gay marriage

Prejudice has no place in classrooms or California

Supporters of Prop. 8 like to say that their measure will protect kindergarteners from learning that gay and straight marriages are equal. But would it be better to teach students ...

Prop. 8 protects religious freedom

I’m tolerant. I don’t really care who loves who. What I DO care about is our religious freedom! The freedoms that our forefathers fought and died for and that made this country ...

Baffled by mean-spirited Prop. 8 supporters

I am both baffled and frightened by the degree of mean-spirited hatred of the proponents of Proposition 8. What is it about granting basic human rights to all members of our societ ...

Proposition 8 a moral issue, not a political issue

The rally for “Yes on Proposition 8” held at the Auburn Library outdoor theater yesterday was wonderful. The speakers were powerful and I learned even more about the detrimenta ...

Money spent fighting Prop. 8 not well spent at all

On June 17 my long-time partner and I were the first gay couple to receive our marriage license from the Placer County Clerk of Courts. Accompanied by our minister and many members ...

Prop.8 defines marriage, doesn’t eliminate rights

Hi, my name is Logan Sprouse. I am 14 years of age and I would like to tell you my feelings on Proposition 8 (marriage between the same sex). First, I would like to clarify that P ...

Not fair to discriminate against sexual orientation

This is in response to a letter from Craig Wheaton titled, “Prop. 8 vote is about which lifestyle is ‘normal’” (Journal, Sept. 17). You’re right, Proposition 8 speaks to ...

God is powerful enough to handle gay marriage

The Bible thumpers are coming out of the woodwork to condemn Proposition 8 in the name of God. I would think that if God were omnipotent as the Bible teaches, then he or she wouldn ...

Writers have differing views on gay marriage

Wow, we sure are confused about civil liberties, freedom and sexual preferences re: Journal letters of Aug. 15-16 from Richard K. Ernst and Marcia Winborne-Graven. While Richard h ...

Time to accept marriage as a right for all

It would be a mistake to assume that Pastor Mark Hall’s views on homosexuality (Aug. 8) represent the thinking of most Christians. Increasingly Christians, as well as other peop ...