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Safe Schools Act re-introduced in U.S. House, aims to help prevent bullying

U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.) on Thursday re-introduced the Safe Schools Improvement Act in the U.S. House, a bill to help ensure a safe learning environment at schools nationwide and provide necessary resources to prevent school bullying and reduce the rising drop-out rate.

House GOP to Supreme Court: Gays too powerful to warrant judicial protection

Republican members of the U.S. House leadership tell the U.S. Supreme Court it should uphold the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as constitutional, arguing that gays and lesbians are a powerful interest group, and do not warrant “judicial intervention.”