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  • Log Cabin Republicans attack Republicans

    08/30/2004 5:48:44 PM PDT · by tigerteam_ab · 88 replies · 1,713+ views
    As our nation's eyes are on New York City for the Republican National Convention, Log Cabin's mission, our courageous delegates and our GOP allies are under intense attack from the radical right. The Republican Party Platform is an outrageous insult to all of us and our families. The platform not only calls for an anti-family Constitutional amendment, but it also opposes civil unions and domestic partnerships.  While thousands of courageous gay and lesbian Americans are fighting to win the war on terror, the platform also says, "Homosexuality is incompatible with military service."  Log Cabin has decided to respond immediately to...
  • Mass. Gays: "Strike Down 1913 Law" (You've gotta be kidding me...)

    07/13/2004 2:33:51 PM PDT · by ICX · 17 replies · 1,103+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7/13/04 | AP
    <p>Photo Essays:•Battle Over Gay MarriageSTORIES BACKGROUND •Mass. AG: Gay Marriage for Residents Only•Marriage Debate Builds Steam in Senate•Bush Wants Amendment to Ban Gay Marriage•Senate to Debate Banning Gay Marriage•Gay Activists Rally Against Virginia Law•Mayors to Vote on Gay Marriage Resolution•Romney Urges Amendment Against Gay Marriage BOSTON — A 1913 Massachusetts law that is being used to prevent out-of-state gays from getting married here is discriminatory and should be struck down, a lawyer for eight same-sex couples (search) told a judge Tuesday.</p>
  • Live and Let Live (The Libertarian Case For Gay Marriage)

    07/13/2004 8:11:13 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 140 replies · 1,323+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | July 13, 2004 | RICHARD A. EPSTEIN
    Two recent developments have returned same-sex marriages to center stage. At one pole lies the conservative effort to steer a Family Marriage Amendment, banning same-sex marriages, through Congress; and at the other, the implementation of the Massachusetts decision in Goodridge v. Department of Health, which requires equal treatment for same-sex marriages. These two parallel episodes offer powerful evidence of an unhappy wedge between the majoritarian and libertarian wings of conservative legal thought. Generally -- and here the illiberal FMA is a jarring exception -- conservatives insist that most important structural questions in the U.S. should be decided through the democratic...
  • Rosie's Gay Cruise Line Sets Sail

    07/13/2004 12:21:18 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 92 replies · 2,727+ views
    E! Online ^ | 7-13-04 | Julie Keller
    Ahoy, mateys, Rosie O'Donnell's going full steam ahead--her cruise line for gay and lesbian families has launched on its maiden voyage. The first cruise of R Family Vacations, a new company backed by the comic and gay-rights advocate, set sail Sunday from New York for a seven-day cruise to the Bahamas. O'Donnell was on hand in Manhattan Sunday to celebrate the first of several gay family friendly vacations planned by R Family Vacations. According to the R Family Website, the cruise is a seven-day adventure that will take its 2,100 passengers from New York to Florida to the Bahamas and...
  • Yoko Ono Makes Old Song Gay Friendly

    07/08/2004 3:33:58 PM PDT · by MississippiMalcontent · 19 replies · 878+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | July 8, 2004 | David Bauder
    Yoko Ono has joined the chorus in support of gay marriage by recording "Every Man Has a Man Who Loves Him," a gay-friendly version of a song she wrote nearly a quarter-century ago. The song "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him," included on her last album with John Lennon before he was killed in 1980, was also retooled into another version: "Every Woman Has a Woman Who Loves Her." It's both a political statement and a tribute to an audience that has improbably made her a hit act in the dance clubs at age 71. "I should think...
  • Log Cabin Republicans Happy With GOP Convention Speaker Line Up

    07/08/2004 1:10:40 PM PDT · by Polycarp IV · 355 replies · 5,104+ views
    Republican National Coalition for Life ^ | July 8, 2004 | Republican National Coalition for Life
    Log Cabin Republicans Happy With GOP Convention Speaker Line Up The homosexual group known as Log Cabin Republicans praised the Republican national convention for its choice of “inclusive, big-tent Republicans to speak in prime time at the convention in New York City,” reports the June 30 issue of the, a self-described award-winning national gay and lesbian newsmagazine web site. “The speakers include former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, Arizona Senator John McCain, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and New York Governor George Pataki.” “These speakers represent the future of the Republican Party,” said Patrick Guerriero, executive director of the...
  • Gays use PC to tilt standards

