Tag Archives: marriage equality

Same-sex marriage is not a speck in anyone’s eye

George W. Bush was asked about same-sex marriage by a Zambian journalist last week, and his response exemplifies a common mistake that people of good heart and conscience often make. He said that he “shouldn’t be taking a speck out of someone else’s eye when I have a log in my own.”  That was interpreted as “softened opposition” by some

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SCOTUS Strikes Down DOMA; Refuses to Give Standing to Prop 8 Supporters

The Supreme Court has struck down, by 5-4 split along Idealogical lines, the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. In a related decision, the Court refused Standing to the proponents of California’s Proposition 8, de facto upholding the 9th Circuit Court’s ruling striking down Prop. 8 as Unconstitutional.  The Prop. 8 Ruling was procedural, so the split was on non-idealogical lines.…

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French Taking Same-Sex Marriage Seriously

Huge protests against gay marriage in France, where religious arguments are kept out of government and politics, so secular arguments are allowed to flourish and develop. There, the focus is all about a child’s right to have natural origins of a married mother and father. There, they understand that the real issue is not homosexual sex or hospital benefits, but…

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Rick joins marriage debate!

Well this is welcome news! I was browsing around on Santorum’s website to see how he’s positioning himself entering Florida. Guess what is currently at the top of his Issues page? That’s right, at the same time as the race enters Florida, Rick Santorum has entered the marriage debate. He apparently paid the $3.58 a month (“the equivalent of…

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