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Podcast #228 – Jiggery-Pokery with a Side of Applesauce

We discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, with special attention to the bitter dissents seemingly aimed at delegitimizing the Court itself. We also look at the more-or-less predictible reactions by conservative politicians and pundits. Events are unfolding … Continue reading

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Podcast #218 – SCOTUS to Tackle Marriage Equality

The Supreme Court will finally hear arguments on two issues: whether states have the right to ban gay marriage, and whether states must recognize out-of-state gay marriages under the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution. We’ll know by … Continue reading

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Podcast #207 – Ark Encounter Still Afloat

Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter continues to grasp for Kentucky taxpayer dollars, despite being a religious operation that promises to discriminate in its hiring policies. The Supreme Court has put marriage equality on hold in Virginia. Presumably they’ll hear this and … Continue reading

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Podcast #151 – Obama FINALLY Supports Gay Marriage

Finally! President Barack Obama goes on the record in support of gay marriage–but only a day after North Carolina voters approved a state constitutional amendment banning it. And speaking of North Carolina, pastor Sean Harris of Fayetteville’s Berean Baptist Church … Continue reading

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TX fights gay divorce

Make up your mind, Texas.  Either you want the gays to be married or you don’t.  Texas officials are trying to persuade an appeals court to void the divorce granted to two lesbians who got married “up No’th” (specifically, in … Continue reading

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Hey Maine: WTF?

Voters in Maine have repealed a state law legalizing same-sex marriage.  With 87% of precincts counted, 53% of Mainers want to keep marriage between one man and one woman.  This comes as Republicans won handily in gubernatorial races in New … Continue reading

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Q1 threatens gay marriage in Maine

2009 is an off year for most voters, but citizens across the nation are keeping an eye on the November 3rd election in Maine, in which Mainers will decide whether or not to overturn a law passed last spring by … Continue reading

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Mass. sues US over gay marriage

This is an interesting development.  Massachusetts (one of the few states thus far to legalize same-sex marriage) has sued the federal government over the Defense of Marriage Act, in which Congress defines marriage as only between a man and a … Continue reading

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Podcast #53 – Gay Marriage in the News

You can’t turn on the news lately without hearing multiple items involving gay marriage: Maine’s legislature passes (and its governor signs) a bill legalizing same-sex marriage; former NYC mayor and failed Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani skips the wedding of … Continue reading

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Maine OKs gay marriage

Don’t tell David Driscoll (’cause then we’d never hear the end of it), but Maine just became the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage.  Go Maine!  (No word yet on the longstanding proposal on man-lobster marriage.)

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