Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

Ted Olson in Newsweek: The Conservative Case FOR Gay Marriage

Former solicitor general under President George W. Bush, Ted Olson is the principal lawyer for those seeking to overturn Prop 8 in the highly publicized trial taking place in San Francisco. He pens a thoughtful piece in this week’s edition of Newsweek making the conservative case for gay marriage.  It is all about, in a word…

Obey or Don’t – Please Resolve

Last night I was reading a book. That alone is no big deal, except that I don’t do it often enough. But last night I came across something as puzzling as it is interesting. Oh, and it’s a Bible thing. Jesus Christ lived and died an observant Jew. In Galatians, the Apostle Paul asserts that…

Major Setback to Effort to Repeal California’s Prop 8 in 2010

The effort to take the marriage equality battle back to the California ballot in 2010 experienced a major setback Monday when the Courage Campaign announced it was calling for more research and time to change hearts and minds before returning to the ballot to restore marriage for gay and lesbian couples in California. Courage Campaign had…

Rhode Island Gov. Denies Same Sex Funerals

Whatever your position on same-sex marriage, when one partner dies, the marriage is over and the loving partner of the dear departed should be granted all the grace and dignity that goes into what is normally a grief-stricken goodbye to their life’s partner.  But not in Rhode Island. As much as I’d hate to give…

New Poll Shows Opposition To Repeal of Prop 8 effort in 2010

A new LATimes/USC poll was released Friday regarding voter attitudes about Gay Marriage. A year after Proposition 8 removed the rights of same-gender couples to get married it seems that little has changed.  According to the poll, a narrow 51% majority support marriage equalitywith 43% opposed. In addition, the LATimes reports that despite the majority support for marriage equality, a significant…