Texarkana Gazette

(Community Matters) It’s disappointing to read that members of the Fourth Estate continue to promote discrimination against LGBT Americans and Texans. It’s cowardly to hide behind a statement about whether marriages are recognized in a particular state. We expect more out of the profession of journalism – at least the courage to state one’s true position.

A gay Texarkana couple’s request for a wedding announcement was denied by a local newspaper (Texarkana Gazette) his week on the grounds that the paper only includes ‘marriages that are recognized by the states in which it circulates.

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