Posts Tagged ‘Proposition 8’

Querying Cuse: With Liberty and Justice for Some

Posted: November 10, 2008 by jerkmag in Uncategorized
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Barack Obama’s victory on Tuesday was cause for journalists to spew buoyant news stories evoking an egalitarian America. Juxtaposing the momentous occasion was news to the contrary.  Voters in four states approved ballots discriminate against same-sex couples-the most alarming being California’s Proposition 8, which effectively overturned Mays Supreme Court legalization of same-sex marriages in the state. While one barrier on the path towards civil liberties was shattered with Barack’s victory, Proposition 8 proved another stood firmly in lady liberty’s way.  The news on Nov. 5th felt like finding a hole in your favorite pair of shoes; still favorable, but damn the fucking hole! (more…)