Abortion After Tiller | Justin Dyer at Public Discourse

Memo to Lady Gaga: “Born This Way” Doesn’t Mean “Act This Way” | Daniel Kuebler at Public Discourse

Church of England rejects blessings for same-sex couples

Justice Thomas: Many black communities in decline

Rand Paul: America Needs A “Spiritual Cleansing”

“Rand Paul: Let States Decide on Same-Sex Marriage”

Jim Wallis Now Supports Marriage Redefinition

Columbia Political Science Professor Equates His Incestuous Relationship With Daughter to Homosexual Sex

British Christians fed up with ‘coarse, sneering’ mockery of Christianity

“If Knot Now, When? The Impact of Delayed Marriage Among Twenty-somethings” | Meg McDonnell at Public Discourse

“Why we are losing the gay ‘marriage’ debate (and how we can win)” | John Jalsevac at LifeSiteNews

Countercultural warriors | World Magazine

    World Magazine: Now that the future of marriage is center stage, Kellie Fiedorek hopes that the Supreme Court does not offer a radical ruling that cuts short the debate. A lawyer with Alliance Defending Freedom, Fiedorek, 29, sat in the courtroom as the justices heard the arguments. She’s been to seven states this year testifying before legislatures about the ways redefining marriage would interfere with religious freedom. She’s learned that many citizens have never had to think about the meaning of marriage and why it matters. Now that people are alert, social conservatives have the opportunity to make their case to a young generation that has both rallied for life and dealt with the aftereffects of divorce. “I think that, as more young people engage in the issue, we will see more of them eager to defend marriage, recognizing how important it is to parents and children,” Fiedorek said.


  • Posted: 04/08/2013
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: www.worldmag.com

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Newt Gingrich: GOP will be ‘torn’ over same-sex marriage

Black lawmakers may hold key on marriage in Illinois

Indiana Congressman: “Washington cannot redefine marriage any more than it can govern gravity”

    Indian Congressman Marlin Stutzman has issued this press release that includes this: “Regardless of any ruling, referendum, or law, marriage is the union of one man and one woman,” said Stutzman. “Washington cannot redefine marriage any more than it can govern gravity. As the cornerstone of society throughout history, marriage is a unique institution and the safest environment for raising children. My commitment to marriage is matched by my abiding commitment to the civil rights of all individuals—every American must be treated with dignity and respect. However, marriage is neither a civil right nor a political platform . . . ”


  • Posted: 04/04/2013
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: stutzman.house.gov

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Many Young Women Live With Men First, Marry Later | AP

Marriage, Procreation and Historical Amnesia | Ross Douthat at NY Times

Can The Supreme Court Alter Reality? | Chris Adamo

“What atheists can learn from the gay rights movement” | Herb Silverman of Secular Coalition at Washington Post

Now, let’s get straight on marriage | David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch at NY Daily News

A ‘gray divorce’ boom | Susan L. Brown at LA Times

    Susan L. Brown at LA Times: The Beatles sang ‘Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m 64?’ When it comes to marriage, many baby boomers are saying ‘no.’ . . . Until recently, it would have been fair to say that older people simply did not get divorced. Fewer than 10% of those who got divorced in 1990 were ages 50 or older. Today, 1 in 4 people getting divorced is in this age group.


  • Posted: 04/03/2013
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.latimes.com

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What feminism has come to | S.E. Cupp at NY Daily Post

    S.E. Cupp at NY Daily Post: When Susan Patton wrote a letter to The Daily Princetonian last week, she probably had no concept of the controversy it would create. What she later described as merely “some good advice from a Jewish mother” has earned her the scorn of feminists everywhere. Why? Because in 2013, you’re not supposed to talk to modern young women at an elite liberal university about the value of getting married.


  • Posted: 04/03/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.nydailynews.com

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Tens of Thousands Baptized Catholics on Easter Sunday in Mainland China

Two more female Marines flunk infantry officers training

Falling Fertility Rates

U.S. poverty levels spike to highest since 1960s

Russian Orthodox Church urges Anglicans not to support female bishops, same-sex marriage

“Gay marriage is a social experiment that will cause serious harm to children” | Toni Meyer of NJ FPC at NJ.com

Marginalizing the moral argument against same-sex ‘marriage’ | Albert Mohler at LifeSiteNews

Social conservatives fight back | Politico

Marriage, Religious Liberty, and the Ban Myth | Adam J. MacLeod at Public Discourse

Is America still a good country? | Patrick Buchanan at Human Events

‘On My Honor’ calls Scouts to stand firm | Baptist Press

“Arizona Rep: Gay Son Hasn’t Changed View On Same-Sex Marriage” | NPR

Marriage: What it is, why it matters, and the consequences of redefining it | Ryan T. Anderson at LifeSiteNews

Millennials the only generation whose majority supports same-sex ‘marriage’

Salisbury church buys billboards to back prayer at Rowan meetings

Christians And Religious Liberty In America On Easter Sunday, 2013 | Ken Klukowski at Breitbart

Media biased against traditional marriage, says advocate | Washington Post

Lady Gaga turned down $1 million to perform at RNC

Have Some Evangelicals Simply Left Their Bibles Behind? | David Stokes at Townhall

The View From The Lions’ Den: CNN’s Hostility Toward Ryan Anderson | Alan Sears

Do Evangelical Churches Talk About Homosexuality? | Nathan Cherry at Engage Family Minute

Marriage Is Illegal . . . Without a License | Cong. Steve King at NRO

    Cong. Steve King at NRO: To marry, two people must prove they are of opposite sex, not related, of age, and not married to anyone else. There is no requirement for proof of enduring love, comingling of finances, or even intent to cohabitate. To ask the government to certify any of those things would offend all Americans who jealously guard their individual autonomy.


