The Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage) Mega-Post

Tensions build as Supreme Court readies blockbuster rulings

NRB President, members take stand for marriage

This bill would stop Obama administration from punishing people who stand up for marriage

ERLC to open Mideast office, honors embattled florist

A world where gay marriage is law of the land

SBC presidents unite, declare stand on marriage

Three things you should know about Southern Baptists’ marriage resolution

Southern Baptists offer 3 points ahead of Supreme Court ruling on marriage

The courage to be on the wrong side of history: Lessons from Burke and Nietzsche

Share of births to unmarried women dips, reversing a long trend

In overheard interview, Jeb Bush mocks Hillary Clinton, opposes gay marriage

Same-sex marriage doesn’t affect anyone? Just ask Jack Phillips

Southern Baptists: Supreme Court is not final authority on gay marriage

Younger adults put financial security ahead of marriage, kids: survey

New York Times ignores children of gay parents who want a mom and dad

The Southern Baptist Convention passes resolution on gay marriage

There is a fundamental right to marriage, and we must preserve it

A heart to heart talk with a ‘pro-gay’ Christian

What Paul would say to Matthew Vines

    The Stream: What interests me here is Vines’ tweeted claim that St. Paul would approve of homosexual couples and families if only he knew some. Using Jesus’ observation that we will know them by their fruits (MT 7:16) — the first chapter of his book is titled “A Tree and its Fruit” — Vines argues elsewhere that Christians should approve same-sex relationships because they bear good fruit. Apparently Paul didn’t see that kind of relationship in his world, but if he had seen it, he would have revised the opening of his letter to the Christians in Rome.

  • Posted: 06/15/2015
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Red State Families: Better than we knew

How family fragmentation impacts poverty in America

The single best piece of marriage advice ever given

Everything we think we know about marriage and divorce is wrong

    Catalyst: Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not vibrant and happy? Without realizing it, those of us who have shared that information have been, as Andy Stanley put it in the Foreword to my new book The Good News About Marriage, “A small part of a very large problem.” We have been both accepting and adding to a deep sense of cultural discouragement about marriage. A discouragement that instead of motivating people, leeches hope from marriages. A discouragement that, it turns out, is based more on myth than reality.

  • Posted: 06/12/2015
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Hey New York Times: Is North Carolina law really about ‘curtailing same-sex unions,’ or is religious freedom the issue?

Japanese court says adultery OK if it’s for business purpose

Marriage is a social justice issue

The north-south divide on two-parent families

Don’t use my pain as a weapon: Infertility and same-sex marriage

Albert Mohler on how to survive a moral revolution

Fewer young people say I do — to any relationship

    Gallup: Along with the decline in marriages among 18- to 29-year-olds in the U.S. in recent years, Gallup trends on Americans’ living arrangements reveal that the percentage of young adults “living together” has hardly budged. This means that not only are fewer young adults married, but also that fewer are in committed relationships. As a result, the percentage of young adults who report being single and not living with someone has risen dramatically in the past decade, from 52% in 2004 to 64% in 2014.

  • Posted: 06/10/2015
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Why redefining marriage is already an issue

The rise of Christian Conservative Legal Organizations

Gay Marriage: The ‘right side of history’?

App seeks to “liberate” Americans from “old-fashioned” monogamous relationships

The value of children: Economics, faith, and the problem of underpopulation

GOP’s same-sex marriage trap

Gay marriage is not about gay marriage

Ruling makes Guam first US territory to legalize same-sex marriage

Three things you need to know about marriage and the Supreme Court this month

Florist asks court to overturn mandatory gay marriage support

What’s next for the healthy marriage initiative?

Marriage done right: Business strategies and marriage strategies aren’t the same

There is no fundamental right to marry

Same-sex marriage unmasked: predicted consequences of redefining marriage are becoming a reality

Gay marriage to be debated by Belfast City Council

Florist asks court to overturn mandatory gay marriage support

Gay-marriage conservatives?

Marriage: democracy on trial

Remarriage in the United States: If at first they don’t succeed, do most Americans “try, try again”?

Republican candidates who go wobbly on marriage deserve to lose

    The Stream: Public opinion on same-sex “marriage” has shifted so quickly that major Democratic candidates for president in 2008 still had to pretend to believe in man-woman marriage (that is, “marriage”). It was only after Joe Biden gave the game away that President Obama officially endorsed same-sex marriage as soon as he did — in May 2012. By that time, a majority of Americans were just starting to tell pollsters they agreed. Now, a mere three years later, only the most stout-hearted public figures can make the man-woman marriage argument that Barack Obama was still making in April 2012.

  • Posted: 06/03/2015
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Why I am opposed to gay marriage

Petal Pushers: Left digs in on florist’s rights

ADF leads fight for Barronelle Stutzman, florist attacked for not servicing gay wedding

Washington florist files for state Supreme Court review in gay marriage case

A look at the important cases pending before the Supreme Court

Wash. grandmother’s home, livelihood, freedom at stake

Civil servants have rights, too. Government should respect them.

Australian Opposition Party proposes same-sex marriage bill

Emails raise questions of bias in case against bakers who denied service for same-sex wedding

Give the ‘bigot’ bomb a break

Science-gilding the marriage debate

McCrory vetoes same-sex marriage opt out for magistrates

Dr. Robert George’s defense of marriage

Ireland’s historic decision may be ironic, but it is hardly surprising

“It wasn’t the gays who trashed marriage in Ireland”

Was a gay-marriage paper fabricated?

Standing athwart the march of history, yelling, “Stop! Wait for me!”