Divisive issues like same-sex marriage that spurred voter turnout in 2004 and helped decide the U.S. presidency will be back with a vengeance for midterm elections in November.
News 2006-03-31 Appeal denied for gay staffer fired from Nevada reformatory for boys A man seeking to be reinstated in a job he said he lost at Nevada's reformatory for boys in Elko
News 2006-03-31 Antibullying presentation postponed after Vermont parents complain Administrators at the Williston Central School in Vermont will ask the school board at a special meeting Monday for pe
News 2006-03-31 Australian government vows to block local same-sex marriage laws Australia's conservative prime minister vowed Thursday to block any legislation by the nation's capital giving gay
Massachusetts's highest court ruled Thursday that same-sex couples from states with explicit bans on same-sex marriage cannot legally marry in the Bay State.
One Republican, three Democrats become cosponsors of bill that would repeal the ban.
News 2006-03-31 Pope lashes out at gays ahead of Italian elections Pope Benedict, speaking just 10 days ahead of Italy's national elections, lashed out against same-sex marriage and abortion on