United States Representative Keith Ellison, a convert to Islam, sings out in celebration of marriage equality.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday August 4, 2013 8:00 pm|
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday June 30, 2013 8:00 pm|
Our public schools no longer teach math and science very well, apparently for fear of angering religiously militant parents, and the religiously oriented private schools have in many cases been forbidden from doing so. We may have a lot of verbally adept and linguistically clever students, but not many who understand even the core principles of mathematics, much less the sciences. We see it in our journalism, especially those sectors covering finance and science, and we see it in the rise in the use of new-agey nostrums even in modern hospitals whose administrators know better but still cynically seek the dollars fake medicine can bring.
|By: Phoenix Woman Friday June 7, 2013 8:00 pm|
Yes indeedy, folks — We have achieved liftoff here in Minnesota where marriage equality is concerned.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday June 1, 2013 7:00 am|
Today’s twin topics are bees and bozos.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday May 26, 2013 7:00 am|
Today the focus is on another GOP electoral hit man, Push Digital CEO Wesley Donehue of South Carolina. Like Stone, Donehue is known for his scorched-earth style. Unlike Stone, his chief targets are other Republicans. Donehue’s currently working for Scott Honour, a man who wants to be Minnesota’s next governor.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday May 18, 2013 6:45 am|
We all knew there were going to be some epic freakouts on the conservative side here in a newly-equalized Minnesota, but boy howdy, friends, I think some of these people have achieved low-altitude earth orbit here
|By: Phoenix Woman Friday May 17, 2013 8:00 pm|
Remember, at this time last year the Marriage and Voter Restriction Amendments both led in the polls, and by leads that certain would-be Serious Thinkers thought insurmountable. But pilgrims like Sally Jo Sorensen ignored the Serious Thinkers and won the day.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Sunday May 12, 2013 12:30 pm|
In a glass houses moment, National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown chucked stones at the gays last week after the Minnesota House passed the bipartisan marriage equality bill.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Thursday May 9, 2013 5:30 pm|
Today the Minnesota state House passed the marriage equality bill (HF 1054) with a bipartisan 75 to 59 vote. The bill now moves to the Senate, where a vote is expected on Monday, May 13.
Gov. Mark Dayton, who has promised to sign the bill, said yesterday that the House and Senate votes on the marriage bill represent a “society-changing, breakthrough moment” for Minnesota.
|By: Phoenix Woman Friday May 3, 2013 8:00 pm|
Minnesota may soon follow on Rhode Island’s heels and become the eleventh state to offer the freedom to marry to all its citizens.