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December 9, 2008

Where Is The Republican Core?

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

While campaigning for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee, former Maryland Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele has admonished party conservatives to driving away moderates.  Steele’s argument is a rather old one in its vague terms — that the party needs to have a R...

December 4, 2008

Bigotry In The Service of Tolerance II

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Continuing in his legitimate and very personal outrage about the passage of Proposition 8 in California, Andrew Sullivan has embraced an ugly turn towards overt anti-Mormonism.  He cites the organization of the LDS Church as a potentially troubling launching pad to a rather Orwellian violation of...

Silence on murder by homosexual

Aggregated from: BiblioPolit

"A pro-family activist is questioning why there is no outrage over the murder of a college student by a homosexual. "On November 21, William Smithson, 43, of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to life in prison for the September 2006 strangulation murder of 23-year-old Jason Shephard. Smi...

November 19, 2008

What’s the point of outrage now?

Aggregated from: Pickled Politics » United States

California is being rocked with protests against Proposition 8 - a measure that Californians passed in a statewide vote during the national elections - banning gay marriage. Last weekend protests were even held across the country demanding a change in the law so gays could marry. Of course, I believ...

November 18, 2008

Thousands of Pro-Marriage Rallies Across the Country

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Tens of thousands of people, gay and straight, young and old, of different races and religions held rallies in American cities (and even a few European and Canadian cities) in support of marriage equality for Gays and Lesbians, and in rejection of the anti-marriage amendments that have passed in thr...

November 17, 2008

Gay Marriage Bad, Gay Parents OK?

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Of the many arguments used in trying to justify denying the rights of marriage to gay couples, one that will inevitably come up after the anti-marriage proponent realizes they cannot actually articulate how two women marrying threatens any other marriage is that “The best way to raise children...

November 16, 2008

Going too far Against Prop 8

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

As many of you know I am very disappointed with the passage of the discriminatory Prop 8 in California, which eliminated the right of gay couples to marry and in my view benefitted absolutely no one. I am somewhat consoled by the fact that the passage of this Proposition has seemingly woken up the g...

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Gay Marriage

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

“When I found out California and Florida were state's #29 and #30 in the banning of same-sex marriage, I was aghast”: Puerto Rican blogger Liza says that “the problem with gay marriage is not ‘the gay' but ‘the marriage'.”. ...

Tell ‘em, Keith.

Aggregated from: KABOBfest

A constitution is not something you can just change at will with contradictory additions in order to target minorities. I'm pretty sure doing so isn't democracy.The thing is, why aren't people rioting yet? Do you know who this kind of legislation hurts? Sure, it hurts gay people. It hurts gay fa...

U.S.: Proposition 8 Silence

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Unzipped: Gay Armenia expresses its disappointment that Armenian-American LGBT groups remain silent in light of the recent vote to ban same-sex marriages in California which accompanied Barack Obama's victory in last week's presidential election. The blog wonders why there have been no state...