In November, voters in Maine passed a referendum supporting same-sex marriage -- only three years after they had voted down a similar measure. Several people injured in series of stabbings in Birmingham Convicted child killer Rick Thorburn in critical condition Surgeon Omar Khorshid took his health into his own hands.
I relish the privilege of participating in their joy as they publicly commit their life and love to one another. But same-sex marriage is not legal anywhere in Asia or the Middle East, and South Africa is the only country in Africa to have legalised it.
Thousands of people, including same-sex couples, demonstrated Friday outside of the parliament building in the capital city of Tapei. No matter what else happens this year, Christmas is probably going to be like no other you've experienced.
Story Lab. Got a news tip? It is not even the beginning of the end. Roberts took upon himself the right to interpret what Congress intended, rather than let the law speak for itself.
The ballot measure inserted the one man-one woman provision into the California Constitution, thereby overruling the court's decision. So the man she vouched for in endless television appearances and lobbying efforts is now a sellout, who cares mainly about his popularity with elite media and Ivy League students?
Roberts took upon himself the right to interpret what Congress intended, rather than let the law speak for itself. Expect these suits to accelerate exponentially now that progressives have been emboldened and armed with a Supreme Court decision. As with legal challenges to the owners of bakeries that have been in the news for refusing to bake a cake for same-sex weddings, activists who demand total conformity to their agenda will seek to put out of business and silence anyone who believes differently.
It was the first instance of an American jurist's sexual orientation being cited as grounds for overturning a court decision. There was no such reason that Proposition 8 could have been enacted," the ruling states.
Of course, there are things the Supreme Court ruling didn't do. Corbin Aoyagi, a supporters of gay marriage, waves his flag during a rally at the Utah State Capitol. Those gathered included staunch Republicans and Democrats, devout religious people and those who have little or no religious affiliation.
First posted December 07,