Newspaper will publish same-sex wedding ads

Jul 30, 2012 Full story: 4029TV.com 13

A North Dakota newspaper has reversed its policy against publishing same-sex wedding announcements after rejecting a couple's ad last week, stirring controversy in the community and beyond.

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Since: May 12

Livonia, MI

#1 Jul 30, 2012
Aside from being the right thing to do, it seems silly for a newspaper - which are hanging on by their teeth - to turn away business.

Since: Jul 09

Indy/Philly/Toronto

#2 Jul 30, 2012
Ca-ching! The money jingles.
If nothing else, maybe equality will come about through the mighty 'gay dollar.'

“ WOOF !”

Since: Oct 10

Coolidge, AZ

#3 Jul 30, 2012
HAIL NORTH DAKOTA !

The JEWEL of Canada !

:)
Lily

El Segundo, CA

#4 Jul 30, 2012
In what section will the same-sex wedding ads be placed, the comix section??

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#5 Jul 30, 2012
4029TV wrote:
The Forum of Fargo-Moorehead will accept for publication announcements of same-sex marriages, engagements and anniversaries if the marriage takes place in a state or country where it's legally recognized, editor Matt Von Pinnon announced over the weekend.

The newspaper will not publish announcements for non-legally recognized marriages, such as civil unions and commitment ceremonies, he said.
Proving, once again, that even legally recognized civil whatchamacallits are no substitute for marriage equality.
ELH

Portland, OR

#6 Jul 30, 2012
Lily wrote:
In what section will the same-sex wedding ads be placed, the comix section??
You sound bitter. Was the announcement of your fist marriage on the funny pages or was it in the obituaries?
Pam

Grove City, PA

#7 Jul 30, 2012
Wimps! Note it said that people were "equally divided" on the issue. It shouldn't matter that people on other continents wanted this. The newspaper is for local people. As usual, the gays must have screamed and whined and threatened (bullied) their way into getting this and the wimps at the newspaper caved in.
Pam

Grove City, PA

#8 Jul 30, 2012
DragonHung wrote:
Aside from being the right thing to do, it seems silly for a newspaper - which are hanging on by their teeth - to turn away business.
They are probably going to lose subscribers who didn't want this.
Lily

El Segundo, CA

#9 Jul 30, 2012
ELH wrote:
<quoted text>
You sound bitter. Was the announcement of your fist marriage on the funny pages or was it in the obituaries?
A "fist marriage"? That sounds gay.
Do gays now want to marry their fists?
chick-fel -atio

Portland, OR

#10 Jul 30, 2012
Lily wrote:
<quoted text>
A "fist marriage"? That sounds gay.
Do gays now want to marry their fists?
...TYPO.... Your bitter. First marriage...funny papers...obituaries etc...

Wouldn't really know since I'm not gay but YOU sure did respond quickly. YOU are into "fisting"? Do you have a "secret" you want to share? Don't worry I won't tell!
Pam

Grove City, PA

#11 Jul 30, 2012
Lily wrote:
<quoted text>
A "fist marriage"? That sounds gay.
Do gays now want to marry their fists?
Makes as much sense as a guy marrying another guy.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#13 Jul 31, 2012
I bet they have no problem publishing the marriage announcements for heterosexuals convicted of felonies such as rape, murder, pedophiles along with misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and those who have been divorced because they were caught cheating on their previous spouse.

ELH

Portland, OR

#14 Aug 2, 2012
Pam wrote:
<quoted text>
Makes as much sense as a guy marrying another guy.
Depends. What's the alternative? Marring you or "lily"?

Because if it's a choice between SSM or marrying a fishwife I'd "go gay" in a heart beat.

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