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Obama Prepares to Designate 1st National Monument to Gay Rights

President Barack Obama is poised to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York City as the birthplace of America's modern gay liberation movement. Sources close to the Obama administration's plans say the president envisions a national monument where a 1969 uprising signaled what most believe to be the start of the gay rights movement. The Washington Post says federal officials, including Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis and...

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