The Human Rights Campaign is firing an early shot at the emerging presidential field, releasing polling and research highlighting their opposition to same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, the group unveiled a micro-site highlighting GOP rhetoric on LGBT issues, including their positions on marriage, conversion therapy and bullying. Show More Summary
It is probably only a matter of time until marijuana prohibition ends. Like gay marriage, we will reach a tipping point where conservative opposition loses its impact. Also, like marriage equality, the majority of Democratic politicians will probably lag behind the country in openly adopting more liberal views, but two House Democrats have introduced bills [...]Show More Summary
Victoria Jackson was upset that she was put in the “overflow room” at the the Saturday Night Live runion. Jackson, a six-year veteran of Saturday Night Live, is publicly wondering if her opposition to gay marriage prompted Lorne Michaels to treat her differently than the other cast members who attended the 40th anniversary of the show Sunday. Jackson, [...]
David and Jason Benham, the twin brothers who were fired from an HGTV reality show because of their vocal opposition to gay marriage, have said that Satan is behind the attacks against traditional marriage.
The Republican 2016 candidates' lack of support for same-sex marriage was bound to be a drag on them in the general election. But Aaron Blake notes that a new poll has found it's even proving to be a liability with Republican primary...Show More Summary
As the countdown to full federal marriage equality marches towards late June, increasing numbers of gay and trans activists are asking and discussing, "What's next?" But while we're debating the issues, the opposition has already begun, and the backlash is picking up steam. Show More Summary
The latest NBC News/Marist polls show that about half of likely GOP caucus and primary voters in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina said they find opposition to gay marriage either “mostly” or “totally” unacceptable in a candidate. “Voters in [...] The post Half of GOP Voters No Longer Opposed to Gay Marriage appeared first on Political Wire.
A new poll from NBC News and Marist College suggests that support for same-sex marriage among Republicans may be growing at such a rate as to make opposition to marriage equality a political deal-breaker for the majority of GOP primary...
Two weeks ago Christian blogger Katy Faust earned praise across Teabagistan for her open letter to Justice Anthony Kennedy in which she declared her opposition to same-sex marriage despite loving her lesbian mother and her mom's partner. Show More Summary
Well known former political adviser, David Alexrod has written a book accusing President Barack Obama of lying about his opposition to same-sex marriage. Obama made his claim of opposition to the gay rights cause in his very first election, claiming support for civil unions only. Show More Summary
Obama is disputing a longtime aide’s view that Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage out of concern it could hurt him with voters.
Yesterday, we reported on David Axelrod's new book and the claim he makes that President Obama supported same-sex marriage long before he publicly came out in favor of marriage equality in 2012. You'll recall Obama listed his support for same-sex...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is disputing a longtime aide's view that Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters.
Shocker. From Time, revealing something Axelrod will reveal in his upcoming book. "I'm just not very good at bullshitting," Obama told Axelrod, after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage, according to the book. Axelrod writes that...
As many suspected at the time given his support for it on a questionnaire filled out when he was an Illinois state senate candidate in 1996, President Obama was already fully evolved in his support for same-sex marriage in 2008,...
Former White House advisor David Axelrod claims that President Obama lied about his opposition to same-sex marriage in order to help his 2008 election chances. Axelrod makes the claim in his new book. “I’m just not very good at bullshitting,”...Show More Summary
TPM: Barack Obama was "bullshitting" his opposition to gay marriage and support for civil unions during his 2008 presidential campaign, according to a new book authored by former senior White House adviser David Axelrod. Time magazine...Show More Summary
The American Family Association (AFA), known for its vehement and vitriolic opposition to gay rights, has demanded that Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (a.k.a. Notorious R.B.G.) recuse themselves from the Court's review of the 6th Circuit...
Speaking in Manila, the Philippines, Pope Francis made no qualms about his and the Catholic Church's opposition to same-sex marriage. The remarks were Francis' clearest and least progressive on the subject since he ascended to the Papacy in March 2013....
Stewart started by going off on Florida's opposition to gay marriage, but then went into much more. It's juicy.