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Superman Returns

After a lackluster summer of blockbuster releases, I was thrilled to see the Man of Steel return to the big screen this weekend. With Bryan Singer directing, I figured that things would be great. And they were, though not in the way that I had expected.

I came away from the movie thinking about how Hollywood touches the lives of everyday people in ways that the Church cannot. But in the latest installment of the Superman saga, I see undercurrents of Jewish and Christian faith that resonate with me.

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Boyd’s bill discriminates against gays

INTRO: Recently Representative Scott Boyd of the Pennsylvania General Assembly introduced legislation to include an amendment in the state constitution to:

  1. define marriage as between a man and a woman, and
  2. outlaw any form of civil union or other legally recognized relationship identical to or substantially equivalent to marriage.

I’m angry… So I decided to write to the local paper:

Boyd’s bill discriminates against gays

TO THE EDITOR:
Representative Scott Boyd says that proposed House Bill 2381 is not intended to deny anyone’s civil rights or discriminate against gay couples. But who is he trying to kid?

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