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This Could Be Our Next President if Trump is Impeached

"Governor" Mike Pence (R-IN) in an interview on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Eight times he refused to say if he opposed discrimination against gays and Lesbians.  

2017-11-30T14:11:51+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality, Politics|0 Comments

Glad.org – Melba Abreu & Beatrice Hernandez

Melba Abreu & Beatrice Hernandez (glad.org) Beatrice’s parents left Cuba for the United States before she was born, leaving behind everything to ensure a future of freedom and opportunity for their children. Melba left Cuba in 1979, in search of freedom and prosperity for herself and her future family. Fairness, equality, and family [...]

It began with a simple question.

In December 2013, as Shawn Aiken and his wife arrived at their church in Tempe, Arizona, Joe Connolly, a fellow church member, asked Shawn whether he knew any lawyers who might be interested in challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shawn discussed the case with his family and decided that he did know [...]

2017-10-25T16:32:47+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

A Day to Celebrate

Arizona Republic writes, "The history of the United States is one of expanding rights, and basic civil rights have been given to same-sex couples." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2017 - A day to celebrate (Institution of marriage stronger now - Horne won't appeal; same-sex couples can create lasting, legal unions) (PDF Page 1A, [...]

2017-09-20T13:11:50+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Reactions to the Legal Ruling

Arizona Republic reports, "Plaintiffs in Arizona lawsuits to overturn the gay-marriage ban celebrate; clergy is divided over court decision." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Michael Clancy - Reactions to the legal ruling (Arizona clergy members divided over change in law) (PDF Page 1A, PDF Page 5A)

2017-09-20T13:05:24+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

AG Horn Declines to Challenge 9th Circuit

Arizona Republic reports, "Arizona on Friday [October 17, 2014] joined the historic tide legalizing the unions of same-sex couples that has swept the nation, expanding gay rights in a direction many never thought they would see in their lifetimes." [1] References: Arizona Republic, October 18, 2014, Alia Beard Rau - AG Horne declines to challenge [...]

2017-09-20T12:57:58+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments

Arizona Supreme Court Rules on Equal Parental Rights

ABC 15 reports, "The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn't recognize those rights." [1] References: ABC15.com, September 19, 2017 - Arizona Supreme Court says gays get equal parental rights

2017-09-19T22:20:44+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Justice, Marriage Equality|0 Comments