As a child, I sat at the Fourth and Forest church of Christ, drinking in those Bible stories. And brothers and sisters? I have to tell you that I was troubled. I was troubled that the people of that time just didn’t seem to Get It, that they were so invested in following the law to the T that …
Tag Archives: Same-sex marriage
Kim Davis? Still in the news.
That Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has rejected a suggestion that deputies issue licenses while she spends time in jail for contempt of court. Fortunately, five of her deputy clerks have stepped up and said they’ll issue the licenses. Had she agreed, she could have been let out of jail. Meanwhile, …
God watched this video, and boy, was She pissed
That Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk just won’t give in to the law of the land, and by invoking, as she did in this video, “God’s authority,” she has set herself up for a court hearing at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Jaysus. Here’s a bit more on Kim Davis, the clerk.
If you’re going to lose it on the Interwebs
As this lady did here: Then you should probably expect this:
Gov. Sam Brownback is a tool
And here is his latest work, an executive order sure to allow more discrimination in the Sunflower State. It includes this: General protection of the free exercise of religious beliefs and moral convictions The State Government is prohibited from taking any action inconsistent with the restrictions placed upon the State Government by the …
Evangelicals? The gay is not your enemy.
For years — decades, even — my fellow evangelicals and fundamentalists have thrown their weight against same-sex marriage. (Well, not all of them did that. But enough of them did that it was kind of embarrassing to the rest of us.) And now marriage equality is the law of the land, and even though some …
You probably already saw this but:
Over the weekend, Ireland became the first country to approve marriage equality by popular vote. And what did Jesus say about homosexuality? Nothing. Good on ye.
Prayers for the Supremes
Dear All-Girl Prayer and Meditation Circle: Do your thing. Send powerful thoughts to the Supreme Court today so that they might listen fruitfully and eventually make the right (and righteous) decision on marriage equality. (Boys, feel free to pray/meditate as well.)
Finally, and in closing:
The Supremes take on marriage equality next week and America says yes
When the Supreme Court takes up the issue of same-sex marriage, they will do so with the populace supporting marriage equality at the highest rate ever — 61 percent. Then again, support for this has been increasing immeasurably in the last few years. so “highest ever” only means “the highest so far.” Glory! You can …
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