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Is America growing more liberal? It depends. On the subject of gay marriage the answer is yes. Legalizing marijuana? Yes. But the Washington Post’s Aaron Blake reports that the nation is trending more conservative when it comes abortion and gun control.
118 Conservative MPs could potentially vote against government plans to legalise marriage rights for gay couples the Daily Mail has reported. The story was carried large on Saturday’s front page and has been written by the paper’s columnist Andrew Pierce
Mr Pierce has previously voiced his opposition to equal marriage despite claiming to be a supporter of gay rights. According to the Mail, 118 out of 303 Conservative MPs have reportedly written to their constituents about their unease over the policy.
Bye June has announced the premiere of their eagerly awaited new music video, “Shades of Purple.” The track from their album “My Life is an Independent Film” is available now at all leading digital retailers.
“Shades of Purple” is the first pop music video to employ the ancient art of shadowgraphy, or hand shadows. Bye June teamed with world-renowned shadowgrapher Mr. Sati Achath; Resulting in an innovative melding of state-of-the-art video technology and old world shadowgraphy, which created a unique and outstanding medium.
NEW YORK REAPS THE MONETARY BENEFITS OF ALLOWING GAYS TO MARRY WHILE CALIFORNIA'S ECONOMY REMAINS ON LIFE-SUPPORT AND ITS STATE OFFICIALS FORBID SAME SEX COUPLES FROM MARRYING!
“Today, you would think that because I am an African-American, that I would have awakened with a new zest for living, a belief that all things are possible and a renewed hope in America, the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. But instead, I felt a chilling numbness emotionally very similar to the kind of feeling that I experience when someone close to me in my family has just died!”
Zach Wahls a 19-year-old University of Iowa engineering student defended gay marriage in a rousing testimony in front of the Iowa House of Representatives this month. Zack Wahls spoke out against a resolution which would end civil unions in Iowa by describing his own experience as the son of two lesbian partners.
"Our family really isn't so different from any other Iowa family," said Wahls. "When I am home, we go to church together, we eat dinner, we go on vacations."
It's a common refrain of politicians (and some lobby groups) to say that while they are not against equal civil marriage, it is not clear how many gay people actually want it.
A poll by pinknews.co.uk - conducted over two days with almost 800 responses – shows otherwise. LGBT people demand marriage equality.
They see Argentina, Mexico City and other countries in Europe making the move and question why the UK – a supposed world leader on LGBT rights – hasn't yet got that far.