Anti-gay marriage movement 'Manif pour tous !' (Demonstration for all!) president Ludovine de la Rochere joins opponents to the same sex marriage law demonstrating in front of the headquarters of French TV channel M6 in Neuilly-sur-Seine where the French President will attend TV show 'Capital' on June 16, 2013. Sign reads 'Francois, we don't want your law.'
I don’t honestly — the dialogue around gays is now he’s created a situation where people can — he’s supporting gay marriage and it’s only a matter — for people in this country to go finally be able to say ‘oh, there are gays everywhere,/
The study lends credence to conservative charges that the nation's news media have championed the issue of same-sex marriage at the expense of objectivity ... Others have argued that news organizations are right not to overly emphasize opposition to what many see as a core civil rights issue.More quotes »
Conservatives won't back N. Hempstead's Gross
the conversation differently, saying that during a meeting last month with party officials she brought up neither same-sex marriage, which has been legal in New York since 2011, nor her views on abortion (she says she's pro-abortion rights)."It was just about Read more »
West: What does Justice Anthony Kennedy think about gay marriage?
marriage ban, Kennedy said that he was "trying to wrestle" with a "difficult question" about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. The question on his mind was whether prohibitions on same-sex marriage are a form of gender discrimination. The lawyer Read more »
Gay rights in focus as Obama visits Africa
is scheduled to be in Africa in late June and early July -- when the Supreme Court is likely to issue rulings on a pair of gay marriage cases. Homosexuality is considered a criminal offense in many African nations, including Senegal and Tanzania, which Obama Read more »
Nigeria lawmakers pass anti-gay marriage bill
by The Associated Press, mirrored what the Senate previously passed.Under the proposed law, Nigeria would ban any same-sex marriage from being conducted in either a church or a mosque. Gay or lesbian couples who marry could face up to 14 years each in prison. Read more »
Immigration bill heads to full Senate
bill to remake the nation's immigration system is headed to the full Senate, where tough battles are brewing on gay marriage , border security and other contentious issues, with the outcome impossible to predict.The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Read more »
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Bernardi stands by bestiality slur
outrage over a speech he made to parliament last year. Now he insists he had been "proved correct" that legalising same-sex marriage would lead to demands to endorse polygamy and bestiality. "I think there should be alarm... if you're going to redefine a word 6/17/13 from The Courier Mail Read more »
The Daily Show Hilariously Skewers Christians Calling Gay People Intolerant
The Daily Show aired a field piece featuring Samantha Bee highlighting the true victims of intolerance in the gay marriage debate: evangelical Christians. Bee found a right-wing radio host who finds himself oppressed by the intolerant voices of people he does 6/17/13 from Mediaite.com Read more »
MSP attacked after objecting to same-sex marriage bill
We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well then your comments will be subject to moderation on 6/17/13 from Herald Scotland Read more »
'I was right on gay marriage and bestiality'
and Sue Boyce all supporting same-sex marriage. Liberal senator Cory Bernardi says his highly contentious comments on same sex marriage are being proved right. He's also attacked Kevin Rudd's change of position on the issue. Firebrand Liberal senator Cory 6/17/13 from The Age Read more »
The final four: Huge Supreme Court case decisions due any day now
risk of being fully invalidated by the supreme court . same-sex marriage. 12 states and district of columbia recognize same-sex marriage. if doma is upheld by the supreme court , all those legal marriages in all those states will continue to get a giant go 6/17/13 from MSNBC Read more »