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Same-Sex Marriage

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  • 'Liberal' is no longer a dirty word

    'Liberal' is no longer a dirty word
    You may not have realized it, but a large cohort of Americans did something brave this month. For years — in some cases, decades — these lonely, marginalized souls had repressed their shameful feelings, hiding them from the world. Then May...
  • NC House votes to exempt magistrates from marriage duties

    RALEIGH, N.C. The North Carolina House voted 65-45 Wednesday to allow magistrates to opt out of performing weddings legislation that stems from the legalization of same-sex marriages in North Carolina last year. A final vote on the bill is expected to...
  • Marriage objections bill nears final OK in NC legislature

    North Carolina legislators neared final approval Wednesday on legislation allowing some North Carolina court officials to opt out of same-sex marriage duties based on "sincerely held religious" objections. The House, in a largely party-line vote of 65-...
  • Bangor mother defends son who wore Chick-fil-A T-shirt during Gay-Straight Alliance event

    Bangor mother defends son who wore Chick-fil-A T-shirt during Gay-Straight Alliance event
    The mother of a Bangor Area High School student who wore a Chick-fil-A shirt during a Gay-Straight Alliance event this month says she believes it was within his First Amendment right to do so. The student and a friend sparked outrage among the district's...
  • Irish gay marriage vote 'a defeat for humanity,' Vatican says

    VATICAN CITY Last week's referendum legalizing gay marriage in Ireland "is not only a defeat for Christian principles, but also a bit of a defeat for humanity," according to a top Vatican official. Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin who is the...
  • On gay rights, Boy Scouts edge forward, Ireland leaps

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, May 27: The boys may be catching up with the girls. And among nations proud of their enlightened social policies, Ireland just left the U.S. in the dust. Yes, it's been quite...
  • Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a 'defeat for humanity'

    The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic country overwhelmingly rejected traditional...
  • House scraps shielding agencies that bar gay adoptions

    The Texas House has scrapped — at least for the time being — a measure that would have allowed some child welfare agencies to block gays and same-sex couples from adopting children through them. The proposal would have protected entities that...
  • Ireland voters give resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

    The gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. Many weren't rising too early, however, after celebrating the history-making outcome of Ireland's referendum...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Protests, arrests after judge acquits Ohio officer in deaths of 2 unarmed black suspects Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two...
  • Quickly: 'Get the military out of our schools'

    Quickly: 'Get the military out of our schools'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at 312-222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com Why can't more businesses be like Menards and publish what their American-made products...