Anti-gay ballot money pours in
Disclosure reports filed with the state of
California show that those in favor of the Knight initiative have
raised four times the money that those who would like to defeat the
controversial anti-gay-rights amendment.
N.J. court outlaws Scouts' gay ban
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled unanimously
that the Boy Scouts of America's expulsion of a gay scout leader
nearly ten years ago was illegal.
The LDS Church campaign to support
California's Knight initiative, set for a vote in March 2000, is the
subject of this report on NPR's influential Morning Edition news
LDS Senator chooses Wedding over Politics (Powell balks at supporting George W.)
Political pundit Robert Novak observes that freshman Senator Michael
Crapo of Idaho, a member of the LDS Church, chose his daughter's
wedding over voting on a tax bill this past week. Senate Republican
Leaders panicked when they discovered that Crapo had returned to
Idaho for the wedding, and wasn't available for the tight vote on the
Perhaps he should get a Tithing Rebate?
Evidently there are still lots of people that don't know LDS
Presidential candidate Orrin Hatch's religious affiliation.
Mormons raise funds to stop gay marriage
In spite of the pressure on the LDS Church over its backing for the
Knight initiative, members of the Church have answered the call to
support the measure financially. "It's not going as fast as I hoped
it would, but it's happening," said Merrill Higham, LDS Church
spokesman in Belmont, California. The vote on the measure, which
would make it more difficult to allow gay marriage in California,
will be held in March 2000.
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