Conn. Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Gender Transition

Was 2013 the Beginning of the End of Marriage? | Nathan Kellum at the Christian Post

Christian Consumer Group Says It Will Monitor A&E’s Public Service Campaign

“Court ruling on gay marriage opens door to same-sex divorce in Utah”

Lambda Legal urges federal court to redefine marriage in WV

Marriage died in 2013 | Keith Ablow at Fox News

“We’ll always have Utah?” Marriage redefinition proponents look to courts for red states

“Gay Couples Sue to Overturn Kansas Tax Filing Policy”

BP’s most-read stories of 2013 | Baptist Press

The Constitution in 2014: the state of same-sex marriage | Lyle Denniston

Utah: Procreation argument dropped in stay application

“In first year after Maine legalized gay marriage, 16 percent of couples who tied knot were same sex”

Utah asks Supreme Court to stay decision on marriage

10th Circuit sets ‘expedited’ schedule for appeal of Amendment 3

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 . . .

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Utah Federal Judge Takes Wrecking Ball to Marriage Laws | MO FPC

“Justice Alito’s slam at Vaughn Walker for Prop. 8 ruling” | San Francisco Chronicle

Utah AG Sean Reyes takes oath, poised to appeal marriage ruling

Dem calls on Uganda’s president to veto criminal sodomy bill

To comply with non-discrimination laws, the government is “forcing people in business to make wedding cakes” for anyone. | Politifact

1st Amendment at issue in ban on gay-conversion therapy for minors

The clash between homosexuality and religion isn’t over |

Religious Believers Face Discrimination for Marriage Views | NC Register

“Utah holdout counties now issuing gay marriage licenses”

Another Utah amendment on marriage coming

“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

In our opinion: Judicial tyranny | Deseret News

“As Utah tries to stay same-sex unions ruling, historians say marriage has evolved in response to social need, ethics.” | Salt Lake Tribune

New Mexico County Clerks Resign After State Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ |

Lawmakers get legal help with NC marriage case | Greesboro News & Record (AP)

The Truth Will Set Us Free |

“Boy Scouts open ranks to gay youth on Jan. 1″ | Fox News

Scalia finds his predictions on same-sex-marriage ruling being borne out

Effectively confronting the speech and religion Nazis

“Utah Judge Unexpected as a Hero to Gay People”

“Calif. schools prepare for transgender rights law” | AP

Ducking the real issues: A&E misfires in aiming at the First Amendment | Doug Napier at Washington Times

Utah AG’s Office delays appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on marriage

NY: The Latest Assault on Liberty: Counselor Coercion

Defending Amendment 3 may cost Utah $2M

“Lesbian couple in New Orleans celebrate Christmas as the parents of quintuplets”

Duck Commander’s faith persuades A&E to back down

“Utah Ruling Means No Respite for the Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage” | NYT

A&E un-“happy, happy, happy” with free speech | Doug Napier at Patheos

Federal judge rules Utah marriage amendment is unconstitutional

Italy: The Rise Of Homo-fascism

“Gay marriage: Civil liberty protections rejected by MSPs”

ENDA: “Senate Gay Rights Legislation is Bad Law”

Paglia: Duck Dynasty uproar ‘utterly fascist, utterly Stalinist’

    Daily Caller: The suspension of Phil Robertson from A&E’s Duck Dynasty is outrageous in a nation that values freedom, according to social critic and openly gay, dissident feminist Camille Paglia. “I speak with authority here, because I was openly gay before the ‘Stonewall rebellion,’ when it cost you something to be so. And I personally feel as a libertarian that people have the right to free thought and free speech,” Paglia, a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, said on Laura Ingraham’s radio show Thursday.

  • Posted: 12/20/2013
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“Think gay marriage is a product of activist judges? Think again”

Evil Preaches Tolerance Until It Is Dominant, Then Seeks to Silence Good | Red State

Pro-abortion Congresswoman introduces resolution urging states to ban sexual orientation therapy | Life Site News

“Gay marriage now legal in New Mexico” | Cindy Carcamo at LA Times

    Cindy Carcamo at LA Times: Jim Campbell, an attorney who represented former state lawmakers who filed a brief asking the court to reject same-sex marriage, criticized the ruling. “The government’s purpose for recognizing marriage is to bring together one man and one woman as husband and wife to be a father and a mother to any children their union produces,” said Campbell, who is legal counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, which opposes gay marriage. “The New Mexico Supreme Court ignored that time-tested understanding of marriage and replaced it with the recently conceived notion that marriage means special government recognition for close relationships.”

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Suspension of ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson a Threat to Free Marketplace of Ideas? | Christian Post

Duck Dynasty fans rally after Phil suspended by A&E | Baptist Standard

Reaction builds over Robertson’s suspension from ‘Duck Dynasty’ | (Gannett)

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

New Mexico Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage | Citizen Link

India Government Asks Court To Review Sodomy Law

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

Uganda Passes Tough New Bill Against Homosexuality

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

A&E Ducks From Protecting Its Dynasty Star’s Free Speech | Austin R. Nimocks

“Human Rights Campaign Gives $100K To Russia LGBT Rights Movement”

“Canada approves ‘homophobic’ law school” | BBC

Penalizing Those Who Hold Biblical Views of Marriage | Ryan T. Anderson at NRO

Judge formally warned over pro-marriage comments