Displaying results 1 - 25 of 648 for gay marriage. Subscribe to this search
Lawyers for Arizona and a group of gay and lesbian couples who sued over the state's ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to decide the case without a trial.
Gov. Jan Brewer said it may be time to consider extending the state's civil rights laws to gays.
Crony capitalism occurs when government and the private sector scratch each other’s back. But that isn’t capitalism at all — rather its opposite.
Linda Turley-Hansen makes an egregious error in judgment and shows her own prejudice in her recent commentary, “Downgrading traditional marriage is colossal mistake.” Her rational relies on the false premise that somehow “traditional marriage” is collapsing because “3 percent” of the gay population continues to seek legal recognition and protection for their families. This kind of rationale is unintuitive and would fail to pass muster in even an undergraduate logic course. Regardless of makeup, all families are capable of providing a stabilizing influence to society. Opposite-gender homes, same-sex homes, single parent homes, and blended families have always existed in our society, but it has just been in recent decades that we have begun to acknowledge their existence.
“So Kim Kardashian was not nervous walking down the isle. She has lots of practice. This is her third trip. I’ll bet she won’t be nervous on trips four, five, six and seven.”
“If Republicans are blaming Hillary Clinton for the deaths at Benghazi, I believe that George Schultz should be held responsible for the 241 dead servicemen killed in Beirut, Lebanon by terrorist suicide bombers. But they won’t because that would show them as the hypocrites they are, not to mention it would sully the memory of Saint Ronald.
We stand at the precipice of a revolution so major that for centuries history will focus on it and social scientists will give it the attention it should be receiving today.
A federal judge in Arizona won't be deciding whether people can marry their computers — at least not yet.
A Mesa man has been leading an online campaign for same-sex relationships in the upcoming U.S. release of the Nintendo 3DS game Tomodachi Life.
Supporters and foes of a same-sex marriage lawsuit playing out in federal court here finally found a point of agreement: They don't want the case expanded to decide if there's a constitutional right to marry an inanimate object.
WASHINGTON — Steve Paska waited two weeks for Washington's famously fickle cherry blossoms to emerge, then spent two hours searching for the perfect spot beneath the canopy of fluff. He lured his girlfriend there on the pretext of buying a painting of the blooms. Then he surprised her by dropping to one knee and proposing.
Which do you prefer?
Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state's ban is illegal.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the legislation was introduced in January, according to emails released by her office.
Three out of four Arizonans support the right of gays to at least form civil unions, if not to wed outright.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation (Williams Institute), their success is even more remarkable.
For years Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles and pushed through legislation that represented what she calls “fundamental principles,” often those espoused in the Bible.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has focused national attention on the state as business groups, gay rights supporters and even many fellow Republicans urged her to use her veto power.
Gov. Jan Brewer returned to Arizona on Tuesday and faced a pressing decision about a bill on her desk that has prompted a national debate over religious and gay rights.
An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples to allow them to marry.
The last gasp of the Religious Right.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer faced intensifying pressure Monday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own party to veto a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and lesbians.
Perhaps no living poet other than Maya Angelou shares the same respect as Nikki Giovanni.