Category Archives: Marriage & Family

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 . . .

  • Posted: 12/31/2013
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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”

Camille Paglia: A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues

Daughters and Sex | Mona Charen at NRO

Catholic Common Core Removes Books Celebrating Same-Sex Parents from First-Grade Unit Plan

“Think gay marriage is a product of activist judges? Think again”

“Lockheed Martin Ends Boy Scout Funding Over Policy on Gays”

“Gay Marriage Supporters See Hope In Deep-red Ind.” | AP

New Mexico allows same-sex marriage | Lyle Denniston at SCOTUS Blog

Florida: “ACLU sues school district over gay-straight club”

Judge Softens Utah’s Anti-Polygamy Law To Mixed Reactions | NPR

“Pa. Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay Wedding”

Eleven Same-Sex “Marriage” Incumbents Have Pro-Marriage Challengers | Illinois Family Action

“Scientific Groupthink and Gay Parenting”

WV AG asks court to throw suit challenging marriage

Lesbian boss ‘fired me for being straight’

Md/Del. Baptists affirm biblical marriage

OR: Multnomah County’s same-sex marriage controversy puts open meetings law in limelight

    Oregon Live: Kelly Clark, a Portland attorney, contends otherwise in a lawsuit accusing the commissioners of violating the public meetings law. He says the violations warrant reversing the county’s action. In an interview, Clark said he thinks the commissioners purposefully used a rolling series of conversations to discuss the licensing change. He said they hoped to avoid any arrangement that would require a public meeting.

  • Posted: 12/18/2013
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“Bill would allow same-sex couples to file joint OH return”

TX: “Harris County GOP chairman sues city over same-sex marriage”

“Texas judge blocks gay partner benefits”

On Ruling on Utah Bigamy Law | Ed Whelan at NRO

It’s a Man’s World, and It Always Will Be | Camille Paglia at Time

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: A Vagina Is ‘More Desirable Than A Man’s Anus’

    CBS: “It seems like, to me, a vagina – as a man – would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me,” Robertson stated. “I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.” Robertson described in the interview how sin is becoming acceptable in America and that the country needs to turn back to its Christian values.

  • Posted: 12/18/2013
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Judge in Pa. marriage suit nixes state appeal

“Pastors take lead on legal challenge to Mayor Annise Parker’s recognition of same sex marriages”

Atty. Hopes Ohio Amish Family Can Return Home Soon

Federal Judge To Hear Ohio Marriage Fight

The Strange Politics of Polygamy

IRS Issues Guidance On Employee Benefit Plans For Same-Sex Couples

National Guard ends holdout on same-sex marriage benefits

“Being Against Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You a Homophobe”

Federal Court Says Old Sodomy Conviction Cannot Be Basis for Current Sex Offender Registration Requirement

Talking on What Is Marriage? | NRO interviews Robert George

Pa. accused of stalling in same-sex marriage case

“N.J. Senate pulls gay marriage bill”

The Marriage Gap: Think again, men

Pa. Methodist minister refuses to surrender credentials over same-sex wedding

“Lambda Legal And ACLU Of Illinois Expedite Marriage For Same-sex Couples Facing Urgent Medical Circumstances”

Sons of Divorce: School shooters all from homes with an absent dad | W. Bradford Wilcox at NRO

Legal battle over marriage moves to the South The case of Bostic v. Rainey could become the standard-bearer for the same-sex marriage movement as it emerges from last summer’s victories at the Supreme Court. For starters, it challenges a state constitutional amendment that’s all-inclusive in its exclusions: It bans same-sex marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships, and denies recognition in Virginia for those performed legally in other states.

  • Posted: 12/16/2013
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Less rationale for Bestiality prohibitions in wake of Utah polygamy ruling?

Utah Gov. Expresses Concern Over Polygamy Ruling

“Education Dept. to recognize same-sex marriages for federal financial aid purposes”

“Lesbian EEOC commissioner confirmed for 2nd term”

N.J. Senate panel to take up bill to redefine marriage

Indiana Catholic bishops issue statement on marriage, decline to take position on amendment

    Catholic Culture: As Indiana legislators debate a proposed state constitutional amendment designed to preclude the possibility of same-sex marriage and civil unions, Indiana’s bishops have issued a statement upholding marriage as “a permanent partnership between one man and one woman ordered to the good of the couple and the procreation and education of children.”

  • Posted: 12/13/2013
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Ex-gay group files sexual orientation discrimination complaint with Department of Justice

Social conservatives defect after GOP candidate for Mass. Lt. Gov. flip-flops on gay ‘marriage’

Federal judge sets hearing for Texas marriage case

The Marriage Divide: We should address the cultural causes of income inequality. | Mona Charen

Growing up without a father transforms children’s brains: Study

Small govt libertarians want same-sex marriage. But only Big Govt can enforce it.

“GOP will keep supporting gay candidates despite congressman’s complaints”

    Washington Examiner: One congressman’s beef with the National Republican Congressional Committee over its support for gay candidates will likely have little effect on the committee’s operations or fundraising. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., has tried to persuade other lawmakers and the committee not to support the campaigns of gay candidates, Politico first reported.

  • Posted: 12/10/2013
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In a class by themselves: Home-schooled girls easily dispatch both chauvinism and feminism | Robert Knight

Fla: Judge’s decision on ‘socialization’ concerns homeschoolers

ABC Wonders if ‘Polyamory’ Trumps Traditional Marriage

Lawsuit planned to challenge NC vouchers

US show ‘spreading the gospel of polyamory’

CNN: Rick Warren’s views on homosexuality