Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

Newsweek Makes the Religious Case for Gay Marriage

Newsweek Magazine’s cover story this week makes the religious case for gay marriage. And its a fascinating read that frankly should have come out before election day. Some excerpts below: Let’s try for a minute to take the religious conservatives at their word and define marriage as the Bible does. Shall we look to Abraham,…

The Real Argument on Prop. 8

(h/t to the Bilerico Project) The discussion for and against Proposition 8 has been sort of schitzophrenic. By that I mean they are at once interesting and boring. It’s a lot of the usual. From both sides. This is not to suggest the arguments against Prop. 8 are not valid; I think they are, but…

Vote to Protect Everyone’s Right to Marry

The “Yes on Prop 8″ Crowd is stepping up the debate on marriage equality.  Matt Cunningham has a lengthly post at RedCounty calling on libertarians to join conservatives in banning gay marriage. Well the No on Prop 8 have some powerful videos too. [youtube]NiuMo6RihHw[/youtube] Vote No on Proposition 8.  

A No on Prop 8 Push by the Episcopal Church

I caught this on the evening news last night and provided this post from an LA Times sotry about it.  But church leaders California’s six most senior Episcopal bishops unanimously declared their opposition to Proposition 8, a ballot measure that cals for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage that’s on the statewide November ballot. The…

Pro-Prop 8 Door Knockers Out and About

I got a knock on my door last Saturday morning from a pleasant looking fellow, about 40, who had a big clipboard and a giant “Vote” button on his shirt. He asked if I was a registered voter.  I am.  He asked if I was familiar with Prop 8.  I am.  And he asked if…