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Mormon Prop 8

LDS Elder Marlin Jensen's Prop 8 'Apology': We Need Clarification

Holly Welker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Holly Welker

What exactly does this apology mean? To what extent is Jensen empowered to apologize for the church's power structure? Will additional, more explicit, more comprehensive apologies be forthcoming?

The Gathering Storm Against NOM

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Two more states are considering investigations of the National Organization for Marriage for improper reporting of campaign contributions and money laundering,

Let the Money Laundering Begin

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Mormon Church has been destroying lives, intimidating people and demonizing an entire class to solidify their base and raise millions and millions of dollars.

Mormongate: Public's Help Sought

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) finally turned in a very late Major Donor campaign report on its Prop 8 spending to th...

Mormon Church Under Investigation For Prop 8: May Have Violated Full-Disclosure Law

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Mormon church has revealed in a campaign filing that the church spent nearly $190,000 to help pass Proposition 8, the November ballot measure that...

Mormongate -- The Church's Cover-up of its Prop 8 Funding

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Up until Election Day, the Mormon Church had only filed one non-monetary contribution, and that was reported just 4 days before the election for a mere $2,078.97.

Prop 8 Donors: Find Out Who Backed California's Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Here is the complete list of "Yes On Prop 8" donors. SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal judge has denied a request to keep the names of donors...

Marriage, Polygamy and Gays

Patricia Nell Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Nell Warren

The fact is, not one but three different factions want to get polygamy legalized. Each is basing its claim to religious freedom on its sacred book.

Marriage, Money and LDS Possibilities

Dwayne Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dwayne Raymond

Marriage is not an easy union, regardless of genitalia. Fifty percent end abysmally. This begs the question: why do the Mormons want to keep gays out of it?

Protest at Mormon Temple Not Best Messaging Method

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan J. Davis

I'm a little scared of the anti-Mormon fervor that I'm seeing in the gay community. Tonight's protest will just confirm the Mormons' fears about us and will certainly be portrayed negatively in the media.

Prop 8 Makes Wrong Kind of History

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

True or False: 1) We should eliminate civil rights through popular vote, as long as a very narrow majority of voters agree. 2) Special interests and ...

Mormon and Catholic Churches Complain About Being the Target of Prop 8 Protests

Pam Spaulding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pam Spaulding

Americans, regardless of their sexual orientation, should be moved to name the behavior of these institutions for what it is -- and question their tax-exempt status.

Historic for Some, Same Old Shit for the Rest of Us

Harvey Fierstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Fierstein

While we rightfully celebrate the election of our first African American president, let us take a moment to mourn the passage of three new laws legalizing prejudice.

Premature Emancipation? A Pragmatist's View of the Gay Marriage Struggle

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Civil rights are not won in the war zone of national elections or State referenda but, rather, in a series of small but important evolutionary steps.