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Good News for Gay Marriage in California

As reported at the Huffington Post today, Andrew Koppelman, a law professor at Northwestern University, thinks the Supreme Court justices are likely to let stand a lower court ruling overturning Proposition 8 (California’s ban on gay marriage). Why? Because on … Continue reading

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Was Abraham Lincoln Gay and Agnostic?

Prior to seeing the below Andrew Sullivan video at YouTube, I’d never heard the claim that Abraham Lincoln was gay. I think the evidence is strong that Lincoln was an agnostic, and I’d be delighted to learn that he was … Continue reading

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Are the Following Verses in the Quran?

Nope. They’re in the Bible (Deuteronomy 22:20-21, KJV): 20 But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel: 21 Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father’s house, and … Continue reading

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Diane Savino is Great Here

The vote for marriage equality in the New York legislature lost last week, but Diane Savino’s speech was a moving moment prior to the vote:

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Here’s an image of Eleanor Roosevelt, 60 years ago (in 1949), holding up a broadsheet containing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations on December 10th, 1948. I think that … Continue reading

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See Here San Diego Mayor Sanders Powerful Account of His Reversal on the Issue of Gay Marriage—Then Join Him in Voting NO on Proposition 8

A conservative Republican makes a uniquely powerful and moving appeal for gay equality. Caution: You might cry watching this.

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