Two Years Anniversary …. “A dream come true …. it’s still legal …. “!!


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~~January 6, 2017~~ 

WHO WOULD’VE THOUGHT?

Getting our marriage license!!
This is how our day began, early morning, 2 years ago!

Yet our story began 38 years ago when we met in college!

We met and it was as if we’d known each other forever. Life got in the way and each went along different life paths. Yet, life brought us together again in 1996. Together, inseparable since. Two years ago, our union was legalized! ‘Til death do us part’ .. are the words that rule our lives.
Happy anniversary, my love!!

❤❤

A lifetime of memories …

… for the rest of our lives on this earth!

HortyRex©

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To start the day ….. “Meet The Man …. Behind All The Anti-LGBT Laws Nationwide”!!


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~~April 15, 2016~~ 

HATRED PERSONIFIED

As I was looking through my Facebook Timeline a while ago, I found this “tiny morsel” of information that made me cringe.

I thought we had enough of that woman and here she pops in again.

Why?

Because of the lawyer that was with her through her “awful ordeal”.

Come to find out that he’s the founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, the conservative group behind Ms. Davis defense.

Why don’t I find this hard to believe?

First thought I have when SCOTUS ruled in favor of marriage equality:

This is just the beginning.

…. and here it is!

It’s gonna be a bumpy ride.

HortyRex©

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When hatred takes human form, it looks a lot like the founder and chairman of the Liberty Counsel Matthew Staver

You may recognize him as the lawyer for the infamous Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis who refused to do her job because her hatred was too big a burden to bear so she chose prison instead.

She just couldn’t stand the thought of two loving people of the same gender getting married, so she showed us just a taste of what was about come in terms of hating the LGBT community.

And she had Staver as her equally bigoted lawyer.

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What’s come since Davis’ hissy fit has been a string of anti-LGBT bills disguised as “religious freedom” laws, and Staver is the man behind the hate nationwide. CBS News investigated and came to find out that it’s been Staver leading this zealous crusade.

From laws prohibiting transgender individuals from using the proper bathroom to allowing businesses the right to refuse service to the LGBT community, Staver has been there through it all.

Yet, he cleverly words his hatred as such:

 “It is only about being free to pursue your faith.

We have no interest in discriminating against anyone.”

No, Staver, the First Amendment already guarantees your freedom to pursue your faith, what you’re doing is helping states all across the nation write laws to specifically discriminate against LGBT individuals.

You are making it legal to deny service or evict tenants based on sexual orientation. This legislated hate is taking away the freedom of LGBT citizens to grant the freedom to legally discriminate to religious zealots afraid gay money has gay cooties.

And God forbid a transgender person needs to pee.

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Oh, and get this, Staver doesn’t think businesses are really going to pull out of the states that have enacted these laws. He’s supposedly calling their “bluff.” He’s about to be in for a rude awakening, because being on the wrong side of history has never boded well for any bigot. His hatred for the gay community is bizarre. If he wants freedom, live and let live. It really can be that easy.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/04/14/meet-the-man-behind-all-the-anti-lgbt-laws-nationwide-you-may-recognize-him-video/

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No intention of taking credit.

If anyone knows the owner of any, please advise and it will be corrected immediately.

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CBS News investigation finds Kim Davis’ lawyer behind anti-LGBT bills in 20 states

By: David Edwards

After governors in North Carolina and Mississippi recently signed laws limiting the rights of LGBT people, CBS News began investigating why so many anti-LGBT bills were cropping up in state legislatures around the country.

The network found that the conservative group Liberty Counsel had placed lawyers in all 50 states to draft legislation and advise lawmakers on how to rein in the rights of LGBT people in response to a Supreme Court ruling which legalized same-sex marriage in 2015.

CBS determined that bills tied to Liberty Counsel have been filed in at least 20 states so far.

“Well I certainly want to push back against that [same-sex marriage] ruling,” Liberty Counsel founder Matt Staver told CBS News. “It was a wrong ruling. It has no basis in the constitution.”

“The Supreme Court in the 5-4 opinion on marriage in 2015 lit the house on fire,” he added. “All we’re trying to do is control the fire at this point in time.”

Staver insisted that the bills were “about being free to pursue your faith,” and that his group had “no interest in discriminating against anyone.”

He also asserted that companies did not have the guts to go through with boycotts of states that enacted pro-discrimination legislation.

“They’re not gonna follow through,” he declared. “It’s a bluff. They’re not leaving.”

MATTHEW STAVER

“As it appears in …full read/full credit”

Raw Story

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/04/cbs-news-investigation-finds-kim-davis-lawyer-behind-anti-lgbt-bills-in-20-states/

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~~June 26, 2015~~

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~~Group behind states’ religious freedom laws speaks out~~

~~Published on Apr 13, 2016~~

Lawmakers in several states are passing bills to protect those who cite religious beliefs for refusing to serve or employ people in the LGBT community. These bills began to crop up in state legislatures soon after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage last year. As Dean Reynolds reports, the same group is behind most of the new legislation.

