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Republican leaders unanimously approved a resolution Friday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Proposition 8, the measure under court review that forbids same-sex marriage in California. The Republican National Committee “affirms its...
Tags: Politics, Mark Kirk, Gays and Lesbians, Family, Reince Priebus
Miami HeraldFormer Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo said Tuesday in his hometown Fort Lauderdale that he is continuing his vigorous campaign for gay marriage. "It's a changing of the tide right now, not only in society but also legislatively," said...
Tulsa WorldPatrick Hobbs has only one scene in the play "8." And it takes, in his estimation, about 40 seconds for him to say and do all that is required of his character. But the number of lines he was given had no bearing on Hobbs' enthusiasm for the play that...
The NRA says that the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. How well does that work? When he and his press secretary were shot by a mentally ill assailant, Ronald Reagan was surrounded by six highly trained, vigilant, armed...
From the well-lighted Argentine restaurant — my suggestion via Yelp — to the 70-degree night, all is well on this second date. As Dylan tactfully yanks shrimp from their shells, he tells me about his Japanese father, who strictly regulated all...
Tags: Marriage, Gays and Lesbians, Family, Shrimp, Same-Sex Marriage
It seems these days everyone is speculating about how Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will approach the two same-sex marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. But I haven't heard anyone wondering which side Antonin Scalia will be on. He has made his...
SACRAMENTO — California Democrats on Sunday condemned efforts led by members of their own party to overhaul the nation's schools, arguing that groups such as StudentsFirst and Democrats for Education Reform are fronts for Republicans and corporate...
SACRAMENTO -- California’s top prosecutor used her refusal to defend Proposition 8, a voter-passed initiative that bans same-sex marriage in California, as an example of Democratic values as she spoke to party activists on Saturday. “When I...
With an eye on the White House in 2016, Republicans spent this week in Hollywood mapping a path to a resurgence — determining how to streamline the primary process and close their deficit with Democrats among key voter blocs such as single women and...
The newer, smaller and more centrally organized a religion is, the less prone it is to reformed versions breaking away. It also helps if the religion's followers form an insular group, to one extent or another, away from the tug of societal trends....
Tags: Rituals, Judaism, Mormonism, Minority Groups, Religious Events
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the California Supreme Court struck down a same-sex marriage ban in 2008, the majority ruling reflected a series of decisions the court had already reached in disputes involving gay parents. Gay rights lawyers said this week...
WASHINGTON — During last week's Supreme Court arguments on gay marriage, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that "there's considerable disagreement" among experts over whether "raising a child in a single-sex family is harmful or not." Two other...
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