Another Forgotten Marriage Group
Posted on : 07-02-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Many U.S. citizens are in relationships with multiple partners. Yet, most states refuse to allow these people to marry. Yesterday, July 1, Montana news outlets learned that a local resident went to Yellowstone County clerk's office seeking a marriage license for his second wife. Nathan Collier, a former Mormon, said the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States to legalize same-sex marriages "inspired" him have his marriage to his second wife legitimized. He and his "wives," Christine and Victoria, are in a polygamous relationship. The 46-year-old Collier is…
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A Person’s Gender Identity Determines Bathroom
Posted on : 07-02-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Today, Thursday, July 2, transgender people and their allies are still rejoicing over a decision made earlier this week on Monday, June 29, about the issue of male-to-female and female-to-male transgender students being forced to use the type of bathroom that corresponds to the gender on their birth certificates. The United States Justice Department found that the bathroom must correspond to a person's gender identity: If a person identifies as male, he should use the men's bathroom. If a person identifies as female, she should use the women's bathroom. According…
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Oregon has Legalized Marijuana
Posted on : 07-01-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
Oregon has now joined the ranks of Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Washington DC by legalizing the possession of marijuana for personal use. Starting today, any person over the age of 21 is allowed to have up to eight ounces for personal use in their home and can carry up to one ounce legally outside of their home. There is only one issue with this law, marijuana will not be able to be purchased in Oregon until October 1st. Jim Dondero has learned that state regulators are currently working on laws…
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