-Portugal’s new Prime Minister places marriage equality on his list of priorities.

-The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission plans a rally to try to provoke arrests under the new hate crimes law.

-The New York State Senate promises to vote on marriage equality before the end of the year.

-Rhode Island Governor Carcieri vetoes a bill that would have allowed domestic partners to make funeral arrangements for a deceased partner.

-Salt Lake City passes an anti-discrimination ordinance with the support of the Mormon church.

-Support for Don’t Ask Don’t Tell continues to decline among military personnel.

-Dan Savage speaks on the definition of marriage.

-RI Gov. Carcieri backpedals and suggests that he might support civil unions for gay couples.

-The Catholic Church threatens to stop providing social services in Washington, DC if the city legalizes same-sex marriage.

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