Do You Know...
the words to our national anthem? Isn't there the little bit in there about "the land of the free and the home of the brave"???
Once again the U.S. lags behind- free, but not free for all. Certainly not for me...
DUBLIN, Ireland -- Ireland will legalize civil partnerships for gay
couples, Prime Minister Bertie Ahern pledged Monday as he opened new offices for
the country's main gay rights group. Civil partnerships allow gay couples the
same rights to inheritance, state benefits and other financial rights as held by
married heterosexual couples.
"Sexual orientation cannot, and must not, be the basis of a second-class
citizenship. Our laws have changed, and will continue to change, to reflect this
principle," Ahern told an audience at Ireland's Gay and Lesbian Equality