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ACLU Hires Former Illinois GOP Chair To Lobby For Same-Sex Marriage

By Alex Keefe

Pat Brady

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois has hired former state Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady to lobby for a same-sex marriage bill in Springfield, months after his own support of same-sex marriage sparked a controversy that led to his resignation.


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 27, 2013

For Syrians, Life Goes On Despite Likelihood Of U.S. Action

The author is a Syrian citizen in Damascus who is not being further identified out of safety concerns.

U.N. chemical weapons experts on Monday visited people hospitalized by an apparent gas attack last week in suburban Damascus. Although residents of the capital city have grown accustomed to war over the past two years, they say they are concerned abo

Most residents of Damascus believe that a U.S. military strike is on the horizon, but few think it will have a dramatic impact on the course of a war that has already been raging for more than two years.

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