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JohnLocke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-15-07 11:08 PM
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John Edwards will help repeal anti-gay laws, wife says
John Edwards will help repeal anti-gay laws, wife says
Associated Press
Sunday, July 15, 2007

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SAN FRANCISCO Elizabeth Edwards told a prominent gay rights group Saturday night that her husband, presidential candidate John Edwards, would help repeal more than a thousand laws that discriminate against same-sex couples.

Edwards speech to the Human Rights Campaign in San Francisco was an effort to reassure a crucial constituency with growing political clout that while her husband disagrees with her on gay marriage, he would be a champion for legislation that would protect same-sex couples from discrimination.

Elizabeth Edwards said last month she supports gay marriage. The position surprised her husband. The former North Carolina Senator opposes gay marriage but supports civil unions.
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