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USA – Major gay marriage cases in federal court and where they stand

May 28, 2012

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Battles over same-sex marriage have been raging in the federal courts for several years. Two general areas of litigation could reach the US Supreme Court within a year. One is a challenge toCalifornia’s ban on same-sex marriages under Proposition 8. The other seeks to invalidate the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which limits the […]

U.S. Acceptance of Gay/Lesbian Relations Is the New Normal / Poll: Most Americans support same-sex unions

May 14, 2012

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May 14, 2012For third year, majority says gay/lesbian relations are morally acceptableby Lydia Saad PRINCETON, NJ — The slight majority of American adults, 54%, consider gay or lesbian relations morally acceptable. Public acceptance of gay/lesbian relations as morally acceptable grew slowly but steadily from 38% in 2002 to 56% in 2011 and is now holding […]

Same-Sex Marriage Support Shows Pace of Social Change Accelerating

May 11, 2012

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By PETER BAKERPublished: May 11, 2012 WASHINGTON — When Bill Clinton was president, he waited until almost 1 in the morning in 1996 to sign a bill defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. He did not like it, but was unwilling to veto it 45 days before an election. Sixteen […]

Where in the World Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal?

May 10, 2012

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It’s not just those liberal Northern Europeans who have embraced homosexual unions. BY URI FRIEDMAN | MAY 10, 2012 The debate over gay marriage has shot up to the top of the U.S. political agenda in recent days, with Vice President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Arne Duncan expressing support for same-sex marriage, North Carolina […]

CNN Hosts Hate Group Leader To Explain Obama’s Gay Marriage Support

May 10, 2012

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by David Badash on May 9, 2012in News CNN has again tapped Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council, to explain to the public President Barack Obama‘s evolution on same-sex marriage. CNN is available in over 100 million U.S. homes. The Family Research Council is a certified anti-gay hate group. Make sense to […]

Breaking the bonds on marriage

April 15, 2012

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 Katharine MurphyApril 16, 2012 Illustration: Andrew Dyson The discrimination against same-sex couples should end, but progress on the issue can’t be taken for granted. SOME of the most implacable defenders of marriage as a union between a man and a woman don’t make it sound all that enticing. In fact, some of the more recent […]

An Anonymous humorous letter to Bible candidate – Rick Santorum

April 6, 2012

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Reblogged from kractivist Dear Friends, I have been greatly moved by Rick Santorum‘s wise pronouncements, guided by Biblical principles, especially those concerning marriage. Of course he believes that sexual intercourse should be used only for purposes of procreation (he says he has never worn a condom), but there are some gray areas I was hoping […]