Same-Sex Marriage Archives

Stories like this are part of a pattern. There’s a telling line that pops up in trend stories — those oft-mocked pieces you see in the New York Times Style section about how there’s a groundswell of well-heeled Upper East Siders taking their pets to doggie yoga or something — that let’s you know that Read More

Apparently, not every black clergy member in D.C. is being ridiculous right now. From a local station in D.C.: WASHINGTON – More than 100 pastors and faith leaders voiced their support for same-sex marriage in D.C., standing in stark contrast to protests a month earlier by other pastors. The pastors, mostly from African American churches, Read More

The New Hampshire legislature irons out its issues and legalizes gay marriage, this time in the form of a bill Gov. John Lynch will sign. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire legislators have approved a measure that would make the state the sixth to allow gay marriage. Gov. John Lynch is expected to sign the Read More

(x-posted at U.S. of J.) At Secular Right, Heather Mac Donald tries to argue in support of one of the most common objections to same-sex marriage: the fear that legitimizing same-sex marriages would come at the cost of sullying the institution of “traditional marriage.”  Interestingly, she doesn’t focus on marriage as an institution so much as Read More

Today, the D.C. City Council (minus the miserable Marion Barry) voted in favor of gay marriage. The measure, approved by a vote of 12 to 1, now goes to Mayor Arian M. Fenty (D), a supporter of gay marriage. If Fenty signs it, the District will put the same-sex marriage issue directly before the Congress. Read More

Further proof that Olympia Snow and Susan Collins are the last of a dying breed: BOSTON — Maine could be the next New England state to embrace same-sex marriage after the State Senate voted Thursday to legalize the practice. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 21 to 14 for a bill that would allow gay couples to marry Read More

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