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November 7, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Same-sex marriage campaign declares victory

Washington United for Marriage, the campaign seeking to legalize same-sex marriage in our state, has crunched the numbers and is declaring victory in Tuesday night’s election for Referendum 74. With hundreds of thousands of ballots still to be counted, the measure is currently ahead 52 to 48. Meanwhile, the opposing campaign, Preserve Marriage Washington, is More

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October 11, 2012 at 2:06 PM

First anti-gay marriage ads begin running in Washington

Preserve Marriage Washington, the campaign seeking to reject the same-sex marriage law Gov. Chris Gregoire signed in February, has released its first campaign ad The 32-second spot urging voters to reject Referendum 74 is hardly the bombshell opponents had anticipated. It starts out, ironically, with a flowing rainbow flag – the symbol of the gay rights movement…


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October 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Santorum in Washington to raise money for gay-marriage opponents

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum Following a stop in Spokane on Tuesday, Rick Santorum, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, is scheduled to be at the Bellevue Hyatt on Wednesday to raise money for the campaign that opposes same-sex marriage in Washington. The Family Policy Institute of Washington is hosting Santorum’s visit. FPIW is…


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