Tag Archive for Marriage Equality

My Thoughts On The Pending Prop 8 Decision

The majority of pundits and lawyers are speculating that the CA Supreme Court will decide to uphold Proposition 8, which bans same-gender marriage in California, but also uphold as valid the 18,000 same-gender marriages granted before Proposition 8 was passed in November 2008. I do not agree with this analysis. I find it difficult to…

Christian Family Values?

Joe the Plumber sat down for an interview with Christianity Today and was asked about marriage equality. His answer, simply astonishing. Christianity Today: In the last month, same-sex marriage has become legal in Iowa and Vermont. What do you think about same-sex marriage at a state level? Wurzelbacher: At a state level, it’s up to…

Same-Sex Marriage Recognized in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. – Gay marriages are now recognized in the nation’s capitol after the city council voted unanimously to recognize same sex marriages as legal. Openly gay D.C. Councilman David Catania, was quoted by the Washington Post, “This is the march toward human rights and equality. This is not the march toward special rights. This is the…

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Gay Marriage Ban

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Supreme Court says the state’s same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couples, making it the third state where gay marriage is legal. In a unanimous ruling issued Friday, the court upheld a 2007 Polk County District Court judge’s ruling that the law was unconstitutional.…

Repeal Prop H8? It’s More Possible Than You Think.

Right now, I have no clue how the California Supreme Court will rule on the Prop H8 lawsuits. Maybe we’ll win, maybe we’ll lose. However, I’m really starting to think we have a better chance of winning at the ballot box than I did just days ago. Here, take a look at the new Field…

So The Supremes Heard…

And now, they must decide. Is Prop H8 a valid constitutional amendment? Is it an improper attempt to revise the constitution? Are the 18,000 marriages performed last year still valid regardless of the decision on H8? Is there a “third way” to uphold H8 and the May decision by doing away with civil marriage? In…