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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • Full house hears Suze Orman on gay civil rights

    Financial media guru Suze Orman looked over 1,000 people, gay and straight, who came to see her speak at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Orman introduced herself as a lesbian at a panel discussion on civil rights for Florida's gay, bisexual and...
  • The influence of science and reason on moral progress

    The influence of science and reason on moral progress
    A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways,” he said, but added that “from what I see I am sure...
  • Alabama same-sex marriages will have to wait as judge stays ruling

    Two days after striking down Alabama laws that ban same-sex marriage, a federal judge temporarily stayed her ruling Sunday, giving the state time to file an appeal. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade’s Friday ruling initially went into effect...
  • GOP pursues state legislation limiting gay rights ahead of Supreme Court ruling

    A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials. In Georgia, where lawmakers are considering a bill that...
  • Federal judge strikes down gay-marriage ban in Alabama

    Alabama became the latest state to see its ban on gay marriage fall to a federal court ruling Friday, as the issue of same-sex marriage heads to the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Callie V.S. Granade ruled in favor of two Mobile women who sued to...
  • Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?

    Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?
    High school debaters call it a turnaround: when one team manages to redeploy an argument made by the other team right back at them. A beauty of a turnaround is now being wielded by those who say ┬ábusiness owners with religious objections shouldn’t...
  • Federal judge strikes down Alabama bans on same-sex marriage

    Federal judge strikes down Alabama bans on same-sex marriage
    A federal judge struck down two Alabama laws banning same-sex marriage Friday, making it one of dozens of states where it is now legal for gays and lesbians to marry. In a 10-page decision, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade for the Southern...
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions

     Gov. Bruce Rauner still talking about Illinois' problems, not solutions
    Gov. Bruce Rauner assumed the role of professor Thursday, delivering a 40-minute slideshow to business students in which he continued to paint a gloomy picture of a state "in mass deterioration" while promising his solutions will come soon. Rauner,...
  • Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?

    Will the Supreme Court recognize modern marriage, or stick with a version that's now obsolete?
    By agreeing to hear four same-sex marriage cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court probably will settle the issue once and for all by the end of June. The battles in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — the four states from which the cases under...
  • The Supreme Court meets Sigmund Freud

    "How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved," Sigmund Freud wrote to his fiance in 1882. By all accounts, Martha Bernays was not a smart woman. Nor was she pretty. She was, however, unstintingly servile. The Freud family story was that Sigmund...
  • Gay couple happy to be recognized

    Gay couple happy to be recognized
    How refreshing that the Sun Sentinel published several opinion pieces written by heterosexual men illustrating that contrary to the beliefs of Christian conservatives, the sun still rose on Jan. 7. Matter of fact, folks both gay and straight, woke up to a...