I think a much better analogy would have been brother and sister, don’t you?
Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution. It’s not immediately clear when marriages could begin or whether the state government will appeal to a higher-level state court. Gov. Chris Christie is opposed to gay marriage, and his administration is expected to appeal.
New bill proposal: Russian lawmaker wants to take away children from gay parents. Score another win for Russia’s It Gets Worse campaign.
The really mind-boggling part here is how untested Rudd’s answer feels. That’s not focus group talk. That’s not politician speak. That’s raw realness. That’s Rudd speaking from his heart, mind *and* soul. That’s a prime minister with the guts to say what he truly thinks about a wedge issue. That’s so … ridiculously rare.
Nadal’s unfortunate #M4M sign makes a lot of sense today. Full story here, with some more gratuitous Nadal pics.