WASHINGTON — The Federal Election Commission ruled Thursday that the political contributions of married same-sex couples should be treated equally to the donations of married straight couples, acting after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court on gay marriage. The FEC unanimously approved two advisory opinions that were requested after the Supreme Court’s decision in […]
A few government and politics headlines for Friday.
Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo said he received supportive emails from Steelers fans as he was criticized by a state delegate for his public campaign for same-sex marriage.
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group’s resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support civil marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states. The civil rights group’s resolution was significant, as only 39 percent of blacks favor […]