Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cardinal Dolan defends Catholic Church opposition to gay marriage – The Hill (blog)


Washington Times (blog)
Cardinal Dolan defends Catholic Church opposition to gay marriage
The Hill (blog)
His comments come after the issue of same-sex marriage took center stage last week with the Supreme Court hearing two cases questioning the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 banning gay marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Cardinal Dolan: Defense of traditional marriage is not 'an attack on gay people'Washington Times (blog)
Catholic Cardinal Dolan: Our opposition to same sex marriage can't be 'reduced Raw Story
Cardinal Dolan thinks traditional marriage defenders need better messagingGay Star News

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Banking regulator expects good things from meeting – Taipei Times

Banking regulator expects good things from meeting
Taipei Times
China's top banking regulator expects a meeting with his Taiwanese counterpart this week to produce good results for both sides of the Taiwan Strait and good memories for himself. Shang Fulin (尚福林), chairman of the China Banking Regulatory

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold April 2 meeting on safety of Palisades … – Mlive Kalamazoo


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Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold April 2 meeting on safety of Palisades
Mlive Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting April 2 to talk about the safety performance of Palisades nuclear power plant in 2012. Representatives of Entergy Nuclear Operations, which operates the plant in Covert
Nuclear plant performance meeting to be followed by dry cask storage discussionWicked Local

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Reluctant Townie: Supremely confident in my gay-marriage stance

Last week, the Supreme Court heard two cases on the subject of marriage equality — one involving California's controversial Proposition 8, which narrowly banned same-sex marriage statewide in 2008, and the other determining the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996, which federally defines marriage as a "union between o …

Virginia Gay Marriage Poll Shows Shift In Views – Huffington Post

Virginia Gay Marriage Poll Shows Shift In Views
Huffington Post
Nationally, a cultural debate is churning as the Supreme Court last week heard arguments in cases regarding California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. A recent CBS poll showed 53 percent of Americans think same-sex marriage

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How did the right lose on gay marriage? – Washington Post (blog)


New York Daily News
How did the right lose on gay marriage?
Washington Post (blog)
Social conservatives have lost the fight on gay marriage, even Rush Limbaugh observes. Regardless of the Supreme Court's ruling, public opinion seems to have shifted irreversibly. How did it happen? Here are seven ways in which social conservatives
Fight Against Gay Marriage Is OutdatedNew York Times
Get straight on marriageNew York Daily News
Same-sex marriage: the debateMiamiHerald.com
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Booker talks gun control, immigration reform, gay marriage – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

Booker talks gun control, immigration reform, gay marriage
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com
The Newark mayor was most forceful on the issue of gay marriage, saying he was hopeful the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman for the purpose of federal benefits.

Astronaut Celebrates Easter in Space (Easter Eggs, Included)

Children around the world aren't the only ones having an Easter egg hunt today. Astronauts in space will get Easter treats, too.

Home state politics inform Dem senators' gay marriage hesitance

Nine Democratic senators have declined to back same-sex marriage amid a wave of announcements by their colleagues this week in support of marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.The political climates in each of these senators' home states — where some of these Democrats must stand for re-election in 2014 — helps explain why so many of them seem inclined to stay mum on the issue of same …

Fight Against Gay Marriage Is Outdated

Whatever the legal outcome of two same-sex marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, opponents of such marriages came across as fighting battles of yesterday.