The New "SarahPAC"

| January 28, 2009

Stolen directly from Curtis Haring’s blog, this is the a copy of the text from the homepage of the new formed SarahPAC, with Haring’s own comments added. ———————————————————————————————– So here is, word for word,what the website states – with my own commentary thrown in: SarahPAC believes America’s best days are ahead (because the last eight […]

The New “SarahPAC”

| January 28, 2009

Stolen directly from Curtis Haring’s blog, this is the a copy of the text from the homepage of the new formed SarahPAC, with Haring’s own comments added. ———————————————————————————————– So here is, word for word,what the website states – with my own commentary thrown in: SarahPAC believes America’s best days are ahead (because the last eight […]

Despite Today, Pro-Gays Are Optimistic

| January 27, 2009

Today the Utah Senate Judiciary Interim Committee denied the first of the Common Ground Initiative bills, proposing wrongful death benefits for same-sex couples 4 to 2. The committee, led by such high-public names like Michael Waddoups and Chris Buttars heard extensive argument about the (very familiar) slippery slope that these rights may land the legislature […]

Gay Rally Seeking Common Ground

| January 24, 2009

Today, hundreds of Utahns marched from Washington Square in SLC up State St to the Capitol Building in support of the “Common Ground Initiative.” The weather? Not the most pleasant, freezing rain coming down the whole time, but it failed to stop the enthusiasm as marchers chanted the full 7 block march. Jacob Whipple, who […]

Talking to Senator Buttars

| January 22, 2009

Senator Chris Buttars Eric Ethington and Elaine Ball Some of you may know that I am the founder of the group PRIDE In Your Community, a LGBTQ and ally group that performs community service projects in an attempt to bridge the gap between the LGBTQ community and the rest of Utah. This past Saturday, Jan […]

Intensive Look at the Debate Over LDS Prop 8 Involvement

| January 16, 2009

I found this story today about the LDS church’s financial involvement in Prop 8, it’s extremely well done. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWCum9yQhTg&eurl=http://www.google.com/reader/view/]

Maine Joins the Fight For Equality

| January 14, 2009

Just one month after gay-rights advocates announced plans for all of New England to have Gay Marriage on the books by 2012, Maine has joined the long list of states with Same-Sex Marriage bills coming up for votes. Senator Dennis Damon proposed the new bill, saying that after watching the results of [Maine's] domestic registry, “it […]