Immediately after the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to no longer ban or banish young boys who happen to be gay, Erick Erickson of the web site RedState.com, took to his Twitter account to go after the Boy Scouts in a really ugly way.
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Tom Tunney, alderman for Chicago's 44th Ward which hosts the city's annual Pride Parade, spoke out against the anti-LGBT comments made by Cardinal Francis George last month.
The Hartford Archdiocese released a statement Tuesday and said it was launching a local chapter of a ministry called
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement in which he defends the anti-gay comment he made last week about the LGBT movement and organizations.
Donna Fountain carried her list, titled "My Dreams," with her everywhere. Her goals were to find a great job, buy a house by age 45, start a sanctuary for gay and lesbian teens, marry the woman of her dreams and watch her son, Elijah, graduate from college. Sadly, Donna died in a hit-and-run accident on Christmas morning.
Ellen Scallen, an openly lesbian law professor, talks about the challenges she and her partner face without the ability to get married in Minnesota. Scallen and her siblings are Catholic, and they discuss how they will vote in 2012 when a constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples is on the ballot.
Rev. Mark Harris, president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, supports the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban marriage for same-sex couples as well as place restrictions on domestic partnerships and civil unions for all couples. Harris has said he hopes the debate will remain "civil" in the state.
Leaders of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Chicago were concerned that this year's Pride parade would disrupt Sunday masses. Pride organizers and the church leaders have come to a compromise, and the parade will start at noon instead.
In an effort to promote the passage of the marriage amendment to the state's constituion, Twin Cities Archbishop Joh