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  • In Theory: Free speech or abuse?

    In the wake of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, the Arizona state legislature has passed emergency legislation to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from picketing victims' funerals, including that of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green. The church's...
  • In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles

    A recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute asked 1,017 Americans their view on religion and homosexuality, between Oct. 14 and 17, in the wake of a highly publicized rash of suicides by gay people. The poll revealed that most Americans...
  • Small Wonders: The search for commonality

    Small Wonders: The search for commonality
    This is the last in a three-part series: Marguerite doesn't pray for snow anymore. "Let's just say for the past 25 years, the only time I pray is when I'm taking off or hit turbulence in an airplane." It took years for Marguerite to reconcile the...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • Small Wonders: Honor them for what they've done

    You know what I like best about Sequoia National Park? The fact that conservationist John Muir walked off its dusty trails and into a warm bed with a woman. What inspires me most about Neil Armstrong? That a straight man was willing to take one small...
  • California Supreme Court to hear Proposition 8 case Sept. 6

    TheĀ  legal battle over Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that reinstated a ban on same-sex marriage, will go before the California Supreme Court on Sept. 6, when the justices will hear arguments on whether initiative proponents are entitled to defend...
  • Friedman joins 80 mayors across the nation in support of same-sex marriage

    Friedman joins 80 mayors across the nation in support of same-sex marriage
    Glendale Mayor Laura Friedman is joining about 80 other mayors across the country in supporting same-sex marriage nationwide. Friedman said she joined the effort, called” Mayors for the Freedom to Marry,” because she believes in equal...
  • JPL trial: Coppedge admits complaints unrelated to religious beliefs

    JPL trial: Coppedge admits complaints unrelated to religious beliefs
    Lawyers for Jet Propulsion Laboratory challenged former JPL employee David Coppedge on his track record at the NASA-affiliated research facility Tuesday, laying out a history of complaints about his work that had nothing to do with religion or politics....
  • Court ruling on Prop. 8 will have far-reaching implications

    Court ruling on Prop. 8 will have far-reaching implications
    More than three years after California voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage, an appeals court on Tuesday is set to decide whether Proposition 8 violates the federal Constitution. During oral arguments more than a year ago, the three-judge panel...
  • Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules

    Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules
    A federal appeals court Tuesday struck down California's ban on same-sex marriage, clearing the way for theU.S. Supreme Courtto rule on gay marriage as early as next year. The 2-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that...
  • Antonovich bemoans Prop. 8 ruling by 'activist judges'

    Antonovich bemoans Prop. 8 ruling by 'activist judges'
    In the wake of a landmark U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Tuesday overturning Proposition 8, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich released a statement admonishing what he called "activist judges with a political correctness agenda"...
  • Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple

    Prop. 8 ruling welcomed by Burbank couple
    Long-time partners Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo pride themselves on being informed voters, so when the Prop. 8 campaign gained momentum in 2008, the Burbank residents were disturbed by the proliferation of material that they felt cast gay marriage as...