Tag: civil marriage

TX Dems won’t vote on marriage in 2012

Party leaders opt against placing nonbinding resolution on primary ballot JOHN WRIGHT  |  Senior Political Writer wright@dallasvoice.com AUSTIN — Democrats in Texas won’t get to vote next year on whether they support same-sex...

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UPDATE: Maryland marriage bill dead for the year

An Associated Press article posted online by The Washington Post is saying that the decision in the Maryland House of Delegates today send to send the Civil Marriage Protection Act back to the House Judiciary Committee has...

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Maryland senator does a 180 on gay marriage

Sen. Jim Brochin Maryland State Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat, used to say that while he supported civil unions for same-sex couples, he did not support full marriage rights for those couples. This week, he changed his mind and...

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ABA agrees with Judge Walker’s ruling

David Boies This week, the American Bar Association agreed with Judge Vaughn Walker. Gays and lesbians should have the right to civil marriage. They said marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Only one person spoke against...

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Will marriage equality spread in Latin America?

Palacio legislativo, Montevideo, Uruguay Since Argentina legalized same-sex marriage, other countries in the region have taken notice, and some are beginning to take action. But the process is not without setbacks. In Costa...

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More on the AMA

As noted earlier here on Instant Tea, the American Medical Association today approved a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the armed forces. I just received n...

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