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05/20/2008

Happily, 'Anita Bryant Day' will remain unacknowledged

by Jeremy Hooper

200805201316Later this year, Sean Penn will immortalize him on celluloid. And now the California Assembly has taken another step towards honoring the legacy of Harvey Milk, passing a bill that would make May 22 a day of special significance honoring the slain civil rights hero:

Calif. Assembly passes bill marking Harvey Milk's birthday [AP via Mercury News]

The proposal now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to easily pass. Just another happy step towards making the idea that homosexuality is a "sin, it" also pass.

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