Tag Archives: marriage

The Clobber Passages Almost Ready for Release

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Finally, I am my last legs of my third book, The Clobber Passages: The biblical arguments against homosexuality in the United States. If I edit it much more, I … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

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

More Galleries | 1 Comment

Marriage Equality – A religious issue?

There is a question I cannot answer, at least to my satisfaction. I am trying to finish my second book, “The Clobber Passages: Biblical and Constitutional Arguments Against Marriage Equality.” But everything I think I have made the final revision … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment

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

More Galleries | Leave a comment

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

More Galleries | Leave a comment

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

More Galleries | 1 Comment

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

More Galleries | Leave a comment

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

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Hell Hath Frozen Over!

Tuesday’s ABC News headline read, “Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage Write Supreme Court Amicus Brief.” I never thought I would see the day when Republican, Gay Marriage and Support were in the same sentence – EVER. I conducted a GoodSearch.com search (always supporting … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment