Tag: Civil Marriage

LGBT Lessons for Straight People: The Homosexual Threat to Marriage

I enjoy when the opposition hands me material on a silver platter. Thanks to the Manhattan Declaration, we have confirmation of the real reasons why right wing fundamentalists and conservatives oppose same sex marriage. As of today, over 180,000 people have signed this Declaration. One voice, making the same statement. At last, our enemy has defined themselves.

One of the main founders of the Manhattan Declaration, Chuck Colson, was part of the Watergate scandal and went to jail for obstructing justice.


November 28, 2009 3

Iowa Supreme Court to Rule on Gay Marriage Ban

The Iowa Supreme Court has advised that it will release its ruling on the “gay-marriage” ban this Friday, April 3, 2009. Oral Arguments were presented to the court in December. The case, is Varnum v. Brien and will be released on the Iowa Supreme Court website by 8:30 a.m.


April 2, 2009 0

Why DOMA was Actually a Pro-Gay Move.

Pressure was on for an amendment to the United States Constitution. Clinton then did something that enraged LGBT people; he signed the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) into law. Although obviously an unconstitutional action, DOMA remains in full force and effect today (with the small exception of an Internal Court Order of the 9th Circuit deeming it “unconstitutional”). In spite of this, DOMA may be considered the smartest pro-gay action of any president.


February 12, 2009 3

Right Wing Showing More Signs of Weakness In Anti-Marriage Arguments

lack of support in the first push to add a same-gender marriage ban to Indiana’s constitution makes no difference to the right in their efforts to deny homosexuals equal legal protection. The first proposed amendment was largely criticized for potentially denying domestic partnership benefits to same-gender couples that would otherwise be permitted by their employer. As if to say, “O.k… so we will give gays those rights, but not any more,” the legislature is at it again – this time in a shockingly bipartisan push.


January 14, 2009 0

What I’ve Learned Thus Far – The Nationwide DOMA Protest (cont.)

After my last post describing my adventures in downtown San Antonio while attempting to gather signatures to the Open Letter to Obama, I took to the streets again. It was about 10:30 p.m. when I, along with three others, pulled into the parking lot near a local gay bar. The crowds were coming at full force and we could have used several more people to try to obtain everyone’s signatures. It was windy and cold, but our reception was warm and tender… for the most part.


January 12, 2009 0

How I Scare Lesbians – The Nationwide DOMA Protest

The National DOMA Protest was conducted today. I made it to the rally point and met up with the handful of people that showed up. With letters in hand we took to the streets of San Antonio and began asking for signatures.


January 10, 2009 1

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Marriage Sacred to Everyone but Gays

Again there is confusion over civil marriage and ecclesiastical marriage. But because I like to make points, let’s assume for a moment that I would agree that marriage, because it is “sacred” to millions of people, should never be redefined.


December 3, 2008 0

Does the States Interest in Gay Marriage Serve?

Civil Marriage is law. To deny any person the equal protection of the law, without due process abridges “the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States.” In order for the law to deny such civil right, the State holds the burden of proof to show that such relationships would detriment society. Mr. Kolasinski’s efforts to shift the burden of proof on those denied such liberties is false, misleading and improper under the 14th Amendment, Loving and good common sense.


November 21, 2008 0