The quote below is from an amici brief filed regarding the court case in Utah re: same-sex marriage,and pulled from this this story: “State laws and constitutions that deny marriage to gay and lesbian citizens are bad for our businesses …. Our success is dependent upon the welfare and moraleRead More
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Wagner also strikes me as an out-dated type of politician who would serve the people of the commonwealth best by simply staying out of politics. As recently as his race for Pittsburgh mayor, he labeled himself as a pro-life democrat, and while his stance on LGBTQ issues has improved immensely from his days on Pittsburgh City Council, he is far from being a progressive.
But PA isn’t CA, and that wasn’t the reason the anti-gay folks lost in CA anyway. The suit filed against PA lists a number of state and county officers, so there should be no problem with standing nor finding someone to defend the PA DOMA law.
Our senior US Senator Bob Casey is now one of only 10 Democrats in the U.S. Senate to still oppose marriage equality. Make a plan to call his office TODAY and politely tell him that you are a member of Equality PA and that he is on the wrong side of history.
Late Friday, word came out that we would see a PA Senate committee vote on PA HB 934, a Voter ID bill and a full Senate vote is possible later this week. Like many states across the country where Republicans won control in 2010, the PA GOP has been movingRead More
Ted Martin, Executive Director of Equality PA emailed me about my post the other day concerning the endorsement of candidates. Originally, I was going to add this as a comment to the blog post, but then decided to post it directly to assure more folks saw it. If you knowRead More
I suppose nothing from an industry perspective. The Oil and Gas industry has invested $334,500 to make back ONE TRILLION DOLLARS tax free. That’s a pretty good Return on Investment, isn’t it?
Dan Onorato wants to keep the focus on the Pennsylvania economy and jobs and maintain the status quo on this social issue, and Tom Corbett is focused on increasing government control in individual’s lives.
For the sake of Pennsylvania’s seniors and hard working residents of any age, we must elect Joe Sestak, and stop any discussion of the privatization of Social Security.
So, I was thrilled to see a GSA with so many smart, active and courageous young people involved, and exited to think about the role they will play is the struggle for full equality. They will be tomorrow’s leaders, helping to make gains on both the political and social paths.