Today, I Mourn…

In the wake of the shootings in Orlando, several groups in Olympia joined together to sponsor a vigil Sunday night. Earlier in the day I was invited to share some remarks at the evening's vigil, and I prepared some words not knowing what format the vigil would take. That evening in Sylvester Park the space was …

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Supreme Equality

It's been an exhilarating week in our country with history being made by the Supreme Court. As you are well aware, yesterday the Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, a Clinton-era law which defined marriage as solely between a man and woman. This had the effect of denying federal benefits to thousands of …

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