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  • California governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

    Calling California's traffic court system a "hellhole of desperation" for the poor, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for residents who can't afford to pay off spiraling fines and penalties that have resulted in 4.8 million driver's license...
  • Timeline of landmarks in Ireland's changing attitude to gays

    Gays in Ireland lived in the shadows for decades, lest they face ridicule, assault or even prison in Victorian times. Saturday's referendum result to legalize gay marriage represents a stunning triumph for gay rights activists following decades of...
  • Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

    A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an...
  • Yes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage

    Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal forces of social change against the nation's conservative Catholic...
  • US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been...
  • Speak Out caller: Ban smoking altogether

    Speak Out caller: Ban smoking altogether
    Ban smoking: This is regarding the Speak Out about smokers being shunned. I think they should ban smoking altogether. Make it against the law. I smoked for over 40 years. I feel so much better since I stopped smoking 10 years ago. Smoking is one of the...
  • My Word: Leesburg anti-discrimination proposal deserves support

    My Word: Leesburg anti-discrimination proposal deserves support
    Leesburg City Commissioner John Christian, an outstanding person, has refused to see the parallel of the 21st-century gender-orientation rights struggle and the mid-20th-century civil-rights struggle. This is an example of why it is not appropriate for...
  • Bruce Jenner's story proves: Gay advocates don't need to lie or bully

    Bruce Jenner's story proves: Gay advocates don't need to lie or bully
    More Americans than ever before — a record-high of 60 percent, according to Gallup last week — support gay marriage. But in the wake of a new scandal rocking the academic world, it’s a good time to remind partisans and activists that the...
  • Jeb Bush out of touch on same-sex marriage

    Jeb Bush out of touch on same-sex marriage
    Jeb Bush, an all-but-declared Republican presidential candidate, is so out of touch he doesn't understand why same-sex marriage has become America's new normal. Or he's feigning ignorance. Bush, a Catholic, is competing against his numerous Republican...
  • S.E. Cupp: Key to changing hearts and minds: Don't lie or bully

    More Americans than ever before a record-high of 60 percent, according to Gallup this week support gay marriage. But in the wake of a new scandal rocking the academic world, it's a good time to remind partisans and activists that the ends don't always...
  • Texas Republicans could take new stand on same-sex marriage

    Racing both a U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage and legislative deadlines, Texas Republicans pushed ahead Tuesday toward putting the state at the forefront of resistance if same-sex weddings are ruled constitutional. Nearly every Republican...