Monday, April 21st, 2014

Some final thoughts on North Carolina and Amendment One.  (Previous comments here and here.) I know that many of the people who voted in favor of Amendment One did so on religious grounds.  They feel that homosexuality is incompatible with their religious beliefs because it is condemned in the text of the Bible. But I […]

This morning I wrote about Amendment One, a Constitutional amendment in North Carolina that was up for a vote on election day that would outlaw same-sex marriage and any heterosexual arrangement that wasn’t marriage.  I implored people to vote against its passage, and I won’t recap what I said there; just read it for yourself […]

Many states are going to the polls today.  Dick Lugar’s career is likely to end today in Indiana as the crazy wing of the Republican Party turns him out in a primary.  And North Carolina votes on Amendment One. Yesterday, I was invited to an after-election party in Raleigh by one of the anti-Amendment One […]

In about six weeks, my friends Natalie and Beau are doing a 3K walk with their dog Kaylee to help raise money for the SPCA of Wake County, North Carolina.  The Wake SPCA is a No-Kill organization, and that takes money and resources that they have to receive from private individuals since they receive no […]