    03/07/2004 7:15:28 PM PST · by Vigilanteman · 25 replies · 487+ views
    The Forum (Fargo-Moorhead) ^ | 7 March 2004 | Ross Nelson
    Never underestimate the power of political correctness to banish rationality from the field. Gay marriage is the latest symptom of a PC outbreak. Last month the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court claimed that gay marriage was constitutionally required. Then we had San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome carrying out hundreds of attempts at gay weddings, with Mayor Jason West of New Paltz, New York, trying his hand at it, too. The weddings have all been illegal, but the real scandal is the reasoning our oh-so-current citizens are using to justify them. One constant refrain is that marriage is only about a “loving...
  • Pastor’s reaction leaves newlywed lesbians in tears

    02/25/2004 7:51:47 PM PST · by scripter · 280 replies · 982+ views
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | February 25, 2004 | Kurtis Alexander
    SANTA CRUZ — When Doreen Boxer and Cynthia Zapata heard that "power of love" was the theme of this month’s services at the Santa Cruz Bible Church, the recently married gay couple thought their search for a new place of worship might have been guided by a divine hand. "What a coincidence — we were honoring our love at a time they were celebrating love’s power," said Boxer. "It seemed like God had sent us to this church." Little did Boxer and her partner of seven years know that their Feb. 15 attendance at the church on Frederick Street would...
  • Bush's Demand for Discriminatory Amendment "Despicable New Low," - National Gay & Lesbian Task Force

    02/24/2004 11:01:27 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 38 replies · 322+ views
    Bush's Demand for Discriminatory Amendment "Despicable New Low," says National Gay And Lesbian Task Force 2/24/04 1:42:00 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Sheri A. Lunn of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 323-857-8751 or 202-641-5592 WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /U.S. Newswire/ -- The following is a response by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force executive director Matt Foreman: "Today the President of the United States, solely for political gain, called upon Congress to amend the United States Constitution to enshrine our second-class citizenship in the nation's most revered document. This is a despicable new low. "This is nothing...
  • Petition to Arrest Mayor Newsom

    02/19/2004 8:48:39 PM PST · by Remember_Salamis · 219 replies · 1,660+ views
    To: Califonia Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco has violated California law by Marrying Same-sex couples in San Francisco. It is patently unlawful to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples. Section 308.5 of the California Family Code plainly defines a valid marriage as being limited to one man and one woman. Furthermore, California Penal Code section 115 prohibits the knowing procurement of any false or forged instrument to be filed or recorded in any public office, making such an act a felony punishable by up to three (3) years in prison. The Mayor of San Francisco is...
  • California Gay Marriages in Legal Limbo (not worth much more than the paper they're printed on...)

    02/21/2004 3:50:00 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies · 630+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/21/04 | DAVID KRAVETS
    California Gay Marriages in Legal Limbo 2 hours, 11 minutes ago By DAVID KRAVETS, Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO - Many of the more than 3,000 same-sex couples who obtained marriage licenses from the city said getting married was among the most joyous events in their lives. But because of legal uncertainty and political controversy, the certificates don't appear to be worth much more than sentimental value at this point. Until the legal fog lifts, businesses being contacted by gays and lesbians seeking new benefits probably won't acknowledge their marriages. Corporate counsels, employment law consultants and human resource departments already...
  • Gay Marriage and Ambivalent Conservatives

    02/21/2004 4:07:01 PM PST · by Federalist 78 · 49 replies · 291+ views
    Tech Central Station ^ | 02/20/2004 | Nick Schulz
    A curious thing happens when talking to younger conservatives about gay marriage. While many of them think same-sex marriage is in some ways an incoherent notion, I haven't come across any who think that gay marriage will not at some point be permitted. What's more, many of them are not particularly distraught at the prospect. It's true that some of them who are vigorously opposed to gay marriage feel that other laws troubling to them -- such as legalized abortion -- have been foisted upon them by activist judges, and so they think gay marriage will prove to be no...
  • ALL California Marriage Licenses should be regarded as INVALID

