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Sour-faced election losers start petitions to secede from the Union

Still gay in the GOP

Republicans continue to regroup after their general election loss and most still are none-to-happy about how things turned out.

Some have accused shadowy forces of rigging the election, while others are looking to leave the country to live with more freedoms. But why move out of the country when you can stay put and leave the country at the same time?

Over the weekend, around a dozen or more petitions calling on the U.S. government to allow individual states to “peacefully withdraw” from the Union began appearing on the White House's “We The People” petition site.

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N.C. student petitions to overturn Amendment One

Not even 24 hours old and already activists in North Carolina are pushing to have Amendment One, a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, overturned.

Some 60 percent of North Carolina voters supported Amendment One on the ballot.

Jenn Halweil, a North Carolina college student, has taken matters into her own hands and has created a petition on Change.org calling for one million people to demand the state supreme court overturn the constitutional amendment.

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Gay mom booted from Boy Scouts finds an unlikely ally in Mitt Romney

 Boy Scouts of America: Reinstate Cub Scout leader who was removed for being gayMitt Romney's changing positions on issues over the years is fodder for late-night TV comedians, political opponents and disgruntled Republicans, who say he's no different than Barack Obama on many of the country's most important issues.

I guess that means Romney is also a Muslim Communist terrorist sympathizer who goes around promoting class warfare?

Take the 1994 Romney for example. That Romney said he would do more for gay rights than then-Sen. Ted Kennedy during a debate leading up to that year's election. Romney also said that he supported an inclusive Boy Scouts of America, where he sat on the organization's board of directors for the better part of a decade.

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Petition asks President Obama to require LGBT non-discrimination policies for federal contractors

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More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on President Barack Obama to sign an executive order to require companies that hold federal contracts to enact LGBT non-discrimination employment policies.

The petition was started by Tico Almeida, president of Freedom to Work, an organization dedicated to protecting LGBT workers from harassment in the workplace.

According to Freedom to Work, some 16 million Americans who work with the federal government are unprotected from anti-gay discrimination on the job.

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Petition calls on Ga. lawmakers to enact hate crime protections

Gay rights activists are hoping that Georgia lawmakers will take a recently released video of an Atlanta gang beating a man they called “faggot” as proof that the state needs meaningful hate crime legislation.

Brandon White, 20, was seen in a video uploaded to WorldStarHipHop.com early this week being beaten by an Atlanta gang calling themselves “Jack City.” The attack happened over the weekend, according to White.

A digital petition has been created in response to video, calling for Georgia's legislators to give local law enforcement the ability to investigate hate crimes.