The legislatures of two more states, Oklahoma and Idaho, have voted overwhelmingly to protect the most vulnerable individuals in society: the unborn.
On April 13 the Oklahoma legislature gave its final approval to a pair of pro-life measures and sent them on to Republican Governor Mary Fallin for her expected signature.
Delaware will become the eighth state to legalize civil unions for homosexual partners when Governor Jack Markell signs the bill approved on April 14 by the state’s House of Representatives, following passage in the Senate earlier in the week. The Governor said he looked forward to affixing his signature to the law. “I think it’s time for this bill to be passed, and it’s going to be good for so many Delawareans for years to come,” he told the Associated Press. “I’m really pleased with it.”
The city of Philadelphia has an important message for its 11-year-old residents: sex can be loads of fun, but it’s better “when you’re not worried about getting pregnant or getting an STD.”
That’s right! Through its health department, the “City of Brotherly Love” is reaching out to kids ages 11 to 19 through a new website, takecontrolphilly.org, that appears to exist for one reason: to convince the city’s youth to wear condoms, and to offer to mail them to kids for free.
The California state legislature is considering a measure that would force social studies teachers to recognize the contributions to society made by “lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans.”
Kobe Bryant, the superstar shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, has apologized to homosexuals everywhere for calling a referee a "f*****g faggot" during a game against the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA fined him $100,000.
Bryant, once arrested on a rape charge that was dropped, made the comment about referee Bennie Adams after Adams called Bryant for a technical foul that put him on the bench.