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Catholic Charities in D.C. closed because of gay marriage

The same-sex marriage question in Washington, D.C. has reached new challenges, this time more awkward ones. I am reminding you first that in the beginning of December, the City Council of D.C. passed a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the District. As expected, Mayor Adrian Fenty (D) signed the bill into law. It is now expected that the bill will become a law on March 3 despite U.S. Representative Jason Chaffetz (R – Utah) formal disapproval resolution filed during the 30-day period that Congress has to act on bills passed by the Washington D.C. City CouncilContinue reading

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D.C. City Council and Mayor for gay marriage

On December 15, the City Council of Washington D.C. approved a bill that, if enacted into law will legalize same-sex marriage in the district by a 11-2 margin. Yesterday, the Mayor signed the bill, and will be reviewed by Congress for a 30-day period but as noted by CNN and other mainstream media, the status quo in Congress makes it unlikely for it to block its path to becoming a law. Continue reading

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