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Judge Daniel Anders may be the most well-known personality in the least-known political campaign in Philadelphia. On top of his regular judicial schedule, Anders is flying in full campaign mode, running ragged from one event to another throughout the city while seeking a 10-year seat on Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas. He’s also running as the city’s first openly gay judge.
State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) today announced his intention to introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in PA. In the wake of California's depressing but expected Supreme Court decision upholding "one-man-one-woman" Proposition 8, there is a lot of grassroots energy around the issue. Just this past November, thousands of Philadelphians took to the streets to protest Prop 8 in solidarity with California queers. There's only one problem.
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