Posts tagged "california"
In the News: Candles, Kombucha, Crocodiles, and more!

In the News: Candles, Kombucha, Crocodiles, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.

Tying Knots

Becky Garrison:  In the battle for marriage equality, a federal appeals court and the Washington State legislature delivered both a love letter for same-sex couples and a Valentine's Day massacre on society, depending on one's interpretation of civil liberties and the institution of marriage. On February 7, 2012, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared California's Proposition...

“8: The Mormon Proposition” Coming To a Theater Near You

Out & About interviews director Reed Cowan about his new documentary film on the Mormon Church's efforts to pass Proposition 8 in California, a law which makes same-sex marriage illegal. Cowan says his documentary is more about separation of church and state than it is gay rights and predicts that the church's...