Opinion

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States should not reward bigotry

A care model for a state-supported Catholic hospital group excludes same-sex couples. Why should states support such discrimination?

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Marriage equality promises "a more perfect union"

Legal experts and human rights activists describe this week's two cases before the Supreme Court on same-sex marriageas as monumental.

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Obama advances new civil rights revolution

President Barack Obama: "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."

Road trip in the heartland

My trip through the Great Plains was pretty tame compared to the travels of Jack Kerouac and Ken Kesey, but this gray-haired son did make a few observations along the way.