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Gay-rights proposals gain in Congress

Measures would add protections

Representative Barney Frank said last year's election affirmed 'that the American people support fairness.' Representative Barney Frank said last year's election affirmed "that the American people support fairness." (Carol T. Powers/Bloomberg News)
By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / April 25, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- After more than a decade of government inaction, gay-rights proponents in Congress have gotten several major bills moving through the Democratic-controlled chambers, a development that could result in the greatest expansion of federal protections for gays and lesbians in US history. (Full article: 1032 words)

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