My daughter emailed me yesterday, saying she's writing her junior paper on gay marriage. She wants my point of view on the reasons I think it's prohibition should be illegal and what I think about it being used in the last presidential election.
LOL.. she knows what I think AND agrees with me! I secretly believe she's asked me because she knows I've got the details... and an email from Mom is easier than her own reference work!! Bless her little heart though... she knows I can't resist!
Anyway, while surfing for current news on the use of gay marriage as a wedge issue, I found this;
I hope the link works and that I'm not breaking any laws in posting the link without asking... but you HAVE to see this.
Essentially, the Senate has agreed to vote on an amendment banning same sex marriage. It's not expected to pass, however Specter, the Republican Chairman has made the 'decision to hold the vote in the President's Room, where access by the general public is restricted, instead of in the panel's usual home in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.'
They want to change OUR constitution UNDERCOVER?
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/5/18/16392/8661 . I love the comments.