Tag Archives: same-sex marriage
by Mel Green | originally posted at Bent Alaska In a Senate committee hearing on a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Senators Al Franken and Patrick Leahy demolished testimony by Tom Minnery of the antigay organization … Continue reading
A celebration of yesterday’s decision by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker that found California’s Prop 8 to be unconstitutional.
The news that greeted me this morning: the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 activist decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which further extended the legal fiction that corporations are “persons” by granting their extremely deep special interest pockets pretty … Continue reading
RT: @shannynmoore: Palin is to journalism what Dahmer was to cooking. // She should fit in quite well with Faux News. # Mainstream media coverage of Cheney & Palin: stenography & “regurgitating press releases.” http://tiny.cc/zDHkY (h/t @celticdiva) #fb # Bent … Continue reading
Q. What happens when you click “Volunteer” at the Alaskans for Parental Rights website? A. You get taken to the “Volunteer” page for the “Yes on 8” website. Yes on 8 is the campaign in California to deny the equal right to marry to same-sex couples. Here’s further evidence of linkages showing how Alaska’s Christianist right is dependent upon financial, organizational, and ideological support from outside the state.
Saying “I Love You” Saturday I show him the video of the trip you and I took after we first met. It was almost four years ago. The tape starts with a pond along the highway to Valdez. There are … Continue reading
A few months ago, a slim majority of California passed Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California after five or six months of it being legal. Since then, we’ve been waiting for the California Supreme Court to decide upon … Continue reading
Today is the final day of the University of Alaska system’s annual Open Enrollment period, when we have the opportunity to make changes to the various options in our benefits package. And so it came to formalize what Rozz, now … Continue reading