Tag Archives: Parenting

‘Milk’ will be seen

Now that the Oscar nominations have been announced, will we get to see Milk in one of our Loudoun County theaters? Best Picture, Milk (Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen) Best Director, Gus Van Sant Best Actor, Sean Penn Best Supporting Actor, … Continue reading

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Florida adoption ban overturned

The Florida law that states “No person eligible to adopt under this statute may adopt if that person is a homosexual” was overturned Tuesday, insuring that two young children will have a permanent home with the only family they have … Continue reading

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Way to go!

We couldn’t have asked for a better accompaniment to our letter (see below the fold) this week to the Purcellville Gazette, thanking the editors for publishing “A Boycott,” the letter by young “William A.” We conclude by saying that if … Continue reading

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Why do anti-gay activists hate capitalism?

When we first saw this letter in the Purcellville Gazette (from “William A., age 10”) it brought to mind another western Loudoun family in which the adults use children to promote their own anti-gay proclivities. In one instance, two young … Continue reading

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You lose, Mr. Marshall

The Virginia Supreme Court ruling on the Miller-Jenkins custody case was announced Friday morning. The unanimous decision upholds the right of Janet Jenkins to be part of her daughter’s life, as was originally determined by the Vermont court with jurisdiction … Continue reading

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One parent and an agenda

2 Guys and a Chick Set Off Loudoun Library Dispute, reads the Washington Post headline. At least now we have this admission, via LCPS officials: A children’s book about two male penguins that hatch and parent a chick was pulled … Continue reading

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End of the line for special rights seekers, Part 2

Part 1 is here. ( January 31, 2008) The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday agreed with a judge’s decision last year that a school can expose children to contrary ideas without violating their parents’ rights to exercise religious … Continue reading

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