Tag Archive: same sex marriage

Is Gay Marriage An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of same sex marriage, it might be a good time to consider this tidbit that should make even the most ardent opponent of gay marriage feel uneasy:  In the United States of America a convicted felon in prison for robbery, rape, murder or a whole…

Not a Profile in Courage

Every now and then, rarely to be sure, a profile in courage comes to our attention.  Somebody who does something brave, and when we hear about it, we know this is a person of great character, that this is someone who knew all the risks, but spoke up anyway. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is…

Liberal Tolerance Extended Only to the Like-Minded

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Oregon baker, Aaron Klein, owner of Sweets Cakes by Melissa, recently said he was living in accordance with his religious beliefs when he declined to make a lesbian couple their wedding cake. As you can imagine, so-called liberal tolerance doesn’t extend to Mr. Klein. I’ve read numerous articles so far and all have discussed the…

What’s So Great about Same-Sex Marriage?

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After my first marriage broke up, I spent fourteen years as a bachelor in Manhattan before getting married again. Naturally, I made full use of this extraordinary opportunity. I dated numerous women, and in perhaps seven instances things went far enough that one party or the other started talking seriously about the possibility of getting…

Listen Up: I’m Not a Racist!

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Every time I turn around, someone is calling me a racist.  A Facebook “friend” constantly ranted about the tea party people, calling them racists because they disagreed with our President.  Not being a tea party member, but agreeing with a lot of what they’re about, I “unfriended” her after I got sick and tired of…