Marriage Equality: April 2015

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The GOP Can't Have It Both Ways on Marriage Equality

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 29, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Republican presidential candidates trying to satisfy their ever-shrinking white evangelical base and the growing majority of Americans who favor marriage equality will find it impossible to have it both ways.Read More


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Marriage at SCOTUS: Cautiously Optimistic

Filed by John M. Becker | April 28, 2015 | 5:30 PM | comments

Both sides endured tough questioning and Justice Kennedy played his cards close to his chest, but the Supreme Court appears to be leaning towards a ruling in favor of marriage equality.Read More


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PBS on Today's Kentucky Marriage Equality Case

Filed by Bil Browning | April 28, 2015 | 11:30 AM | comments

PBS has an excellent report out of Kentucky about two families - one supports marriage equality and the other doesn't - and how they both set up today's court battle.Read More


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Freedom to Marry's Closing Argument

Filed by John M. Becker | April 26, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Ahead of Supreme Court oral arguments on Tuesday, the national marriage-equality group Freedom to Marry released a new 30-second ad spot outlining what Evan Wolfson, the group's founder, calls its "closing argument."Read More


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On Marriage, Are We Going Back to the 'Green Book' Era?

Filed by Terrance Heath | April 23, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

As the Supreme Court takes up marriage equality again, conservatives are preparing for a likely landmark ruling by trying to bring back a phrase that once haunted black families: "We don't serve your kind here."Read More


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WATCH: Irish Kids Say 'Yes' to Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 22, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

Here's your "awwww" moment of the day: a heartwarming new PSA featuring Irish kids talking about different kinds of families and asking for a "yes" vote on marriage equality.Read More


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SCOTUS Stops NOM from Reversing Marriage in Oregon

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2015 | 5:00 PM | comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has squashed NOM's last attempt at stopping marriage equality in Oregon.Read More


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The Bigots' Hail Mary: Marriage Equality Kills Babies

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

In a laughably desperate Hail Mary attempt to disguise blatant bigotry as compassionate concern, 100 self-proclaimed "scholars of marriage" are claiming that same-sex marriage kills the unborn.Read More


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New Polls Show Majority Support for Marriage, Legal Protections

Filed by John M. Becker | April 19, 2015 | 6:00 PM | comments

A pair of new polls show that a majority of Americans support equal marriage rights for same-sex couples and believe that the law should protect against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.Read More


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Prominent Catholics Ask Pope to Fire Anti-Gay Archbishop

Filed by John M. Becker | April 16, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A group of more than 100 prominent San Francisco-area Catholics is calling on Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, saying his "single-issue agenda" against same-gender marriage fosters "an atmosphere of division and intolerance."Read More


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Guam May Become 1st U.S. Territory With Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | April 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The attorney general of Guam has directed officials to immediately begin processing marriage license applications from same-sex couples. Read More


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Marriage Equality and the 2016 Elections

Filed by Jesse Monteagudo | April 14, 2015 | 11:00 AM | comments

While the rest of us have moved on and embraced marriage equality, GOP presidential candidates remain stranded in 2004.Read More