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Category Archive: marriage

Feb 15 2014

A Heart-Felt Love Ode To Antonin Scalia

It must be depressing, to be a Scalia, To see your words twisted in so many ways To see your dissent—Windsor’s warning—adorning The arguments cited in favor of gays! Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky—how lucky The activists were, that you wrote your dissent! Your snarking in Windsor turned, now, to a how-to; They probably know that it’s …

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Jan 20 2014

Don’t Ask Me Why

I have a new favorite band/song/video. Watch it. You’ll love it. I want the band, Great Caesar, to do well. Buy the digital download; it’s only a buck (or more, if you like). Hell, send it as a gift (same link) to your favorite opponents of same sex marriage. (Ok, yeah, your friends who are …

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Jan 14 2014

A Whole Different Kern (Oklahoma SSM Ruling)

In Oklahoma, Terence Kern, The news reports would have me learn, Has ruled (He is a judge; he can) Against the same-sex marriage ban Though, for a while, the ruling’s stayed Until the state appeals are made So justice is a bit delayed. The law that Oklahoma passed Left same-sex marriage second-classed They could not …

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Jan 06 2014

Supremes Halt Same-Sex Marriage In Utah, While Under Appeal

Though we thought that an era had passed It was, maybe, too perfect to last Hundreds thought they were wed Now the court says, instead, “Equal treatment? Hang on, not so fast!” It took a while–long enough for hundreds of same sex couples to have already wed–but the highly-expected appeal finally came through, and same …

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Dec 31 2013

Live Same-Sex Wedding To Be Part Of New Year’s Tournament Of Roses Parade

At the Tournament Of Roses, There’s a wonderful parade Where the floats are not just beautiful, They’re very strangely made: Every inch of them is covered With a flower, leaf, or twig; They must hide the float’s machinery— Each lever; every rig— It’s a grand show of technology, A flowered tour de force, And it’s …

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Dec 26 2013

Narrow Ohio Ruling With Broad Implications For Same-Sex Marriage

If you’re living in Ohio And you want to wed your mate There are certain situations Where they’ll send you out of state: See, Ohio has its standards; Still, the balance of your life They will recognize your union— He’s the husband; she’s the wife. If you’re more-than-kissing cousins And you want to tie the …

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Dec 23 2013

Another One To Bookmark

It matters not how you re-word it; they’ve heard it, Your argument stinks—that’s a matter of fact. The judge gave to you, in this ruling, a schooling A thorough rebuking, though written with tact. You claimed it amounts to miscarriage of marriage To change what such unions have meant all along; The judge found your …

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Nov 23 2013

An Atheist Wedding? Good God!

In the planning for our wedding We had made the usual list Of the people we’d invited Making certain none were missed From your little cousin Hanna To my scary uncle Todd There was one, though, uninvited: We had left no room for God. We would build our world together We would make our solemn …

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Oct 26 2013

A Perfect Match

He gave her his heart, in exchange for her own And he owed her that heart and more, didn’t ‘e? They already knew they were perfectly matched… Cos, you see, she had given him her kidney! (Honestly, if you are the sort who doesn’t watch videos until you see if it is worth it, watch …

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Sep 11 2013

The Concerned Neighbor

There’s a little get-together In the house across the street Where they’ll have some beers, some chips and dips, And maybe grill some meat Though it’s not the sort of recipe My family cares to eat, Still, I must admit, they’ve gathered quite a crowd. All the cooking is downwind from me There’s nothing I …

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