Posts Tagged ‘same-sex marriage’

Actually It’s Not Adam, Eve, Or Steve

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It’s Adam and Eve, Not Adam and Steve. Well, thank you sir, that clears things up. So this phrase is unfortunately a common right-wing Christian argument against same-sex marriage. Yeah, they actually think this is a good line, that it carries a lot of weight, and it ends the debate. It is amusing when people…
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Ideology And Wasted Taxpayer Dollars Stand In The Way Of Same-Sex Marriage In All 50 States

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Remember when the Supreme Court ruled the Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional? That happened only 4 months ago, so it’s no surprise that state-level bans on same-sex marriage are still standing, waiting to be challenged in the courts. But let’s make one thing very clear, every Republican-led state that chooses to defend their same-sex…
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Is Same-Sex Marriage Violating The Civil Rights Of Conservative Christians?

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A minority group of gay and lesbian citizens working to achieve civil rights parity with a majority group of Christian conservative citizens, does NOT result in a civil rights violation of said majority group. But don’t tell that to conservative Christians, who would have you believe they are the most persecuted group in America. Are…
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Australian Prime Minister Delivers Articulate, Powerful Argument Supporting Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, received a question from a Christian audience member asking why Rudd changed his position on same-sex marriage. The Prime Minister’s response is just about the best smack down of Christian opposition to marriage equality that I’ve seen to date, particularly by someone of high office. But his response…
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IRS To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage For Federal Tax Purposes

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This has to be one of the more unusual issues for people to cheer about, but it’s a big deal. Today the U.S. Treasury Department announced legally married same-sex couples will be treated as married for all federal tax considerations. This includes federal income tax filing status, estate tax, and more. The announcement comes only…
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