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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Marriage is a contract between consenting adults

    A recent letter to the editor cited the biblical injunction to "be fruitful and multiply" as the reason to oppose same-sex marriage. The logic of this reasoning would mean that a woman who cannot conceive, whether because of age or medical history, should...
  • Mayor's vote against gay rights hurt

    Our family felt compelled to write on the impact of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler's "no" vote in the non-binding resolution supporting gay marriage. Because he has been a supporter of gay rights, his vote does even greater damage to our family and our...
  • Marriage meant for one man, one woman

    I agree with Attorney General Pam Bondi's position that "same-sex marriage would impose a significant public harm." There are negative consequences in granting same-sex marriages because it would approve and make "normal" what is at its core unnatural...
  • Mayor Seiler should embrace equality

    During the Fort Lauderdale Commission's June 17 discussion of a marriage equality declaration, Mayor Jack Seiler stated, "I have always supported civil unions with full and equal benefits" and that "I believe gays and lesbians should have equal rights...
  • Agenda seeks to punish believers of true marriage

    Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court overruled part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, granting taxpayer benefits to legally married gay couples. It left in place a judge's ruling against Proposition 8, overriding the votes of Californians. Many...
  • Indiana, Utah gay marriage bans struck down

    Indiana, Utah gay marriage bans struck down
    A U.S. appeals court struck down a gay marriage ban in conservative Utah on Wednesday and a federal judge rejected Indiana's prohibition of same-sex nuptials in the latest in a series of court rulings to allow gay couples to wed. A decade ago, no U.S....
  • Ex-Bush lawyer says House GOP right on McAuliffe powers

    House of Delegates Republicans have spent $25,000 in state funds to hire a Washington lawyer who says their view that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can't unilaterally expand Medicaid is correct, as the battle over using Obamacare funds to cover low-income...
  • Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016

    Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016
    President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth. It's an opportune time for the...
  • The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor

    The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor
    Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor. Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...
  • Utah gay and lesbian couples cheer same-sex marriage ruling

    It was glorious news to their ears, to be sure, but for Utah's gay and lesbian couples, Wednesday's federal appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage was not a total victory. Even though a panel of 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled that...
  • Supreme Court's DOMA ruling still shaping gay marriage 1 year later

    Supreme Court's DOMA ruling still shaping gay marriage 1 year later
    The nation on Thursday marks the first anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act, a ruling that has shifted the political spectrum on gay issues and changed how society organizes itself....