Colorado county board renews decision to ban Plan B at health clinics

This story was originally published by The Colorado Independent.

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Not-so-confidential HIV testing

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Since 2003, the Michigan Department of Community Health has been secretly collecting the names, dates of birth, risk categories, and other demographic information of people submitting for confident

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Lawmakers seek to bar discrimination against LGBT jurors

Lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate recently introduced bills banning discrimination against prospective jurors based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Corporations giving big money to Boy Scouts despite anti-gay policy


Corporate foundations have given millions to the Boy Scouts of America and its subdivisions in recent years despite that organization’s policy of excluding gays and lesbians.

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The DC PR firm behind Fiji’s Twitter accounts

Qorvis Communications – a Washington-based public relations and lobbying firm – is deeply involved in managing the online and social media activities of the military coup government of Fiji, the fi

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Backers of Minn. marriage amendment use controversial parenting study


A controversial study on parenting has become a focal point of the campaign in Minnesota to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage this November.

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Feds indict oil spill contractors over undocumented workers

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LANSING -- The federal government has indicted an owner and a manager of a Texas-based company for allegedly conspiring to violate immigration laws.

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Corporate and national security interests align in battle over CISPA

After privacy activists and internet companies joined forces to derail the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), they are now on opposing sides in a fight over another piece of legislation seeking to regu

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Some Minn. churches concerned about NOM's 'wedge' strategy

A much criticized strategy by the National Organization for Marriage to drive a wedge between the gay community and racial minorities has led some Minnesota churches to express reservations.

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Remarks by US AIDS director draw mixed reviews

With a president who has declared the end of AIDS is in reach, Dr. Grant Colfax has a massive job in front of him.

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