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[Chicago Mayor Richard] Daley also dismissed a suggestion Wednesday that marriage between gay couples would undermine the institution [of marriage].
"Marriage has been undermined by divorce, so don't tell me about marriage," he said. "Don't blame the gay and lesbian, transgender and transsexual community."
A Christian legal group has urged California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to arrest [SF Mayor Gavin] Newsom for his defiance of state law. The American Family Association Center for Law and Policy called his move "an arrogant stunt" proving "the radical homosexual movement will trample the rights of all who stand in their way."
The Bush administration has decided that people with bad hearing have bad judgment, too, and need special guidance from the federal government.
So the U.S. Department of Education is declaring about 200 television programs inappropriate for closed-captioning and denying federal grant requests to make them accessible to the hearing-impaired.