October 27, 2014

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Ted Olson: We've Passed 'Point of No Return' on Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Conservative Republican mega-lawyer and marriage equality advocate Ted Olson says recent moves by the Supreme Court show we've passed the "point of no return" on marriage.Read More

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U.S. Now Recognizing Marriages in 6 More States

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The United States government will recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in an additional 6 states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming.Read More

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Westboro Baptist Seeks to Intervene in KS Marriage Case

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Westboro Baptist Church filed a brief yesterday seeking to intervene in Kansas's marriage equality case.Read More

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Making Marriage Meaningless?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The latest bit of twaddle from the evangelical Taliban is out and it's just as derptastic as you imagine it'll be. Read More


Pope Francis Slams 'Bastardized' Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

In remarks delivered Saturday, Pope Francis bemoaned the growing divide between civil and religious marriage and slammed as "bastardized" any definitions of marriage and family that do not comport with those of the Catholic Church.Read More

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Judge Rejects KS Couple's Bid to Intervene in Marriage Case

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

A federal judge has blocked a bid by Phillip and Sandra Unruh, a married, straight, Christian Kansas couple, to intervene as opponents in the ACLU's marriage equality case. The Unruhs say same-sex marriage represents a theft of their marriage.Read More

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Methodist Church Affirms Reinstatement of Pro-Gay Pastor

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

The top court in the United Methodist Church has allowed Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for officiating at his gay son's wedding, to remain a pastor.Read More


Jimmy Carter Devolves on Nationwide Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | October 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Former President Jimmy Carter dialed back his support for marriage equality this weekend, saying he believed individual states should be able to decide the issue. Last year he supported full nationwide marriage equality.Read More