Missourians respond to SCOTUS gay marriage hearings
As the Supreme Court hears arguments regarding gay marriage – with today's focus on California's Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage – Missourians are responding via Twitter. Here's a look at what people near Columbia are saying.
- In this town full of journalists, journalists-to-be and people who know journalists, many people Tweeted out articles they found helpful.
- — Caleb Cavarretta (@CalebCavarretta)Wed, Mar 20 2013 10:00:15This is a really interesting piece that gives a lot of perspective to the states' rights component of gay marriage http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/20/opinion/sutter-50-americas-lgbt/index.html?hpt=hp_c1 …
- — Jen Lee Reeves (@jenleereeves)Tue, Mar 26 2013 06:35:27
- — Mackenzie P Thiessen (@Mphillip89)Mon, Mar 25 2013 11:22:12Found this sweet timeline of same-sex marriage in this country. Pretty sweet! #UnitedForMarriage http://www.npr.org/2013/03/21/174732431/timeline-gay-marriage-in-law-pop-culture-and-the-courts …
- — Madison Mack (@madisonmack)Mon, Mar 25 2013 12:51:52Supreme Court takes up historic gay marriage battle this week. How might it rule? @zachtoombs breaks it down. http://www.newsy.com/videos/how-might-supreme-court-rule-on-gay-marriage …
- Many tweets mentioned Sen. Claire McCaskill, who recently voiced her support for gay marriage in a blog post.
- — Kyle G. (@tippy1408)Mon, Mar 25 2013 14:07:18Senator McCaskill (@clairecmc) announces support for marriage equality http://www.buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/sen-claire-mccaskill-announces-support-for-marriage-equality …
- — Josh McCarroll (@Joshuamccarroll)Mon, Mar 25 2013 10:57:22@clairecmc 's use of 1 Cor. 1:13 as the reason for her support of marriage equality makes up for all the slow drivers in the fast lane today
- This #UnitedForMarriage hashtag and picture showed up quite a bit.
- We looked for Tweets across the political spectrum in hopes of including different sides of the issue – those who want to keep marriage between a man and a woman, those who favor same-sex marriage, and those who are uncertain. Here's are the opinions we found in the local Twitterverse.
- — Chad Denton (@reluctantlychad)Tue, Mar 26 2013 07:41:10I'm amazed how mainstream pro-same-sex marriage has gotten, so I'm not pessimistic. It will be law everywhere in the US sooner or later.
- — Danny Spewak (@dspewak)Tue, Mar 26 2013 07:54:42Whenever the Supreme Court rules officially on Prop 8, this time, I'm going to take whatever's reported and assume the opposite is true.
- — Nina Slaney (@ninamarie_4)Tue, Mar 26 2013 08:23:59I really hope "horrified" is what my children will be when they learn I grew up in an age where gay marriage wasn't approved of.
- — Arianne Kobler (@ArianneKobler)Tue, Mar 26 2013 09:10:07
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