Tag Archives: Marriage

Today

Today, realistic Republicans are secretly praying that the Supreme Court will respond to the arguments presented in the Prop 8 and DOMA cases before it with a broad ruling finding a constitutional right for all Americans to marry the person … Continue reading

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Worst argument ever

Marriage should be limited to unions of a man and a woman because they alone can “produce unplanned and unintended offspring,” opponents of gay marriage have told the Supreme Court. By contrast, when same-sex couples decide to have children, “substantial … Continue reading

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So the people voted

It feels weird to be standing in line with people who are going to vote up or down on my humanity, my civil rights. That’s the sentiment I heard from friends in Maryland and Maine, states where The People got … Continue reading

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“When children have married parents”

Liz points out here that the “marriage” section of the draft GOP Party Platform sounds just like an argument in favor of marriage equality from the Prop 8 trial transcript. Now, from the anti-marriage group “Minnesotans for Marriage,” comes the … Continue reading

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GOP FAIL

From the newly approved draft Republican Party Platform: Marriage The Institution of marriage is the foundation of civil society. Its success as an institution will determine our success as a nation. It has been proven by both experience and endless … Continue reading

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Little Bobby Marshall’s temper tantrum

My initial reaction to hearing about Bob Marshall’s highly unusual actions to cause the rejection of Tracy Thorne-Begland’s nomination to the General District Court was “petulant temper tantrum.” The latest admission from Marshall shows just how accurate that first impression … Continue reading

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54/41. That’s the margin by which Maine voters now support full marriage equality according to a new PPP poll. This is the same result obtained in an earlier poll by EqualityMaine. The new poll contains some remarkable information; the margin … Continue reading

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