All Posts Tagged With: "same sex marriages"
In 2008, the Democrats were able to get a few extra percentage points from religious voters during the presidential election. Those additional points helped to elect President Obama. This year the Democratic National Committee has promised the same thing in the November election. However, a number of religious scholars and leaders who were Obama backers [...]
The Pentagon said that military chaplains are authorized to perform same-sex weddings as long as the ceremonies are allowed in the states where they reside. The Defense Department released guidelines stating that chaplains can execute ceremonies on or off military bases in states where gay reunions are legal. According to the guidelines, the chaplains would [...]
Jon Huntsman Jr. formally starts his presidential bid last Tuesday. He is the former governor of Utah and President Obama’s ambassador to China. He positions himself to the left of most GOP candidates in the hopes that it would get him nominated as the Republican presidential candidate. Huntsman said that he will have a campaign [...]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes for a bill that legalizes gay marriage in the state. It also gives several protections for religious organizations that opposed same-sex marriages. According to the Marriage Equality Act, married gay couples will have the same legal rights, protections and benefits of traditional married couples. Governor Cuomo’s bill states that [...]
In California, the federal judge banned the same-sex marriages for at least a week. Right now they do not have the authority granted to marry because of this delay. Many of the ones that want the same sex marriage are upset about this delay and feel it should not be this way. The U.S. District [...]