The Reverend Jerry Bennett of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ in Highland says he supports the measure because Jesus loved all people.
Bernard Cherkasov, chief executive of the gay-rights group Equality Illinois, says the election results showed same-sex marriage winning in four states.
After a girl checked out “Uncle Bobby’s Wedding,” a children’s book about two male guinea pigs getting married, her father asked that the book be taken off the shelves.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.
State Rep. David Reis is the sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in the state.
Civil unions are supposed to give couples the same rights under law as marriage, but ” those rights are often denied.”
St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom is proposing to reduce the city’s nine police districts and downsize his command staff.
Professor Susan Murray says she hopes Thursday’s vote at the Rolla campus will send a message to the Missouri Board of Curators.
Charlie talks about a music teacher at a local Catholic school who is getting married to someone of the same sex and was fired. Charlie also talks with Rodney Hamilton, who went from the streets of STL to principal dancer with Ballet Hispanico; and with Bob Guller and Sarah Spear of Arch Grants about an opportunity for someone who wants to start his/her own business to apply for grant money (log on to http://www.archgrants.org. Deadline is March 9, 2012)