Kellie Fiedorek: Setting the record straight on SB 1062

Same-sex “marriage” advocates file brief in Utah case

NFL’s “corporate speech” is more equal than others

Eric Holder: Actually, somebody does have to defend marriage amendments

    Washington Examiner: “After his speech . . . Holder returned for a question-and-answer session. Tom Horne, the attorney general of Arizona — a man who has his hands full if there ever was one — asked Holder a question. The adversarial system requires that in a lawsuit, two sides make their case, after which a judge makes a decision that everyone agrees to abide by. But on the marriage issue, Holder is advocating that one side not show up. . . . To the surprise of some listeners, Holder said yes — someone should defend a state’s marriage laws in court, and it is the attorney general’s job to make that happen.”


  • Posted: 02/26/2014
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Paul Mirengoff: “No, this is not Jim Crow for gays”

Ilya Shapiro: “For marriage equality, religious liberty, and the freedom of association”

Judge strikes down Texas marriage amendment; AG to appeal

The Abilene Paradox and manufactured consent on same-sex “marriage”

    Doug Mainwaring at The American Thinker: “The proponents of same sex marriage hope to continue to create a cascade of public approval, where judges, legislators, and voters get caught up in what appears to be an overwhelming, rising tide of consent. The fear of being ‘out of step with friends and neighbors’ ends up eclipsing one’s normal, rational inclination to think and discuss. Political correctness overrides both intellectual inquiry and natural law. Debate is silenced as intellectual curiosity and honesty are deadened.”


  • Posted: 02/26/2014
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.americanthinker.com

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Local Ariz. business owner, children receive death threat over SB 1062 support

Major legal scholars send letter to Ariz. governor in support of SB 1062

Former football analyst files complaint against Fox Sports for religious discrimination

Cathi Herrod: Ariz. bill protects religious freedom

“Would Jesus bake a cake for a gay wedding in Arizona” | Christianity Today

If Arizona bill becomes law, will NFL move Super Bowl? | USA Today

Should a baker be required to bake a Westboro Baptist cake if it’s against their religious beliefs? | Christian Post

Freedom or oppression? That’s the question for Arizona’s SB1062 | CNN

Culture clash roils Arizona | WSJ

CNN distorts AZ’s right-to-refuse bill | National Review

NFL could pull Super Bowl if Arizona religious rights bill passes

Romney to Brewer: Veto of religious liberty bill “is right”

Judge sides with Sonoma County firm accused of “anti-gay discrimination”

Business leaders fear loss of Super Bowl over SB 1062

Brewer to hold meetings over religious liberty bill | Arizona Daily Star (AP)

Bipartisan law profs warn Brewer: SB1062 “egregiously misrepresented”

Pro-family leaders defend true marriage against lawsuits in Oklahoma and Michigan | LifeSiteNews

MO: Boone County to accept out-of-state same-sex “marriage” licenses

Senate Republicans mum on Arizona religious liberty bill

Rush Limbaugh: Jan Brewer being “bullied” to veto

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer back in Phoenix; speculation on SB 1062 action escalates

Briefing set for Virginia marriage appeal in 4th Circuit

County clerk asks 10th Circuit to uphold Okla. marriage amendment

Ryan T. Anderson: On religious liberty, AZ gets it right and NYT gets it wrong again

Apple presses AZ governor to veto SB1062

Andrew Walker: How now shall we bake?

Holder says state attorneys general not obligated to defend marriage amendments

“Lawyers: Gay marriage a detriment to children” | AP

Business opposition to Arizona’s religion bill continues to mount | The Arizona Republic

“Arizona senators want veto of bill allowing refusal of service to gays” | The Post-Standard

Arizona business groups overwhelmingly opposed to SB 1062 | The Arizona Republic

SB 1062 forcing Brewer to consider issues tied to faith, discrimination | The Arizona Republic (video)

Trial may redefine Michigan’s marriage amendment, adoption laws

Chris Cuomo doesn’t get how religious freedom works | National Review (CNN video)

Pressure builds for Brewer to veto Arizona decline-to-serve bill

Brief in Okla. marriage amendment lawsuit expected | AP

“Religious right in Arizona cheers bill allowing businesses to refuse to serve gays” | NYT

R.R. Reno: The enduring appeal of marriage

    R.R. Reno at First Things: “It’s not an accident that proponents of gay rights have fixed upon marriage. Some say it’s a cynical play for social acceptance: If they can win equality in marriage, then they can win it anywhere. Undoubtedly true, but superficial. The mystery of marriage conducts a powerful electrical current. It not only legitimates same-sex relationships; it also answers a basic human need for permanence, for union with another, for family, for a place to stand in the terrible flux of human life.”


  • Posted: 02/24/2014
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.firstthings.com

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California Methodists move to allow same-sex “marriages” despite church doctrine

Should Arizona’s “religious freedom” bill become law? | U.S. News & World Report

Joseph La Rue and Kerri Kupec: SB 1062 provides needed protections, clarification | The Arizona Republic

“What’s behind Arizona plan to let businesses refuse to serve gays?” | LA Times

Russell D. Moore: Are Christians hypocrites on weddings and consciences?

Uganda president signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Advocates of same-sex “marriage” seek ballot measure to repeal Ohio marriage amendment

Where the courts are on Nevada’s marriage amendment

Setting the stage for the Loving of our time | Charleston L. Rev.

Attorneys on both sides of Oklahoma’s marriage case work for free | The Oklahoman

Uganda: Museveni “seeks US advice on homosexuality”

Republican candidates for Arizona governor react to religious liberty bill

Joseph La Rue and Kerri Kupec: Why our religious freedom needs more protection | The Arizona Republic

Same-sex couples allowed to wed in Cook County, Illinois

Same-sex “marriage” lawsuits exploding in U.S. courts | NBC

Vaughn Walker’s “rational basis” decision in Perry now embraced by courts

German court rules against allowing same-sex couples to adopt

Arizona Legislature OKs religion bill; on way to Gov. Brewer | The Arizona Republic

Uproar over McConnell challenger’s comments on legal implications of same-sex “marriage”

UK Supreme Court judge Lord Wilson backs same-sex “marriage”

Pa. lawyers defend state’s marriage amendment

27 liberal groups oppose Obama judicial nominee

AZ Senate: “Business owners can cite religion to refuse service to gays”

Maxie Dunnam: Can we trust the United Methodist Church on marriage?

    Maxie Dunnam at Canon & Culture: “Can we trust the church in its understanding of marriage? If we can’t, then what can we trust the church with? . . . In his teaching, Jesus Christ underscored the importance and sacredness of lifelong marriage between one woman and one man. . . . This is the corporate, and continuing witness of the Church throughout history. We need to keep in mind that how we think must not be restricted to random feelings and even individual interpretation of Scripture. We need to be in harmony with the whole Body of Christ and all the saints now and forever.”


  • Posted: 02/20/2014
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.canonandculture.com

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