Today, Let’s Show Some Love to Washington State (They So Need It!)

Why does Washington state need some love from us? Yesterday lame-duck Governor Christine Gregoire signed same-sex marriage into law. She said while pushing the bill that her Catholic faith inspired her to redefine marriage. Shame on her. Luckily, all is not lost — opponents of same-sex marriage have already filed a referendum to overturn the law at the ballot box this November. As a first st... More

2012: The Year of the All-Out Battle for Marriage as Six States Could Vote On It

2012 could be a “make or break” year for marriage, as the press is reporting today. In New Hampshire, Minnesota and North Carolina, pro-marriage advocates are on offense, working to repeal gay marriage (NH) or adding marriage to state constitutions that don’t have it yet (MN, NC). In New Jersey, Maryland and Washington State, gay marriage activists are trying to legalize gay marr... More

Washington State Set to Redefine Marriage; Bishops Stand Opposed

A friend passed this along. The legislature in Washington State will have the first hearings on a bill that will call for “marriage equality,” that includes some very deceptive “protections” for religious institutions. The bill will basically strike all language that specifies marriage as being between one man and one woman and say instead “two persons.” The oth... More

Jerk of the Week: WA State Rep Pedersen Insults “Religious Views of a Small and Dwindling Minority”

Meet Jamie Pedersen, the prime sponsor of a bill to redefine marriage in the Washington State House. Here’s how Pedersen responded to a constituent of his who emailed him asking him not to redefine marriage (emphasis mine): Thanks for your message.  I strongly disagree with you on this issue and am the House prime sponsor of the bill that will provide marriage equality for same-sex couple... More



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