Day of Protests for Gay Rights

Nearly two weeks after California voters narrowly passed Proposition 8, an amendment to the state constitution that effectively bans same-sex marriage, the backlash continues to build beyond the state's borders. Today was dubbed a national day of protest. Organizers used Internet sites such as Facebook to draw huge crowds from New York to Los Angeles, and hundreds of cities in between. Shouts of "yes we can," echoing one of the slogans of President-elect Obama's campaign, and signs reading "No...Full Story
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