MARRIAGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MARRIAGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mr. and Mrs. Clooney get married. For real, this time ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58474375-82/marriage-married-real-clooney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58474375-82/marriage-married-real-clooney.html.csp">Mr. and Mrs. Clooney get married. For real, this time ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T17:21:02.658-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">[Above: Classic Python, from a time when two (or more) men getting married to one another was only a joke.] To the great joy of the paparazzi, movie star George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin were married in Venice Monday. Didn’t that happen Saturday? Well, sort of. Fact is, in Italy, and many other European and Commonwealth nations, marriage is often a two-stage process. For many folks, who are either religious or just like a little pomp and circumstance, the church or ballroo...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58474375@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:21:02 MDT Letter: Gay marriage opponent fails to make the case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459919-82/marriage-elites-case-fails.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459919-82/marriage-elites-case-fails.html.csp">Letter: Gay marriage opponent fails to make the case</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T16:00:02.722-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In Jennifer Morse’s op-ed (“Stand up to the elites who undermine traditional marriage,” Sept. 21), she denigrates those she chooses to call “elites” without ever saying what the name means, except that they are people who don’t agree with her. She goes on to claim that these “elites” are responsible for “the dismantling of marriage,” but does not say how this is occurring. In particular, she claims that children will be harmed if gays marry and then have children they rear. She provides no ev...</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> 58459919@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:00:02 MDT Rampell: Jobs and marriage go together http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472710-82/marriage-women-americans-married.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58472710-82/marriage-women-americans-married.html.csp">Rampell: Jobs and marriage go together</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T10:34:59.626-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 10:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • When I wrote recently about how most millennials wanted to marry but found marriage out of economic reach, lots of skeptical readers wrote to protest that marriage licenses are cheap. That’s true; licenses are quite affordable, typically running at well under $100 a pop. In exchange, recipients get a lifetime of legal and social protections related to estate planning, hospital visitation, government benefits and the right to shush judgmental relatives’ insinuations about spinsterhoo...</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> 58472710@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:59 MDT Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58472490-68/sex-divorce-marriage-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58472490-68/sex-divorce-marriage-state.html.csp">Divorce law out of synch with same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T09:36:21.867-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread. Sadly, bad times set in three years later, but uncoupling has proven far more difficult. The two women are now trapped in a state of bitter, desperate “wedlock,” an emerging antit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584724902014-09-30T09:36:21.867-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T09:36:21.867-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472490@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:36:21 MDT Clooney, wife make newlywed appearance in Venice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58465072-223/clooney-venice-alamuddin-bride.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58465072-223/clooney-venice-alamuddin-bride.html.csp">Clooney, wife make newlywed appearance in Venice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PATRICIA THOMAS and LUCA BRUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T11:47:59.877-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Venice, Italy • Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor and the human rights lawyer emerged Sunday from the luxury hotel where they were married a day earlier. The groom, in a smart light gray suit, sported a simple ring on his left hand. His wife, in a flouncy white short dress with pastel-colored appliques resembling flower blossoms, wore a thin band studded with what appeared to be roundish diamonds...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584650722014-09-28T11:47:59.877-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T11:47:59.877-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58465072@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:47:59 MDT Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah A.G. candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58456315-90/attorney-ban-case-defend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58456315-90/attorney-ban-case-defend.html.csp">Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah A.G. candidates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T10:13:15.024-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Attorney General Sean Reyes says he has a duty to defend Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, his personal and legal opinion notwithstanding. His challenger, Charles Stormont, says it is a foolhardy waste of hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money arguing for a law that is clearly unconstitutional. Underlying the marriage debate in Utah is a deeper philosophical rift about the role of the state’s elected attorney: Should the attorney general exercise his or her discretion when it comes to...</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> 58456315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:13:15 MDT Poll: Utahns evenly split as Supreme Court considers gay marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459201-90/court-sex-case-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58459201-90/court-sex-case-marriage.html.csp">Poll: Utahns evenly split as Supreme Court considers gay marriage</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="2014-09-29T11:43:15.665-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Support for same-sex marriage in Utah remains split, a new poll reveals, though a majority of Utahns believe the state’s ban on gay and lesbian unions ultimately won’t survive. As the U.S. Supreme Court takes a look at a Utah lawsuit challenging a voter-approved state ban on same-sex marriage for the first time Monday, the gay rights advocacy group Freedom To Marry released a poll that it said shows most Utahns want the high court to hear Utah’s case. The lawsuit, Kitchen v. Herbert, became 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> 58459201@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:43:15 MDT Letter: Don’t indulge anti-gays and their gutter tactics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58456430-82/marriage-anti-tactics-equality.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58456430-82/marriage-anti-tactics-equality.html.csp">Letter: Don’t indulge anti-gays and their gutter tactics</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:55:02.732-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Celebration of Marriage group sparked a great deal of outrage by misappropriating photos of children at a Capitol rally in order to shame LGBT families. The act has been called despicable and unethical – and yet notice how effectively the group was able to change the conversation. It is unsurprising anti-gay groups would resort to such tactics: After all, these are the people who purport to support and celebrate marriage, while their only purpose is to deny marriage equality to those th...</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> 58456430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:55:02 MDT Religion losing clout, but more want politics preached from pulpit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58447793-80/percent-religion-religious-smith.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58447793-80/percent-religion-religious-smith.html.csp">Religion losing clout, but more want politics preached from pulpit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CATHY LYNN GROSSMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T19:04:02.304-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More Americans today say religion’s influence is losing ground just when they want it to play a stronger role in public life and politics. A new Pew Research Center survey finds 72 percent of Americans say religion’s influence is declining in society — the highest percentage since Pew began measuring the trend in 2001, when only 52 percent held that view. “Most people (overwhelmingly Christians) view this as a bad thing,” said Greg Smith, associate director of Pew’s Religion & Public Life Projec...