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Texas Same Sex Marriage Foes Call For ‘Biblical Marriage’

About 250 people gathered Monday afternoon at the Texas Capitol to rally in support of what they call “Biblical marriage” — a union between a man and a woman.

03/23/2015

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North Texans React To 1st Legal Gay Marriage In The State

Jack Evans and George Harris say they cheered when Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant exchanged vows Thursday morning, after a state judge ordered the Travis County clerk to issue them a marriage license.

CBS 11–02/19/2015

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Attorney General Requests Review Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked the state Supreme Court to review a probate judge’s order that found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

02/18/2015

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Probate Judge Rules Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

A probate judge in Travis County has ruled that the Texas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

CBSDFW.COM–02/17/2015

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Faith Leaders Rally For Marriage Equality

Hundreds of faith leaders are set to gather at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday to rally in support for marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Texans.

02/17/2015

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Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012