” There was this crazy thing where grown-ups were behaving badly, but MORE of the grown-ups were doing the right thing, and he will remember that.”
Quotes from local rabbis and representatives about the marriage equality bill that passed the MN House on Thursday, 75-59.
Earlier today, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced his support of gay marriage, after his son came out as a gay man. No matter his reasons, this is a good thing.
Shir Tikvah Rabbi Michael Adam Latz writes a letter to his two children about marriage, love, Judaism, tikkun olam, and what the results of last week’s election say about our future.
Why? Because “marriage is a fundamental human right and the Minnesota Constitution should not be used as a vehicle for restricting rights and civil liberties.”
Shir Tikvah’s Rabbi Melissa Simon reflects on marriage equality in New York state and the battle to marry in Minnesota.