Postedon Dec 17, 2010 at 10:00 am
New York's most influential advocates for gay rights say the chances are better than ever to legalize the freedom to marry, even in a Republican-controlled Senate.
Postedon Dec 16, 2010 at 02:00 pm
A state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next year that would make Colorado the fourth state to recognize civil unions.
Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, said he believes the majority of Coloradans support civil unions and oppose gays being treated unfairly.
Postedon Dec 14, 2010 at 02:30 pm
The WCF Courier's editorial board points out that after scoring a victory of sorts when Iowa voters decided not to retain three Iowa Supreme Court justices last month, Bob Vander Plaats is at it again.
,br/>This time he's calling for the remaining four justices to step down from the state's high court. His request is in response to the court's unanimous April 2009 ruling that effectively legalized the freedom to marry in Iowa.
Postedon Dec 14, 2010 at 09:30 am
A new phase in the politics of the gay rights movement that could have an even larger impact on the 2012 cycle has begun.
In New York, well-funded gay rights groups will seek to make support for the freedom to marry as mandatory in blue America as allegiance to the Second Amendment is in red America — and to make opposition just as politically suicidal.
Postedon Dec 13, 2010 at 11:30 am
Iowa has been giving the country an odd civics lesson, one that seems to defy the rules you learned in school about honoring the respective roles of branches of government, and keeping religion and politics out of the judicial process.
Postedon Dec 10, 2010 at 11:30 am
The Baltimore Sun Editorial Board: "...the path toward legalizing the freedom to marry here looks clearer than ever — not because of any extraordinary event, or landmark court case, or massive protest march, but because one by one, Marylanders have grown comfortable with the idea that homosexuality is no reason to deny someone’s fundamental rights.
Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 01:45 pm
The demands of Bob Vander Plaats for Iowa’s remaining four Supreme Court justices to resign is vengeful and irresponsible, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa said today.
Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 11:30 am
Republican Tom Emmer, a staunch opponent of LGBT rights and the freedom to marry (supported in the race by Target and Best Buy), has finally conceded defeat to Democrat Mark Dayton in Minnesota’s governor race — Dayton will become the state’s first Democratic governor in more than 20 years.
Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 09:30 am
A majority of senators on a key committee in Maryland now favor legalizing the freedom to marry, making it increasingly likely that the state will join five others and the District in allowing such unions.