Articles Tagged “BILL”

  • Landmark Gay History Bill Goes to Calif. Governor

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – California lawmakers on Tuesday sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in social studies curriculum.

    The bill, passed on a party-line vote, adds lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as people with disabilities to the list of groups that schools must include in the lessons. It also would prohibit material that reflects adversely on gays.

  • New York Gay Marriage: State Assembly Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – The New York state Assembly approved same-sex marriage on Wednesday and the bill is likely to face a vote in the Senate on Friday, where it only needs support from one more senator to pass.

    The Democrat-dominated Assembly voted 80 to 63 in favor of the marriage equality bill introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat in his first year in office.

  • Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Just Decriminalized Marijuana in California

    http://www.fierth.com – California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Thursday signed into law a bill that decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. The bill reduces simple possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction.


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