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    Entries in Marriage Equality (2)

    Tuesday
    Nov202012

    Marriage equality campaigns: The difference faith makes

    By Sharon Groves, The Washington Post - November 20, 2012

    “You will know them by their fruits” Matthew 7:16

    The coming weeks will provide ample opportunity for minute, precinct-by-precinct analysis of how marriage equality advocates secured victory on ballot measures in Maryland, Minnesota, Maine and Washington. We’ll all learn more about inroads made in unlikely communities—African American Protestants in Prince George’s County, Maryland or rural Franco-American Catholic communities like Biddeford, Maine, to name a few. [Read Full Story]

    Thursday
    Oct182012

    Most U.S. Catholics Back Marriage Equality, But Knights of Columbus Pour Millions into Opposition

    By Peter Montgomery, Religion Dispatches - October 18, 2012

    Quick, what organization was founded to support justice for immigrants, boasts nearly two million (all-male) members, and loves a good parade? The Knights of Columbus still support immigrants’ rights, but those sober-faced men marching down Main Street in full parade regalia are also part of an organization that was the single largest donor in support of California’s Proposition 8. 

    This venerable fraternal order has taken up the anti-equality baton in a big, flamboyant way. [Read Full Story]