Posts tagged with "same sex marriage"

Supporting marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples is simply the right thing to do for our country, a country founded on the principals of liberty and equality. Good people disagree with me. On the other hand, my children have a hard time understanding why this is even controversial. I think history will agree with my children.

My favorite Indianapolis-based author gives his take on religion and marriage (gay or otherwise). If only we had a government full of John Greena.

Legalizing gay marriage does not infringe upon anyone’s rights, making it illegal does. It’s that simple.

Hank’s Tumblr: Equality in America

The rest is pretty superfluous in light of that simple statement. Like with interracial couples, there will be a small group of Americans who will never think its OK. But the vast majority either never cared to begin with, or will adapt.

May 9
I respect the beliefs of others, and the right of religious institutions to act in accordance with their own doctrines. But I believe that in the eyes of the law, all Americans should be treated equally. And where states enact same-sex marriage, no federal act should invalidate them.
Barak Obama
May 9
I think same sex couples should be able to get married.

Barack Obama (via newsweek)

Should this really surprise anyone? That said; I’m glad its on the official record now. Now if his civil rights and privacy polices would just move back into something of a liberal direction…