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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Marriage

Marriage Equality Moves Forward - great article by Evan Wolfson.(TomPaine.com)
Why are we seeing this dramatic and continuing movement toward support for the freedom to marry? Well, my friend and colleague, Matt Foreman of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, put it very well: "People have thought more about gay families in the last two years than in the previous 30." What has prompted the American people to "think anew," in Lincoln's words, is quite simply the power and resonance of the stories of committed couples seeking and —in places such as Canada, Spain, and, of course, Massachusetts, —exercising the freedom to marry. The more we ask our neighbors to think this through, the more they move,—even many of the seemingly unmovable.


Read the entire article. And keep us in mind when you start hearing election year rhetoric.

1 Comments:

Blogger Kathy said...

I'm glad you're back! Evan Wolfson spoke here in Birmingham last year -- he's a great advocate.

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