Taxpayers to pay for “gender reassignment”? Medicare under examination

European Court Rules on Equal Benefits Case for Same-Sex Couple

“Baroness Warsi’s ‘concern’ over effect of gay marriage laws on religious groups”

Putin Defends Russian Conservative Values | AP

Attorney: India got it right on homosexual ‘rights’ | One News Now

“India’s Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law” | KnoxNews (AP)

    Knox News (AP): The United States expressed concern about the Indian Supreme Court decision, although it wasn’t immediately clear if Washington had directly raised the issue with Indian government officials. “We oppose all actions that criminalize consensual sex conducts between adults,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington. “We call on all governments to advance equality for LGBT individuals around the world.”But the court ruling was welcomed by a conservative U.S. legal advocacy group, Alliance Defending Freedom. “The India Supreme Court has ruled in the interest of the health of its society rather than the interests of activist groups trying to use the court to do their bidding,” said the group’s chief counsel, Benjamin Bull.

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“Colorado judge suppresses Christian’s free speech in favor of gay rights” |

“Anti-Christian Persecution: Christians Forced out of Business in Colorado and New Mexico” | Catholic Online

“Croatian Govt Proposes New Rights For Gays”

“US voices ‘concern’ at India gay sex ban”

India Supreme Court refuses to engage in judicial activism in landmark decision | Alliance Defending Freedom

UK: Court of Appeal to hear banned bus ads case

Colorado ruling takes the cake: Activist court cooks up a new rule to undermine religion | Washington Times Editorial

“Judge: ‘Gay Rights’ Trump 1st Amendment” | WorldNetDaily

UK To Hold First Same-sex Weddings On March 29

We are now slaves of the state | Tea Party Nation

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

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

In a class by themselves: Home-schooled girls easily dispatch both chauvinism and feminism | Robert Knight

The War On Religion Is Real And We Are Losing

The Double Assault on Religious Freedom

CNN: Rick Warren’s views on homosexuality

“Pennsylvania Catholic school fires gay N.J. teacher for applying for marriage license”

“Op-ed: Utah Invokes pre-Civil War notions to fight gay marriage”

Judge Says Baker Must Make Wedding Cakes for Homosexuals | Todd Starnes at Townhall

Colorado Civil Rights Commission Initial Decision Holds Bakery Violated Law In Refusing Cake For Same-Sex Wedding

GOP Suffers from Feud Poisoning: Core Principles

    FRC Washington Update (12/6/2013): The tension started earlier this year, when House leadership started throwing its weight — and significant money — behind two activist homosexual candidates. Understandably, that bothered conservatives like Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.), who refused to give his party a pass. “GOP leaders can do whatever they want to do” in donating to gay Republicans, he said, but they shouldn’t force other members to contribute through the funding arms like the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). While Forbes has been blasted for his comments, he knows — as well as we do — that this debate is about a lot more than someone’s sexual preference.

  • Posted: 12/09/2013
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Colorado Baker Ordered to Make Cakes for Same-Sex Couples | The New American

Peruvians launch ‘Real Couples’ campaign to counter pro-homosexual initiative

Col. court denies baker’s freedom in same-sex ceremony suit | Alliance Defending Freedom

“Judge Orders Colo. Cake-maker To Serve Gay Couples” | AP

Butte, MT drafting gender identity ordinance

Shreveport, LA considers gender identity ordinance, vote on Tuesday

Petitions block Chattanooga’s new domestic partner benefits law

MD: “Anti-trans Discrimination Act is unanimously passed by Hyattsville City Council”

NE: Douglas County to extend benefits to employees’ same-sex spouses

Ireland: University shuts down Legion of Mary for purity initiative — deemed ‘homophobic’

First Australian Same-sex Weddings Start Early, Litigation Pending

CORRECTION: Israeli President Peres expresses support for marriage redefinition

Federal judge to hear arguments in challenge to Utah marriage

“The straight line from marriage equality to divorce equality”

“Gay Weddings 17 Percent Of Washington Marriages” | AP

Judge Hears Arguments in Colorado Same-Sex Wedding Cake Dispute | NC Register (EWTN)

UK: “School gives go ahead to treat 6-year-old girl as a boy”

Railroads To Offer Health Care To Same-sex Spouses

Arizona Technology Council to lobby for homosexual agenda

“LGBT Activist Fined for Breaking ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law”

Russian court upholds ‘gay propaganda’ law as constitutional

“Congresswoman Speier Calls Again for End to LGBT Conversion Quackery”

Methodist Church launches consultation on redefinition of marriage

Study: Youth More Likely To Be Bullied At Schools With Anti-Bullying Programs

“Gay couple’s complaint against Colo. baker gets hearing: Becomes a cause celebre for activists” | Washington Times

‘Preferred’ pronouns gain traction at US colleges

CT: “High Court Hears Claim for Retroactive Gay Marriage Rights”

MN: Rep. Karen Clark plans to introduce bill banning ex-gay therapy

Challenge to Utah’s marriage laws back in court

Israel to consider extending tax breaks to same-sex couples

Dallas council committee splits over definition of marriage

“Cardinal Dolan on Gay Marriage Movement: ‘We’ve Been Outmarketed’”

CDC: 62 Percent Of HIV-Positive Men Have Unprotected Sex

“Q. & A.: Evan Wolfson On Winning The Gay-marriage Fight” | The New Yorker

    Richard Socarides at The New Yorker: When do you think the Supreme Court might rule that there is a federal constitutional right to same-sex marriage? Nobody can answer that precisely. There are now some forty-four cases in nineteen or twenty states moving forward. And one of them may be the case, or it may be some other case down the road. We can encourage the Court to take the right case at the right time and do the right thing—within a matter of years, not decades.
    A lot of people now say this is inevitable; it’s a done deal. What do you say to those people? You know, ten minutes ago many of those same people were saying it was impossible. Now they are saying it’s inevitable. The truth of the matter is: it was never either.

  • Posted: 12/03/2013
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“Only Gays Can Get Angry?” | Austin Ruse at the Catholic Thing

ADF: Colo. cake artist shouldn’t be forced to support same-sex ceremonies

Australia: “High Court to hear same-sex marriage challenge”

The Croatian Government’s Dirty War Against Marriage

Judge Sir Paul Coleridge quit because of lack of ‘support’ over marriage stance

Scotland: “Evangelicals criticise MSPs over hasty gay marriage vote”

300,000 defend marriage, children’s rights in Taiwan

The true meaning of tolerance | Cardinal Timothy Dolan at NY Daily News

“Gay men push to end 30 year blood donation ban”

“In some states, gays fight for right to divorce”

“You Could Unknowingly Be Funding a School That Discriminates Against LGBTs” |