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  • For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto

    American politics only irregularly have any kind of suspense; usually, it happens on election night or right before big court rulings. But then there was Arizona on Wednesday evening. The state's Republican-dominated Legislature had presented Republican...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
  • Same-sex marriages performed elsewhere to be recognized in Kentucky

    Same-sex marriages performed elsewhere will be recognized in Kentucky at least for now, a federal judge ordered on Thursday. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II issued a final order throwing out part of the state's ban on gay marriages. The order...
  • Jan Brewer's veto was courageous

    For whatever the reason or reasons that she did it, I commend Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for vetoing the mean-spirited legislation that would have enabled service providers to turn away gay men and women if they could cite a religious objection. This...
  • Texas appeals gay marriage ruling

    HOUSTON — One day after a federal judge struck down Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, the state on Thursday appealed the ruling. Texas is one of several conservative states, including Oklahoma and Virginia,¬†in which¬†federal judges have struck...
  • Despite veto, Arizona still looks bad [Letter]

    Despite veto, Arizona still looks bad [Letter]
    Just when I think nothing else outrageous can be done in the name of religious freedom, along comes the Arizona bill allowing business owners the legal right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of said freedom. That Gov. Jan Brewer...
  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...
  • Arizona measure shows Republican aim to keep focus on jobs, economy

    In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays sent one message to GOP Gov. Jan Brewer: Veto it. And it sent another to everyone else in the Republican Party:...
  • Letters: Arizona governor did the right thing

    Re "Divisive Arizona bill vetoed," Feb. 27 The vetoed Arizona anti-gay bill — which would have had allowed business owners to deny services to gays and lesbians — may have been more about intolerance and vindictiveness than it was about...
  • Will gays march in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade after all?

    In Arizona, corporate presure might have helped persuade Gov. Jan Brewer this week to veto legislation derided as anti-gay. Now in Boston, this weekend, political pressure appears to be reopening a door for gays to one of the major events in the city,...
  • Oregon's same-sex marriage battle divides people of faith

    PORTLAND, Ore. — When Jackie Yerby and a small band of devout Catholics go to the cathedral for Mass this Ash Wednesday, they will be sending an unmistakable message. Pinned to their lapels will be big white buttons that proclaim, "Catholic...