Tag Archives: Prop 8

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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In a landmark ruling, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has just upheld the lower court ruling by Vaughn Walker that the voter initiative to deny same sex couples in California the right to marry violates the Constitution. By using … Continue reading

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Federal court overturns Prop 8

This (originally posted 08-4-10) is the funniest damn juxtaposition I have seen in a long time. From closing arguments by Ted Olson, for equality: The Supreme Court has said that marriage is the most important relation in life. Now that’s … Continue reading

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We have a winner

This may well be premature, but the award for Best Subject Line in the category Histrionic Email Blast in the wake of the grand-slam Prop 8 victory (ruling here) goes to Brian S. Brown of NOM: “Federal Judge Rules Marriage … Continue reading

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The best argument ever

Allowing gay men and lesbians to marry would “be a victory for the worthy ideas of tolerance and inclusion…[and] a victory for, and another key expansion of, the American idea,” and it would also “likely be accompanied by a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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The sun is rising, and I see the future

Awesome video smackdown to the ludicrous NOM below. (Come on, pretend you’re “a California doctor” and say it with me: “a storm is gathering…the clouds are dark, and the winds are strong…and I am AFRAID..” You know you want to.) … Continue reading

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