Appeals court creates ‘right to marry by everyone and to anyone’ in Virginia: dissent

Jul 29, 2014 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite: [...]  Virginia voters adopted a constitutional marriage protection amendment, defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman, in 2006 with 57 percent of the vote. Judge Floyd blamed the state’s decision not to elevate gay unions to the level of traditional marriages on the majority’s “inertia and apprehension.” In his dissent, Judge Paul V. Niemeyer, a Reagan appointee, called the majority ruling “fundamentally flawed,” saying his colleagues...

read more

Why Cameron promoted anti-gay marriage MPs during reshuffle

Jul 27, 2014 by

by Jane Merrick, Independent: 43 per cent of those promoted by the Prime Minister voted against the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill last year. David Cameron promoted a string of MPs who voted against same-sex marriage in an apparent attempt to stem the mass desertion of Tory grassroots members over the issue, new research shows. Analysis of the Conservative associations accounts, published by the Electoral Commission, shows a revolt over gay marriage was one of the major reasons why local...

read more

European Human Rights Court: No right to same-sex marriage

Jul 26, 2014 by

By Austin Ruse, Breitbart: The highest human rights court in Europe has told European LGBTs that they have no human right to same-sex marriage, in a case that also shows how complicated sexual and marital norms have become in this new transsexual world. The case arose after a man in Finland, who was married with a child, decided he wanted to live as a woman. After a sex-change operation, he attempted to change his governmental “male identity number” to a female one. He was turned...

read more

European Court: Gay Marriage is not a Human Right

Jul 25, 2014 by

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D., C-Fam: The highest human rights court in Europe shattered hopes that it would judicially impose same-sex marriage when it told a male to female transsexual and his wife that a civil union should be good enough for them. European human rights law does not require countries to “grant access to marriage to same-sex couples,” according to a judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in a case that tests the remote boundaries of possibility in law and fact. The...

read more

Former Homosexual Reveals ‘Unmitigated Disaster of Gay Marriage’

Jul 23, 2014 by

By David Kyle Foster, Charisma News: For over 10 years I lived the homosexual lifestyle, and for 34 years I have not. And there are very good reasons for that difference. To those who suggest that I never was homosexual, my response is, “Does sleeping with over 1,000 men count?” Oh yes. I was homosexual, though like most, I never wanted to have such attractions. I saw the narcissism and arrested emotional development all around me, and in me. Guys flitting around like Peter Pan...

read more

The ECHR does not impose an obligation on contracting states to grant same-sex couples access to mar...

Jul 18, 2014 by

By Grégor Puppinck, Ph.D  The European Court of Human Rights, sitting as a Grand Chamber, in the case of Hämäläinen v. Finland, Application no. 37359/09, 16 July 2014 reaffirmed: Regarding article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights:  “71.  The Court reiterates its case-law according to which Article 8 of the Convention cannot be interpreted as imposing an obligation on Contracting States to grant same-sex couples access to marriage (see Schalk and Kopf v. Austria, no. 30141/04, §...

read more