Tag Archives: Wyoming

Liz Cheney Drops Senate Bid

“Serious health issues have recently arisen in our family, and under the circumstances, I have decided to discontinue my campaign. My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and their health and well-being will always be my overriding priority. Phil and I want to thank the thousands of people in Wyoming and all across the country who …

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Quote Of The Day – Les Kinsolving

“There was once a day in this nation when lesbians and others with alternate sexual orientations were comparatively mute. There has developed a militancy that may well know no bounds, and that has torn apart the family of the former vice president of the United States. Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is running for U.S. senator …

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Bryan Fischer On The Cheney Feud

“The one doing the sniping here is not the heterosexual, happily-married, Christian sister. The one who is lobbing the grenades here is her perpetually aggrieved, sexually-confused, gay-activist sibling. I’m not sure what you call it when one sister is trying to pick a very public fight with the other, and the second sister won’t fight back, but instead turns the …

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Frank Bruni On Liz Cheney

“If Liz Cheney, whose bid for the Senate has always had a stench of extreme opportunism, wants to discuss traditions and values, I’m all for it. Let’s start here: Isn’t there a tradition of close-knit family members’ taking care not to wound one another? Is there not value in that? [snip] But she plunged forward anyway, disregarding the inevitable discord. …

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Dick Cheney On Liz Vs Mary

“This is an issue we have dealt with privately for many years, and we are pained to see it become public. Since it has, one this should be clear, Liz has always believed in the traditional definition of marriage. She has always treated her sister and her sister’s family with love and respect, exactly as she should have done. Compassion …

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Mary Cheney & Wife Fire Back At Liz

“I was watching my sister-in-law on Fox News Sunday (yes Liz, in fifteen states and the District of Columbia you are my sister-in-law) and was very disappointed to hear her say ‘I do believe in the traditional definition of marriage.’ Liz has been a guest in our home, has spent time and shared holidays with our children, and when Mary …

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Quote Of The Day – Liz Cheney

“I don’t believe we ought to discriminate against people because of their sexual orientation. If people are in a same-sex relationship and they want their partner to be able to have health benefits or be designated as a beneficiary on their life insurance, there’s no reason we shouldn’t do that. I also doesn’t support amending the constitution on this issue. …

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WYOMING: Liz Cheney Tries To Squash Ad Claiming She Supports Gay Marriage

US Senate candidate Liz Cheney is super-upset about a campaign ad that claims she secretly supports same-sex marriage. And she wants that shit off the air. Cheney’s office sent letters to cable operators and TV stations in the Mountain West region and demanded the ad be removed from broadcast zones in the Denver, Cheyenne and Casper markets. The Cheney camp …

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Liz Cheney: I’m Like Winston Churchill

Anti-gay marriage GOP Senate candidate Liz Cheney yesterday compared herself to Winston Churchill in a speech that attacked the president’s positions on Syria and health care reform. Cheney filled her 90-minute speech and question-and-answer session with red meat for the conservative crowd. She compared herself to Winston Churchill standing up to Adolph Hitler and suggested members of both parties in …

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Brian Brown Vs Liz Cheney

“Liz Cheney now says she is not ‘pro gay marriage’, but she has long opposed a constitutional amendment to protect marriage as the union of one man and woman. If she truly supported protecting marriage, she would change her position and support both a Wyoming constitutional amendment and federal amendment to protect marriage. Luckily, there is a candidate in this …

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Liz Cheney: I’m Not Pro-Gay Marriage

“I am strongly pro-life and I am not pro-gay marriage. I believe the issue of marriage must be decided by the states, and by the people in the states, not by judges and not even by legislators, but by the people themselves.” – Liz Cheney, who is challenging Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), who is also anti-gay marriage. RELATED: Cheney’s openly …

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Darth Cheney’s Daughter For Senate?

Dick Cheney’s daughter, Liz Cheney Perry, is considering a run for the US Senate in 2014.  And that has Republicans in a pickle. Ms. Cheney, 46, is showing up everywhere in the state, from chicken dinners to cattle growers’ meetings, sometimes with her parents in tow. She has made it clear that she wants to run for the Senate seat …

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Perkins Cheers Wyoming Defeat

“Unlike other bills, this one would have extended special benefits to just about any two people–including platonic relationships–stripping marriage of all meaning or incentive. Once again, Rep. [Mark] Baker pointed out the ridiculously high costs to taxpayers, especially as it pertains to homosexuals. Though we’ve not researched his source, Baker insisted that only 1% of homosexuals die of old age, …

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Another Loss In Wyoming

Today the Wyoming Senate rejected a bill extending anti-discrimination protections to LGBT residents. Today’s loss follows the rejections of domestic partnerships and same-sex marriage, both of which failed earlier this week. The Wyoming Senate rejected a bill today that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The standing vote was 13 for the bill and 15 opposed. …

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WY House Rejects Domestic Partners

The Wyoming House has rejected the domestic partners bill that passed out of its committee on Monday.   The House voted 35-to-24 against the bill. It marked the first time that pro-gay legislation reached a full floor debate in the state Legislature.  Proponents of the bill said that it would grant same-sex couples as well as other citizens a way to …

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WYOMING: House Committee Rejects Marriage, Approves Partnership Bill

The vote for a domestic partnerships bill was 7-2 shortly after the same committee narrowly rejected same-sex marriage by a 5-4 vote. UPDATE: Wyoming Equality reacts via press release. Today, a historic law that would protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families passed its first hurdle in the Wyoming House of Representatives by a 7-2 vote. House Bill (HB) …

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WYOMING: House Committee To Hear Marriage Equality Bill This Monday

Via press release from the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Three bills—marriage equality, domestic partnership, and non-discrimination—have just been introduced, and the first committee votes are only days away. At noon on Monday, January 28, the House Corporations Committee will hear testimony on the marriage equality and domestic partnership bills. If one or both pass committee, they will proceed to …

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GOP Rep Backs WY Marriage Bill

GOP state Rep. Keith Gingery is one of the cosponsors of a marriage equality bill just proposed in Wyoming.  Yes, Wyoming. Laramie Democratic Rep. Cathy Connolly filed legislation late Monday afternoon that would create a path for gay couples to form civil unions or get married. The dual approach already has won the backing of Reps. Ruth Ann Petroff, R-Jackson, …

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WYOMING: State GOP Reps Introduce Bill To Arrest Federal Gun Agents

Via Daily Caller: This week, Wyoming lawmakers introduced a bill banning the federal government from enforcing an assault weapons ban or a prohibition on high-capacity magazines in the state, calling the effort an attempt to “take the Second Amendment seriously.” The bill, which is sponsored by eight Wyoming state representatives and two state senators, calls for federal agents who attempt …

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WYOMING: Marriage Ban Dies In House

A bill that would have banned Wyoming from recognizing same-sex marriages from other states has died in the state House. The Wyoming House adjourned without taking action on a same-sex marriage bill that had already passed the state Senate. Passing the measure would have required a two-thirds vote in both houses. House Majority Floor Leader Rep. Tom Lubnau, R-Gillette, said …

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