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  • West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay

    West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay
    If you’re a state legislator from Arizona or Kansas, there’s a good chance you’re banned from one popular West Hollywood gay bar. The Abbey Food and Bar this week banned “every legislator in any state that votes for bills to...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller

    He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey. And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth. Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes divisive bill seen as anti-gay

    TUCSON — In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a business owner's right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The veto, delivered the same...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes so-called anti-gay bill

    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a controversial bill that would have bolstered a business owner’s right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The move comes after an intense national outcry by the gay...
  • Jan Brewer's veto was courageous

    For whatever the reason or reasons that she did it, I commend Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for vetoing the mean-spirited legislation that would have enabled service providers to turn away gay men and women if they could cite a religious objection. This...
  • Same-sex marriages performed elsewhere to be recognized in Kentucky

    Same-sex marriages performed elsewhere will be recognized in Kentucky at least for now, a federal judge ordered on Thursday. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II issued a final order throwing out part of the state's ban on gay marriages. The order...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
  • For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto

    American politics only irregularly have any kind of suspense; usually, it happens on election night or right before big court rulings. But then there was Arizona on Wednesday evening. The state's Republican-dominated Legislature had presented Republican...
  • Arizona measure shows Republican aim to keep focus on jobs, economy

    In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays sent one message to GOP Gov. Jan Brewer: Veto it. And it sent another to everyone else in the Republican Party:...
  • Letters: Arizona governor did the right thing

    Re "Divisive Arizona bill vetoed," Feb. 27 The vetoed Arizona anti-gay bill — which would have had allowed business owners to deny services to gays and lesbians — may have been more about intolerance and vindictiveness than it was about...