Category Archives: Marriage & Family

Indiana House panel delays vote on same-sex “marriage” ban

The next frontier in fertility treatment

AG Holder’s lawless action on marriage in Utah | Ed Whelan

“Chris Christie vetoes bill allowing transgender people to get new birth certificates”

Mohler: The end of morality laws? Not exactly

Robert Gates: Obama emotionless on military, except for DADT policy

CDC says gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise

South Bend City Council to vote on same-sex “marriage” resolution

Outgoing Cuccinelli issues opinions on same-sex “marriage,” abortion

“Federal recognition of Utah same-sex marriages shows need for State Marriage Defense Act”

Bishops lament federal disregard for state marriage laws

Mormon church: “Lay bishops cannot perform or permit same-sex marriage on church property”

If You Really Care About Ending Poverty, Stop Talking About Inequality | W. Bradford Wilcox at the Atlantic

“Advocacy Group Asks U.S. and 18 States To Recognize 1300 Utah Same-Sex Marriages”

Indiana Family Institute: Statement on HJR 3 and HB 1153 re: marriage

Hearing set in Virginia marriage challenge

States May Recognize Same-Sex Marriages, But Navajo Nation Won’t

“HRC urges U.S. AG to ensure validity of Utah same-sex marriages”

Signature Count Begins in Effort to Overturn Calif. Law That Lets Boys Use Girls’ Bathrooms, Play on Girls’ Sports Teams

The ACLU Strikes Back – Will Sue To Preserve Utah’s Same-Sex Marriages

Congressional Leaders Continue To Show Support For Educational Choice

Polygamy as Lifestyle Choice, and a Reality TV Brand | NY Times

“3 Big Questions About The 1,360 Same-Sex Couples Married In Utah”

“Iowa’s ban on polygamy won’t be debated in 2014 session, say Branstad, top legislative leaders”

Confusing Advice from Utah Governor on Marriage Laws | Ed Whelan at NRO

Same sex “marriages” performed in Utah are void | Ed Whelan at NRO

“Colorado bill would recognize gay marriage in taxes only”

Utah Gov. issues guidance to agency on status of same-sex “marriages”

California: “Groups sue state over new transgender law”

Marriage may not be silver bullet for poverty, study says

Interstate Recognition of Same Sex “Marriage” After Windsor

GOP Gov. won’t push for NM marriage amend., says court ruling is law of the land

“Dallas council briefed on discrepancies with gay marriage at federal, state levels”

Michigan: Odawa Tribal Council refuses to allow popular vote on marriage

Bypass Sought on Bill to Redefine Marriage in Pennsylvania

“Utah Gay-Marriage Ban Was a Predictable Disaster” | Noah Feldman at Bloomberg

“Utah AG Studying Status of Same-Sex Marriages Already Performed In the State”

TX: Judge Removes Children Illegally

California Referendum to Overturn Student-Gender Bill Moves Forward

Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth

ACLU, Sutherland Institute react to Utah same-sex marriage halt

DoD overhauls military identification policy for same sex couples

“Transgender Issues Follow Path Blazed By Gay Rights” | NPR

    NPR: It may have been “the gayest year ever,” as some gay and lesbian activists put it — 2013 saw the Defense of Marriage Act struck down by the Supreme Court and the number of states offering marriage rights to same-sex couples doubled, to a total of 18.
    But as 2014 begins, another issue is gaining traction: transgender rights.

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Strong Marriages and Economies | W. Bradford Wilcox at NYT

A brief article on homosexual parenting

Utah’s Motion to Stay Ruling Against Marriage Laws | Ed Whalen at NRO

Conn. Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Gender Transition

Was 2013 the Beginning of the End of Marriage? | Nathan Kellum at the Christian Post

CA: Judge Flushes ‘bathroom Bill’ Election Trick

Pedophilia The Next ‘Sexual-Rights’ Revolution?

    WorldNetDaily: The underlying assumption that has led to the increasing legitimization of same-sex marriage is now fueling a growing effort in academic circles to mainstream pedophilia. Once considered taboo, psychologists are beginning to walk down the same path LGBT activists established more than 50 years ago, insisting that pedophilia is an inborn “sexual orientation,” not a learned sexual behavior.


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“Court ruling on gay marriage opens door to same-sex divorce in Utah”

Adding A Baby To Obamacare Health Plan Not Easy

Court denies Notre Dame relief: university will bow to HHS mandate

Lambda Legal urges federal court to redefine marriage in WV

Matriarchy and Polygamy – a Regression to Primitivism

Marriage died in 2013 | Keith Ablow at Fox News

“We’ll always have Utah?” Marriage redefinition proponents look to courts for red states

Marines Delay Pull-Up Requirement For Women

    Christine Rousselle at Townhall: The Marine Corps has elected to delay a requirement that females complete three pull-ups when it was discovered that over half of female recruits were unable to do so. Only one percent of male recruits failed the pull-up test. The requirements for male and female Marine recruits were supposed to be the same starting on January 1, 2014.

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“Gay Couples Sue to Overturn Kansas Tax Filing Policy”

The Constitution in 2014: the state of same-sex marriage | Lyle Denniston

Unauthorized Class Action Sought Millions For Denial of Religious Freedom and Right To Marry By Utah and LDS Church

“In first year after Maine legalized gay marriage, 16 percent of couples who tied knot were same sex”

Boy Scouts Complete Cave-in to Homosexual Demands

    David Bohon at the New American: hat was followed by the release in October 2012 of nearly 15,000 pages of files detailing decades of sexual abuse of young Scouts by male Scout leaders. The pages, dubbed the “perversion files” by the media, included letters, memos, news clippings, and other documents related to both alleged and confessed sexual abuse by trusted Scout leaders during a 20-year time period between 1965 and 1985. Nonetheless, following intense pressure by homosexual activist groups, as well as by leadership within the Scouting organization, Boy Scout officials reversed course . . .

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Uncomfortable Truths about Family Breakdown

“Utah holdout counties now issuing gay marriage licenses”

“Navajo Nation struggles with same-sex marriage”

3 city employees sue Houston over same-sex benefits

Couple suing Utah County for refusal to grant marriage license

“As Utah tries to stay same-sex unions ruling, historians say marriage has evolved in response to social need, ethics.” | Salt Lake Tribune

“Boy Scouts open ranks to gay youth on Jan. 1″ | Fox News

“Calif. schools prepare for transgender rights law” | AP

Utah AG’s Office delays appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on marriage

Defending Amendment 3 may cost Utah $2M

53% Of Likely U.S. Voters Say Marriage Is Religious, Not Civil

“Lesbian couple in New Orleans celebrate Christmas as the parents of quintuplets”