Ireland poised to surrender parental rights

Allen West Demands a Recount

Lesbian couple in ten year battle over custody of children

Buddhist, Hindu Make History With Elections To Congress

“Gay Marriage Bill Advances in France”

In Child Pornography Case, Court Struggles Over How to Compensate Victim

Is There an Intrinsic Morality of the Free Market? | Rev. Robert Sirico at the Acton Institute

Three Ways of Explaining Defeat | Victor David Hanson

La County Voters Mandate Condom Use On Porn Sets

UK: Redefining marriage consultation results by Christmas

Leading Canadian newspaper calls for HPV vaccinations at Catholic schools

Boehner Extends Olive Branch on ‘Fiscal Cliff’

“Maine church that opposed gay marriage vandalized”

“How gay marriage won at the polls” | Nathaniel Frank at the Daily Herald (AP)

    Nathaniel Frank at the Daily Herald (AP): After the losses in Maine in 2009 and California a year earlier, LGBT advocates knew they needed to craft an effective response to Schubert’s false message that gay equality harms kids. Enter Freedom To Marry. The umbrella group was founded in 2003 by the civil rights lawyer Evan Wolfson, who has consistently preached about winning hearts and minds in between elections rather than in the frenzied lead-up to them. While gay groups had spent millions of dollars on public opinion research before and after the Prop 8 loss in California, no one had ever stopped to pull it all together . . . Frank, author of “Unfriendly Fire” and a visiting scholar at Columbia’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, is writing a book called “The Anti-Gay Mind.”

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“RI gay marriage supporters win in election”

Merkel warns Britain against European Union exit

GOP Women And Abortion Dismissal Was A ‘Strategic Error,’ Conservatives Scold

Harry Reid on Raising Debt Limit to $18.794T: ‘We’ll Raise It’

Electoral Maps: Results Indicate Deepening Racial Divide Among Voters

China hauls away activists in congress crackdown

Saudi sharia judges decry Westernizing “stench” of legal reforms

California Voters: Please Tax Us – Prop 30 $6B Tax Hike approved

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Don’t be afraid of raising taxes to rescue the budget. In Tuesday’s election, 54 percent of California voters approved Proposition 30, a $6 billion tax hike that staves off dire spending cuts. If the measure had failed, trigger reductions would have forced schools and community colleges to trim their budgets by $5.3 billion and made the state’s colleges and universities cut $500 million.

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Global stocks sink on fiscal angst after U.S. vote

Ohio Supreme Court: 2 incumbent justices sent packing by voters

Nevada Supreme Court Allows Hearings In Abortion Case

Will court allow lawsuit over Planned Parenthood fraud to continue? | Alliance Defending Freedom

France Pushes Ahead On Marriage Redefinition Amid Dissent

Michele Bachmann Squeaks By In Minnesota

Egypt’s Brotherhood Won’t Join Islamic Law Rally

Puerto Ricans vote to become 51st state

Post-Election Retreat: Dow Plummets Below 13K for First Time in 2 Months

Saving Natural Law From Itself | R.J. Snell at Public Discourse

Bipartisan Victories Fuel Strong Election Night Performance For Arizona Educational Choice Champions

Democrats Expand Senate Grip But Fail To Win House

How Strong Are U.S. Teacher Unions? A State-By-State Comparison

Obama Victory Could Spell End Of Conservative Supreme Court

Washington: McCloud wins state Supreme Court seat; foils Sanders’ comeback bid

“Gay marriage, marijuana backed in historic votes”

Faith And Freedom Endure – Even In The Face Of Some Terrible Storms | Alan Sears

Republicans stayed home: Romney gets fewer votes than McCain got

Florida Voters Defeat Religious Freedom Amendment; Anti-Abortion Amendment

Churches’ Challenge To Hawaii Civil Union Law Dismissed

10th Circuit Vacates Injunction Against Utah’s Reformation of FLDS Trust

MA voters reject doctor-prescribed death | Alliance Defending Freedom

MT voters approve parental consent law | Alliance Defending Freedom

Election Results

“Gay Marriage Gets First Ballot Wins” | WSJ

Democrats retain control of the Senate

Election 2012: Incumbents defeated

Alabama: Roy Moore wins chief justice race

3 Florida justices win retention bids

MO: McCaskill beats Akin

Montana Approves Measure for Parental Notification on Abortion

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Gronstal retains seat

    Telegraph Herald: Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal won re-election Tuesday as his party fought to retain its narrow hold on the chamber and prevent Republicans from gaining control of most of the levers of state government. As of early Wednesday, The Associated Press had declared Democrats winners in 9 Senate races. With 13 Democrats not up for re-election, that gives the party 22 of the 26 seats it needs to retain outright control. More than a half-dozen other races remained too close to call or appeared headed for recounts, according to AP’s vote tallies.

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Karl Rove: Fox News Ohio call ‘premature’

    Politico: “I think this is premature,” he added. “We’ve got a quarter of the vote. Now remember, here is the thing about Ohio. A third of the vote or more is cast early and is won overwhelmingly by the Democrats. It’s counted first and then you count the election day and the question is, by the time you finish counting the election day does it overcome that early advantage that Democrats have built up in early voting, particularly in Cuyahoga County.”
    Rove said the network needs to be “careful about calling things when we have like 991 votes separating the two candidates and a quarter of the vote yet to count. Even if they have made it on the basis of select precincts, I’d be very cautious about intruding in this process.”

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Massachusetts Voters Defeat Assisted Suicide Measure Question 2

AP projects that Maine voters have approved marriage redefinition

California Democrats seize super majorities in both houses of Legislature