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QOTD: NOM chairman suggests Chief Justice Roberts' choice to adopt kids is "second best" option+more
Not the best dad, according to NOM Quote of the day, from the Associated Press :"You're looking at what is the best course societywide to get you the ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/14/2013 80 77 - -
Two more marriage cases teed up at Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hollingsworth v. Perry , the Prop 8 case, will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. The Justices have added a question regarding whether the proponents of Prop 8 have legal standing to be in federal ...
Scottie Thomaston 12/12/2012 15 28 - -
House Republicans' request to appear at DOMA hearing via telephone denied by judge
So this is fun. The House GOP has maxed out on its spending cap in defense of DOMA. (Since that report, they suffered another defeat in a court of appeals and that case ...
Scottie Thomaston 12/10/2012 84 238 1 -
BREAKING: Prop 8, DOMA cases have been distributed for September 24 conference at the Supreme Court
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker The Supreme Court docket page for Hollingsworth v. Perry , the Prop 8 case, has a new notice that the case has been "DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 24, ...
Scottie Thomaston 09/05/2012 48 91 1 652
BREAKING: Plaintiffs in challenge to Prop 8 ask Supreme Court to decline review
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker and The Huffington Post The plaintiffs in the Prop 8 case Hollingsworth v. Perry filed their opposition brief to the ...
Scottie Thomaston 08/24/2012 42 58 - 594
Same-sex binational couples challenging DOMA seek preliminary injunction against their deportation
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Aranas v. Napolitano is a challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act that was filed in July by the Center for Human Rights and ...
Scottie Thomaston 08/24/2012 10 23 - 81
House GOP dealt another blow: 2nd Circuit refuses to halt oral argument in Edith Windsor's DOMA case
The Second Circuit has just denied the request by the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG), who is defending Section 3 of DOMA on behalf of House Republicans, to halt oral argument in Windsor v. ...
Scottie Thomaston 08/23/2012 21 41 - 351
Part 1: What's next for DOMA and marriage equality on trial?
The past few weeks have seen a flurry of new developments in the courts concerning DOMA and marriage equality cases. The proponents of Prop 8 - in Perry , the challenge to the California ...
Scottie Thomaston 08/06/2012 26 30 - 183
House Republicans' attempt to stall DOMA challenge brought by military veteran with MS is denied
The judge hearing the Southern Poverty Law Center's challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act has just denied the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's (BLAG) request to stay the proceedings.
Scottie Thomaston 08/03/2012 25 38 - 224
House Republicans appeal Gill/Massachusetts DOMA case to Supreme Court w/ Updates
Cross-posted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Earlier this month, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) who is defending DOMA in court challenges, noted in a filing that they would be petitioning the ...
Scottie Thomaston 06/29/2012 32 40 - 218
Bryan Fischer of hate group American Family Association tweets about "Obama Plantation"
Um: Blacks who have left the Obama Plantation: Booker, Ford, Davis, Powell, West. Plus Rendell. Getting real ugly out there. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanJFischer) May 22, 2012 That would be Bryan ...
Scottie Thomaston 05/22/2012 15 25 - 184
GOTV! Prop8TrialTracker is covering today's election on Amendment 1 in NC from inside the state.
Today's the primary in North Carolina, and it's also the day people are voting for or against Amendment 1 in the state. The amendment says that the "only domestic legal union" that would be "valid ...
Scottie Thomaston 05/08/2012 19 36 - 178
Proponents of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina have veered completely off-message
From the beginning of their efforts to remind gays and lesbians in North Carolina that they remain inferior to heterosexuals in the state, the campaign to pass Amendment 1 has tried to minimize the ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/29/2012 90 216 1 1409
Sponsor of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina abandons it, will vote against it
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker State Representative Jim Crawford is a conservative Democrat in North Carolina who was one of the supporters and sponsors of Amendment 1, working to get it onto ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/26/2012 70 117 2 694
North Carolina's anti-gay Amendment 1 and the escalating war on women and children
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/26/2012 10 21 - 92
Senator Kay Hagan speaks out against anti-gay Amendment 1 in NC
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Senator Kay Hagan, United States Senator of North Carolina, has released a video statement coming out forcefully against Amendment 1. Hagan talked about the ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/25/2012 14 22 2 103
Supporters of anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina release first ad
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker The campaign to pass Amendment 1 in North Carolina, banning every domestic legal union in the state except marriage between a man and a woman, has released its ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/24/2012 21 18 - 105
Historic PPP Poll: Support for anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina falls below 55% to record low
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Public Policy Polling ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/24/2012 48 55 - 367
An illustration of LGBT life in the South
Two of my friends in Tennessee (along with some other people) have started a colony of the queer/allied fraternity Sigma Phi Beta at Middle Tennessee State University. This has been an ongoing ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/20/2012 19 67 - 319
Help fight an anti-gay amendment in North Carolina
Early voting starts today in North Carolina for their primary. The actual primary date is May 8. So starting today people will be able to vote on Amendment 1 in the state. The amendment's sponsors ...
