Potentially history-changing Supreme Court hearings are underway this week, but the real battle for gay rights started more than 40 years ago with the Stonewall Riots. Find out more about how we got from there to here. read more
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Six Rhode Island mayors voiced support for same-sex marriage on Monday, calling on the state Senate to pass a bill legalizing gay marriage that has already won overwhelming support in the state's House of Representatives. read more
Pro-life advocate Anthony Horvath is trying to stir up a hornet's nest with remarks aimed to shake up the status quo in America's abortion debate. But is it possible to remove religious views from the abortion debate? read more
Set to become the most restrictive abortion law in the natin, the "heartbeat" bill provides exceptions if an abortion would prevent the death or irreversible impairment of a pregnant woman but no exceptions for rape. read more
For many gathered at a hotel south of Washington at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the lesson from Gov. Mitt Romney's loss is a simple one: Republicans nominated a candidate who wasn't conservative enough.
Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman, a longtime opponent of same-sex marriage, said on Friday he now believes gays have a right to marry, after learning two years ago that his son is homosexual. read more
The Republican Party heard contrasting messages on Thursday about how to recover from last year's election defeats as two possible contenders for the next presidential campaign in 2016 brandished their conservative credentials. read more