Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 05 2010

California’s Draconian Proposition 8 Overturned

In one fale swoop, U.S. District Court judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling overturning Proposition 8 has dealt a formidable blow to the flat earth forces of hyper-religiosity, bigotry, hysteria and unreason. Although Prop 8 supporters are gearing up for a Ninth Circuit Court challenge that may eventually proceed to the Supreme Court, Walker’s defense of LGBT …

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Aug 03 2010

Angels and Innocents

By Sikivu Hutchinson I have a vivid memory of the first time I became aware that children could die. It was early evening in the leisurely dusk of summer, and after eating with my mother at a local coffee shop, we passed by a newspaper vending machine outside. A child victim, kidnapped, murdered and disposed …

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