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Senate Passes Gay Rights Bill
Gay rights advocates should celebrate this week: In a historical legislation, the Senate passed a bill to forbid discrimination in the workplace based on sexual identity or gender. The vote was 64-32, with 10 Republicans joining all the Democrats in favor. The down side? The measure doesn’t appear to have much of a cha[more]


Pot Will Be $1 Per Gram In Uruguay
Uruguay is planning to sell legal marijuana for $1 per gram because Uruguay is awesome and we should all go live there. A law already passed in the lower house of Congress and expected to pass in the Senate later this year would make Uruguay the first country in the world to license and enforce rules for the product[more]


New Jersey OKs Gay Marriage
Chris Christie is not happy: As of Monday, gay couples can get married in New Jersey. NJ’s Supreme Court ruled 7-0 today to uphold a judge’s ruling that gay marriages can begin in the state on Monday, at least for now, NJ.com reports. The court will make a final ruling next year. “The state has advanced a number of[more]


You Can Breathe Now: Senate Reaches Fiscal Deal
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell have reached a bipartisan deal to end the government shutdown and lift the debt ceiling, they announced in Senate floor speeches today. “This is far less than many of us had hoped for frankly,” McConnell said. “But it’s far better than what some had sought.” The deal does not include a[more]