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  • Governor won't apologize for calling his foes 'girlie men'

    07/19/2004 7:22:18 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 150 replies · 3,458+ views
    The Marin Independent Journal ^ | July 19, 2004 | Staff
    Democrats say comment sexist and homophobic LOS ANGELES - A spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said yesterday that the governor would not apologize for calling lawmakers "girlie men," despite criticisms from Democrats that the remark was sexist and homophobic. Schwarzenegger said during a rally Saturday that Democrats were delaying the budget by catering to special interests, and that the lawmakers were "girlie men" if they refused to admit it. He also said Californians should vote out lawmakers who stand in the way of passing the budget. "If they don't have the guts to come up here in front of you...
  • Senate Scuttles Gay Marriage Amendment (Two no-shows. Care to guess?)

    07/14/2004 9:50:28 AM PDT · by 11th Earl of Mar · 525 replies · 12,476+ views
    AP/ Yahoo ^ | 7/14/04 | David Espo
    <p>WASHINGTON - The Senate dealt an election-year defeat Wednesday to a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, rejecting pleas from President Bush (news - web sites) and fellow conservatives that the measure was needed to safeguard an institution that has flourished for thousands of years.</p>

    07/06/2004 1:31:31 PM PDT · by FeliciaCat · 48 replies · 880+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 7/6/04 | CARL CAMPANILE
    July 6, 2004 -- The Bloomberg administration might be having second thoughts about promoting an experimental high school serving gay and lesbian students. The Department of Education's budget halts the planned expansion of the controversial Harvey Milk HS in Greenwich Village, according to funding figures obtained by The Post. Enrollment at Harvey Milk HS was scheduled to jump to 170 students in September, from 100 students this past school year, when it converted from a small program to a sanctioned, stand-alone high school. The city put $3.2 million into renovations so the facility could accommodate the rapid two-year expansion. But...
  • House of Lords Limits Parents' Right to Hit Children

    07/05/2004 2:24:24 PM PDT · by sarcasm · 12 replies · 517+ views
    The New York Times ^ | June 5, 2004 | ALAN COWELL
    ONDON, July 5 — The House of Lords, the upper house of Parliament, resolved today to limit, but not forbid, the right of parents to hit their children, changing a 144-year-old law that gave parents the right to strike children as "reasonable chastisement" for misbehavior.The vote represented a victory for Prime Minister Tony Blair, who opposes an outright ban on hitting and supported an alternative proposal for physical punishment that caused neither physical nor mental harm.For those who oppose punishing children by hitting them, the debate surrounding the vote was part of a campaign to secure for children the same...