You know, I didn’t go to Catholic school when I was a kid, so I never learned Latin. So I need some help with the translation of this term. Is “arch” the Latin word for drunk?
As stories appear in Catholic and secular newspapers bemoaning the closings of Catholic schools, remember that Catholic organizations chose to spend millions of dollars to preserve legal discrimination in the United States of America. The Catholic group Knights of Columbus spent $1.2 million to outlaw
As the summer progresses, I find myself waiting with interest for the arrival of some pieces of news. Here’s what I’m waiting for: Section 527 quarterly financial reports. Most non-profit political organizations must file reports of their contributions and expenditures with the IRS on July
In November of 2010 California will try it again With Repeal of Prop 8 For the Golden Gate State Barbie could marry Midge and Not Ken Tell me all about news of the day It’s your turn, so go on, have your say Share what’s
One of the main arguments for the passage of Proposition 8 to ban gay marriage in California last year was that we have to “protect children.” How horrible it would be, the line went, if America’s children asked their mommies and daddies whether men and
In California’s last election, the passage of Proposition 8 barring same-sex marriage equality was made possible for many reasons, including the meddling of Roman Catholic and Mormon religious leaders, but also in part by the disproportionate support of black voters, leading to dismayed November 5
Just before the new year, VJack issued a call for gays, lesbians and atheists to find common cause and to… suggest that an alliance between the atheist and GLBT communities might be worthy of serious consideration. We have a great deal in common. We also
As protests against the passage of Proposition 8 continue, broadening from rallies and demonstrations to boycotts of companies that opposed marriage equality, it is worth considering the argument of the opposition. Religious opponents of same-sex marriage rights (including the Catholic and Mormon churches heavily funding
It’s not yet a month since the passage of Proposition 8. Some activist groups are continuing their strong protest. Others are starting to limp.
Large numbers of kids came out in the cold rain in Ithaca to protest with even more adults against California’s Proposition 8. Nearby, under the shelter of a dry pavilion, the girl scouts didn’t even show up to sell their own cookies. Which kids do you think have the better character?
Jim Wilson of the New York Times captured these posters on film in today’s article on the last-minute influx of money from the Catholic and Mormon churches to prevail in Proposition 8’s effort to preserve discrimination and squelch equal protection under the law for gay