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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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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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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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

Federal judge set to issue key Ohio marriage ruling

“Next step for marriage equality” | National Law Journal

First gay marriage cases reach appeals court level | CBN News

Florida: Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination

Trinity Western law school approved in B.C. despite “gay rights” dispute

Jordan Lorence: Opposing government coercion is true “price of citizenship”

Penn. legislator introduces legislation to allow divorce of out-of-state same-sex “marriages”

Supreme Court turns down First Amendment case | NRB

Charles Krauthammer: Thought police on patrol

Virginia AG files brief supporting redefinition of marriage

SCOTUSblog analysis of 10th Circuit hearing in Kitchen v. Herbert

“Supreme Court refuses to hear New Mexico photographer’s gay bias case” | Gospel Herald

Students: Speak up for your faith today … before tomorrow’s silence | OneNewsNow

“Copenhagen to fete Eurovision contest by marrying gay couples”

Missouri court denies TRO to prevent same-sex couples’ joint tax filings

Judge grants request to force Indiana to recognize couple’s same-sex “marriage”

10th Circuit panel hears arguments in Utah marriage case

Utah asks appeals court to block judge’s orders in adoption cases

Italian court orders town to recognize New York same-sex “marriage”

Same-sex marriage battle escalates to force Supreme Court decision on constitutionality | Washington Post