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Something to think about …. “It’s Just Marriage …. “!!


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~~February 26, 2016~~ 

JUST MARRIAGE

It’s Not Same-Sex Marriage Anymore

It’s Just Marriage

It happened, P!nk!

Thanks to the Supreme Court, June 26, 2015 day will go down in American history.

Why’s that?

The Supreme Court of the United States (AKA SCOTUS) ruled on a case regarding same-sex marriage rights this morning.

Their decision?

It’s legal.

In every single state in this country.

BOOM!!

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It’s Not Same-Sex Marriage Anymore. It’s Just Marriage.

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To start the day … “One Year Anniversary: Paper”!!


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~~January 6, 2016~~ 

A YEAR AGO TODAY

I can’t even begin to imagine and recall the feelings of this significant day for both of us.

Some of you know that we first met in college, back in 1969!

New feelings were discovered. Plans were made. Life got in the way … it wasn’t meant to be then.

We kept in “sporadic” touch.

In 1996, life reunited us again.

Everything that “was” ceased to be … and what developed in our young years became a force to be reckoned with.

We have been together since.

Never in our lifetime did we think we’d be able to see our union recognized as a “legal” one.

Today, we celebrate our first year as a “married couple” Nothing has really changed. We live the same way we lived before January 6, 2015.

What a ride has it been!

HortyRex©

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Love is What Anniversaries are All About

Love is being happy for the other person

When that other person is happy,

Being sad for the other person

When that person is sad

Being together in good times

And being together in bad times.

Love is the source of strength.

Love is being honest with yourself at all times

Being honest with the other person at all times

Telling, listening, respecting the truth

And never pretending

Love is the source of reality.

Love is understanding so complete that

You feel as if you are a part of the other person

Accepting that person just the way she is

And not trying to change each other

To be something else.

Love is the source of unity.

Love is the freedom to pursue your own desires

While sharing your experiences with the other person

The growth of one individual with the growth

Of another individual.

Love is the source of success.

Love is the excitement of planning things together

And the excitement of doing things together

Love is the source of the future.

Love is the fury of the storm

The calm of the rainbow

Love is the source of passion.

Love is giving and taking in a daily situation

Being patient with each other’s needs and desires

Love is the source of sharing.

Love is knowing that the other person

Will always be with you

Regardless of what happens

Missing the other person when she is away

But remaining near in heart at all times

Love is the source of security.

Love is the source of life.

Happy Anniversary

~Susan Polis Schultz~

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The day is getting closer …. One year “Legally Married”!!


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~~January 3, 2016~~ 

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

The date was January 1, 2015

We met in college in 1969.

From the start, we both knew, there was a spark.

We were then too young and naive.

We didn’t have a name for our feelings for each other then.

As life went on, it separated us and we each went along separate ways.

I like to say, like John Lennon, “life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans“.

As each experienced the next 24 years separately, we became adults and our personalities were finally completely formed.

It was by fate, and definitely written in both our “life’s books”, when we definitely reunited in 1996.

We have been together since. 

As Florida made marriage equality the law of the state, we were married legally on January 6, 2015.

You can imagine how we felt knowing that ALL would recognize our commitment to each other.

All our years together, all our joint experiences, all the rights as a married couple would be recognized as equal to the “establishment marriage”.

Even more happiness in June 2015.

Marriage Equality … the law of the land!! 

It will soon be one full year.

We still love each other as we did when we met, we have history together, we are bound for life.

Our commitment is unwavering.

Together .. till death do us part!

HortyRex©

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~~GALLERY~~

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It’s even better when you are each other’s first and also each other’s last.

Beyond perfection.

HortyRex©

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#BreakingNews … Marriage Equality in Florida: Update!!


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~~January 1, 2015~~

Will they or won’t they? Now they have to!

I can not believe that this is going to happen. I had resigned myself to the fact that it wouldn’t be a reality in my lifetime. Still with this ever-changing information flowing, it’s hard to believe. The feeling that there is still a possibility that this won’t happen is still there. 

Many do not agree with marriage equality … and have place innumerable obstacles trying to stop it. 

Let’s see where this leads.

I do know that I’m getting ready. I’m heading to the County Clerks Office the morning of January 6, 2015. 

What happens after that …. you will soon know!! 

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All of Florida’s 67 counties can comply with a federal judge’s ruling and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples starting next week.

U.S. Judge Robert Hinkle issued a ruling Thursday that clarifies (January 1, 2015) his ruling on the issue

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Hinkle originally overturned Florida’s same-sex marriage ban, but there were questions as to whether it affected only Washington County, or all counties.

