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Federal judge strikes down Ariz. marriage ban


  • BuzzFeed

A federal judge on Friday ruled that Arizona's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The judge cited a precedent set by a federal appeals court that struck down bans in Idaho an… Read More

For the U.S. Army, size does matter


  • RealClearDefense

Initiatives to shrink the size of the U.S. Army during the 21st century have been reversed due to terrorist attacks and unrest in the Middle East, Daniel Goure of the Lexington Institute writes. A new… Read More