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Rep. Maureen Walsh addresses marriage equality in lecture

Rachel Alexander

March 29, 2012

"I'm not very good with my speech or delivery. I just got a little lucky." These are the modest words of State Representative Maureen Walsh (R), whose speech in defense of gay marriage on the floor of the legislature has garnered over 1.2 million views on YouTube. Walsh spoke to the Whitman community...

Same-sex marriage headed to supreme court, to be decided by one man

Kyle Seasly

February 16, 2012

Last Tuesday, Feb. 7  (if only it had been a week later), the Appellate Court of California upheld a ruling by Judge Walker which found the infamous love-hating Proposition 8 to be unconstitutional.  Proposition 8 was a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state of California. The court ruled...

Whitties react to the Washington legislature passing same sex marriage

Josh Goodman

February 9, 2012

The Washington State House of Representatives voted 55 to 43 on Wednesday, Feb. 8 to allow same sex marriages. This, following the senate voting in favor of same sex marriage last week and Governor Christine Gregoire's pledge to sign the bill, makes Washington poised to be the seventh U.S. state, in...

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