A stay on the ruling was set to end at midnight Jan. 5, and Hinkle said he would not extend the stay. That means on Jan. 6 counties can begin issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle ruled New Years Day that all Florida clerks are bound by the U.S. Constitution not to enforce Florida’s gay marriage ban and that any couple seeking a license on Tuesday, January 6, should receive one.

“The preliminary injunction now in effect thus does not require the Clerk to issue licenses to other applicants,” Hinkle wrote in an order released Thursday afternoon. “But as set out in the order that announced issuance of the preliminary injunction, the Constitution requires the Clerk to issue such licenses.”

~Judge Hinkle said this in his ruling~

“History records no shortage of instances when state officials defied federal court orders on issues of federal constitutional law. Happily, there are many more
instances when responsible officials followed the law, like it or not. Reasonable people can debate whether the ruling in this case was correct and who it binds.

“There should be no debate, however, on the question whether a clerk of court may follow the ruling, even for marriage-license applicants who are not parties to this
case.  And a clerk who chooses not to follow the ruling should take note: the governing statutes and rules of procedure allow individuals to intervene as
plaintiffs in pending actions, allow certification of plaintiff and defendant classes, allow issuance of successive preliminary injunctions, and allow successful
plaintiffs to recover costs and attorney’s fees.”

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Howard Simon, executive director of the ACLU of Florida said : “This is a New Years Day present from federal Judge Robert Hinkle — he has given Florida the road map to an orderly transition to being a state that treats all its people equally.”

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“We are thankful that Judge Hinkle agreed with us that the Constitution does not tolerate discrimination and that, beginning Tuesday Jan. 6, all clerks in Florida have an obligation to issue marriage licenses to couples requesting them.”

Simon said Hinkle’s “injunction has statewide impact because he found the law unconstitutional and therefore as we have been saying, no public official should be acting in accordance with an unconstitutional provision.”

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http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/gay-south-florida/article5296830.html

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Incredible way to start a new year!

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Marriage Equality in Florida …. Update #3!! Dare we hope?


~~December 23, 2014~~ 

Intervention: Congressman Alan Grayson and Osceola commissioner step in on gay marriage

Posted by Billy Manes on Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 11:02 AM

THIS AFTERNOON, STATE ATTORNEY JEFF ASHTON RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:

“State Attorney Jeffrey L. Ashton informed the Clerks of Courts in Orange and Osceola counties today that his office will not prosecute them for issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the ban is lifted on January 6th.”

Congressman Alan Grayson (FL-09) and Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb have asked Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton to confirm that local Clerks of Circuit Court will not be prosecuted for issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples.

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Maybe it’s the holiday crunch and the associated number of days people will be drinking outside of the office – or perhaps because it’s a huge and necessary battle about why equality matters in this state and nationwide – but the developments in Florida’s gay marriage conundrum are happening almost every hour on the hour.

Yesterday, we reported that Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin was seeking some clarity from the courts on whether he was actually going to be able to issue marriage licenses on Jan. 6, seeing as, well, the marriage ban is unconstitutional in every way possible, and the U.S. Supreme Court has denied U.S.

Attorney General Pam Bondi a stay on the issuance of licenses next month. Many of the state’s 67 county clerks, though, fear legal retribution, thanks to a discredited report from advisers to the state clerks association. Last night, the same advisers stood their ground, stating that clerks should still avoid being kind to the gays, because, oh no, slaps on wrists or whatever.

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This morning (or maybe last night?), U.S. Congressman Alan Grayson, our congressman who actually loves the gays, joined with Osceola County Commissioner Cheryl Grieb in turning up the heat on Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton on the issue of pressing charges against clerks issuing licenses to same sex couples.

Ashton, you see, is characteristically playing the issue safe and down the middle. Yesterday he issued a statement via spokeswoman saying: “The State Attorney does not announce in advance which cases he will prosecute. If he receives a complaint, that complaint will be investigated and evaluated, as other complaints are, and a charging decision will be made at the appropriate time.”

Grayson and Grieb contend that this is all a violation of the Federal Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution, because that’s exactly what the U.S. Supreme Court said last year. Grayson, who wrote both myself (Billy Manes) and my deceased partner (Alan Jordan) into the Congressional Record this summer in honor of our work for equality, is once again not parsing words here. The press release is just below, and beneath that, the full letter. Game on, Ashton.

~Grayson: Don’t Prosecute Clerks Who Issue Gay Marriage Licenses~

Congressman and Osceola Commissioner Grieb ask State Attorney Ashton to use “prosecutorial discretion” when legal rulings go into effect

“As it appears in …. full read”

http://m.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2014/12/23/intervention-congressman-alan-grayson-and-osceola-commissioner-step-in-on-gay-marriage

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https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/12/17/pam-bondi-floridas-attorney-general-at-it-again/

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/12/18/another-obstacle-marriage-equality-in-florida/

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/12/20/marriage-equality-in-florida-update/

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/12/22/marriage-equality-in-florida-update-2/

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Dare we hope?

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