The Supreme Court had the choice not only which way to rule, pro- or anti-gay marriage rights, but also how they were going to rule. They could have ruled just federalism, saying, "This isn't a matter for federal; this isn't a federal issue at all. States should decide it. I've always been progressive on social issues: pro-choice, pro-gun control, and pro-gay rights - even when I was a Republican. The big difference is that I once believed the private sector would address America's social problems. But then I saw firsthand that this wasn't going to happen.
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Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step. Either they are redundant or they are violations of the principle of equal rights for all. If your Bible tells you that gay people ought not be married in your church, don't tell them they can't be married at city hall. Marriage is a civil rite as well a civil right, and we can't let religious bigotry close the door to justice to anyone.
Men were spitefully discharged if their sexual orientation became public. People fought and died for this country, I know that I have nothing but respect for those soldiers. Troppi ricordi, troppe sensazioni forti e dolci, inaspettate. Senza volto, senza voce, persino senza corpo.
He made that remark during a meeting with constituents, concerning the issue of gay people working in the federal government, according to a local news article unearthed last year by The Washington Free Beacon. As the nation celebrates Pride Month, that comment from Biden's first year in the U. Biden famously backed gay marriage before his running mate did, during the Obama administration. Times have changed dramatically, of course, since the s, when homosexual activity was illegal in some states. The Biden campaign maintained that the former vice president's record is "unmatched," drawing a contrast with Trump's.