    02/18/2004 12:10:48 PM PST · by AnalogReigns · 31 replies · 422+ views
    Self | 18 Feb 2004 | Ralph W. Davis
    Since the State of California through the Mayor of San Francisco, city officials, state judges and other state authorities have seen fit to flagrantly violate their own state laws regarding fraudulant marriage licenses, I think it would be prudent if other states passed laws not to recognize ANY California marriage license issued Feb. 12, 2004 or later. San Francisco's fraud does not fall under protection of the full faith and credit clause of the U.S. Constitution, since it is after all, illegal. We'd put some fire under California's feet if other states refused to recognize the legality of their marriage...
  • The American Child After Same-Sex Marriage

    02/19/2004 3:04:25 AM PST · by kattracks · 85 replies · 6,148+ views ^ | 2/18/04 | Linda Harvey
    Lesbian bride dolls. Fourth grade "gay" clubs. A king and king at the high school prom. Dating tips for same-sex teens. Bathroom ogling -- and sometimes quick encounters -- in the middle school boys' restroom. These are just the first snapshots of the bizarre new world in store for American children if homosexual marriage is legalized. Most of the major players who mold our youth have already endorsed homosexuality and even cross-dressing. The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers' union, favors support for "gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender" students and teachers, which translates into uncritical acceptance throughout the curriculum...
  • S.F Judge Delays Ruling on Gay Marriage

    02/17/2004 12:33:46 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 150 replies · 738+ views
    Fox News ^ | 02/17/2004 | Fox News
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO — The first of two judges to listen to objections to gay marriage in San Francisco delayed until at least Friday whether to block the city from continuing to issue same-sex marriage licenses.</p> <p>The second judge will take up a different petition Tuesday afternoon.</p>

    02/06/2004 6:44:17 AM PST · by presidio9 · 35 replies · 366+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 5, 2004 | CARL CAMPANIL
    <p>The principal of the city's controversial new high school for gays and lesbians has been replaced following a tumultuous fall term that saw several of its students charged with criminal activity.</p> <p>Daniel Rossi, previously director of an alternative high school in Manhattan, will replace William Salzman as the new head of Harvey Milk HS at Astor Place.</p>
  • Gay Rights Go Global

    02/05/2004 12:03:30 PM PST · by amy0387 · 4 replies · 121+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 2-5-04 | Hal Lindsey
  • Former Homosexual: 'Gay Marriage is a Counterfeit and Fraud'

    02/05/2004 6:57:16 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 115 replies · 596+ views
    Former Homosexual: 'Gay Marriage is a Counterfeit and Fraud' 2/5/04 9:16:00 AM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Irene Bennett of Stephen Bennett Ministries, 203-926-6960 or 203-913-9745 (cell); HUNTINGTON, Conn., Feb. 5 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Stephen Bennett, executive director of SBM, Inc. and former homosexual, testified yesterday on Beacon Hill at the Massachusetts Statehouse stating "gay" marriage is "...a deceptive counterfeit and fraud." A Representative interrupted the session, announcing the breaking news from the state's SJC rejecting a civil union compromise and demanding "gay" marriage. Bennett, a national speaker on homosexuality and the "gay" agenda, lived the "gay" lifestyle...
  • New Jersey Grants Benefits to Same-Sex Partners

    01/12/2004 1:42:24 PM PST · by Iron Eagle · 47 replies · 568+ views
    Asbury Park Press ^ | 1-12-04 | AP
    <p>TRENTON (AP) -- New Jersey became the fifth state to recognize same-sex partnerships today, but activists said they will not stop the fight until openly gay couples can legally marry. "This legislation is a matter of fundamental decency," Gov. James E. McGreevey said before signing the law.</p>
  • Women Accused of Ricin Poison Plot (Mad Lesbian Rampage)

    01/09/2004 9:16:36 AM PST · by FFIGHTER · 57 replies · 425+ views
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | Friday, January 9, 2004 | Associated Press
    SAN DIEGO — A Marine's wife and another woman were arrested with the deadly poison ricin, and authorities said the pair planned to kill the husband to get insurance money. No terrorism was involved, the FBI said. Authorities said Astrid K. Tepatti and Ebony Wood, both 21, were lovers who used a recipe obtained on the Internet to cook up a small amount of the poison out of castor beans. Highway patrol officers said they found the ricin in a bag in a car the two women were riding in Sunday near Winterhaven, about 150 miles east of San Diego....
  • Homosexual Activists Sue Spanish Cardinal Over Homily

