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Richard Wolf

Richard Wolf writes for USA Today. 

Blog Posts by Richard Wolf

Posted by Richard Wolf 4 days 9 hours ago
It is perhaps the most controversial component of the national debate over same-sex marriage: Who should raise children?The judge who wrote the decision upholding gay marriage bans in four Midwest...
Posted by Richard Wolf 1 week 10 hours ago
State bans on same-sex marriage have been justified based on judicial precedent, states’ rights, regulating procreation, optimal child-rearing, and centuries-old tradition. Those reasons also have...
Posted by Richard Wolf 1 week 6 days ago
Jim Obergefell and John Arthur spent more than two decades living quietly together. They were never gay rights activists. Most of their friends weren’t even gay.“John and I always joked that we were...
Posted by Richard Wolf 2 weeks 6 days ago
Republican officials and religious organizations dominate a growing list of more than 60 groups urging the Supreme Court to uphold state bans against same-sex marriage.The flood of “friend of the...
Posted by Richard Wolf 4 weeks 5 hours ago
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended his state’s new religious freedom law March 29 while refusing to say if it would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.Facing a rising tide of criticism and...