On March 26 the United State Supreme Court heard an appeal to California’s Proposition 8, and the following day listened to oral arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The issue of same-sex marriage rights is all over the media and the LGBT community is listening.
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During one of our weekly editorial board meetings, we were discussing what we would like to put into our “New Governor Wish List.” All of the editors present, excluding me, said to ask our new Gov. Jerry Brown to support gay marriage.
Although there was nothing close to it on the Nov. 2 ballot, gay marriage is still an issue that must be dealt with. And by that I mean it should be legalized. The fact of the matter is there is no real argument against legalizing gay marriage.
A panel of three speakers at Scripps College expressed, using a variety of examples, that people don’t need to be traditionally coupled-up to be happy.
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology and a leading voice on sociological and political issues at ULV for the better part of the decade, discusses a few pressing questions about race relations, immigration and what movies meet his standards.
Could it be that California is nearing the acceptance of gay marriage? With polls showing a growing support for a repeal of Proposition 8, liberal ideals are expanding with support from our governor. On Oct. 11, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two measures supporting the gay community.
Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue.
While reading Mr. Patrick’s editorial/diatribe [“Waging the battle of San Francisco,” March 18] it struck me that not once did I read anything about “Tolerance,” “Diverse Opinions” or “Acceptance!” Perhaps he doesn’t understand that it works both ways.
With the first election of the 21st century, one would hope that the government would promote issues and propositions that will push America into the future, not into the past. Yet with Proposition 22 people’s beliefs and lifestyles are threatened.