“Barack believes that we must fight for the world as it should be, a world where together we work to reverse discriminatory laws,” she said at a Manhattan fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee’s Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council.”We are all only here because of those who marched and bled and died, from Selma to Stonewall, in the pursuit of a more perfect union,” she said at the event, held days before the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots between gays and New York police, and the city’s annual gay pride parade.”The world as it is should be one that rejects discrimination of all kinds,” she said.Touting her husband’s record pushing for workplace discrimination legislation as an Illinois state senator and his support of civil unions, Obama noted her husband also had brought a call for equality to conservative groups, telling churchgoers they need to combat homophobia in the black community.The Illinois senator opposes a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage and says states should make their own decisions on the matter. He has said he’s interested in ensuring that same sex couples in civil unions get federal benefits.His Republican opponent, Arizona Sen. John McCain, also opposes a federal constitutional amendment but worked to ban gay marriage in his home state.
“Honestly, it’s an opportunity for us to reach audiences we would not normally be able to reach,” said Michael Newbern, a spokesman for Students for Concealed Carry. “We’ve been saying this for a long time this is not new to us. We’re happy that people are now paying attention to us, paying attention on a larger scale to what we’ve been saying for years.”.
When Carole Middleton attended Wimbledon last week, we were very pleased but not too excited. And when Pippa showed up with her the next day, we were pleasantly surprised but still felt something (or someone) was missing. So when Kate Middleton finally entered Wimbledon’s royal box with Prince William today, we were beyond thrilled..
It in the same fascist category as taking children away from their parents. Un fucking believable, sir. In America, you do not treat people this way. Gisele is an easy target for the haters here, and you don’t have to look very hard to find them. She’s rich, she’s successful at what she does, she’s pretty, she’s married to someone who is even better looking than she is, and she no doubt has help with the kids. You know, nannies and such.
Government at that time wanted to shape the future, says Peter Sehestedt, an advisor for the Danish Energy Agency. Wanted to show the rest of the world what can be done. Started with turbines on land. For all its advantages, the Private Option is still an experiment that could bring some surprises over time. Private insurance is typically pricier than public coverage, and the forces inflating Arkansas’ Medicaid costs are inflating private insurance costs as well. When any insurer, public or private, rewards doctors and hospitals for the volume of services they deliver, rather than the quality of care they provide, medical spending tends to spiral out of control.