Tag: gay marriage

Macklemore: “No Freedom Till We’re Equal, Damn Right I Support It”

Independent hip hop artist Macklemore take a stand for gay marriage in his moving single, “Same Love”.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Music and Activism

2012 Election: A Turning Point For Same-Sex Marriage?

After 32-straight electoral losses, same-sex marriage went four-for-four this year. Opinion polls also show support from the majority of Americans. Has the tide turned permanently?

Posted in Uncategorized, Human Rights, Issue Updates

REVERB, The Ally Coaltion and Ben & Jerry’s Make Equality FUN.

In the wake of the election, human rights and liberties has become a major talking point across the nation. With the election now behind us, Reverb, Ben & Jerry’s, and the band fun. want to make sure campuses across the nation are continuing those discussions.

Posted in Human Rights, Music and Activism

Personal Liberty Issue Update: How the Candidates Define Liberty

You’ll often hear the words “freedom” and “liberty” thrown around in the Presidential campaign. What those words mean to each candidate, though, differs greatly. Here’s a quick look.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

North Carolina’s Proposed Amendment 1 Goes Far Beyond Gay Marriage

A proposed anti-gay marriage amendment to North Carolina’s constitution will do more than its proponents are letting on

Posted in Politics and Elections

Personal Liberty Issue Update: School Makes New Students Pee In A Cup, And Then Pay For It

College students face drug tests to attend school, teachers are getting themselves into trouble on Facebook, Michele Bachmann on the HPV vaccine, and more. Stay up to date and be grateful that you live in a nation where you can make your opinions known!

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I can get married?

A HeadCount blogger shares how – despite his sexual preferences – he never felt a strong connection with the LGBT community or its cause. But now that same-sex marriage could become legal in New York State, he has appreciation and gratitude for everyone who fought on his behalf.

Posted in Uncategorized, Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Victory for “Gaymerica”

In a decision that cut at a major ideological schism in the US, last week a judge threw out California’s Proposition 8, a law banning gay marriage enacted in 2008 by popular vote.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Personal Liberty Issue Update: Flexing Your Rights

All liberty loving individuals should have a basic understanding of the Bill of Rights. It’s easy to forget that rights like freedom of speech and the right to bear arms were created not to protect us from enemies, but from our own government. In this month’s Personal Liberty update, you’ll find some great reminders. If…

Posted in Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Laura Bush “Comes Out” as Gay Marriage and Abortion Supporter

In an interview with Larry King, Laura Bush admits that there are at least two areas where she and G.W. don’t see eye to eye. On gay marriage: I think there are a lot of people who have trouble coming to terms with that because they see marriage as traditionally between a man and a…

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