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The Health Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage

Brittney Christ

June 29, 2015

On June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was voted into federal law by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling. Social media has blown up over this topic, with supporters and those who oppose alike. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr were covered in rainbows and even offered rainbow options to have the user sup...

Same sex marriage is gaining national momentum

Jaime Carrillo

November 6, 2013

Gay marriage is now legal in 13 states and as a surprise to no one, nothing bad has happened.Despite vetoing a gay marriage bill in New Jersey last year, Gov. Chris Christie backed down from challenging the courts on the matter.“The court has now spoken clearly as to their view of the New Jersey Cons...

As Prop. 8 resurfaces nationally, pride week ignites on Sac State’s campus

As Prop. 8 resurfaces nationally, pride week ignites on Sac State's campus

Isabel Ward

April 9, 2013

Proposition 8 made its way back into the national conversation just in time for Pride Week, which started Monday.  The debate has reached a pinnacle as the case finally made it to Supreme Court.   Passed in 2008, proposition 8 defines marriage as an act between a man and a woman and therefore does not reco...

California takes leap towards equal marriage

Ashley Jung

February 15, 2012

People go through life kissing frogs and dating losers until they find "the one." They're finally ready to make a lifelong commitment to this person until the state government tells you "No, you can‘t marry the person you love." A percentage of Americans aren't legally allowed to marry the perso...