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Entries from March 24th, 2011

Our civil rights

March 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Editorials

Don’t ever let someone tell you that we haven’t “paid” for our civil rights, or that we haven’t “suffered enough.” Those who believe such things don’t know our history. They don’t know that we have been an oppressed people in cultures all over the world, in some way or another, since the dawn of Christianity. […]

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Further analysis on DOMA repeal

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Editorials

Yesterday’s editorial on this blog, “Respect for Marriage Act” only goes half-way, discussed the issues with a movement that relies on legislators’ whims to introduce legislation that works in our favor. A commenter on that article ascertained that we were wrong about the Respect for Marriage Act and its reach, in that it does repeal […]

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“Respect for Marriage Act” only goes half-way

March 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Editorials

On Wednesday, March 16th, members of both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate introduced bills called the “Respect for Marriage Act” that would allegedly “repeal the Defense of Marriage Act” (“DOMA”). This is the discriminatory law, put into place during the Clinton administration, which bars the federal government from recognizing state-level same-sex marriage […]

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