Princeton Proposition 8 to protect traditional sidewalk values

AMERICAblog
November 24, 2008
A group of students at Princeton University would like to eliminate the right of freshmen to walk on campus sidewalks. Stating that they would like to "preserve traditional sidewalk values" that define a sidewalk as a "pathway for sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, faculty, staff, and other members of the university community," the group, which is acting in support of a measure termed "Princeton Proposition 8," is now entering its second successful week of demonstration. [Link]

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Study Reveals Startling Effects of Marriage Equality

Ex-Gay Watch
November 20, 2008








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Anti-Gay Nup Site Goes For Youth, But Keeps Old Tactics

Jossip
September 23, 2008
"Like its sister site, iProtect urges voters to vote 'yes' on Proposition 8, a ballot measure aimed at overturning this year's [marriage equality] win. Unlike its sister site, however, iProtect has a decidedly youth-oriented outlook, complete with fresh, concerned faces. See that guy above? He's so young! His pensiveness really speaks to us." [Link]

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My Political Point… And I Do Have One

The Ellen Degeneres Show
September 19, 2008
Ellen speaks about her opposition to Prop. 8 in California noting, "The wording of Prop 8 is tricky. It’s like if someone asked you, “You don’t want dessert, right?” But you do want dessert so you say, “Yes,” which really means you don’t want dessert. And if you say, “No,” which means you do want dessert -- it sounds like you don’t. Either way, you don’t get what you want. See -- confusing. Just like Prop. 8." (Link)

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Jitters hit same-sex couples, too

The Olympian
August 14, 2008
"I used to do a joke that used discrimination to my advantage," said Marga Gomez, a San Francisco performer who strongly favors the freedom to marry. "'Baby, I'd marry you tomorrow, if it was legal.' Now in my act I say, 'Baby, I could marry you tomorrow, but what would that say to our brothers and sisters in Arkansas? I cannot marry you until all our brothers and sisters are equal.'" [Link]

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BLOG: No Fair! You’re Saying What the Amendment Does!

Whatever
July 30, 2009
"On the list of government actions that have genuinely threatened the well-being of the United States over the years, same-sex marriage is probably about number 36,000, wedged between cashmere subsidies and funding for whatever set of still pictures Ken Burns is slow-panning across on PBS this next year. On the other hand, initiatives intended to cancel out existing marriages and deprive citizens of rights they already have under law jump up to near the top of the list of things I personally worry about tearing at the national fabric. Call it a difference in perspective." [Link]

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The end is near!

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 15, 2008
Massachusetts permitted gay couples to marry and now lies in ruin; California is next, warns Walter G. Meyer [Link]

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Make it a gay-old time

Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2008
Joel Stein, with a tongue-in-cheek tone, writes an open letter to seniors recommending they vote for marriage for gay couples despite any personal discomfort. (Link)

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Colbert grills ‘pro-family’ pundit over anti-gay stance

The Colbert Report via PageOneQ
May 27, 2008
A satirical Stephen Colbert sat down with Family Research Council president Tony Perkins to discuss the California Supreme Court ruling. (Link)

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