The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart has long been an LGBTQ ally, and last night’s episode was no exception.
Using audio from yesterday’s hearing, and footage from some of the first same-sex marriages around the nation (including court house weddings here in Richmond!) Stewart helped remind many of us how silly opposition is.
“What if a couple of 70-year-olds want to get married, counselor? If marriage is for having kids, why should that be allowed?” Stewart jokes at one point. “And when answering, try to step as hard and deep into a pile of dogshit as possible.”
BREAKING: A bill aiming to protect religious organizations when they deny services related to a same-sex wedding was passed by a voice in a House subcommittee today. Submitted by Delegate Nicholas J. Freitas (top image right, R-30, Culpepper) proposed to shield any person from punishment from the state, civil or otherwise, if they deny services [...]