Aids expert fired for testifying “gay sex is harmful to public health”

Pennsylvania Gov. won’t appeal same-sex marriage ruling

Judicial juggernaut on same-sex marriage continues

How not to talk to your kids about sexuality and sexual orientation

Same-sex couples begin tying the knot in Oregon

A decade later, same-sex marriage tide has almost completely turned

    Al Jazeera America: “I don’t think they [the district courts] are accurately reading Windsor, so it will be interesting to see what the Supreme Court does,” said Kellie Fiedorek, an attorney specializing in marriage and family at the conservative Christian legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), which is representing court clerks in two of the cases. “The only thing that is inevitable right now is that this issue will be back before the Supreme Court.”

    ADF argues that Windsor invalidated a federal law only, and Fiedorek maintained that the ruling should not apply to state laws.

    If the court were to hold that bans on same-sex marriage violate the Constitution, Fiedorek said, “you’d basically have the Roe v. Wade of marriage.”


  • Posted: 05/19/2014
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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  • Source: america.aljazeera.com

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Tactics endure after 10 years of same-sex marriage

Digging for truth in the ‘gay Christian’ debates

Same-sex marriage is off again in Idaho and on in Arkansas

Attorneys ask state Supreme Court to not suspend ruling striking same-sex marriage ban

They just don’t get it

Lawyers for same-sex couples want broader ruling

Idaho ruling hardly small potatoes

Miami Dolphins fine and suspend safety Don Jones for tweet against same-sex kiss

Sexual orientation lessons could change in Montgomery

Same-sex marriage advocates plan new Michigan campaign

California moves to let gay men cite selves as ‘mother’ on birth records; lesbians as ‘father’

Judge: Indiana must still recognize 1 gay marriage

Do pro-homosexual policies promote economic growth? In a word — no.

Alabama women sue to get their same-sex marriage recognized

Freedom to marry & dissent, rightly understood

Idaho gay marriage suit headed to court

Douglas Napier and Ilya Shapiro discuss religious liberty on the Chuck Morse podcast

Baking a wedding cake: “You don’t have the option to opt out of the culture wars”

The World and Everything In It: 10th Circuit oral arguments in Okla. marriage amendment case

Judge: Indiana lacks valid reason for ban on out-of-state same-sex “marriages”

“Gay widower renews call for marriage-based green card”

CA Supreme Court proposes judges be prohibited from affiliation with Boy Scouts

No expected opposition to same-sex “marriage” arguments in Pennsylvania courts

Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing | AP

“Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court” | AP

Malta President signs Civil Unions Bill

Challenge to Arkansas marriage protection amendment heard

Australia: Christian Youth Camps loses appeal against “gay discrimination” ruling

“Procedural tiff could foul Oklahoma lesbian couples’ marriage quest” | Denver Post

Appeals judges question right to sue in Oklahoma marriage case (audio)

Olson and Boies cost Prop 8 opponents $6.4 million

Utah, Oklahoma same-sex “marriage” cases on parallel track | Deseret News

10th Circuit panel that heard Utah’s arguments last week will hear Okla.’s same-sex “marriage” case

No legal recourse for Gallaudet University official demoted because she signed anti-same-sex-marriage petition

Milwaukee couple challenges Wisconsin’s marriage protection amendment

Lambda Legal sues Ill. doctor and clinic for denying hormone therapy to transgender woman

Judge stays most of Ohio marriage ruling

How the president got to “I do” on same-sex “marriage”

ADF: 10th Circuit should uphold right of Oklahomans to affirm marriage

MI: Bay County Board passes “LGBT nondiscrimination personnel policy changes”

Edinburgh churches quit Church of Scotland over gay ordination

Norway PM advocates for same-sex “marriage” in churches

Russell Moore: Same-sex “marriage” and the future

North Carolina AG asks judge to delay same-sex “marriage” case

Ohio school board debates teacher sexual orientation rule

Illegal surrogacy shouldn’t block adoption by same-sex spouse, NY court determines

Judge takes up Michigan ban on domestic partner benefits

“Pro-gay marriage Republican super PAC raises $2.75 million”

“Finland launches new range of erotic gay stamps”

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter Prayer Breakfast with invocation

Lyle Denniston: Broader same-sex “marriage” ruling in Ohio

    Lyle Denniston at SCOTUSblog: “The four couples, who originally sought only to have both parents’ names entered on birth certificates for children (already born or on the way), later asked the judge to widen his ruling and strike down as written — that is, for all circumstances — the ban against recognizing existing marriages. Turning to that wider issue, Judge Black declared: ‘There can be no circumstance under which this discriminatory classification is constitutional, as it was intended to, and on its face does, stigmatize and disadvantage same-sex couples and their families, denying only to them protected rights to recognition of their marriages and violating the [Constitution's] guarantee of equal protection.’”


  • Posted: 04/15/2014
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.scotusblog.com

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Malta legalizes same-sex civil unions, adoptions

Lawyers challenge B.C. approval of Trinity Western law school

Federal judge orders Ohio to recognize out-of-state same-sex “marriages”

Harvey Milk stamp to be dedicated at White House May 22nd

    U.S. Postal Service press release: “Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. Milk’s achievements gave hope and confidence to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in the United States and elsewhere at a time when the community was encountering widespread hostility and discrimination. Milk believed that government should represent all citizens, ensuring equality and providing needed services.”


  • Posted: 04/14/2014
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: about.usps.com

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ACLU sues Michigan over failure to recognize same-sex “marriages”

Ohio: Muslim cab drivers refuse to promote “Gay Games”

Pro-life, pro-marriage advocates arrested at Canadian university

Governor orders Illinois National Guard to recognize same-sex “marriages”

Revised same-sex “marriage” constitutional amendment language certified in Ohio

Ryan T. Anderson: It’s time to protect religious liberty in the marriage debate

    Ryan T. Anderson at Heritage: “State and federal policy should respect Americans’ ability to live and work in accordance with their beliefs. Even in states where marriage is redefined, government should not coerce individuals and organizations to violate their moral or religious beliefs about marriage. Although Americans are free to live as they choose, no one should demand that government compel others into celebrating their relationship. And Americans should continue to work for laws that reflect the truth about marriage. If marriage is redefined, attempts to marginalize the view of marriage as one man and one woman will only increase.”


  • Posted: 04/14/2014
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: blog.heritage.org

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Ross Douthat: Diversity and dishonesty

Catholic school principal apologizes for comments about divorce, homosexuality made by guest speaker

Utah attorney general encourages traditional marriage supporters to “take the high road”

Nevada GOP drops platforms against abortion, same-sex “marriage”

Priest defies Church of England ban on same-sex “marriage” as senior vicar warns of “crisis”

Oregon City students protest Day of Silence with “Gay is not OK” T-shirts