Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

Church Changing Colors

Can the Catholic church really change its colors from black and white to rainbow? In a report by the New York Times, it appears that is exactly what Pope Francis is attempting to do. With a hand-picked group, the paper … Continue reading

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Duck Dynasty – And Merry Christmas to Utah too

Merry Christmas – Well, for most of you anyway. Mine is a bit depressed due to my father’s illness. I had the chance to visit with him last week; the reason for no column. That was a good thing. Though … Continue reading

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The Marriage and Religious Freedom Act

If Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, has his way his Marriage and Religious Freedom Act will become law adding another level of discrimination against marriage equality. Of course, Labrador is named after a dog or Canadian province, but that’s another column all … Continue reading

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The Queen and Gay Marriage or… What’s wrong with Missouri?

Last week, hidden deep within the recesses of the Internet, the Associated Press reported, “Britain today legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval…” I am certainly glad they did not write that “the Queen … Continue reading

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SCOTUS and Marriage Equality

As I am writing this, the Supreme Court’s “Short Slips” concerning DOMA and California’s Proposition 8 are being delivered. Others will be more eloquent and precise as to the interpreting the Court’s rulings and who stood on which side of … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Political Language

I am a rhetorician – one who applies, studies and teaches language skills. On March 20, I wrote a column for the Columbia Missourian concerning Missouri’s legislators rejecting the officer of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Extension that would add … Continue reading

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