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1NewsIcon Police say a domestic dispute was the motivating factor in a Florida hair salon shooting that left four people including the gunman dead today.

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1NewsIcon The Catholic Church and the National Organization for Marriage have provided 60% of the funds aimed at denying same-sex couples the right to marry in four states. They have so far spent a total of $2.5 million on their discriminatory crusade, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

1NewsIcon Michael Black and John Morgan were awarded £1,800 each after winning their discrimination suit against a bed and breakfast, the Swiss Bed and Breakfast, that turned them away in 2010 because they're gay.

1NewsIcon Don and Megan Draper will be taking a tropical vacation on the next season of Mad Men.

1NewsIcon A record 3.85 million people tuned in for the season two premiere of American Horror Story.

1NewsIcon Anti-gay comic book owner Larry Doherty is now extending his hate to transgender people.

1NewsIcon Sam Raimi is reportedly going to direct an unnecessary Poltergeist remake.

RomneyCart1NewsIcon Ann Romney says husband Mitt is "absolutely done with politics" should he fail to win the presidential election.

1NewsIcon Today in gay history, 1990: "Three white supremacists were convicted of conspiring to blow up a gay bar in Boise, Idaho."

1NewsIcon The homophobic group One Million Moms is now trying to take down a new Nick Jr. evening programming block that includes a show called What Was Carol Brady Thinking? that adds thought bubbles above the iconic tv mom's head. One of the offending thoughts, according to OMM, is "Does Mike think needlepoint is foreplay?"

1NewsIcon Evangelical leader Billy Graham's foundation finally removed Mormonism from its list of cults.

1NewsIcon Think Progress' Ian Millhiser discusses how conservative judge Dennis Jacob's decision today to strike down DOMA could impact potential Supreme Court cases: "If Jacobs’ reasoning is adopted by the Supreme Court, it will be a sweeping victory for gay rights, likely causing state discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be virtually eliminated. And the fact that this decision came from such a conservative judge makes it all the more likely that DOMA will ultimately be struck down by the Supreme Court."

1NewsIcon This woman breastfeeds her pug but bottle feeds her children. Priorities?

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1NewsIcon Useful mud: "New radiocarbon measurements from the silty bottom of a Japanese lake could be one of the most helpful tools for natural historians in decades. With this new record, archaeologists could nail down the precise timing of the demise of the Neanderthal. Or anthropologists could determine exactly when humans spread into Europe. Or climate scientists could better understand the last ice age, and what climatological conditions led to the glaciers’ retreat."

1NewsIcon The final preparations are being put on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's Italian wedding.

1NewsIcon The Los Angeles Unified School District and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center are joining forces to combat anti-LGBT bullying in the City of Angels. "The school district had a long history of helping these youth, but we knew even more could be done," said L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center chief executive Lorri Jean.


California Church Buys Billboard For Amendment One Apology In NC

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North Carolina voters earlier this month passed Amendment One, a piece of legislation banning civil unions and same-sex marriage. Horrified by the move and hoping to express their solidarity with equality-minded North Carolinians, an inclusive California church spent $3,000 to offer an apology for anti-gay actions taken in the name of Christianity.

"Missiongathering Christian Church is sorry for the narrow-minded, judgmental, deceptive, manipulative actions of those who DENIED rights and equality TO so many in the Name of God," says the billboard, which is placed strategically on a highway named after anti-gay crusader Billy Graham.


Here's Evangelist Billy Graham's Full-Page Ad Blasting Gay Marriage Running in 14 North Carolina Newspapers: PHOTO

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On Wednesday, I noted that evangelist Billy Graham was speaking out in support of North Carolina's Amendment One and was running an ad in 14 state newspapers. Here you have it.

There's still time to donate against it.


Evangelist Billy Graham Speaks Out in Support of NC 'Amendment 1', Takes Out Ad in 14 Papers

Evangelist Billy Graham is speaking out in support of North Carolina's Amendment One, WXII reports:

GrahamThe 93-year-old Graham has a full-page advertisement scheduled to run in 14 state newspapers. From his home in Montreat, Graham said, "Watching the moral decline of our country causes me great concern. I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected."

Voters will take to the polls on "Amendment One" on May 8, though early voting has already started.

"At 93, I never thought we would have to debate the definition of marriage," Graham says in the advertisement. "The Bible is clear -- God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman. I want to urge my fellow North Carolinians to vote for the marriage amendment on Tuesday, May 8. God bless you as you vote."

Amendment One would constitutionally prohibit legal recognition of any union other than marriage between a man and a woman, including same-sex civil unions and domestic partnerships.

If you are interested in helping in the last push to defeat Amendment One, click HERE.


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