MARRIAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARRIAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kirby: What if I had two Moms — or two Old Mans? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433423-78/gay-kirby-marriage-parents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433423-78/gay-kirby-marriage-parents.html.csp">Kirby: What if I had two Moms — or two Old Mans?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Tribune Columnist </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T09:55:02.231-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I try to stay out of the same-sex marriage argument. Mainly because I’m not gay and neither is anyone in my immediate family. Not that I know of, anyway. Gay people I do know are no more evil/crazy than the people I go to church with, some of whom might be gay. Comes to that, church annoys me far more often than the fight over gay rights. Whether gays can marry and have children ranks No. 3,291 on my List of Stuff I Should Worry About. It comes right after whether dogs will ever be able to vot...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433423@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:55:02 MDT Op-ed: Catholics could learn from Mormons’ eternal marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432791-82/marriage-catholic-catholics-marriages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432791-82/marriage-catholic-catholics-marriages.html.csp">Op-ed: Catholics could learn from Mormons’ eternal marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nicholas G. Hahn III</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:24:08.098-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Pope Francis married 20 couples two weeks ago, it was the first time a pope had done so in over a decade. It’s too bad Francis seems to think half of all marriages aren’t valid. The pope said as much last year when he was asked on the papal plane about communion for divorced and remarried Catholics. His predecessor in Buenos Aires, Cardinal Antonio Quarracino, the pope remarked, “used to say that as far as he was concerned, half of all marriages are null. But why did he say this? Because pe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432791@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:24:08 MDT Letter: How low will same-sex marriage opponents go? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433729-82/family-anti-low-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433729-82/family-anti-low-marriage.html.csp">Letter: How low will same-sex marriage opponents go?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:23:17.069-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I really am not sure there is something worse than using strangers’ children as a weapon against their own family. But Thursday night Mary Summerhays, at an anti-family rally (yes, anti-family), used pictures of friends of mine and their kids to make a point that is factually untrue. How low do these anti-family organizations, like Celebration of Marriage, have to go to push their ungodly agenda? Defaming children and their families without even knowing them and how amazingly loving and special ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433729@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:17 MDT Op-ed: Stand up to elites who undermine traditional marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429746-82/marriage-elites-stand-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429746-82/marriage-elites-stand-family.html.csp">Op-ed: Stand up to elites who undermine traditional marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Roback Morse</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:02.195-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Why should we stand for the family, or for marriage, or for life or for any of the culturally-conservative issues? Living in California during the Proposition 8 debates, I had a front row seat watching the “elites” mangle the meaning of marriage. The judicial elites have handed down a disastrous series of federal court decisions, solidifying governmental commitment to the ideology of the sexual revolution. The entertainment elites seem to celebrate every family form except the natural family o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429746@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:02 MDT Pyle: Reality deniers need to accept it: Your way may not be my way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58430821-82/com-acceptance-making-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58430821-82/com-acceptance-making-marriage.html.csp">Pyle: Reality deniers need to accept it: Your way may not be my way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George Pyle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:30:06.852-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you’ve read the 1969 book by psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, “On Death and Dying” — or, a bit more likely, have seen Bob Fosse’s semi-autobiographical movie “All That Jazz” — you know about the five stages of death. • 1. Denial. Nothing’s wrong. I’m fine. Really. Nothing to see here. Move along. • 2. Anger. Hey! What the hell?!? • 3. Bargaining. Wait, wait. I promise. No more bacon double cheeseburgers. I’ll take up running. Whatever it takes. Talk to me here. • 4. Depression. Oh, man....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430821@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:30:06 MDT Utah rally: Same-sex marriage would hurt children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58428978-90/sex-marriage-utah-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58428978-90/sex-marriage-utah-case.html.csp">Utah rally: Same-sex marriage would hurt children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:27:55.992-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They were there for the children. Their own, others’, those who haven’t been born yet — even the children of gay couples. Supporters of man-woman marriage holding signs declaring “biology is not bigotry” and “two moms don’t equal a dad” cheered long and loud as conservative activist Mary Summerhays projected on a screen images of same-sex couples and their children. “This child has a mother,” she said, as an image of Matthew Baraza and Tony Milner filled the screen. In it, the two men were hold...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428978@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:27:55 MDT Movie review: ‘Rigby’ examines a fading marriage from both sides http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416504-223/eleanor-conor-marriage-rigby.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416504-223/eleanor-conor-marriage-rigby.