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NEW YORK — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, requiring states to issue same-sex marriage licenses as well as recognize out-of-state same-sex marriage licenses. National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum Executive Director Miriam Yeung issued the following statement in response:

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A scene from last year’s Fiesta in America at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J.  (Photo by Troi Santos)

News outlets recently began reporting on tensions between Asian Americans and African Americans in Baltimore, following the unrest after the death of Freddie Gray.

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CFC ANCOP USA leaders dinner meeting with top Filipino diplomats in New York.

What is New York City? It’s 8 million inhabitants spread out across five boroughs and speaking 200 languages. It’s 25,000 restaurants serving every kind of cuisine imaginable. It’s Broadway and Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. It’s the most extensive 24-hour subway system in the country. It’s young and old and everything in between…and that’s just the beginning.

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