Quinn Isn’t Ready to Forgive de Blasio’s Wife Over Her ‘Children’ Remarks

In what’s becoming a tradition of the 2013 mayor’s race in New York, frontrunner Bll de Blasio was the primary target of all the other candidates at Wednesday’s debate. So it was inevitable that someone was going to ask de Blasio about his wife Chirlane McCray’s comments to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. Those comments, […]

How will same-sex marriage rulings affect children?

Organizations disagree over what these decisions may mean to children as they grow up. Chris Roe, left, and Roby Chavez celebrate while holding their soon-to-be adopted children as the U.S. Supreme Court ruling is announced on June 26. The court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.(Photo: Josh Edelson, AFP/Getty Images) The Supreme Court’s decisions […]

It’s a tie, so Rep. John Cabello donates to 2 charities

Voters on this blog equally upheld dual causes for state Rep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, to present a income he would have warranted from a special legislative event in Springfield. The final total brought a seven-to-seven tie between Rockford Chariots Wheelchair Athletic Association and The Trevor Project. Cabello turned down a $111 check he would […]

Rafael Nadal wins 8th French Open in dominating fashion

PARIS Rafael Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the French Open final Sunday, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. 58 Photos Faces of the French Open Nadal broke the men’s record for match wins at Roland Garros, where he improved to […]

Health insurance options for same-sex couples

Silver Lake residents David Michael Barrett and husband Mark Peters were married in 2008 during the brief period in which same-sex marriage was legal in California. And for almost a decade, they considered themselves fortunate to qualify for work-based insurance coverage provided through Peters’ employer. But when Peters left his job last month, the couple […]

‘No evidence’ same-sex marriage harms children, docs say

Children raised by gay or lesbian couples benefit when their parents are allowed to marry, America’s top pediatrics group said Thursday in support of same-sex marriage. “If a child has two living and capable parents who choose to create a permanent bond by way of civil marriage, it is in the best interest of their […]

Portman Inspires Other Republicans to Stop Speaking to Their Children

Skip to content Subscribe to The New Yorker The New Yorker Online Only WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The decision of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) to support same-sex marriage after learning that his son was gay has inspired hundreds of other Republican lawmakers to stop speaking to their children immediately, G.O.P. leaders confirmed today. “I have gathered […]