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Candidates Vie for Afghan Women’s Vote

POLITICS | By Kim Gamel | Mar 19
Afghan women were granted the right to vote in the constitution adopted after the U.S.-led coalition toppled the Taliban regime in late 2001. Now candidates are vying for those votes.

Ballot Measure Mandates Condom Use for Adult Films

HIV/AIDS | By Rachel Breitman | Nov 2
As Election Day approaches in Los Angeles, community members are torn over Measure B, legislation that would mandate that adult film stars use condoms on set.

At 0-32, Gay-Marriage Forces Seek 1st Win at Polls

NATIONAL | By David Crary | Oct 15
Dating back to 1998, 32 states have held votes on same-sex marriage, and all 32 have opposed it. Maryland is one of four states with Nov. 6 referendums on the issue - and gay-marriage advocates believe there’s a strong chance the streak will be broken.

Amazon Founder & Wife Double $$ to Support Wash. State Marriage

WORKPLACE | Jul 27 founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

Court allows release of domestic partner petitions

NATIONAL | By Gene Johnson | Oct 16
Washington’s secretary of state can release the names and addresses of people who signed petitions calling for a public vote on the state’s expanded benefits for domestic partners, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

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