Tagged: same-sex marriage

A Question for Our Lawyers and Policy Wonks

Tim’s post on Eric Holder reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to ask y’all. Over the past two weeks I have heard a new talking point repeated on all the talk radio stations,...

Oyez, Oyez

It’s the first Monday in October. Burt Likko offers a preview of the high points of the Supreme Court’s docket, and some other interesting notes.

The Price Of Citizenship (Updated)

New Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled today in favor of a plaintiff who sued for violation of one of that state’s anti-discrimination laws based on a photographer refusing to take pictures at her same-sex commitment ceremony. Burt Likko presents a digest of the decision.

Religious Liberty Means Religious Privilege

So far two bakeries have faced legal challenges to their refusal to make wedding cakes for same-sex weddings. Opponents of same-sex marriage see these cases as the start of a fast approaching widespread persecution....

The End of Absolute Sexual Morality

My friend Darwin observes: When trying to make-nice to conservatives, proponents of “same sex marriage” tend to emphasize it as a way of enshrining commitment and sexual morality. However, while this tends to suggest...

Next Up: Polygamy

It is an unalloyed joy that marriage equality is spreading across North America. I know how this subject personally touches many contributors and commenters to this blog, and I revel in the joy they...

Big Wednesday 2013

I thought this would only have been a one-day thing. But we’re here on the third day in a row of huge decisions from the Supreme Court. At last, we have rulings on the...

Big Monday 2013

Today is the last scheduled day for decisions and opinions scheduled by the Supreme Court. In the comments to this post, I’ll be glossing the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action, and same-sex marriage cases.*...

Vive La France!

Félicitations, nos amis. C’est la triomphe de la liberté, égalité, et l’amour. Célébrer et soyez joyeux!

The GOP’s Self-inflicted Wound

Ezra Klein flags an interesting Gallup result showing rare uniformity in American public opinion. Turns out near everyone, Republicans included, thinks the GOP is intransigent. And they don’t like it: [Twenty-two] percent of Democrats, 17 percent...

Do Gay Rights Hurt Democrats?

In Jason’s post on DADT’s repeal, he noted: One thing that history won’t remember, but that will certainly be true, is that the Democrats chose the single moment in all the possible permutations of...

Answer to Heidegger

Heidegger asks: Would you be willing to go the record as one who categorically accepts civil, legal, recognition of same-sex marriage, and allowing churches to decide on their own whether or not to accept...

For the democratic process…

Let me start out by saying that had I been a California voter in 2008, I would’ve voted against Prop 8.  Period.  Easy choice.  As a self-described traditionalist, I support same-sex marriage because I...