  • Posted: 03/28/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.nationalreview.com

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Who killed the new majority? | Pat Buchanan at Human Events

    Pat Buchanan at Human Events: What killed the New Majority? First, there was mass immigration . . . Second came party acquiescence in dropping half the nation off the income tax rolls, while making half dependent on government . . . Third, to accommodate its K Street bundlers, the GOP embraced globalism, empowering Corporate America to shed its U.S. labor force . . . Fourth, rather than bringing the troops home after our Cold War triumph and telling our allies the free rides were over, Bush I and II went crusading for a “New World Order” to “end tyranny in our world.” . . .


  • Posted: 03/28/2013
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.humanevents.com

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“Eagle Scouts: We’re Being Bullied by Gay Rights Activists”

    Todd Starnes at Townhall: “It would be an enormous mistake if they allowed homosexuality in scouting,” he said. “They have no idea what these folks really want to do.” Stemberger said there are already gays in scouting — “they are discreet, they are appropriate, they are private and they don’t act out in front of kids.”
    “What they want is full-blown gay activism in scouting,” he said, “and that’s what they can’t have under the current policy.”


  • Posted: 03/28/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: townhall.com

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Americans Are Migrating To More Free Republican States | Investor’s Business Daily

The Red-State Path to Prosperity | Laffer and Moore at WSJ

Neither In the Jungle Nor Out of It: Marriage and Civilization | Anthony Esolen at Public Discourse

Groups Of Adults Turn To Cooperative Households To Save Money

Marriage Redefinition is Just the Beginning | Nathan Cherry of Engage Family Minute at Illinois Family Inst.

War on Marriage is a War on Reality | Robert Knight at Townhall

Pediatricians Group Accused of Ignoring Data in Endorsing ‘Gay Marriage’

Gary Bauer: If GOP abandons marriage ‘I will take as many people’ out of the party as possible

When Our Principles Don’t Survive Contact with Pain | David French at NRO

    David French at NRO: For the Christian, marriage should be a covenant relationship, between a man and woman, that is designed to last for life — with the only scriptural grounds for divorce being adultery or abandonment by an unbelieving spouse. Yet our pews are full of divorced Christians, and many of these are not people who’ve divorced, repented of the sin of divorce, then sought forgiveness and redemption (though some are). Instead, they are people who’ve divorced wrongly, sought acceptance of their choice, salve for their emotional pain, and now seek to remain in fellowship — on their terms.


  • Posted: 03/26/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.nationalreview.com

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Starbucks CEO Doesn’t Want Your Money If You Oppose Marriage Redefinition

Traditional marriage is foundation of our future | Cathi Herrod at AZ Republic

Why U.N. Feminists Should Want to Partner with the Holy See

Poll: Ohio reverses on “gay marriage” | Politico

Real Bullies: The Homosexuality Is Normal Movement | Lloyd Marcus at American Thinker

“Karl Rove: ‘I could’ imagine GOP presidential candidate supporting gay marriage”

“Starbucks CEO Tells Shareholder to Sell Shares Over Gay Marriage Stand”

Meningitis Spreading Via Anonymous “Gay” Sex in NYC

    ABC: New York City health officials are urging some men to get vaccinated against meningitis amid an outbreak that has sickened 22 New Yorkers and killed seven. The dangerous strain of bacterial meningitis appears to be spreading through sexual encounters between men who meet through websites or smartphone apps, or at bars or parties, according to the City’s health department.


  • Posted: 03/25/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: abcnews.go.com

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Our First Right: Religious Liberty | Charles J. Chaput at Public Discourse

“Boy Scout leaders face controversy over gay leaders: Leaders meet to discuss the issue”

    WESH.com: The Boy Scouts are one of the great jewels of American culture,” said John Stemberger, Eagle Scout and founder of OnMyHonor.net. “We support the current policy of scouting, which is backed by over 100 years of tradition and allows anyone to participate irrespective of sexual orientation, only disallowing the open and aggressive promotion of homosexuality and political agendas. When it comes to young boys, parents have the final say on the issues of sex and politics.”


  • Posted: 03/25/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.wesh.com

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“Gay marriage: Why America is leading the global rainbow divide” | Oakville.com

Coalition Aims to ‘Keep Scouting Free of Sex and Politics’

Marriage, students loans and more on teen pregnancy

Boys Hardest Hit: But the decline of marriage is no bargain for women either.

“If Your Child Is Gay? Senator Portman’s ‘change of heart’ raises many questions.” | Dennis Prager at NRO

“Huckabee: Evangelicals Will Walk if GOP Backs Gay Marriage” | Newsmax

    Newsmax: “They might. And if they do, they’re going to lose a large part of their base because evangelicals will take a walk,” he responds. “And it’s not because there’s an anti-homosexual mood, and nobody’s homophobic that I know of, but many of us, and I consider myself included, base our standards not on the latest Washington Post poll, but on an objective standard, not a subjective standard.


  • Posted: 03/21/2013
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.newsmax.com

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New Report: 48 Percent of First Children Born to Unwed Mothers

Same-Sex Marriage: We’re Playing Chess, Not Checkers | Doug Mainwaring at Public Discourse

The UnMourned | Mark Steyn at NRO

    Mark Steyn at NRO: Viable babies were born*. Gosnell killed them by plunging scissors into their spinal cords. He taught his staff to do the same. This is a remarkable moment in American life: A man is killing actual living, gurgling, bouncing babies on an industrial scale – and it barely makes the papers. Had he plunged his scissors into the spinal cord of a Democrat politician in Arizona, then The New York Times, ABC, CBS, NBC and everyone else would be linking it to Sarah Palin’s uncivil call for dramatic cuts in government spending.


  • Posted: 03/20/2013
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.nationalreview.com

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