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Bigotry Watch

Pat Robertson On Gay Wedding At West Point: Robert E. Lee ‘Rolling Over’ In His Grave

by David Badash ● 12:16 PM December 3, 2012
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Pat Robertson today announced three historic Generals must be “rolling over” in their graves upon hearing the news that West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding.

Marriage

Washington: Gay Marriage Poll Offers Surprising (And Concerning) Results

by David Badash ● 8:48 AM June 20, 2012
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A new poll released yesterday on same-sex marriage equality in Washington state offers surprising results.

Civil Rights

Why You Can Ignore Today’s CBS Poll On Civil Unions And Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 10:41 AM May 14, 2012
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CBS News today published a story on a gay marriage and civil unions poll they conducted which you can ignore. Here’s why.

Civil Rights

Breaking: President Obama Supports Gay Marriage, Cites Christ And The Golden Rule

by David Badash ● 2:55 PM May 9, 2012
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Six years after his 1996 offering of “unequivocal support for gay marriage,” President Barack Obama today announced once again his support for same-sex marriage.

Civil Rights

North Carolina Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment One Passes, Reactions Pour In

by David Badash ● 9:43 PM May 8, 2012

North Carolina’s Amendment One passed by a huge margin. Here are statements by groups against the constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage.

Civil Rights

Colorado Closer To Civil Union Bill Passage After Key Committee Vote

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM May 4, 2012
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Colorado last night moved closer to passing a civil unions bill after the Colorado House Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 to pass the Colorado Civil Union Act.

Bigotry Watch

Christian Senators: Gays Should Choose Jesus Instead Of Their Spouses

by David Badash ● 9:47 AM April 27, 2012
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Christian state senators debating Colorado’s civil union bill quoted Bible passages told gay people to choose Jesus over their same-sex partner.

Civil Rights

Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Would Also Legally “Divorce” Some Straight Couples

by David Badash ● 10:39 AM April 10, 2012

An anti-gay marriage constitutional amendment in N.C. would also have the effect of divorcing all legally-recognized heterosexual unions that are not marriage.

Civil Rights

New Hampshire Bill That Would Have Killed Same-Sex Marriage Law Defeated

by David Badash ● 5:14 PM March 21, 2012
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Today, the Republican-controlled House in New Hampshire failed to pass one of seven bill attempts that would have killed same-sex civil marriage equality.

Bigotry Watch

Thomas Roberts Tells NOM’s Brian Brown He Needs To Watch The Movie “Bully”

by David Badash ● 2:07 PM March 21, 2012
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Thomas Roberts interviewed NOM president Brian Brown about today’s vote attempting to repeal same-sex marriage in New Hampshire, where it has been legal since 2009.

Bigotry Watch

New Hampshire Republicans In A Box – On Our Radar Same-Sex Marriage Update

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:46 PM March 16, 2012
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New Hampshire Republicans, who hold a veto-proof majority in both state houses, are being dragged against their will toward an attempt to repeal same-sex marriage.

Benjamin Phillips

Chris Christie: Brave, Bully, Or Bigot?

by Benjamin Phillips ● 11:58 AM February 21, 2012
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Without genuine bravery, all of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s brashness amounts to nothing more than the predictable disrespect and petulant tantrum throwing of a standard issue bully.

Civil Rights

Law, Unwrapped: Gay Marriage – Why Chris Christie Is Wrong On All Counts

by John Culhane ● 11:10 AM February 20, 2012
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NJ Governor Chris Christie’s desire to put marriage equality to a vote of the people is wrong. Civil unions are not equality. Only marriage can offer equality.

Civil Rights

Read: Chris Christie Actual Marriage Veto (With His Astounding Comments!)

by David Badash ● 9:10 PM February 17, 2012
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Today, just 24 hours after NJ passed a same-sex marriage bill, Governor Chris Christie as promised offered his “swift action” and vetoed the bill. Here’s his veto.