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Gay Conservative Jimmy LaSalvia on Leaving the GOP (And Why You Should, Too!)

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 29
Jimmy LaSalvia cofounded GOProud, confounded CPAC, jumped the sinking Republican ship to go Independent, and now has written a revealing memoir. Meet the former insider whose simple message is this: The GOP is not your friend.

Indiana Gov. Set to Sign 'License to Discriminate' Bill

POLITICS | By Tom Davies | Mar 26
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is expected to sign into law Thursday a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

Huckabee Compares Being Gay to Alcohol, Profanity

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott | Feb 1
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Sunday said being gay is akin to choosing to drink alcohol or use profanity - lifestyle choices he says are appealing to others but not to him.

SPLC Calls on GOP to Cancel Hate Group-Sponsored Trip to Israel

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and some 60 RNC members have RSVP'd for a nine-day tour of Israel paid for by the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group American Family Association.

GOP's Big Election Night Fuels Shift Toward 2016

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Nov 5
Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party's top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton. And by the end of the night, the GOP had claimed victories in Senate contests and governor races.

GOP Surge: Republicans Seize Control of Senate

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Nancy Benac | Nov 5
America awoke to a new political dynamic Wednesday with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

SC Republican Calls Gays 'Gremlins' in Facebook Rant

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 21
A congressional Republican candidate from South Carolina is making headlines Tuesday after he called same-sex couples "gremlins" in a recent Facebook post.

Huckabee: Stop Coddling the Gays, Or I'll Leave the GOP

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has laid it on the line: Stop accepting gay marriage and abortion, or he will leave the GOP. Good luck getting rid of him!

Judge in NC Gay Marriage Case Denies GOP Delay

NATIONAL | By Michael Biesecker | Oct 10
A federal judge overseeing a pair of challenges to North Carolina's gay marriage ban denied a motion late Thursday from lawyers for Republican legislative leaders seeking more than a weeklong delay in the case.

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