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The last decade has seen the cause of marriage equality triumph in ways that even the most buoyant optimist would not have imagined possible in 2004. This includes the belated but momentous support of President Obama, the Supreme Court decision gutting the Defense of Marriage Act, and the remarkable string of court decisions abolishing same-sex marriage bans across the country like a series of controlled detonations. Marc Solomon’s Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took On the Politicians and Pundits – and Won reveals the on-the-ground legal strategies and advocacy tactics that drove the civil rights issue of our time to such success, and how it presses on.

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Screenshot from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries' Instagram (@repjeffries)

Reprinted with permission from American Independent

The FBI on Tuesday arrested a California man for sending threatening text messages to family members of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) as well as a family member of an unnamed New York City-based journalist, according to a complaint filed in federal court.

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