Category Archives: Marriage & Family

Supreme Court veteran, first-time advocate to argue for same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage, state-by-state

Yes, tyranny is a fitting word

Same-sex marriage isn’t about justice, it’s about Selma envy

Judicial tyranny unMoored

School district violates Christian college students’ rights, civil rights official says

Preach from the rooftops: Evangelium Vitae at Twenty

When my father told me he wanted to be a woman

Gordon College reaffirms ban on students, faculty engaging in extramarital sex, homosexuality

The girl with two mommies

Toward a graciously historic sexual ethic

Dolce & Gabbana under fire for defending the traditional family

Helping religious leaders retrieve their voices on marriage

    Family Studies: I’ve long believed marriage can be strengthened, and nonmarital birth rates measurably reduced, if we find ways of taking greater advantage of our nation’s religious institutions and traditions. More than a few observers think I’m wrong for thinking as I do: some because they gauge the power of faith as insufficient in such matters, and others because they believe marriage as we have come to know it in the United States and other key parts of the world is beyond rescue.

  • Posted: 03/20/2015
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Marriage law shouldn’t permit ‘poisonous’ polygamy, says ex-FLDS member

South Dakotans believe FLDS polygamist group wants to expand

For Christian millennials, same-sex marriage debate produces new views on morality

Oklahoma plan to restrict same-sex marriage may backfire

Attorneys battle over who will argue for same-sex marriage in Supreme Court

Alabama federal judge declines to lift same-sex marriage order

Alabama judge urges quick action if same-sex marriage wins

Prominent San Francisco evangelical church drops celibacy requirement for same-sex couples

Where Christian churches, other religious stand on same-sex marriage

How Hollywood can save our families

Arizona judges can’t do only opposite-sex marriages, ethics opinion says

Sexual orientation and gender identity are not like race: Why ENDA is bad policy

Speaker at L.A. archdiocese conference says Catholic teaching on homosexuality is ‘abusive’ and ‘gravely evil’

Evangelicals are shifting on same-sex marriage, but it’s no avalanche

PCA affirms Biblical marriage

    byFaith: The Office of the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) has received numerous emails regarding the recent action of the mainline Presbyterian Church (USA) in redefining marriage. On March 17, 2015 the Presbyterian Church (USA) approved language that allows its ministers to officiate at same-sex marriages in its churches. The change comes after the General Assembly and a majority of that denomination’s 171 presbyteries approved an amendment to their Book of Order that describes marriage as “a unique relationship between two people, traditionally a man and a woman.”

  • Posted: 03/18/2015
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Largest Presbyterian denomination gives final approval for same-sex marriage

Synthetic children: Why Elton John is wrong about Dolce & Gabbana

Scientific-sounding excuses for promiscuity

    Aleteia: One of man’s persistent dreams is to find a good reason he can’t help sinning. It started with Adam’s trying to blame Eve. Modern man naturally turns to science for this, and as he has learned more about himself and the world around him, he has also grown more ingenious in finding ways to explain why he cannot help breaking the moral law. On the one hand we have cell phones and brain surgery, on the other sophisticated defenses of sexual treachery.

  • Posted: 03/18/2015
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Why San Francisco’s largest evangelical church is wrong about sex

“Dear gay community: Your kids are hurting”

Alabama federal judge declines to lift same-sex marriage order

Choose your own sexual ethics adventure

Men, money, and the marriage crisis

Seven-lawyer line-up for same-sex marriage hearings?

Isn’t the Christian view of sexuality dangerous and harmful?

“Best. Catfight. Ever.”

Natural Law and the unity and truth of sexual ethics: A reply to Gary Gutting

When orphan care goes bad: Russell Moore on why adoption is not for everyone

No judgment at Planet Fitness? (audio)

Dear Dolce & Gabbana: A letter of support

Dolce & Gabbana: “The only family is the traditional one”

Federal court precedent: A defense of Judge Roy Moore and the Alabama Supreme Court

Gordon College reaffirms sexuality policy, launches taskforce

“I miss my daddy. Divorce stinks.”

The Supreme Court and same-sex marriage: Is the public ready?

How Congress can protect adoption, foster care agencies who want mom, dad for kids

Alabama Supreme Court forbids judge at center of same-sex marriage lawsuit from issuing licenses

Kids’ time with parents matters, but not in the way you might expect

    Family Studies: In 1965, American mothers spent an average of eight hours a week on paid work and 10 hours a week on child care. In 2011, they worked 21 hours a week—and spent 14 hours on child care. That is, even as they became much more likely to spend a significant amount of time at work, moms came to devote more time, not less, to their kids. Do you think children benefited from that change? Restricting the question to today, are kids who spend more time with their moms more likely to do well on standard academic and behavioral measures?

  • Posted: 03/13/2015
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Eight idea for protecting your marriage from divorce

Americans should be free to practice faith

Project Relate Oklahoma: A proven strategy for strengthening families

N.J. has lowest remarriage rate in country, Census finds

We live in an age of irrational parenting

Memo to Supreme Court: Nothing in the Constitution requires states to redefine marriage

Southern Baptist leaders highlight benefits of youthful matrimony

House passes bill to abolish Oklahoma marriage licenses

Same-sex marriage briefs swamp Supreme Court

Obama administration joins fight for same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage gains rapid support with U.S. public, including conservatives

Bill prevents discrimination against religious organizations offering welfare services

Planet Fitness ‘non-judgmental’ about woman exposed to man in women’s locker room

Hearts, parts, and minds: The truth comes out

    Public Discourse: However, once I did begin to think about what I was doing and where my life was headed, I eventually came to the conclusion that I had committed a grave injustice against my kids by divorcing my wife and attempting to create a family with another man. They deserved to be raised by both their mom and dad under the same roof. Who was I to deny them this most basic of children’s rights? I became determined to find a way to bring our family back together for the sake of our kids as they finished out their high school years.

  • Posted: 03/09/2015
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“I’m gay and I oppose same-sex marriage”

Alabama Supreme Court: School-choice tax credits for parents legal

District court invalidates Nebraska’s marriage law

Your Facebook gender can now be anything you want

Owners who refused cake for same-sex ceremony close shop

Businesses back same-sex marriage as Supreme Court sets April 28 showdown

Freedom yes, redefining marriage no

Russell Brand is worried about your porn habit. Should you be?