Poland blasted the European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights on gay people and used the Canadian wedding video of New York City activists Brendan Fay and Tom Moulton to illustrate his point.

Pennsylvania’s Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill to amend the constitution to ban marriages of same-sex couples and civil unions. This is the beginning of a second drive in the Pennsylvania legislature by marriage opponents to amend the state constitution.

City Newspaper in Rochester takes a broad look at marriage in light of the recent decision by Monroe County to appeal the Martinez decision.

The editorial board of the Binghamton University’s student newspaper is asking the university to support the Student Association's push against the Food and Drug Administration’s outdated ban on gay blood donors.

There was a possible hate crime in Spencerport recently. The victim was seriously injured, including a skull fracture. News10NBC’s coverage has been credited for the arrest of the assailant.

A sophomore at Syracuse University writes in The Daily Orange about why same-sex couples should be able to get married.

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