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  • Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues

     Gay church music director sings the wedding bell blues
    Someday, perhaps, I hope, the Catholic Church will be cool with gay marriage — not cool to the point of consecrating same-sex unions but cool to the point of looking the other way with the same well-what-are-you-gonna-do? shrug with which church...
  • Gay marriage ruling would apply throughout circuit

    Gay marriage ruling would apply throughout circuit
    When the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals came down with its ruling on Virginia's same-sex marriage ban last week, some people asked this question: What does the court's ruling mean for the gay marriage bans in other states in the same circuit? Answer:...
  • California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016

    California Rep. Swalwell says he joined O'Malley for 2014, not 2016
    Ready for a "Ready for Martin" movement? This isn't quite that, but a California congressman has taken on a leadership role with the budding political organization of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a potential challenger to former Secretary of State...
  • Same-sex marriage opponents will go directly to U.S. Supreme Court

    Same-sex marriage opponents will go directly to U.S. Supreme Court
    An Arizona Christian-rights organization said in a motion Friday that it will go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge lower court decisions on Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — asking for a "stay" of the court rulings in the meantime....
  • Democratic attorney general candidates wouldn't defend state ban on gay marriage

    Democratic attorney general candidates wouldn't defend state ban on gay marriage
    The Democrats hoping to become Florida’s next attorney general would drop the state’s defense of the ban on same-sex marriage. If George Sheldon or Perry Thurston is elected attorney general and stops legal efforts to uphold the ban on same-...
  • Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

    Florida judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional
    A Florida judge overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday, but the order only carries weight in one of the state's 67 counties, according to court records and the American Civil Liberties Union. In a 14-page ruling, Judge Luis Garcia...
  • Texas' ludicrous legal procreation argument against gay marriage

    Does the attorney general of Texas have so little of worth to say against same-sex marriage that he's reduced to the nonsensical argument that the state can ban it because there's a legitimate public interest in encouraging procreation? Well, yes,...
  • 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg' maps the growth of a writer and nation

    A love of maps is every true traveler's secret pleasure. As a correspondent in Africa, years before one could follow a path rendered by MapQuest or Google Earth, I came to love and rely on those hand-stenciled city maps in the Lonely Planet guidebook...
  • McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor

    McKinney Over Foley In Republican Primary For Governor
    After the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012, the state's Democratic governor and legislative leaders began work on a major gun safety bill. Republican state Sen. John McKinney, whose district includes Newtown, had to make a decision. He could oppose the...
  • Utah asks Supreme Court to stay ruling on recognizing same-sex marriage

    Utah filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court onĀ  Wednesday in an effort to avoid having to recognize same-sex marriages performed after its ban on such unions was struck down. A federal judge's decision invalidating the state's ban was...
  • Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley

    Rand Paul to speak in San Francisco as GOP courts Silicon Valley
    Hundreds of conservative and libertarian political operatives and techies are gathering this weekend in the heart of liberal California to try to bridge the digital disadvantage that dogged the GOP's presidential candidates in the last two White House...