</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> 58447793@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:04:02 MDT Letter: Who is really harming those children? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455416-82/marriage-parading-pictures-impact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455416-82/marriage-parading-pictures-impact.html.csp">Letter: Who is really harming those children?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T17:18:32.63-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content"></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> 58455416@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:18:32 MDT In Utah’s same-sex marriage debate, should the children be off limits? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58442642-90/marriage-relationships-photos-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58442642-90/marriage-relationships-photos-sex.html.csp">In Utah’s same-sex marriage debate, should the children be off limits?</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="2014-09-24T09:18:20.067-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the photo, the baby’s eyes are wide as her mother Megan Berrett lifts her above a bouquet of microphones. Her socks are yellow, pants dark blue, a purple flower sits atop her light wisps of hair. It was a picture Megan Berrett and her wife Candice Green-Berrett said they loved, an image that made them proud of their family, a photo they never thought about twice. Until last week. The image, published in The Salt Lake Tribune after a Jan. 10 protest at the Utah State Capitol, became a flash ...</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> 58442642@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:18:20 MDT Letter: Despicable to loving LGBT families http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58441146-82/despicable-behavior-lgbt-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58441146-82/despicable-behavior-lgbt-marriage.html.csp">Letter: Despicable to loving LGBT families</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T19:50:28.782-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is my response to the despicable behavior displayed at the rally for traditional marriage this week. You fought dirty by using children from loving LGBT families and saying they would be damaged goods. Do you really think we are going to be quiet about that? I am a straight ally of the LGBT communty. I stand with them in their fight for human rights. I stand with them in their fight for second-parent adoption so their children are protected if something happens to the other parent. I stand ...</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> 58441146@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:50:28 MDT Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446289-68/huskey-military-child-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446289-68/huskey-military-child-marriage.html.csp">Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL BIESECKER and JULIE WATSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T14:15:22.846-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 02:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jacksonville, N.C. • On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Carolina. If all goes as planned, the 28-year-old military policewoman will return to Camp Lejeune in time for a January delivery at an on-base hospital. But the space on the baby’s birth certificate marked “Father” will be left blank. Though her wedding in Washington, D.C., to Jessica Painter Hus...</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> 58446289@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:22 MDT Support for gay marriage may be leveling off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443150-68/percent-gay-marriage-pew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443150-68/percent-gay-marriage-pew.html.csp">Support for gay marriage may be leveling off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL ZOLL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T19:05:02.014-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusions. But the new poll released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February, from 54 percent to 49 percent, in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships. The percentage of those ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584431502014-09-22T19:05:02.014-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T19:05:02.014-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443150@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:02 MDT Letter: Rally was cowardly child abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58442657-82/utah-bible-marriage-rally.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58442657-82/utah-bible-marriage-rally.html.csp">Letter: Rally was cowardly child abuse</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:41:33.995-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To Mary Summerhays of “Utah Celebration of Marriage” (Tribune, Sept. 20): As a straight male, age 68, married 44 years and with three children and six grandkids, I’m calling you out. Shame on you! If you had shown pictures of my kids at a political rally and predicted their ruin, you would see me in court. What you did in showing pictures of real children was cowardly and a form of child abuse. So where is your own apology to those children and their parents? Try this: “I’m very sorry. It was m...</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> 58442657@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:33 MDT Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442253-68/gay-marriage-percent-support.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58442253-68/gay-marriage-percent-support.html.csp">Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RACHEL ZOLL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T13:11:17.622-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusions. But the new released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February, from 54 percent to 49 percent, in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships. The poll of 2,002 adults, cond...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584422532014-09-22T13:11:17.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T13:11:17.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442253@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:11:17 MDT News roundup: Secret Service may screen tourists near White House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58440748-64/trib-utah-service-secret.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58440748-64/trib-utah-service-secret.html.csp">News roundup: Secret Service may screen tourists near White House</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:02:56.143-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Secret Service may screen tourists blocks from the White House. Poll: Nearly 2/3rds of Utahns support conceal carry for teachers. Herbert's next challenge: Convincing the Legislature on Healthy Utah plan. Happy Monday. After a man carrying a knife was able to jump the White House fence and sprint into the front doors before being tackled, the Secret Service is considering a plan to start screening tourists and pedestrians blocks away to identify threats. The screenings may not as thorough...</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> 58440748@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:02:56 MDT Families: Different Strokes for Different Folks ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58440086-82/marriage-com-sltrib-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58440086-82/marriage-com-sltrib-www.html.csp">Families: Different Strokes for Different Folks ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T21:21:03.156-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A lot of thoughtfulness about something that’s so close to many people we don’t think about it very much. The family unit. ­— Reality deniers need to accept it: Your way may not be my way ­— George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune “ ... Besides, do you know anybody who got married, got pregnant, got pregnant again, got divorced, got a prescription for contraceptives, had an abortion, got a job, or not, because of how it would affect Social Security actuarial tables or global resource distribution? “...</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> 58440086@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:21:03 MDT 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