"It is the role of Vermont’s policy-makers and elected officials to read and reflect on this report and in their best judgment determine what steps to take in their role as public servants of the people of Vermont."
by the Vermont Commission on Family Recognition and Protection
"Negative people share as much of a responsibility to discuss that they are negative as a positive person does to say they are positive. They both have an obligation."
on what he learned at an Allgo conference about sexual liberation
"I don’t have children, so I choose to make his life good and spoil him. Sure, I’m probably extreme on some things."
"I was very disappointed in Sen. Obama’s performance in Pennsylvania. If he can’t get those votes in the Democratic Primary, how’s he going to get those votes in the general election?"
on the results of Tuesday’s primary
"We hope that a lot of other Episcopalians will come and see that having an open mind isn’t a bad thing. It’s an important visit locally and globally, I think."
on presiding bishop’s upcoming visit to predominantly LGBT congregation
"He enjoyed countless, relentless attacks on his ministry, and things went way beyond where they should have gone."
on the Rev. Brett Younger’s decision to leave the congregation
"It is something he feels very strongly about as a parent and a mayor, that no kid — gay, straight, whatever — should ever be bullied."
on Leppert’s proclamation declaring Friday the Day of Silence in the city
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 25, 2008.