Schwarzenegger says marriage equality good for economy

Sacramento Bee
May 21, 2008
The Republican governor said Tuesday in San Francisco he hopes gay couples come to California for wedded bliss. (Link)

Read More »

SLDN Urges Caution to Service Members Seeking Marriage

Servicememebers Legal Defense Network
May 21, 2008
“Before my husband and I decided marry in Massachusetts, I had to sit down and ask myself which is more important, love and marriage or my career in the U.S. Army,” said retired Army Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Schmalz. “... [It's] a choice that no American patriot should ever have to make.” (Link)

Read More »

Good News All Around

The New Republic
May 20, 2008

E.J. Graff talks about why Democrats are wrong to fear the political fallout from the California gay marriage ruling. (Link)

Read More »

In Massachusetts, a test run for marriage equality

Los Angeles Times
May 17, 2008

As California becomes the second state to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage, Massachusetts residents and lawmakers talk about the benefits of living in a state which upholds the freedom to marry, “a positive case study” for California. (Link)

Read More »

EDITORIAL: Untying the Not

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2008

The Baltimore Sun backs the California marriage ruling and points out that the Maryland court's decision should have done the same, but it didn’t, and now the legislature should step in. (Link)

Read More »

Marriage is not about gender or race, but love and family

San Jose Mercury News
May 20, 2008

Marla Scharf talks about growing up when her parents were prohibited from marrying in numerous states across the nation because they were an interracial couple, and honors the CA Supreme Court upholding the freedom to marry for same-sex couples saying, “I believe that our nation's promise of 'justice and liberty for all' applies to every person in the same way.” (Link)

Read More »

CA marriage ruling has roots in landmark race-based case

Sacramento Bee
May 20, 2008

The California Supreme Court's historic ruling upholding marriage equality has its roots in the case of a Mexican American woman who 60 years ago fought for the right to marry an African American man, one of many interracial marriage stories recounted that affirm the CA recent decision. (Link)

Read More »

A Different Time

Newsweek
May 16, 2008
As couples flock to California to get married, even more Americans will be exposed to the "lived experience" of same-sex couples and families, says Evan Wolfson. "It's much easier to whip people up over the hypothetical." (Link)

Read More »

CA court stands against discrimination

Cybercast News Service
May 16, 2008

"As with their courageous past stands against discrimination in marriage, we will all be the better and history will vindicate them," Evan Wolfson said in a statement. (Link)

Read More »

The California decision and the presidential campaign

Salon.com
May 15, 2008
Statements from the three presidential campaigns indicate that the major players in the upcoming presidential race would like to stay away from the issue, even though the Candidates' Guide on How to Support Marriage Equality and Get Elected proves candidates should support the freedom to marry not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it is also in their interest to do so. (Link)

Read More »

« First  <  624 625 626 627 628 >  Last »