Marriage

Jason Collins is gay: Truth is like fire: it cannot be hidden under dry leaves

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics by on April 29, 2013 1 Comment
Jason Collins is gay: Truth is like fire: it cannot be hidden under dry leaves

Being a gay is certainly not a crime. But being gay and Black is like being struck twice by lightning. President Obama’s call of support to basketball star Jason Collins, who just came out publicly, is also a recognition that the world is changing and every one of us should adapt to the new reality. Jason Collins’ decision […]

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Would Reagan support same-sex marriage? What is the use of consulting a dead man’s horoscope?

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics by on April 10, 2013 1 Comment
Would Reagan support same-sex marriage? What is the use of consulting a dead man’s horoscope?

If he was still alive, would Ronald Reagan have supported same-sex marriage? According to his daughter Patti Davis, he would, even though he himself did not have a gay or lesbian child. As a model of conservatism, his support for same-sex marriage would be like an earthquake. Can his daughter’s  opinion influence the party? The 40th President […]

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Marriage, including same sex marriage, requires perseverence: Marriage is like a coconut, you have to crack it to see what is inside

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage by on April 2, 2013 0 Comments
Marriage, including same sex marriage, requires perseverence: Marriage is like a coconut, you have to crack it to see what is inside

Marriage is the union of two people who decide to make their relationship legal. All my life, marriage has been solely the union between a man and a woman. Those for or against same sex marriage can choose their own definition based on their beliefs. As the Supreme Court is examining same sex marriage cases, […]

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Senator Portman: The judge’s son is not a judge.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Marriage, Politics, Religion by on March 16, 2013 0 Comments
Senator Portman: The judge’s son is not a judge.

Conservative US Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is in the news for changing his stand on gay marriage. The Senator is a Methodist. He believed in and defended the marriage act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. The Senator’s change of heart came after he found out that his own son, Will, is […]

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Pope Francis: It is not by watching a newly wed wife that she is going to become pregnant

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics, Religion by on March 14, 2013 0 Comments
Pope Francis: It is not by watching a newly wed wife that she is going to become pregnant

A new Pope has been elected. For people who believe in God, a new Pope is a synonym of hope. For atheists, it is a farce. Pope Francis is a progressive who has evolved with reality. Expectations  from followers are high on issues such as gay marriage, priests marrying, use of condoms, women’s right to […]

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Bush on gay marriage: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream

Filed in Current affairs, Marriage, Religion by on February 22, 2013 2 Comments
Bush on gay marriage: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream

It is unclear in which context former first lady Laura Bush supported marriage equality in the past. Now, she wants off a gay marriage ad. Like any human being, people’s positions on issues evolve. President Obama changed his mind about the same issue a few months ago. Laura Bush certainly has the right to refuse to […]

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Gay marriage rights won’t erase the stigma: Blind belief is dangerous

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics by on June 27, 2011 0 Comments
Gay marriage rights won’t erase the stigma: Blind belief is dangerous

The great Satan (AKA the US, according to the extremists Muslims) has crossed the line. The New York gay marriage bill has passed. Being one of the most populous states in the US, New York matters and has the ability to inspire other states. Giving gay couples legal rights for their partners is fine, but the right to marry is […]

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Tiger Woods infidelity: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream.

Filed in Current affairs, Marriage by on December 14, 2009 0 Comments
Tiger Woods infidelity: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream.

As the Tutsi of Burundi say, “You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream.”

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Tell a lie Saturday and you will be ashamed on Sunday.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Marriage by on June 27, 2009 0 Comments
Tell a lie Saturday and you will be ashamed on Sunday.

The “missing” South Carolina governor, Mark Sanford, has finally ended the mystery over his bizarre week-long disappearance by confessing on live television to an affair. Seen as ultra-conservative and a potential GOP candidate for the 2012 presidential elections, he definitely has ruined his chances. (Ironically, he was a strong attacker of Bill Clinton‘s affair with […]

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Nothing is more contagious than a bad example.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage by on April 28, 2009 1 Comment
Nothing is more contagious than a bad example.

The State of Iowa has been in the news lately for allowing same-sex marriage. The State Supreme Court voted unanimously in favor of gay marriage. Definitely, this decision made many sympathizers of gay marriage happy. On the other hand, those who strongly believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman are scratching […]

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