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InClinton publicly opposed the passage of California's Proposition 8 and recorded robocalls urging Californians to vote against it.
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District Court of Northern California. Green Party of the United States. It went into effect in March 2, The Girl Scouts of the United States of America now welcomes transgender girls, a stance that was made public several years ago but attracted controversy from conservative groups when it became widely known in May. Eisenhower signs an executive order that bans homosexuals from working for the federal government, saying they are a security risk. Retrieved October 31,
Courts of appeals District courts Supreme Court. The majority opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedyexplicitly overruled Bowers v. State hate crimes law uninclusive of sexual orientation or gender identity. The military was originally scheduled to complete its adjustment to openly transgender troops by July Some states had legalized same-sex marriage by more than one of the three actions. InPence's Congressional campaign website stated that Congress should fund the Ryan White Care Act only after an audit confirmed that "organizations that celebrate and encourage the types of behaviors that facilitate the spreading of the HIV virus" would be ineligible for funding, and that "resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change their sexual behavior. Retrieved March 24,