Gay Star News reports: Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to introduce a gay marriage bill within his first 100 days if elected prime minister in 2016. ‘Same-sex couples have waited too long. Australia is trailing the world,’ the Labor Party leader said on Sunday (26 July). Show More Summary
When opposition to same-sex marriage is part of your political tradition, what's a party to do? Change the topic to freedom, of course The post For Republicans, protecting religious freedom is the new gay marriage appeared first on Macleans.ca.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy compared opposition to the court's landmark ruling ending legal opposition to same-sex marriage to a 1989 decision that said freedom to burn an American flag is protected speech.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott got a dose of Gotham hospitality Tuesday night when a man approached him and told him to "go to hell" over his opposition to same-sex marriage.
'Powerful forces' are 'determined to silence any opposition,' warned Archbishop Anthony Fisher.
Rick Santorum warned that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s dissonance with his wife on same-sex marriage could cause him to be less “active” in his opposition, The Hill reports. Said Santorum: “Spouses matter. When your spouse is not in-sync with you [...]
Candace Cameron Bure appeared on The View this week to discuss the Christian bakers, who were fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding on grounds of religious opposition. While Bure, the 39-year-old sister of conservative...Show More Summary
“To me suggesting I should treat gay marriage opposition as legitimate seems to me like suggesting I should have been unbiased about Jim Crow,” tweeted Hunter Walker, the Senior Political Correspondent for Business Insider. Walker, the...Show More Summary
GOP pollsters gauge attitudes about marriage and discrimination in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada
The long overdue celebration over the decision that makes gay marriage just marriage overshadowed an important piece of news for the secular movement. On June 25, the ACLU announced that it would no longer support the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- the federal law Hobby Lobby used to successfully challenge the contraception provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Millions across the United States are celebrating the Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage in all 50 states. But not everyone is happy. Many Republican politicians spoke out against the decision, and many more citizens are expressing their outrage as best they can. Show More Summary
Jeffrey Toobin was at it again last night on Anderson Cooper 360, this time claiming that the comparison between bans on interracial marriage and gay marriage is “exactly a parallel situation.” After Cooper asked whether officials, in...Show More Summary
In a state where 86% of voters cast ballots for a ban on gay weddings in 2004, and where opposition is fierce to last week's Supreme Court ruling declaring same-sex marriage a constitutional right, Meeke Addison stands out from the fire-and-brimstone preachers and politicians usually associated...
Did you know that California is not in the West and that the "real America" is the Old Confederacy? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, leader of the opposition on the US Supreme Court to the legalization of same-sex marriage, revealed a bizarre sense of political geography in his bitter dissent to Friday's stunning 5-4 decision. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Tucker Carlson called out PennLive editor, John Micek, who announced his decision to censor commentators from speaking out against gay marriage in the news outlet’s op-ed pages. The pages where people typically, opine. In spite of Micek doubling down on his claims that he was just attempting to promote “civil” discourse, […]
In an interview with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Monday’s NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie grilled the Texas Senator on his opposition to the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling, equating his stance with being against...Show More Summary
Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough thought it was a bit rich that the White House was so celebrating the rapid advance of marriage equality, given that the current GOP field's opposition to same-sex marriage was the same as President Barack Obama's publicly-held position three years ago.
On Sunday’s Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd interviewed Louisiana Governor and Republican Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal about his views on the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. Todd focused on whether opposition to same-sex… The post Bobby Jindal: It’s Offensive To Equate Interracial Marriage and Gay Marriage Opposition – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal today rejected the "offensive" premise that opposition to gay marriage is the same as opposition to interracial marriage.
[guest post by Dana] The writing is on the wall, or rather in an editorial, “The Supremes got it right – It’s no longer ‘gay marriage.’ It’s ‘marriage.’ And we’re better for it“: On Friday, the United States crossed a similar threshold, continuing a long road to acceptance of same-sex unions. And this news organization […]