Scottie Thomaston 04/19/2012 25 63 - 179
House Republicans intervene to defend DOMA against challenge from military veteran
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker When the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group moved to intervene in cases challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, authorization was given to " defend the ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/30/2012 12 33 1 180
PPP Poll suggests when people understand Amendment 1 in North Carolina, they oppose it
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Public Policy Polling has just released a new poll of likely primary voters in North Carolina who were asked about Amendment 1, the state constitutional ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/29/2012 38 39 1 239
Shoddy journalism on the mythical gay-black divide
Crossposted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker Typically writing, especially writing an opinion piece that wishes to express a particular point of view to readers so that they come away with certain clearly-...
Scottie Thomaston 03/23/2012 53 26 - 231
Breaking: DOJ announces investigation into Trayvon Martin shooting
Think Progress has the statement from “The department will conduct a thorough and independent review of all of the evidence and take appropriate action at the conclusion of the investigation” ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/19/2012 244 342 5 1820
President Obama opposes anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina
Cross-posted at Prop 8 Trial Tracker This is news :“While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the President has long opposed ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/16/2012 42 29 - 156
I got a job! I'm a Contributor to Courage Campaign Institute's Prop 8 Trial Tracker w/ Updates!
UPDATE x2!: Actually now that I'm thinking about it, it'd be pretty cool if you could show your support for this by donating a little bit to P8TT ! UPDATE: I'm having trouble with images but here'...
Scottie Thomaston 03/15/2012 152 180 1 531
Rick Santorum's gay marriage stance endorsed by hate group Family Research Council
Rick Santorum recently told audiences that he would nullify all existing marriages between same-sex couples in the United States. Even in California, when Proposition 8 took effect, their state ...
Scottie Thomaston 03/03/2012 25 27 - 146
Nashville Kossacks?
I'm in Tennessee for a week. I was in Chattanooga for a couple days protesting against Rick Santorum and visiting friends, may visit Murfreesboro at some point, and now I'm in Nashville. I have ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/27/2012 23 9 - 96
Sick Rantorum believes in his sick rants
Pay attention to this :“People are looking for someone who doesn’t read off a teleprompter; that actually tells you what they believe, and can do so with some consistency.” “They’re ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/22/2012 149 145 1 796
Ninth Circuit en banc review sought in Prop 8 case
Metro Weekly :Charles Cooper, the lead attorney for the proponents of Proposition 8, tells Metro Weekly that the proponents of the California marriage amendment will be asking the full U.S. Court of ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/21/2012 47 41 - 261
w/ Updates Rick Santorum is not trying to win the presidency
Does anyone here believe that a man is going to win the presidency in 2012 by telling the electorate that he wants the Supreme Court to overrule Griswold and Eisenstadt and leave birth control up to ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/20/2012 270 365 6 3606
Spreading homophobia and transphobia, ignorance and HIV
“I guess it is and have voted for contraception, although I don’t think it works. I think it’s harmful to women. I think it’s harmful to our society to have a society that says that sex ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/17/2012 20 41 - 255
Homophobia and transphobia destroy communities
The 2004 election season was quite bad for those of us unlucky enough to not be born heterosexual or cisgender. On my 20th birthday, President George W. Bush endorsed a constitutional amendment to ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/16/2012 78 84 - 532
Pelosi says Democratic Party should have marriage equality in its 2012 platform
Freedom to Marry has launched a new campaign, Democrats: Say I Do , urging the Democratic Party to recognize the freedom to marry for gay and lesbian couples in its 2012 platform. The platform "will ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/15/2012 44 33 - 189
CNN sends warning that God "will kill" unrepentant gays
I understand that there are all sorts of views about gay people and about what marriage should or should not be. I have my own views (I am convinced that I deserve the same civil rights as any ...
Scottie Thomaston 02/11/2012 388 321 1 2541
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