Washington’s Catholic Bishops Promote the Lie That the Freedom to Marry Law Confers No New Legal Rights

By: Sunday October 7, 2012 2:55 pm

“Registered domestic partners in Washington State already have legal equality with married couples, and they possess all the legal rights and benefits of marriage.” This is the outright lie being promoted by the Roman Catholic bishops of Washington state and Preserve Marriage Washington, opponents of Referendum 74. Referendum 74 is a question on the Nov. [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Was Created by NOM, Say Washington’s Catholic Bishops

By: Friday March 23, 2012 9:00 pm

As if in answer to my observation that it’s almost as if Washington’s Bishops own Preserve Marriage Washington, Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC), which represents the Catholic Bishops of the State of Washington on issues of public policy, has posted the following comment on their “Preserve Marriage Washington” (PMW) web page. PMW is the campaign [...]

It’s Almost As If Washington’s Bishops Own Preserve Marriage Washington

By: Thursday March 15, 2012 8:32 am

What are we to make of this? The Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC), which represents the Catholic Bishops of the State of Washington on issues of public policy, has created a “Preserve Marriage Washington” (PMW) web page on their site. PMW is the campaign trying to roll back Washington’s new marriage equality law. The WSCC’s [...]

Washington’s Catholic Hierarchy Attempts a Secular Argument Against Marriage Equality

By: Saturday January 14, 2012 9:10 pm

In response to the filing on Friday of Washington’s civil marriage equality bill, the Washington State Catholic Conference issued a statement in opposition called “Marriage and the Common Good” (PDF). The document is signed by the state’s four bishops (pictured below), including Archbishop of Seattle J. Peter Sartain who is also secretary-elect to the United [...]

The Roman Catholic Church indulges in moral relativism on civil unions

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 4:40 pm

The opposition of the Roman Catholic Church’s hierarchy to marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people is legendary.  Not only does the Catholic Church lobby for anti-equality constitutional amendments and against marriage equality laws, it has been known to fundraise for those efforts and circulate referendum petitions during Holy Mass while the [...]

Washington’s Bishops: Repealing Domestic Partnerships is "Justified Discrimination"

By: Monday July 6, 2009 10:00 am

The Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC), which “represents the Catholic Bishops of the State of Washington on issues of public policy”, has posted a link to this notice on the main page of their website (hyperlinks are mine). Repealing Domestic Partner Benefits Passed by the 2009 Legislature, SSB 5688 granted all of the rights of [...]

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