After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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Last week in Abby Dees’ Editorial, she wrote “I don’t believe there will be a better time than now to make our next bold move toward equality.” BTL Asks: Do you agree?”

By |2018-01-16T03:48:28-05:00December 1st, 2011|Opinions|

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We agree. But the Roberts-Scalia court is not where the next blow to end marriage discrimination will be struck. It will be at the ballot box. Join the fight at

Mr. Scalia attends the same Catholic Church in Virginia as Brian Brown, President of the National Organization For Marriage. I know that their decision will come down to one nice meal (between them), and when the Supreme Court hands us our ass, our own community will be too busy shopping or watching a TV show to even notice.

What Michael says is true about our community not getting off their asses long enough to care about their civil rights. But I hope Michael, and Lester, are wrong about the Supreme Court.
-Billy Bradford

This is a Supreme Court that could look at Kraft and say “Yep, that’s a person. I think we can wait a little longer.
-Jay Kay

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