Tag Archives: Same-sex marriage

Chuck Baldwin: A Solution for the Same-Sex Marriage Problem

Chuck Baldwin was the Constitution Party’s 2008 presidential nominee.  The following was posted at his website Chuck Baldwin Live.

Right now, the liberty movement is divided almost in half between those favoring the SCOTUS ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and those opposed (count me in the opposed camp). So, right now, the liberty movement is completely stymied over this issue.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Violates Rule of Law

The Constitution Party released the following in response to the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Obergefell v. Hodges:

The Constitution Party decries today’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage as an “unconstitutional decree that cannot legalize anything”, and equates it with the Dred Scott decision, which held that certain people must be recognized as chattel under the law. … Read more ...

Socialist Alternative: Beyond the Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling

From the Socialist Alternative website:

The Next Steps In Queer Liberation

This month, the Supreme Court will rule on whether marriage rights should be given to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI) people across the country. The fact the Court is hearing this case reflects a welcome shift in social attitudes brought about by decades of struggle and significant marriage equality victories in state after state.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson: Making history in America

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From: Gary Johnson <GaryJohnson@ouramericainitiative.com>
Date: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Subject: Making history in Arizona

Friends,

 

This morning, the Our America Initiative joined with a newly-formed grassroots organization, Equal Marriage Arizona, to file the necessary paperwork to begin gathering signatures to place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in Arizona to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.  … Read more ...

Libertarians say marriage equality only one step toward ending legal discrimination

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2011

Contact: Wes Benedict, Executive Director
E-mail: wes.benedict@lp.org
Phone: 202-333-0008 ext. 222

Libertarians say marriage equality only one step toward ending legal discrimination

WASHINGTON – While supporting steps taken over the past several years to end the unequal treatment of gays in the area of marriage, Libertarians say a just society is one in which no law depends on one’s sexual identity.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana: Republicans and Democrats Seek To Add Discrimination to the Constitution

Libertarian Party of Indiana Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Despite the Governor’s call to avoid wading in to divisive issues, The Indiana Republican Party has ignored the head of their party by trying to make discrimination a permanent part of the Indiana Constitution. HJR-6 is a bill that will define marriage between one man and one woman.… Read more ...

AP story says gay voters are angry at Democrats, suggests more voters may vote Green Party

(excerpt from) An AP story posted at Long Island Press
Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election
by Associated Press on October 24th, 2010

CHICAGO (AP) — Kate Coatar is seriously considering voting for Green Party candidates instead of Democrats, whom she normally supports. James Wyatt won’t cast a ballot at all because he no longer trusts anyone to fight for causes important to him.

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California Green Party: Prop. 8 ruling freezing marriage equality until Winter is a Mistake

On The Wilder Side:

The Green Party of California called an appeal court’s decision to hold up same-sex marriages until at least December so the 9th Circuit can rule on the constitutionality of Prop. 8, a mistake, and another attack on the rights of a discriminated class of citizens.

The decision Monday froze same-sex marriages, which were due to resume Wednesday after U.S.Read more ...

In Illinois and NY: Democratic electeds put off LGBT rights…again

In Illinois, the Democratic-controlled legislature allowed a November 30th deadline to pass on Civil Union legislation, with no action except for postponing the deadline. In New York, the NY State Senate finally allowed same-sex marriage to come for a vote, and then voted it down. Below is a post by a Green Party member from Illinois, and then a post on the New York situation from onthewilderside.com.… Read more ...

Green Party Endorses SB 935 To Support Marriage Equality

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For Immediate Release

Contact:
Hillary Kane, 267-971-3559
Skip Mendler, 570-251-3637

Green Party urges passage of SB 935 legalizing same-sex marriage
Leaders outraged over Sen. Eichelberger’s comments that society “allows” gays and lesbians to exist

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This week, the Green Party of Pennsylvania spoke out in support of Senate Bill 935 which would make same-sex marriage legal in Pennsylvania.… Read more ...

Australian Green Senator Sarah Hanson-Young introduces gay marriage bill

from a June 30 bulletin from the Australian Sex Party

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Same-sex couples will be allowed to marry if a Bill introduced in the Federal Parliament is passed.

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young introduced her private member’s Bill, proposing to grant gay couples equal marriage rights, into the Upper House on Wednesday.

The Bill seeks to remove all discrimination based on sexuality and gender from the Marriage Act.… Read more ...

Outright Libertarians responds to LPCA Domestic Partnership Initiative endorsement

Noting the federal government’s lack of recognition for civil domestic partnerships, Outright Libertarians has issued a press release highlighting the social consequences, and price tag, of the proposed Domestic Partnership Initiative recently endorsed by the Libertarian Party of California:

“The federal government does not recognize ‘domestic partnerships’ in federal law, through both legal precedent and statutes including the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),” noted Outright Libertarians’ National Chair, Rob Power.

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