From Maine’s governor, who previously opposed marriage equality:
I have come to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the law, and that a civil union is not equal to civil marriage. This new law does not force any religion to recognize a marriage that falls outside of its beliefs. [...]
I don’t know if you’ve seen this vid, but watch it before continuing with this post. It’s a hoot.
(And in case you’re convinced by Kirk and his friend, check out check it out.
While I was working on this, I found another page on the TVC website that was so filled with lies and distortions that it made me crazy mad. And I’m not talking about differences in opinion, but actual verifiable untruths. In fact, I thought they might be genuinely dumb instead of dishonest because [...]
I have a new argument in mind when someone claims, “If you legalize gay marriage, you’ll have to let people marry their dog or a child or their sister or a whole group of people.”
I just want the right to marry a man.
Not a dog — no one has that right.
Not a child — no [...]
Don’t believe anything you hear from the Traditional Values Coalition.
Congress will soon vote on H.R. 1913, which adds “sexual orientation” to existing hate crime legislation. Naturally, the religious right — and TVC in particular — is fighting it with lies. They claim:
H.R. 1913 broadly defines “intimidation,” thus a pastor’s sermon could be considered “hate speech” [...]
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NASA Name Contest
I’ve always loved this clip, and I’m delighted that recent events give me an excuse to make a quick video around it.
I’ve set my blog to post some of my favorite, early entries while I’m away on vacation. Most of them are more than two years old, so they may be new to many of you. I’ve tried to select those that still seem relevant.
I’m preaching to the choir with this, but that’s okay. We need [...]
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