It was a choice expected to come and go with little debate. Indiana, a conservative state controlled by Republicans, wanted to do what plenty of other states did long ago: add an amendment to its Constitution defining marriage as between a man and a woman. In Indianapolis, lawmakers on Monday again pushed forward a constitutional amendment, but, in a sign of the rapidly shifting political dynamics over same-sex marriage around the nation, the process turned unexpectedly rocky.
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His position stood in contrast to that of his predecessors: Months earlierPope Benedict XVI suggested that gay marriage was a threat to global peace. There have been five notable moments in this evolution. A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality.
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Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Story highlights Gay rights proponents say there has been sustained momentum in the effort to bring change Activists credit Barack Obama for creating a more tolerant climate The Boy Scouts of America is expected to make a decision on its anti-gay policy The Supreme Court will hear two same-sex marriage cases in March.
On Monday, bishops showed unprecedented openness to accepting the real lives of many Catholics today. And while no decisions were announced, the tone of the report was one of almost-revolutionary acceptance, rather than condemnation, with the aim of guiding Catholics toward the ideal of a lasting marriage. DeBernardo, of New Ways Ministry, said the next step is for gays to be at the table offering their testimony to bishops.
The ongoing debate about how a gay NFL player would be treated in the locker room has largely focused on the idea that times are changing, and that acceptance of a gay player would be a modern development. Multiple players who played for Vince Lombardi, the legendary former Packers and Redskins coach, say that he knew some of his players were gay, and that not only did he not have a problem with it, but he went out of his way to make sure no one else on his team would make it a problem. He felt the pain of discrimination, and so he raised his family to accept everybody, no matter what color they were or whatever their sexual orientation was.
Veteran gay rights activist Anne Stanback began pressing for marriage equality more than a dozen years ago. On Friday, Stanback came to the state Capitol to celebrate a historic U. Supreme Court ruling establishing the right of gays and lesbians to marry in all 50 states and reflecting the key role that Connecticut played in securing the milestone victory for the gay civil rights movement.