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    Posted: 5/31/2012 9:20:47 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 23, 2009 file photo, Keegan O'Brien of Worcester, Mass., leads chants as members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community protest the Defense of Marriage Act outside a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Boston. A battle over the federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman appears headed for the Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Thursday, May 31, 2012, that denying benefits to married gay couples is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
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    Posted: 5/14/2012 8:15:46 PM EST
    William Henderson Foote's great grand niece Bettye Gardner, left, and great grand daughter Patricia Nolcox, right, is presented with U.S. flags, flown over the Capitol, by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Acting Director B. Todd Jones during a memorial ceremony honoring the first African American post-reconstruction era federal law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty, Monday, May 14, 2012 in Washington. The name of William Henderson Foote, a deputy collector with an ATF legacy agency, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), was unveiled on ATF's Memorial Wall during an event commemorating National Police Week. Foote was killed Dec. 29, 1883, in Yazoo City, Miss., almost 130 years ago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    Posted: 5/14/2012 8:15:46 PM EST
    William Henderson Foote's great grand daughter Patricia Nolcox, right, and great grand niece Bettye Gardner, left, place flowers near the newly-unveiled on Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Memorial Wall during a memorial ceremony to honor the first African American post-reconstruction era federal law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Washington. The name of William Henderson Foote, a deputy collector with an ATF legacy agency, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), was unveiled on ATFís Memorial Wall during an event commemorating National Police Week. Foote was killed Dec. 29, 1883, in Yazoo City, Miss., almost 130 years ago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    Posted: 4/30/2012 6:05:47 PM EST
    A Great Egret looks for fish in Saylorville Lake, Monday, April 30, 2012, near Polk City, Iowa. Prosecutors hope to use a rarely enforced federal law to punish two Iowa pilots whose low flying disturbed thousands of resting migratory birds at the lake last fall. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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    Posted: 4/30/2012 6:05:47 PM EST
    Great Egrets look for fish in Saylorville Lake, Monday, April 30, 2012, near Polk City, Iowa. Prosecutors hope to use a rarely enforced federal law to punish two Iowa pilots whose low flying disturbed thousands of resting migratory birds at the lake last fall. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)