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  • Obama on gay marriage and Prop. 8

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 3, 2008 | 3:16 pm

    Barack Obama has been walking a rhetorical tightrope when it comes to gay marriage and Proposition 8. As a liberal, he can’t support the California constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage, but he also can’t make it seem like he’s in favor of gay marriage if he wants to...

  • Two out of state rabbis offer two opinions on anti-gay-marriage Prop. 8

    November 3, 2008 | 2:41 pm

    Op-Ed: Prop 8 goes against God's love for every person

    By Rabbi David Ellenson

    NEW YORK (JTA)--As a rabbi, I would urge all residents of California to vote No on Proposition 8, the state ballot measure that would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry in California.


  • Comparing gay marriage to Hitler

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 31, 2008 | 6:29 pm

    You know, and many of you disagree with, what I think about Proposition 8. But have you heard what Brad Dacus, president of the Pacific Justice Institute, thinks of the measure that would change California’s constitution to prohibit same-sex marriage?

    In the above video, via Pam’s...

  • California Jewish Voters Guide: Views on state and local issues split on party lines

    By Tom Tugend

    October 30, 2008 | 2:50 am

    The presidential race is garnering most of the headlines, but there's plenty of emotional energy -- and money -- left to lavish on the 12 statewide propositions on the California ballot, plus various city and county initiatives.

    As in the top of the ballot contest between Sens....
  • Why I voted no on Prop. 8

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 29, 2008 | 1:29 pm

    I mailed in my absentee ballot today, and, as I hinted I would a few weeks ago, I bubbled in “no” for Proposition 8.

    Yes or no I could find a Christian minister to support my vote. But on an issue like same-sex marriage, I don’t think it matters whether I believe God is bothered by...

  • Religious “No!” to Proposition 8

    October 28, 2008 | 8:59 pm

    "My Christian friends say homosexuality is a sin. Isn't Judaism based on the same Old Testament bible?  How does our synagogue welcome homosexuals with acceptance and equality?"
    I was substituting for our rabbi in our 10th grade confirmation class.  Homosexuality is not a...
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