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Rigby’ examines a fading marriage from both sides</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:05:06.635-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sometimes thoughtful and compelling, sometimes talky and overinflated, “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” is a dark, emotionally wrought drama of a marriage hitting the skids. It begins with Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) and Conor (James McAvoy), young and deliriously in love. This is prologue, since we next see Eleanor jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge. She survives and moves back in with her parents (William Hurt, Isabelle Huppert), unwilling to speak of a tragedy that led to the attempted suici...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416504@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:05:06 MDT Bloomberg Op-ed: Pot smokers following the gay marriage trail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432002-82/marijuana-marriage-sex-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58432002-82/marijuana-marriage-sex-states.html.csp">Bloomberg Op-ed: Pot smokers following the gay marriage trail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Francis Barry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T06:04:35.464-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 06:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is the year of the Seinfeld midterms, we are told — an election about nothing in particular, lacking dominant themes. Yet the election also highlights how we are becoming a Seinfeld society. When it comes to two cultural issues that were once taboo, gay relationships and marijuana use, Americans are increasingly saying: “Not that there’s anything wrong with that.” In November, voters in Alaska and Oregon will decide whether to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana, as voters in Colora...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432002@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:04:35 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - September 18, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58431265-227/utah-saltlakecity-photo-staff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58431265-227/utah-saltlakecity-photo-staff.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - September 18, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T22:53:02.922-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Traditional marriage supporters filled the Capitol Rotunda during a rally in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 18, 2014.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58431265@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:53:02 MDT Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp">Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul C. Burke, Brett L. Tolman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and John W. Mackay</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T16:16:02.506-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two all-star legal teams in the fight over Utah’s Amendment 3 await the call from the U.S. Supreme Court for the ultimate matchup in the battle over same-sex marriage. On Sept. 29, the nine justices are set to review seven petitions from same-sex marriage cases in five states — Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin. An announcement is likely this fall, perhaps even in early October, with written briefing and oral arguments to follow before a final decision by the Supreme Court in June ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425063@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:16:02 MDT Ponnuru: Democrats shouldn’t rely on pot and gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58427681-82/abortion-democrats-marriage-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58427681-82/abortion-democrats-marriage-public.html.csp">Ponnuru: Democrats shouldn’t rely on pot and gay marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ramesh Ponnuru</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T05:53:20.03-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 05:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After George W. Bush won re-election in 2004, Democrats had a bit of a freak-out about social issues. Prominent strategists, and even their losing presidential candidate, John Kerry, blamed the defeat partly on the perception that they were too extreme on abortion. This year, Democrats have no such worries. They’re campaigning hard on social issues, saying it’s their opponents who are out of step with the public. And many Republicans are responding defensively: The most prominent Republican ad o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58427681@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:53:20 MDT Lawyer in Utah’s gay marriage case wins MacArthur genius grant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424449-78/foundation-recipients-marriage-among.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58424449-78/foundation-recipients-marriage-among.html.csp">Lawyer in Utah’s gay marriage case wins MacArthur genius grant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DON BABWIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T10:31:28.083-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago• A civil rights lawyer who has been a leader in the marriage equality movement across the country, including Utah, is among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced on Wednesday the 2014 recipients, who will each receive $625,000 to spend any way they like. Mary Bonauto, director of the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, is part of an eclectic group that also includes scientists, mathem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424449@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:31:28 MDT Letter: Accidental DNews explains a lot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420588-82/conservative-obama-congressmen-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420588-82/conservative-obama-congressmen-debate.html.csp">Letter: Accidental DNews explains a lot</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T16:55:49.909-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Sunday morning, we received our Tribune but had the Opinion section from the Deseret News. After my initial frustration, I better understand the narrow, conservative thinking of my adopted state. Here is my tally of the content: Two national conservative columnists on the Scotland vote and Obama’s wrong strategy for ISIS, a DNews editorial defending faith-based student groups on college campuses, a column on the perils of credit card use, a citizen commenting on Ogden’s positive growth in the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420588@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:49 MDT Rampell: Many life milestones are out of millennials’ reach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420307-82/millennials-adults-marry-milestones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58420307-82/millennials-adults-marry-milestones.html.csp">Rampell: Many life milestones are out of millennials’ reach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T16:14:45.987-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 04:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • We want to move out. We want to own our home. We want to marry. We want to work. The problem is, many of us can’t. America’s young adults have gotten a lot of flak for missing many of the milestones that earlier generations checked off with ease. We aren’t getting even entry-level jobs, which could enable us to pay our own bills. Not only are we not buying houses, many of us aren’t renting, either: About a third of millennials still live with their parents, earning us the irksome...