October 25, 2006

Anti-racist Author/Activist Tim Wise in Columbus, IN - 11/08

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2006 | 11:19 PM | comments

Please consider attending this event on Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 PM in Columbus, IN. Tim Wise will be leading a discussion on the topic of: "The Oprah Effect: Black Success, White Denial, and the Reality of Racism." Wise will sign copies of his books immediately following.Read More

More on the Proposed (Anti-) Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 11:14 PM | comments

This evening I attended a Community Forum on the Proposed Marriage Amendment, sponsored by St. Luke's United Methodist Church's Justice Committee, St. Luke's UMC Reachout Group, and the Aldersgate Society. This forum was spearheaded by Dr. Jane Park Cutler, LCSW,...Read More

Court Majority and Entire Dissent: Republican Appointees

Filed by Chris Douglas | October 25, 2006 | 4:56 PM | comments

(It's important for Republican leadership to note that in other states, it has been Republican-appointed courts that have upheld the equal protection clause of the Bill of Rights in these cases. New Jersey is not the first state in which...Read More


Child Abuse

Filed by Ed Team | October 25, 2006 | 4:08 PM | comments

From the judgement of the New Jersey Supreme Court in Mark Lewis and Dennis Winslow, et al. v. Gwendolyn L. Harris, etc., et al. (A-68-05) (The equal marriage rigths case just decided.) Disparate treatment of committed same-sex couples, moreover, directly...Read More


Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 3:20 PM | comments

NJ Supreme Court rules gay couples have equal right to all benefits of marriage. Leaves name up to legislature. 4-3 decision. Here's the thing: the 3 who dissented argued that only marriage would do. That 7 votes for civil unions...Read More

Hostettler Ad Reaches New Lows

Filed by Ellen Andersen | October 25, 2006 | 2:38 PM | comments

Less than two weeks before the election and now the gloves are really starting to come off. Check out the new ad Hostettler has out. The centerpiece: Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank, and the gay agenda. According to the voice-over, if...Read More

The Question I did not ask

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 1:41 PM | comments

At Annette's invitation, along with a few friends, I attended the JCRC's Annual Political Action Workshop: Indiana State House Debates, last night. Present were: Representative David Orentlicher (D) and challenger Kathryn Densborn (R); Representative Cindy Noe (R) and challenger Leona...Read More

GOP breaks out gay marriage (again)

Filed by Jennifer Wagner | October 25, 2006 | 11:45 AM | comments

Cross-posted from Taking Down Words: State Republican lawmakers unveiled yet another component of their 12-step legislative recovery program yesterday. Something about keeping criminal behind bars longer. Good idea. Too bad it would cost the state millions, and B-Boz, per usual,...Read More

Solid potato salad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2006 | 11:40 AM | comments

Okay, don't you wonder how much "Solid potato salad" this commercial from the 1940's sold? When you get to the part with the apple, you won't be able to stop wondering "Are there apples in the potato salad? What...Read More

Watch New Jersey today

Filed by Don Sherfick | October 25, 2006 | 8:20 AM | comments

I just got an E-Mail from Lambda Legal indicating that the New Jersey Supreme Court is due to announce its long-awaited decision on same-sex marriage today (Wednesday) at 3 p.m. EST (why not EDT I don't know...that would make it...Read More