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  • Legislating Inequality: Last Year California, This Year In Maine?

    A lot of Americans pay very little attention to the off-year elections, like the ones that will take place today. After all, we’re not electing a president, or members of Congress. This year’s election is mostly about judges, school board members, and...
  • The Right Wing Case Against Adoption

    Glenn Stanton of Focus on the Family writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer that adoptive families are less than other families, and as such allowing gay marriage, and thus gay adoption, should be opposed. In doing so he harms adoptive families across this c...
  • Marine Commandant Defies White House on Gay Troops

    The Washington Times is reporting that Marine Corps Commandant General James Conway is opposing President Obama's pledge to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." Citing a former senior Pentagon official, the Times says that General Conway, "has emerged in inter...
  • Latest Crazy Theory About Homosexuality

    The right wing crackpots are at it again. This time they are blaming The Golden Girls for creating a generation of homosexual men out of unsuspecting boys. No, I’m not making this up. Bea Arthur, Betty White, Estelle Geddes and Rue McClanahan were agent...
  • Scientology Woes Continue with Fines and Homophobia

    Religious fraud is one of the most ancient pitfalls of faith. The Didache, one of the earliest ecclesiastical texts, warns the first Christian communities against itinerant prophets who demand money in the name of the Holy Spirit. The Church of Scientolog...
  • Democrats' Quiet Changes Pile Up

    While President Barack Obama still faces stiff headwinds on a range of major legislation on his agenda, he has been signing into law a slew of smaller initiatives that had gathered dust on the Democratic wish list for years. Many of the bills had been blo...