Category Archives: Marriage & Family

Democrat Lawmakers Implore Texas Military to Process Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

MN: Republican explores bid against GOP lawmaker who voted to redefine marriage

    Star Tribune: State Rep. David FitzSimmons, R-Albertville, may net a challenger because of his vote to legalize same-sex marriage. Republican Eric Lucero, a Dayton city council member, said he is conducting talking to voters to gauge feelings about what he called “the David FitzSimmons vote” in the Wright County district.

  • Posted: 09/10/2013
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Arizona’s New Frontier for Education | Lindsey Burke at Heritage Foundation

‘Gay-Free’ Alternative to Boy Scouts Launches | TIME

“Same Sex Marriage Initiative Folds Due to Lack of Support” | Center for AZ Policy

“Same-sex marriage fuels debate over path to change”

The Social Costs of Abandoning the Meaning of Marriage | Ryan T. Anderson at Heritage Foundation

NC National Guard To Recognize Same Sex Marriages, Texas

MN: “Inmates, sex offenders may test same-sex marriage law”

New push in Ohio to redefine marriage

“Miracle of Prayer — Australia Rejects Homosexual Marriage”

Group Urges SEC To Expand Accredited Investor Rule To Cover Same-Sex Couples

U. Arizona seeks to boost transgender studies program

Miley Cyrus and Ugly Sex | Victor David Hansen at NRO

A Poor Substitute for Marriage: The Downside of Cohabiting | Eric Metaxas at Christian Post

“GOP Sen. Rob Portman Backs Gay Adoption, Silent on Fate of IVF Human Embryos”

Cohabiting mothers at greater risk financially, UVa research finds | Daily Progress

“Alabama Supreme Court ruling isolates grandparents, deals blow to children’s rights”

MO: Gay Man Charged With Spreading HIV Claims 300 Partners

After Years Of Decline, Us Births Leveling Off?

US bishops ask Friday prayers to combat pornography

“McDonnell says Virginia National Guard will provide benefits to gay couples”

“V.A. to Provide Spousal Benefits to Gays, Administration Says”

Wisconsin Guard gets first request for benefits from same-sex couple

NJ GOP hopefuls targeted by deep-pocketed campaign to redefine marriage

“Mainers’ acceptance of gay marriage up, according to new poll”

NM: Grant County to issue same sex “marriage” licenses next week

Poll: 47% support marriage redefinition in Ohio

Los Alamos couple denied same-sex marriage license

“Christians for Gay Marriage Launch ‘Not All Like That’ Campaign”

Holder’s Voucher Travesty | Rich Lowry at NRO

Obama vs. Education | NRO Editors

“Judge Vows Quick Pa. Same-sex Marriage Case Ruling”

Mexican Senate Passes Major Education Reform

Same-sex marriage suit: Haley will defend SC Marriage Law

Indiana: “Can the constitutional ban on gay marriage be defeated? Oh, yeah”

“Los Alamos County going to court over gay marriage”

Court proceeding could fast track a ruling on marriage in Pennsylvania

“2nd Ohio gay couple files to have state OK marriage”

“1 in 3 Minn. marriage licenses went to same-sex couples since Aug. 1″ | MPR

Rep. Johnson: Public Education ‘Being Dismantled’ by Charter Schools

New Mexico GOP legislators file lawsuit to stop same-sex marriage licenses

“Sister of Liz Cheney says she’s ‘dead wrong’ in opposition to gay marriage”

“ICE to recognize gay marriage from other states as valid in AZ”

Suit challenges South Carolina marriage laws

Texas Guard Refuses To Process Same-sex Benefits

Catholic Schools Respond to the Charter School Challenge

IL: “Gay Marriage Push Looking To Unions, Immigrants” | AP

How Christians Should Engage Modern Online Culture

Phoenix Catholic Bishop: Jesus ‘Not an Elective’ for Catholic Universities

Scotland: Politicians speak at Glasgow rally against marriage redefinition

Teen Sexting Criminalized by States

“Liz Cheney says gay marriage should be decided by the states”

New Mexico clerks want marriage ruling

ACLU files suit against Ind. school district over football discrimination

IRS Will Recongize Same-Sex Marriages Regardless of Where Couples Reside

OH: Guardian For Medical Decisions of Amish Child Can Be Appointed Even If Parents Are Not Unfit

USCCB staff criticizes ‘flawed anthropology of sexual orientation’

Cardinal George says same-sex marriage is irrational | Mark Brown at Chicago Sun Times

    Mark Brown at Chicago Sun Times: You might expect the leader of the Catholic Church in Chicago to explain his opposition to same-sex marriage on the basis of his religious tenets, but Cardinal Francis George says that’s secondary. “This is first of all a rational issue before it’s a faith issue,” the cardinal told me in an interview this week. “That is, it’s nature that tells us what marriage is, that in marriage, men and women aren’t interchangeable.”

  • Posted: 08/29/2013
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“Bottum’s Up on Same Sex Marriage” | Jennifer Roback Morse at Christian Post

Marriage: Photo of wife carrying double amputee Marine goes viral

“Pa. Attorneys: Gays, Like Children, Can’t Marry” | AP

GOP lawmaker calls gay marriage ruling in NM ‘reckless’

Texas: AISD expands benefits to include same-sex partners

NAACP accused of selling-out to same-sex movement

College debts delaying marriage for graduates

NM: No same-sex marriage licenses in Lincoln County

    Ruidoso News: “It’s unfortunately that county clerks have been put in the position of ruling on an issue that should be decided by a court, by the Legislature or by the vote of the people,” she said Tuesday. “But unless and until we have a (state) Supreme Court ruling or a specific case is decided in Lincoln County, we will continue under the current position of not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.”

  • Posted: 08/28/2013
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“Cardinal George hopes gay marriage is blocked, says pope’s remarks were misinterpreted” | Chicago Sun-Times

Debate Heats Up Over Special Legislative Session to Redefine Marriage

NM: San Juan County not issuing same-sex marriage licenses

NM: Taos becomes sixth county to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Court Sides With Ohio Hospital On Amish Girl Care

Va Still Evaluating Benefits For Same-sex Couples