Tag Archives | marriage equality

Quote of the day: ‘Armageddon is the cure’

Jerry Bergevin is back. The former lawmaker who made national headlines in 2012 when he claimed teaching the theory of evolution led to Nazi atrocities and the Columbine school shooting is a Republican House candidate in Hillsborough District 45, which comprises Manchester Wards 10, 11 and 12. Bergevin, who emailed his House colleagues a message […]

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1963 March on Washington – Caroline French was there!

Fifty years ago, a quarter-million people found their ways to our nation’s capital for one of the largest political rallies in history. Caroline French, a grassroots political activist and antiques dealer from the Seacoast, was one of them. “I was 21 years old, a college student at UNH,” she said. “When you’re in college, you […]

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With This Decision I Thee Wed: Labor Celebrates The Death Of DOMA

Discrimination comes in many forms. Some are discriminated based on their skin color, others are discriminated on the basis of their sex.  We all agree that discrimination is wrong.  Today our nation took a giant leap forward against the discrimination of the LBGT community. “As the Supreme Court has clearly decided, DOMA was an unconstitutional […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Marriage Equality

The United States Supreme Court takes up two cases about marriage equality —  the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), as to whether the Federal Government can set a standard of one man and one woman for marriage, and California's Proposition 8, whether states can prohibit two men or two women from being married, as most […]

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The Maine Marriage Equality Referendum Could Be Close: Our Friends Need Our Help

The vote on gay marriage in Maine this Tuesday might be close.  Turnout of our supporters is important, and since Maine hasn't had so much attention on the national elections, turnout might be a bit weak.  So if anyone knows friends or family in Maine, sending an E-Mail or making a call reminding them that their […]

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Freedom to Marry, LGBT Leaders Endorse Jackie Cilley

Today New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition PAC, along with Granite State leaders in the LGBT community, endorsed Jackie for governor. The release: New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition PAC and State Leaders endorse Jackie CONCORD – The New Hampshire Freedom to Marry Coalition PAC and leaders in the LGBT community announced Thursday that they […]

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New Hampshire Without 100 Years Of Democrats

Every two weeks for the past two years I have written a column in The Portsmouth Herald.  Here is my most recent post: . What would New Hampshire be like today without Democrats these past 100 years? While some of my Republican friends would like to offer their answer to that, perhaps with a bit of a […]

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Jackie and Ovide, on Families and Marriage

The following clip, excerpted from remarks at a recent gubernatorial forum hosted by the New Hampshire Children’s Alliance, removes any shadow of a doubt about what’s at stake this November: Ovide Lamontagne is crystal clear that a top priority for him as governor is the repeal of Marriage Equality: front-runner Ovide Lamontagne, of Manchester, was […]

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Vice President Joe Biden On Marriage Equality: Nice Job

Vice President Joe Biden was on “Meet the Press” on Sunday, and made clear his support for equality. He was quoted as saying “I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, […]

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Jackie on the March, in March

It’s been a whirlwind of activity since the our last roundup – time for an update from the Jackie Cilley campaign! Fresh off their war on women, the O’Brien legislature turned their attention again to an effort that failed last year, the return of so-called “Right to Work.” Jackie’s statement against it read in part: […]

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