Senate Committee to Vote on Appeals Court Nominees, Again

Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals

Obama nominates Wyoming attorney general for appeals court

Washington: Packed house for abortion insurance bill hearing

LGBT Groups Ask Unions, Civil Rights Groups For Marriage Campaign Help

EU Court Holds Hearing On Right Of Religious Groups To Make Employment Decisions Based On Religious Affiliation

Kids need an alternative to the ‘porn’ view of sex

Hispanics will soon surpass white population in California

Why Scouts Are Rethinking ‘Gay’ Policy: Funding Trumps Boys’ Well-being

Kerry Calls for Release of Imprisoned Christian Pastor in Iran

HHS Made $64.2 Billion in ‘Improper Payments’ in Fiscal 2012

Population Questions Enliven UN Debate on Development | Stefano Gennarini at C-FAM

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity are Not Human Rights | Austin Ruse at C-FAM

Zimbabwe: Draft Constitution criminalise “same-sex marriage”

Wyoming House votes down civil unions bill

SF archbishop: “Gay marriage” is like “male breastfeeding”, avoid the phrase

Campaign kicks off to promote redefinition of marriage in Delaware

Groups Ask US Supreme Court to Uphold Marriage | Citizen Link

Currently not enough votes to redefine marriage in Minnesota

7th Circuit suspends abortion pill mandate for family-run auto lighting co. | Alliance Defending Freedom

7th Circuit Enjoins Enforcement of Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Against Catholic-Owned Small Business

Mo. scrap tire program runs down pre-school | Alliance Defending Freedom

Obama, Equality, and Marriage | Ryan T. Anderson at Heritage Foundation

    Ryan T. Anderson at Heritage Foundation: Contrary to what some say, there is no ban on same-sex marriage. Nothing about it is illegal. In all 50 states, two people of the same sex can choose to live together, choose to join a religious community that blesses their relationship, and choose a workplace offering them various joint benefits. Many liberal houses of worship and progressive businesses have voluntarily decided to do so. There’s nothing illegal about this. There’s no ban on it. What’s at issue is whether the government will recognize such relationships as marriages—and then force every citizen and business to do so as well. At issue is whether policy will coerce and compel others to recognize and affirm same-sex relationships as marriages.


  • Posted: 01/31/2013
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  • Source: blog.heritage.org

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Ontario’s new lesbian Premier promises to bring back explicit lower grades sex-ed curriculum

Pro-family groups applaud Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favor of marriage

UK bishops distribute 1 million postcards against marriage redefinition

Twitter Censors Black Pro-Lifers Blasting NAACP on Abortion

Women in Combat and the Constitutionality of Male-Only Draft Registration | Ilya Somin at Volokh Conspiracy

Fixing the Judicial Clerkship Crisis

Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill wants no part in death penalty scheduling

WI Court enters judgment against Amish contractor for refusing smoke detector installs

2nd Circuit Upholds Middle School’s Exclusion of Religious Blessing From Student’s Speech At School Ceremony

French Socialist Plan to Redefine Marriage Stirs Parenthood Debate

Pastor In Same-sex Parent Dispute Remains Jailed

“Evangelical Churches Refine Message On Gay Issues” | AP

    AP: The Rev. Robert Jeffress has changed the way he talks about homosexuality from the pulpit . . . But Jeffress said he was concerned that some other evangelical pastors were shirking this responsibility. “My sense is that people are just avoiding the subject, by and large,” he said. “They are so bent on trying to add to the numbers of their churches that they don’t want to disenfranchise new members or be characterized as unfriendly.”


  • Posted: 01/31/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: hosted.ap.org

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“49ers’ Culliver Apologizes For Anti-gay Remarks” | AP

AWOL Republicans – Women in Combat | National Review Editors

Educators: Private Donations Are ‘public Funds’ | WorldNetDaily

Hawaii Legislature Unwise to Take up Marriage Redefinition Now | Jim Hochberg at the Hawaii Reporter

No Margin of Error for Military Chaplains Dealing with Same-Sex Couples | Ron Crews at American Thinker

National Organization for Marriage files amicus brief in United States v. Windsor

Virginia: Religious Freedom, Prayer, And Schools

A New Way Forward on Abortion | Jon A. Shields at Public Discourse

Senate GOP introduces bill to cut salaries of NLRB members

Morally Straight? The Transformation of the Boy Scouts of America | Albert Mohler

    AlbertMohler.com: I write as a former Boy Scout, who retains great love and admiration for Scouting and all that it has meant to generations of boys. This new policy will transform the culture of the Boy Scouts. This is exactly what those who demand the policy change are expecting. As the announcement made clear, this is no small alteration or adjustment. The new policy to be adopted by the Boy Scouts of America represents a revolution in what that esteemed organization understands “morally straight” to mean. We should not let that pass without taking notice of what that revolution will eventually bring about — nothing less than a reversal of what morality is understood to demand.


  • Posted: 01/31/2013
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.albertmohler.com

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UN: Israel Must Withdraw From Judea, Samaria

Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut