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Gay Soldier Booed

Gay Soldier Booed at GOP Debate Pushes For Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

The U.S. servicemember who was booed during a Republican presidential debate for asking about the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" lent his voice to ...

Gay Military Spouse Speaks Out On His Husband Getting Booed At GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Josh Snyder, the husband of the gay soldier booed at a September Republican presidential debate, appeared on MSNBC Thursday to discuss the incident an...

WATCH: GOP Presidential Candidates, Obama React To Shocking Incident

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

At the Fox News/Google GOP presidential debate held on September 22, members of the audience booed after an openly gay soldier serving in Iraq present...

Rick Santorum: It's About Human Rights, Not Sex Acts

Paul Katz | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
Paul Katz

It irritates me to no end that I, and my gay brothers and sisters across this country, are whittled down to being nothing more than ruled by our sexual urges by people like Santorum.

Sam Stein

Biden: GOP Crowd Members Booing Gay Soldier Was 'Reprehensible' | Sam Stein | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Appearing on ABC's "The View," Vice President Joseph Biden said it was "reprehensible" for members of the audience at the most recent Re...

Obama Reacts To GOP Debate Audience Booing Gay Soldier

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

President Obama took aim at Republicans on Sunday while speaking at a fundraiser in Silicon Valley and shared his reaction to the audience at a recent...

Five New Targets for Republicans to Boo at Their Next Debate

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

At this rate, the Republican debates will soon run out of people to boo. That would, of course, be disastrous for their ratings and require cancellation of their show entirely.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.24.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week brought both the exhilaration of watching our country make progress on the road to a more perfect union, and the disappointment of watching it stumble back. On Tuesday, the misguided "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy officially ended, finally allowing gays and lesbians to openly serve in the military. A day later, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis, a black man accused of killing a white police officer more than 20 years ago, despite what GOP Rep. Bob Barr called the conviction's reliance on "the skimpiest of evidence," and, in the words of former FBI director William Sessions, "pervasive, persistent doubts" about Davis' guilt. The day after that, at the latest GOP debate, a gay soldier's question about DADT drew boos from the crowd and silence from the candidates, who returned to arguing over which of them is most opposed to government intrusion into the lives of citizens -- lethal injections aside, of course.