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  • Marquette suspends professor for slamming instructor on gay rights

    A professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee has been suspended after he publicly chastised a teaching assistant on his blog for discouraging a discussion in her classroom regarding gay rights, the school said on Wednesday. Political science...
  • Judge invalidates Florida's gay marriage ban, grants divorce to lesbian, same-sex partner

    MIAMI In exactly four minutes, Broward County Circuit Judge Dale Cohen on Wednesday matter-of-factly granted a divorce to Lake Worth art dealer Heather Brassner. The proceedings were otherwise uneventful except that the divorce involved same-sex spouses,...
  • Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering

    Friends, family pay tribute to Topinka at memorial gathering
    A bipartisan collection of politicians, lobbyists, staffers, community activists and family filled a suburban union hall Wednesday to bid farewell to the late Judy Baar Topinka and urge that her style of blunt pragmatism be adopted as a memorial to move...
  • What is Pam Bondi's problem?

    What is Pam Bondi's problem?
    You have to give Florida’s attorney general, Pam Bondi, points for perseverance.  She has fought a relentless rear-guard action against gay marriage in Florida, faithfully defending the state’s constitutional ban in spite of judicial...
  • Law firm to Florida court clerks: Issuing gay-marriage licenses risks arrest

    Law firm to Florida court clerks: Issuing gay-marriage licenses risks arrest
    Gay-rights activists were ecstatic: Come Jan. 6, they thought, Florida same-sex couples would be lining up at courthouses across the state to get married. But that is not what the people who issue marriage licenses in Florida — county clerks of...
  • Supreme Court justice to weigh in on Florida same-sex marriage

     
    The start of same-sex marriage in Florida may not happen on January 6th as anticipated....
  • 10 favorite new books of 2014: Editor's picks

    To my surprise, my list of favorite new books this year breaks down the same way my 2013 list did: six fiction, four nonfiction; eight books written by women, two by men. During the past few years, one of my goals has been to make sure at least half of...
  • Broward GOP stirring up more divisiveness

    Broward GOP  stirring up  more divisiveness
    Just what Republicans need to make headway in Florida's most reliably Democratic county: more divisiveness and infighting. Sorry, but that hardly sounds like a road map for success in Broward County. Yet Broward Republicans just picked as their new...
  • With comptroller pick, will Quinn be a statesman or hack?

    With comptroller pick, will Quinn be a statesman or hack?
    Another dispatch from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist. Dear Gov. Pat Quinn: As your last significant act in office, appoint Tom Cross as state comptroller to fill the vacancy created by the unexpected...
  • Bicycles, Jesus and Benghazi: Letters

    Bicycles, Jesus and Benghazi: Letters
    Cyclists, obey the law Dear cyclists (particularly Monday letter-writer Jim Fry): I truly appreciate your riding to stay fit, to raise funds for charitable causes and to reduce the carbon footprint on the Earth. But would it be too much to ask you to...
  • As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives

    As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives
    Now that Jeb Bush has sent his clearest signal yet that he may seek to expand his family's legacy in the White House, the former Florida governor must convince national Republicans that he is conservative enough to be their presidential nominee. Bush,...