For California Marriage Amendment, Next Stop is Supreme Court by Karla Dial The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today turned away a request to re-hear a case involving California’s constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman — setting the stage for a showdown at the […]
Categories: Defense of Marriage Tags: California Marriage Amendments Next Stop Is Supreme Court
1st Circuit Declares Part of Federal Marriage Law Unconstitutional by Karla Dial A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously today that a part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional — and that it should not impede any state that wishes […]
“With Dicks in, all 6 WA congressional Democrats favor repeal of gay-marriage ban” – Seattle Times, with a reference to Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA). And an informational Maddow video: Rachel Maddow Discusses Governor Christine Gregoires decision to Legalize Gay Marriage. Featuring Rep. Maureen Walsh (R) and Representative Jim Moeller […]
THERE’S THIS PASSAGE I’VE GOT MEMORIZED – The exchange of the night came as committee members argued over an amendment proposed by Akin that would allow chaplains to abstain from performing gay marriages and other ceremonies they object to, without fear of reprisal. The debate quickly turned biblical. It all […]
Aren’t we all glad someone “Cares enough to Graph The Very Best”?
Categories: Defense of Marriage Tags: Children We Have A Graph For You! Gay Rights "By Type"
HOUSE GOP STRIKES BACK ON GAY MARRIAGE – “Just hours after President Barack Obama publicly backed gay marriage, the House struck back and passed a measure aimed at reinforcing the Defense of Marriage Act,” Seung Min Kim writes for the hometown paper. “With a 245-171 vote, the House voted to […]
PRESIDENT OBAMA, to Robin Roberts on ABC’s “Good Morning America“: “I had ALREADY made a decision that we were gonna probably take this position before the election, before the CONVENTION. [Vice President Biden] probably got out a little bit over his skis. … “I asked myself right after that New […]
Now a hot item for the election: “Marriage Equality”, et al Crooks and Liars Reports: In the wake of President Barack Obama’s announced public support for marriage equality, a number of major labor unions have come out in support of the president’s position and equality for the LGBT community. This […]
Categories: Defense of Marriage Tags: Labor Parties Side With Obama On "Marriage Equality"
The congregation at Seattle’s Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church gave the Rev. Tim Clark a standing ovation Sunday when he announced that the parish would not gather signatures for a referendum to repeal same-sex marriage. The parish became the sixth in Seattle to opt out of the petition […]