Post Tagged with: "Prop 8"

The Next Prop 8 Hearing is Today

On the one hand, since there is no reason at all for the state to deny same-sex couples the right to marry, there is no reason, not to allow them to begin marrying right away. On the other hand, the Judge, and his decision are under heavy scrutiny. It could be seen as “pushing the gay agenda” to allow same-sex marriages to restart, and that could take someone away from the detailed, thoughtful, comprehensive, and logical decision that the Judge wrote. At stake however, is the rights of thousands of California couples to marry over the next year or so, and to fail to allow that would be the same as doing what was deemed unacceptable in his decision.

August 6, 2010 2 comments general, Same-Sex Marriage
Motion to Stay May Be More Important Than Judge’s Ruling

Motion to Stay May Be More Important Than Judge’s Ruling

We know that the ruling will be appealed no matter what then decision is, and Walker, almost painfully, laid out a meticulous case so that there was no stone unturned and the court record would be as detailed as could be as the case moves through the appeals process towards the Supreme Court. But what about the time between now and the appeal?

August 4, 2010 Comments are Disabled general, Same-Sex Marriage

Lectionary Reading for March 5, 2009

Waiting for the California Supreme Court Ruling on Prop 8 Gospel Mt 7:7-12 Jesus said to his disciples: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Which one of you would hand his son a stone when he asked[Read More…]

March 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled general

A Question of Love

Not a long post today, although I owe you one.  Found this video clip of Keith Olberman’s commentary about the election and Prop 8 in California.  He expresses some of the ideas I have so eloquently.  Namely, that as recently as 1967, our next president’s parents would not have been allowed to marry in 1/3 of the states in our country because it was illegal for a black and a white to marry.  As recent as[Read More…]

November 11, 2008 Comments are Disabled General Commentary, Uncategorized