    01/09/2004 8:04:23 AM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies · 208+ views
    EWTN ^ | 1/8/04
    Madrid, Jan. 8 ( - The Spanish homosexual activist group Popular Gay Platform has launched a lawsuit against Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid for a homily he gave in his cathedral on the Sunday after Christmas-- the feast of the Holy Family. In his homily the cardinal explained that to provide the benefits of marriage to "all types of unions, including those by nature unable to have children, will result in the systematic destruction of the social security system." He said social security is best served by "the fecund love of the Christian family." The cardinal asked, "How...
  • God must be confused! Joseph Farah deciphers Dean's affirmation of homosexuality

    01/09/2004 12:51:15 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 192+ views ^ | Friday, January 9, 2004 | Joseph Farah
    God must be confused Posted: January 9, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 To listen to Howard Dean, you would have to conclude that God is confused. It's not Howard Dean who doesn't understand unambiguous statements in both the Old Testament and the New Testament on the immorality of homosexuality. It's got to be God who is confused. In his quest for the highest office in the land, the Democratic candidate said this week that his decision to sign the bill legalizing civil unions for homosexuals in Vermont was influenced by his Christian faith – a faith he recently decided to unveil...
  • Homosexuals Pursuing Stealth Agenda

    01/08/2004 2:25:59 PM PST · by truthandlife · 49 replies · 437+ views
    CBN News ^ | 1/8/04 | By Paul Strand – WASHINGTON -- Homosexuals have won so many battles in legislatures, courts and the media, they can almost taste total victory just ahead. Gay rights lobbyist Toni Broaddus said, "We stand at this turning point in history. It's truly a historical moment." Ben Bull, legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, a traditional values advocacy group, agrees. Bull said, "The homosexual agenda is making major gains, just in the last 10 or 15 years." Atlanta pastor D.L. Foster is an ex-homosexual. He said of homosexuals, "They have a plan. They are executing that plan with precision, and they are...
  • Rosie O' Donnell Plans Gay Cruise to Bahamas

    01/08/2004 2:28:47 PM PST · by finnman69 · 107 replies · 1,108+ views
    yahoo ^ | 1/8/04
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comedienne and former talk-show host Rosie O'Donnell (news) on Thursday announced plans for what is billed as "the first gay cruise with family values." During the cruise, which will depart New York for the Bahamas on July 11, gay and lesbian passengers will be able to learn about topics like adoption and artificial insemination. O'Donnell, recently in the headlines over a bitter court battle with the publisher of the magazine named after her, said the first offering from R Family Vacations would be a weeklong cruise on the new Norwegian Dawn cruise liner. "We welcome all...
  • Bush marriage stance not 'clear'

    12/18/2003 8:51:51 AM PST · by RogerFGay · 75 replies · 218+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | December 18, 2003 | Stephen Dinan
    <p>Pro-family groups said yesterday that President Bush "drove a wedge" into their efforts to protect marriage by seeming to accept homosexual civil unions, even as he said he could support an amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and woman.</p>
  • Bush Says He Could Back Gay Marriage Ban

    12/17/2003 6:34:02 AM PST · by Happy2BMe · 44 replies · 372+ views
    Dec 16, 9:45 PM (ET) By JENNIFER LOVEN (AP) President Bush waves to reporters after attending the Diplomatic Corps Holiday Reception on...Full Image WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday that he could support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Court last month struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is unconstitutional and giving state lawmakers six months to craft a way for gay couples to wed. Bush has condemned the ruling before, citing his support for a federal definition of marriage as a solely man-woman union. On Tuesday, he criticized it as...
  • Bush Says He Could Support Ban On Gay Marriage

    12/16/2003 5:11:13 PM PST · by 11th Earl of Mar · 76 replies · 1,522+ views
    AP ^ | 12/16/03
    ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush said Tuesday that he could support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The Massachusetts Supreme Court last month struck down that state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying it is unconstitutional and giving state lawmakers six months to craft a way for gay couples to wed. Bush has condemned the ruling before, citing his support for a federal definition of marriage as a solely man-woman union. But though he has said he would support whatever is "legally necessary to defend the sanctity of marriage," he and his advisers have shied away from specifically...