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NBC News lets homophobes frame story on group formed to protest Boy Scouts

NBCNews.com badly bungled its report on anti-gay activist John Stemberger's formation of an alternative program for adolescent males following the Boy Scouts' decision to allow openly gay scouts.

VIDEO: NBC News report finds no problems with open service since DADT's repeal

In a piece titled “Gays in the Military,” NBC News reporter Jim Maceda took a look at how America’s military has adapted in the year since President Barack Obama signed the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Maceda visited with Task Force Bulldog on patrol in eastern Afghanistan, noting that it is the kind of combat unit that critics had warned would implode if DADT was repealed. He found, instead, that nothing really has changed except that Staff Sgt. Chris Bostik, on his third combat tour, is a squad leader and is openly gay.

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Proposition 8 plaintiffs urge Ninth Circuit to uphold public's right to view historic trial's video

SAN FRANCISCO – The plaintiffs in Perry v. Brown, the landmark federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, late Monday filed a brief defending the public’s right to see the video recording of the historic public trial in this case.

The brief urges the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm the District Court’s decision granting plaintiffs’ motion to unseal the digital recording of the trial.