Tag Archives: Same-Sex Marriage

“These Arguments Are Not Those of Serious People”

A federal judge struck down Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage today, saying that arguments made by the state are not serious. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional and issued a withering take-down of marriage … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Virginia GOPer Rants About “Sodomy Marriage”

Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall (R) apparently thinks he has a tighter grasp of the law than the attorney general of Virginia, the United States Supreme Court, and numerous federal judges across the country. Marshall wants to impeach Virginia Attorney General … Continue reading
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We Want Answers

Artist – Steve Sack In other news, a federal judge ruled today that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage also violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and is unconstitutional. Who’s next? Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul is feeling the … Continue reading
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The Death Panel

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a federal judge ruled today that Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and is unconstitutional. Couples are allowed to legally marry as of today. Continue reading
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Just Plain Wacko

Artist – David Horsey In other news, both Fort Hood shooters reportedly purchased their guns at the same store, an establishment called Guns Galore. Must be quite a place. Meanwhile, a federal judge has ruled that the state of Ohio … Continue reading
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Bracket Buster

Artist – Joel Pett In other news, Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will recognize the 300 same-sex couples who recently married in Michigan even if the state will not. Meanwhile, another person has resigned from … Continue reading
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Another Religious Freedom Bill

As ThinkProgress points out, Arizona legislators are still considering another “religious freedom” bill, HB 2481, that could have far-reaching implications. The new bill would shield ministers who refuse to officiate same-sex weddings, but how the bill defines ministers is very … Continue reading
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Suspicious Customers

Artist – Ed Hall In other news, Senator Rand Paul has placed a hold on the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgen General because Murthy once correctly stated that gun violence is a public health threat. Rand Paul is … Continue reading
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Shocker: Ted Cruz Gets It Completely Wrong On Marriage

Senator Ted Cruz has introduced an unconstitutional anti-gay marriage amendment and his rationale for doing so couldn’t be more ass-backwards. Amid a wave of court decisions striking down anti-gay marriage laws in states, the Texas Republican introduced a bill to … Continue reading
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Louie Gohmert is Not a Legal Scholar or a Plumber

That goes without saying, but Gohmert has reasserted himself by arguing that federal judges are wrong on same-sex marriage because of physical mechanics. Gohmert was discussing recent rulings legalizing same-sex marriage when he summed up the decisions of judges as … Continue reading
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Constitutional Sheriffs Hate the Constitution and Shoving Things Down Their Throats

After a federal judge ruled that Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, hundreds of gay and lesbian couples began tying the knot. You may view this as a good thing and progress toward creating a more equal society, but … Continue reading
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Progress

Little did they know that our War on Christmas was just a distraction from the War on “Traditional Marriage.” BREAKING: Federal judge strikes down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban, saying it is unconstitutional. — The Associated Press (@AP) December 20, 2013 … Continue reading
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Unhealthy Balance

While the state of Wisconsin does have a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, Governor Scott Walker feels that the state has a “healthy balance” of discrimination. This weekend, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) talked to Bloomberg TV’s Al Hunt about the … Continue reading
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Horrible People

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was on the verge of forcing National Guard units to provide benefits to same-sex couples in states that have refused to do so themselves, so what did the state of Oklahoma do? Take privileges away … Continue reading
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GOP Jesus

Artist – Monte Wolverton The Illinois House of Representatives passed marriage equality today by a margin of 61 to 54. Unfortunately the law will not take effect until June of 2014, but better late than never. Continue reading
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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents in Hawaii Should Be Ashamed of Themselves

The cavalcade of angry, ignorant people testifying in Honolulu against the passage of same-sex marriage ought to be ashamed of themselves. So much for the spirit of aloha. Though I’m satisfied that the special session of the state legislature in … Continue reading
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Hawaii Senate Approves Same-Sex Marriage

Good news — the Hawaii state senate voted overwhelmingly to approve same-sex marriage last night. Wednesday evening, the Hawaii Senate passed marriage equality by a remarkable 20-4 vote as part of a special session convened primarily for that purpose. The … Continue reading
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Chris Christie Surrenders on Same-Sex Marriage

The New Jersey Supreme Court allowed same-sex marriage to proceed last night amid Govenor Chris Christie’s appeal because they found that the state could not win on merit. Facing such a blunt assessment, Governor Chris Christie withdrew his appeal today. … Continue reading
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Progress

Despite the protestations of Governor Chris Christie (and a holier-than-thou protester who showed up to the ceremony), the recently elected Senator Cory Booker wed the first same-sex couple in New Jersey last night shortly after 12 a.m. 1st couple in … Continue reading
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Good People of Good Will? Not So Much.

While a New Jersey judge has declared that the state must extended marriage rights to same-sex couples, Governor Chris Christie has vowed to appeal the ruling to the state Supreme Court and he’s once again trying to put constitutional rights … Continue reading
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