A New Day Dawns

Nov 21, 2016 by

by Alan Craig, Alan’s Angle: It was an off-the-Richter-scale earthquake, followed by an even bigger – because American – aftershock. Brexit, followed by Brexit plus plus plus. History before our eyes. […] For decades politically-correct liberals – of all parties – have succeeded in every skirmish and won every battle in the culture wars. They’ve established their hegemony and new morality right across the institutions. They’ve done this so effectively that, when it came to the...

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Donald Trump, Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and the Church

Nov 16, 2016 by

by Michael Brown, Charisma: If President Trump does not nominate pro-life justices to the Supreme Court, I will be surprised and disappointed, although not shocked, since I do not put my absolute trust in people, especially political leaders. If President Trump does not oppose same-sex “marriage,” I will be disappointed but not surprised. That’s why his recent comments on 60 Minutes were disappointing but not surprising. After all, he had his good friend Peter Thiel speak at...

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Same-sex marriage plaintiff Jim Obergefell doubts Trump claim it’s ‘settled law’

Nov 15, 2016 by

by Paul Karp, Guardian: One of the plaintiffs in the landmark US marriage equality case doubts Donald Trump’s assurances that same-sex marriage is “settled law” that will not be revisited by the supreme court. In comments to the Guardian, Jim Obergefell, who is in Australia to promote his co-authored book Love Wins about the case and its plaintiffs, also weighed into the Australian debate, warning against a popular vote that would allow a majority to deny the minority the right to same-sex...

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Australia senate stops gay marriage vote

Nov 8, 2016 by

from BBC News: The Australian government’s proposal to hold a national vote on legalising same-sex marriage has been defeated in the upper house of parliament. The government said a non-binding ballot, or plebiscite, was the quickest way to amend the Marriage Act. Same-sex couples can have civil unions or registered relationships in most Australian states but they are not considered married under national law. Opinion polls indicate that most Australians support same-sex marriage....

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American Philosophers’ Association: Members must accept gay ‘marriage

Nov 8, 2016 by

by Fr Mark Hodges, LifeSite: The American Philosophical Association (APA), “the premier philosophical learned society in North America,” has revised its Code of Conduct for professional philosophers to exclude gender-identity dissent by labeling disagreement as “discrimination.” Unnamed members of the association petitioned the APA to update its code of conduct to include discrimination based on “gender identity.” The APA’s board approved the updated...

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What’s Really Going On with Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage

Nov 2, 2016 by

By Trevin Wax, The Gospel Coalition: The biggest debate in evangelical circles these days is not over same-sex marriage. It’s whether or not male-female marriage is a “core commitment” or an issue we can “agree to disagree” on. And more and more institutions and organizations are making it clear that marriage is the first, not the second. That means, institutions are rejecting the “moderate” position among evangelicals, which I’ve summed up this way: “One’s position on homosexuality or gay...

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