Postedon Dec 15, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Future Americans will look back on this moment with disdain, wondering why anyone would have thought it made sense to deny gays and lesbians the opportunity to serve their country in battle.
And, not only that, but generations to come will also find it curious that those who hold the institution of marriage sacred fought so hard to keep homosexuals from becoming old married folks.
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 12:00 pm
An overwhelming majority of registered voters in Texas say they support a significant expansion of gay rights, according to the first-ever in-depth statewide poll on LGBT issues.
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 09:30 am
Gallagher: "Don’t pat yourselves [Catholics who support the freedom to marry] on the back for how brave you are," she said. "It takes courage to go into the public square and defend the church’s teachings on marriage."
Postedon Dec 09, 2010 at 04:00 pm
Bishop Gene Robinson explains how religious texts can be taken out of context and their meaning twisted. He also notes what he sees as an exciting time for the LGBT community in moving toward equal rights.
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.
Postedon Dec 08, 2010 at 11:30 am
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson called into the community gathering at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouse hosted by Marriage Equality USA on Monday and shared extensive remarks in support of marriage equality and Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling.