Gay Marriage in the United States

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This page is here in order to augment an upcoming post about gay marriage. I need to store various sources I have used for research.

I am primarily focusing on the American viewpoint (but many views are often shared on an international level). This information includes religious arguments, laws, and court cases.

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In Observance of Veterans Day 2016

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This has been a difficult year and week to be certain. Many Americans are decrying the result of the presidential election, which is understandable. But I wanted to take the time to observe Veteran’s Day and learn more about it.

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I Explicate: The New Colossus

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Okay, I lied.

I said I wouldn’t do any reposts, but I wanted to share this post in honor of Independence Day in the United States. Much of the text from this post is five years old (!) but it’s still relevant today.

To be quite honest, I’m pretty proud of this post and I wanted to share this with my followers (all 55 54 of them!) and any person who stumbles upon this blog. I have updated some links, some of the text and added some extra thoughts.

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Famous Sayings: #17 — ‘The Land of the Free…’

July 3, 2016

♪ The land of the free/And the home of the brave. ♪

the land of the free, star-spangled banner, Fourth of July, the United States

This week, I am getting a head start on Independence Day.  But if you know your American history, July 3 is actually in between two known dates for Independence Day.

The Declaration of Independence was actually drafted on July 2, 1776. However, the news wasn’t officially known until 2 days later. So that’s why we celebrate on July 4th.

Anyway, let’s look at the verses above.

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