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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 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  business 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...
  • Right to believe now illegal?

    Right to believe now illegal?
    It is good that same-sex weddings don't threaten Jac VerSteeg's marriage. It did have an effect on a baker in Colorado, who declined to bake a wedding cake for a gay wedding, and was then told by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that he is required to...
  • On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights

    On gay marriage, Supreme Court to weigh equal rights and states' rights
    When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy spoke for the Supreme Court in 2013 in striking down part of a federal law that denied benefits to legally married gay couples, he cited two reasons: states' rights and equal rights. Throughout American history, Kennedy...
  • In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016

    In retirement, Ben Carson moving closer to 2016
    Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ. But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
  • Jeb Bush: Gay marriage 'ought to be local decision'

     
    As he considers a presidential run, Jeb Bush is not offering encouraging words about same-sex marriages coming to his home state....
  • Most City Council members skip mass gay wedding officiated by Orlando Mayor Dyer

    Most City Council members skip mass gay wedding officiated by Orlando Mayor Dyer
    When the invitation to the "Vowed and Proud" same-sex wedding ceremony went out from City Hall, it included most City Council members' names. The official invite to the mass ceremony performed on the steps of City Hall was missing the names of two...