|May 9th, 2012, 09:45 AM||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: New Haven, CT
I'm fortunate - CT is among the best in the nation.
Unfortunately, that means we can't move and retain our rights. It's like living in the Jewish ghetto.
|May 9th, 2012, 10:22 AM||#6|
Join Date: Mar 2007
Alabama is the only state in the union where it is a crime to perform a same sex marriage ceremony. This is clearly a violation of religious freedom but, so far, no one has ever challenged it.
I am not sure that anyone has ever been actually arrested under the law. But two ministers that my partner approached told her that they were leery of performing same sex marriages because of the law. So it is serving the intended purpose of repressing the religious freedom of ministers who disagree with the marriage ban.
|May 9th, 2012, 01:36 PM||#7|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Ironic isn't it? The ones shouting that allowing gay marriage will lead to the infringement of their religious freedom are the ones infringing on the religious freedom of others by banning it.
|May 9th, 2012, 02:38 PM||#9|
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Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
|May 9th, 2012, 02:45 PM||#10|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northern California
I love Philly, have some good friends there....great gay scene too. I am surprised it is so behind the times.
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