One of the arguments people make to justify their opposition to the legalization of same-sex marriage is that marriage equality will wreck fertility rates. The purpose of marriage, they say, is to create children. Heterosexual unions often create children, while homosexual unions can’t do this
The opponents of marriage equality for heterosexuals and homosexuals have argued that that equality isn’t tolerable because same-sex marriage isn’t traditional. New South Wales is preparing to be the next place to declare: Tradition schmadition! The parliament there is now preparing legislation to make same-sex
When you think of a nation that’s ready to shed tradition, the United Kingdom is not the first that comes to mind. The very name of the nation suggests the memory of feudal warlords battling over control of a little island. The United States sound
The French right wing moral code: Allowing people who love each other to get married is wrong, but engaging in violent riots is morally upright.
Marriage equality in Delaware, National Bike Month, and a pedaling protest against the Bigot Scouts of America.
The leader of the National Day of Prayer warns that Satan himself is the leader of the marriage equality movement, using little demons, devils and other evil spirits to communicate with lesbian and gay activists, and give them their satanic marching orders.
It would be nice if the initiative in Minnesota were voted down, and the other initiatives were approved, but such a result would not be ideal. The legal rights of American citizens shouldn’t be approved or discarded by voters. They’re constitutionally established, not a matter for popular referenda.
Speaker of the House John Boehner doesn’t understand that marriage equality is a jobs issue. Legalize same sex marriage, and you’ll create new wedding industry jobs in every community across the nation.
After North Carolina voters turned out to reject equal rights for gay and lesbian couples this week, I thought this report from Politicol was just too outrageous to be true: North Carolina Bans Gay Marriage but You Can Marry Your First Cousin In an outrageous
President Obama now says that he personally supports same-sex marriage, but intends to do nothing to stop states like North Carolina from prohibiting same-sex marriage. Like Abraham Lincoln before him, he is allowing Southern bigots to trample the authority of the national Constitution. We all know how well that strategy worked out.
Vice President Biden simply didn’t want to say Obama’s position on same sex marriage out loud, because to do so would be to remind Democratic voters that Barack Obama is ideologically much more like a Republican than they would like to admit.