Postedon Jul 19, 2006 at 10:48 am
July 19, 2006
"The fight for [marriage equality] is an outgrowth of the huge numbers of gay couples who have assimilated into American society in the past 30 years, bought homes, paid taxes, raised families and created complex life partnerships outside of any legal structure. The desire for marriage from the gay community increases with each decade, as more people come of age with the expectation that they will settle down in an openly gay partnership."
Postedon Jul 15, 2006 at 01:00 pm
July 15, 2006
"I'm going to try to figure out what I can do to oppose this measure, though it's a tricky political calculus as drawing attention to it may actually help its passage, since a failure to vote on the measure at all is tantamount to a 'no' vote. I suspect, though, that the anti-gay-marriage forces will make enough noise to ensure that it's not ignored." [link]
Postedon Jul 14, 2006 at 10:45 am
July 14, 2006
"In a ruling reminiscent of the now-overturned Bowers v. Hardwick decision upholding gay sex prohibitions, New York's highest court said gay and lesbian couples do not have a constitutional right to marry because heterosexual couples sometimes have accidental babies."
Postedon Jul 14, 2006 at 10:38 am
July 14, 2006
"Any threat to the Constitution has to be taken seriously, even if we know that the amendment isn't going anywhere," Wolfson said. "But there are many things we need to do, both positive and defensive. We need to not just survive an attack like this, but to win full marriage equality."
Court rulings against marriage equality won't stop movement
July 13, 2006
"Am I upset about it? Yes. I am upset, frustrated, angry and shocked at the shoddiness of the opinion," said Wolfson. "But in some ways, that's the silver lining. The opinion is so unpersuasive and such a throw backit's unlikely to be an impediment to any court ready to apply a more serious level of scrutiny."
Postedon Jul 04, 2006 at 01:17 pm
July 4, 2006
"The extent of his involvement with the South Carolina group is seen as the beginning of an attempt to build a national coalition of conservative groups — something he will need if he goes ahead with his quest for the GOP presidential nomination." [link]
Postedon Jul 03, 2006 at 10:32 am
July 10, 2006
"Our fight for the freedom to marry is a fulfillment of American values -- not just because most people value love, commitment, and protections for family, for which we seek marriage, but also because it is part of the history of freedom that those who seek freedom must stand up for it."
New York Blade
July 3, 2006
"There is no single gain that would more end discrimination and provide protection than winning the freedom to marry"
Postedon Jun 19, 2006 at 03:16 pm
June 19, 2006
"In time, I'm sure state governments will have to accept that millions of gay couples are already marrying in everything but the courts." [link]
Postedon Jun 15, 2006 at 10:24 am
June 15, 2006
Columnist Keith Boykin weighs the idea of a pro-gay constitutional amendment as a way to combat the constitution-happy foes of marriage equality.
Goal is long-range change
June 10, 2006
"Laws and amendments aside, gay-rights organizations are investing resources into communication and education in an effort to change attitudes."