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420307@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:14:45 MDT Editor column: Swallow-Shurtleff stories, gay-marriage editorials highlight string of Tribune awards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407215-78/tribune-utah-judges-editorials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58407215-78/tribune-utah-judges-editorials.html.csp">Editor column: Swallow-Shurtleff stories, gay-marriage editorials highlight string of Tribune awards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Terry Orme</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:32:04.032-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’ve been accused before of using this space for self-aggrandizement. One well-known wit, who will remain nameless so as not to encourage him, worried that I’d torn my rotator cuff patting myself on the back. Well, here I go again, this time risking tennis elbow by patting The Salt Lake Tribune staff on its collective scapulae. In the 2013 Associated Press newspaper contest that covers Utah, Idaho and eastern Washington, The Tribune showed why it is the dominant news source in Utah and one of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407215@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:04 MDT Supreme court to look at Utah’s same-sex marriage case, 4 others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58399094-90/court-marriage-sex-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58399094-90/court-marriage-sex-case.html.csp">Supreme court to look at Utah’s same-sex marriage case, 4 others</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:15:04.655-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Sept. 29, the U.S. Supreme Court announced, it will take its first look at five states’ same-sex marriage cases and discuss which — if any — the nine justices would take. The high court, which will convene for a private conference before its session begins in October, distributed the seven gay marriage petitions it has received to the justices, according updated docket information Wednesday. Utah’s case — the landmark Kitchen v. Herbert lawsuit that became the first to see a federal judge ap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399094@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:15:04 MDT Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398263-82/marriage-coffee-court-intervene.html.csp">Letter: Wake up and smell the coffee, Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.455-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you for the article (“‘Friends’ of same-sex marriage case ask Supreme Court to intervene,” Sept. 5) by Marissa Lang. Powerful states and corporations are asking the United States Supreme Court to intervene. The wind of change is sweeping across the USA for marriage equality. My daughter and her wife were married in New York, but the state of Utah does not recognize their marriage or their rights as citizens of the USA. The wind of change will make this country a better country for al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT Sunstein: Greatest win for gay marriage is just two words http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382520-82/sex-marriage-posner-couples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58382520-82/sex-marriage-posner-couples.html.csp">Sunstein: Greatest win for gay marriage is just two words</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cass R. Sunstein</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:03:04.229-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The movement for marriage equality Thursday received its greatest legal victory. Judge Richard Posner, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, wrote a powerful opinion ordering Indiana and Wisconsin to recognize same-sex marriages. In the process, he eviscerated the states’ efforts to defend their discriminatory laws. The author matters in this case. Posner was appointed by Ronald Reagan, and he isn’t known for favoring an active judicial role or for thinking that courts should pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382520@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:03:04 MDT Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395254-68/court-marriage-gay-supreme.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395254-68/court-marriage-gay-supreme.html.csp">Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 08:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently said she thinks so, too. The emerging consensus makes it likely that the justices soon will agree to take up the question of whether the Constitution forbids states from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. A final ruling isn’t likely before June 2015, but a decision to get involved could come as soon as the end of this month. “I do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952542014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T20:49:02.137-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395254@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:49:02 MDT Letter: ‘Omnigamy’ another made-up threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389359-82/hales-marriage-omnigamy-polygamy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58389359-82/hales-marriage-omnigamy-polygamy.html.csp">Letter: ‘Omnigamy’ another made-up threat</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T17:11:02.059-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Brian Hales cries out about the coming scourge of “omnigamy” (“Are we ready for a coming age of ‘omnigamy’?” Sept. 5). According to Hales, “gay marriage” is a slippery slope, with the inevitable consequence that “any group of men and women [could] marry each other….” Hales warns that “the unavoidable result [of gay marriage] is...’group marriage,’ where everyone is married to everyone.” Alas, Hales is confused. The legal union of two me...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58389359@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:11:02 MDT