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AUSTRALIA: Labor Leader Bill Shorten Promises Marriage Bill Within 100 Days If Elected Prime Minister Next Year

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

For Republicans, protecting religious freedom is the new gay marriage

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

Justice Kennedy Likens Gay Marriage Opposition to Flag Burning Case: Opponents Will Dissipate in 'Two or Three Months'

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.

JFK Passenger Tells TX Guv Abbott to ‘Go to Hell’ over Gay Marriage

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

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.

Stand up to gaymarriage’ bullies, says Australian archbishop

'Powerful forces' are 'determined to silence any opposition,' warned Archbishop Anthony Fisher.

Santorum Points to Gay Marriage Divide in Walker Family

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 On Her ‘The View’ Appearance: ‘I Wasn’t There To Debate Gay Marriage

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

Business Insider’s Walker: Gay Marriage Opponents can go ‘Fk Themselves’

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

Exclusive: Republicans in Early Nominating States See Opposition to Gay Rights Fizzle

GOP pollsters gauge attitudes about marriage and discrimination in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada

ACLU Joins FFRF in Opposition to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

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.

Tennessee Shop Owner Puts Up ‘No Gays Allowed’ Sign In Opposition To SCOTUS Ruling

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

CNN's Toobin: Parallel Between Opposition to Interracial Marriage and Gay Marriage Is 'Precise'

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

Christian activist decries 'evil' gay marriage with a honey-smooth voice

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...

Scalia's Gay Marriage Dissent Reveals A Bizarre Sense of Political Geography

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

PennLive Editor Is Rebuked For Censorship, But Continues To Deny That Is What He Meant When He Said “As a result of Friday’s ruling, PennLive/The Patriot-News will very strictly limit op-Eds and letters to the editor in opposition to same-sex marriage.

[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, […]

NBC’s Guthrie to Cruz: Would You Have Opposed Interracial Marriage?

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

Scarborough Mocks White House for Claiming Credit on Gay Marriage: ‘Ooo, Look What We Did’

last monthNews : Mediaite

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.

Bobby Jindal: It’s Offensive To Equate Interracial Marriage and Gay Marriage Opposition – VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Jindal Tells Chuck Todd It’s ‘Offensive’ to Equate Gay, Interracial Marriage Opposition

last monthNews : Mediaite

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal today rejected the "offensive" premise that opposition to gay marriage is the same as opposition to interracial marriage.

News Outlet Will Now Very Strictly Limit Op-Eds And Letters In Opposition To Same-Sex 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 […]

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