Polygamy and DOMA by Mark Goldfeder Published May 11, 2013 01:01AM MDT While the Supreme Court ponders the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, activists along the political spectrum are voicing their opinions on monogamy’s core institution and whom it should include. Most miss the following point: DOMA doesn’t just prohibit gay marriage by defining marriage as...
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Editor:In response to the letter "Marriage is between a man and a woman" (Reading Eagle, April 5):This is true, but marriage is far more than just tradition. Holy matrimony between a man and a woman is the only way marriage should be spiritually ...
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Just as we predicted, President Obama’s position on marriage has evolved once again. In an amicus brief filed Thursday, the administration urged the Supreme Court to strike down California’s Proposition 8 — the 2008 ballot initiative that reaffirmed that marriage is the union of a man and a woman. As you may recall, until last May, the president himself supported civil...
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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, reiterated his opposition to same-sex marriage and rapped the Obama administration for declining to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal law that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman, saying, "It's not their role to decide what's constitutional."
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(Bloomberg) — The Republican National Committee Friday reaffirmed its view that marriage should be only between a man and a woman, as the party sought to calm members of its base concerned that a rebranding effort might go too far. Meeting in Los Angeles...
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After landmark same-sex marriage arguments were heard before the Supreme Court last week, two top officials at Lafayette's Flatirons Community Church — which claims the largest congregation in Colorado — have taken public stands in support of marriage being defined solely as a union between a man and a woman.
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Edie Windsor is challenging the Defense of Marriage Act -- the law the defines marriage as between a man and a woman -- which was heard at the Supreme Court
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An Illinois state representative is under fire after he compared legal same-sex marriage to laws allowing for polygamy or marriages between adults and minors in an e-mail response to a constituent. State Rep. Tom Morrison, a Republican representing suburban Palatine, wrote early Wednesday in the e-mail obtained by HuffPost that "if you are for the re-definition of marriage...
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Editor:In The World Book Encyclopedia, the definition of "marriage" is "a relationship uniting a man and a woman."Webster's New World Dictionary states that "being married" means "being husband and wife" or "having a husband or wife."The word "husban...
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Police arrested a Philadelphia man after he threatened to kill a Lancaster woman and held her at knifepoint Saturday night, investigators said.Eric R. Rivera, 21, had been involved in a brief relationship with the 23-year-old woman, city police Lt. Todd Umstead said.They were together in the woman's...
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