Monthly Archives: May 2009

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Friday News Roundup

– New Hampshire is set to become the sixth state to enact marriage equality. Governor says he’ll sign a bill with extra religious protections: Gov. John Lynch said Thursday he will sign a bill to make his state the sixth to legalize gay marriage as

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NY Inches Closer to Marriage Equality

The New York Assembly passed a gay marriage bill today on a vote of 89 – 52. Four weeks after Governor Paterson announced plans to introduce a gay marriage bill in New York, it passed its first vote today. Since that day, when the governor

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The Donald Sides with the Pretty Woman

When has Donald Trump ever denied anything to a pretty woman? Why would anyone think that he’d strip Miss California Carrie Prejean of her title, especially after getting a peek at those newly, man-made breasts? The decision, announced at Trump’s New York headquarters Tuesday, follows

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Bzzzt! The Detector Goes Off Again!

So Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher has “homosexual” friends, but lets them nowhere near his children. I won’t ask what sort of paragon of Christian morality has friends he can’t allow around his children. Nor will I ask how many “homosexual” friends Joe the Plumber

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Right Wing Lies About Hate Crimes

The religious right has been running around with its hair on fire about the hate crimes bill currently working its way through Congress. Every organization has been sending out emails about how many deviant “sexual orientations” are going to be protected including pedophilia. Right Wing

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Marie Osmond on Marriage Equality

As a kid, I would grab the hairbrush and sing along with Donny and Marie: “I’m a little bit country – I’m a little bit rock-n-roll …” I loved the Osmonds so much – and now my love is finally returned – by Marie Osmond

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Maine Makes it Five!

The Great State of Maine has become the fifth state to recognize marriage equality for gays and lesbians! Gov. Jim Baldacci signed the legislation into law today: “I have come to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the

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Church of the Poisoned Mind

The minds of many social conservatives have gotten so sick, it’s frightening. So Rep. Virginia Foxx, R. North Carolina, thinks Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder was a “hoax.” And she sees fit to say so in the presence of his mother. What is wrong with these

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A Star in the East?

A woman takes her 16-year-old daughter to the doctor. The doctor says, “Okay, Mrs. Jones, what’s the problem?” The mother says, “It’s my daughter, Debbie. She keeps getting these cravings, she’s putting on weight, and is sick most mornings.” The doctor gives Debbie a good

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You Might Be a Unitarian Universalist if…

You might be a Unitarian Universalist if … you have ever been in an argument over whether or not breast milk is vegan. when you dress for a formal evening out you wear a little black dress, pearls — and Birkenstocks (and your wife thinks