Tag Archives: same-sex marriage
If the current trends hold, a majority of Texans will soon approve of same-sex marriage.
Anti-gay marriage groups may be in decline nationally—but in Texas, they’ve got a lot of fight left. I talked to Jonathan Saenz about the movement’s future.
Two weeks after hearing oral arguments in an attempt to overturn Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia offered an early sign that he agrees the ban is unconstitutional.
Two Texas couples are waiting on a judge’s decision after hours of arguments in their case to scrap Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage.
Another week, another batch of WTF. Perhaps you’ve heard of Godwin’s law: the proposition, generally speaking, that if an online argument runs on long […]
In 2001, Houston voters approved an amendment to the city charter forbidding benefits for anyone but “legal spouses” of city employees. Is a gay couple legally married in a state that recognizes their union a legal spouse in Houston? Mayor Parker and the city attorney say yes. The Harris County Republicans say they’re “[thumbing] their nose at the will of the people.”
In this week’s WTF Friday, Rafael Cruz consults Genesis on the death penalty, Louie Gohmert takes on Obamacare and Barry Smitherman unveils his anti-poverty plan: have kids!
Texas’ laws against same-sex unions may have the perverse effect of keeping same-sex couples bound in marriage.