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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As a crowd of thousands roared from the lawn of the state Capitol, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Tuesday that makes gay marriage legal here come Aug. 1. "What a day for Minnesota!" the Democratic governor...
Tags: AIDS, Government, Scott Dibble, Social Issues, Family
Springfield is a long way from Istanbul — 5,660 miles, in fact — but Illinois state senators are considering a resolution that would criticize Turkey's treatment of the Eastern Orthodox religious hierarchy. Even though a majority of senators...
What if media coverage were 100 percent liberal? To the editor: What would the newspaper and television coverage of the political scene be like if instead of being just 90 percent with the liberal slant, it was 100 percent? There would no longer be a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can we agree on this? Americans still think alike much of the time even if our politicians don't. To get heads nodding, just say something worrisome about the economy or dismissive of Washington. Almost all Americans consider...
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum begins its latest exhibit today featuring four African-American families who influenced Delray Beach's inception in the late 1800s. "The Legacies of Delray Beach Families" focuses on the Quince, Spells, Mitchell and...
Tolerance is justifiably one of liberal Democracy's most cherished values. But what do we do when tolerance, with its openness to multiple views, permits and even supports intolerance? This is particularly an issue today when open prejudice against Jews...
Tags: Mohamed Morsi, Terrorism, Social Sciences, Judaism, Culture
Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...
Iowa parents in same-sex marriages must be allowed to have both their names listed on their newborn’s birth certificate, the state’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled. Officials with the state’s Department of Public Health have...
Faith in Tim Tebow Regarding Tim Tebow's being cut by the New York Jets: Could it be that his lifestyle is a detriment to his being accepted as a football player? Could it be that the powers-that-be are so jealous of his clean-cut image and his stance...
Question: I have been renting an apartment to a man named Michael, who recently asked me to start calling him Michelle because, he says, he now identifies as a woman. He has also started wearing makeup and women's clothing. Both the name change and...
Tags: Social Issues, Rental Service, Rentals, Discrimination
The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
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