gay marriage


Taiwan is shooting itself in the foot in its quest to woo the West

William Huang | 16 October 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, gay marriage, population decline, Taiwan


Australia’s same-sex marriage plebiscite: oceans of assertion, and puddles of proof

Michael Cook | 11 August 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, gay marriage, same-sex marriage


‘Gay marriage doesn’t just redefine marriage, but also parenting’

Sheila Liaugminas | 01 July 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: children's rights, gay marriage, same-sex parenting


Supreme Court marriage ruling is ‘a constitutionally illegitimate fiat’

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 June 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: gay marriage, Helen Alvare, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice John Roberts, same-sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court


Supreme Court marriage rulings shift American government tradition

Sheila Liaugminas | 28 June 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: DOMA, gay marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Samuel Alito, Obama Father's Day speech, Proposition 8, Reagan Father's Day proclamation, Supreme Court marriage rulings, US Supreme Court
We have always been a nation whose government serves by the consent of the governed, with separate and enumerated powers, states’ rights, rule of law and all that. Things have been ‘evolving,' in popular parlance. With the Supreme Court rulings on marriage this week, we got a paradigm shift from self-government to ‘the tyranny of the majority,’ though that needs clarification to understand the meaning of “majority”, the way most of the language we’re using these days could benefit from clarification.


The Dems agenda

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, gay marriage, social issues
Throughout the Republicans’ primary debates and into the GOP convention, that party was accused of being too focused on social issues and not the fiscal ones that matter to the country. Now, the Democrats opened their convention with a heavy emphasis on…social issues.


Media ignore Family Research Council shooting

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 August 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Family Research Council, gay marriage, hate crime, social activism
That’s another ‘dog bites man’ headline. But had the circumstances been the opposite, a shooter armed and angry opening fire in the DC headquarters of a social policy advocacy group would have been all over the news cycles with endless analysis of its grave ramifications.


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