NOM statement on the legitimacy of same-sex marriage imposed in Florida

Jan 7, 2015 by

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today said that the imposition of same-sex ‘marriage’ in Florida is the result of an illegitimate act by a federal judge and demanded that the US Supreme Court grant review of a pending case from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and reaffirm that states have the right to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. “It is simply illegitimate for the opinion of a federal district judge to trump the decision of millions of...

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Scottish bishops ban gay clergy weddings

Dec 30, 2014 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink: The College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church has issued a statement clarifying the church’s position on same-sex marriage in light of the decision by the Scottish government to permit same-sex marriage effective 31 Dec 2014. The 9 Dec 2014 “Guidance for Clergy and Lay Readers in light of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Scotland (Act) 2014” follows the course taken by the Church of England and forbids clergy to solemnize gay marriages or for clergy...

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Anti-gay activist complains bakeries won’t make ‘gay marriage is wrong’ cake

Dec 16, 2014 by

From Pink News: An anti-gay activist has complained he was rejected by bakeries when he tried to buy a cake with the words ‘gay marriage is wrong’ on top. Theodore Shoebat claimed that his experience was similar to that of gay couples who were refused wedding cakes inOregon, Colorado and Pennsylvania. [..]  Mr Shoebat called around bakeries which were owned and operated by gay people – but was ‘surprised’ that owners refused to back his anti-gay message. Read...

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The Pink News Definition Of Democracy

Dec 15, 2014 by

By Alan Craig: I received a call from BBC Radio Northampton on Tuesday: with effect from midnight Civil Partnerships (CP) could be converted legally into Same Sex Marriages (SSM), they said, so would I discuss the issue on Stuart Linnell at Breakfast in the morning? They had heard me on BBC Radio London and wanted me to make my case to their Northamptonshire audience. In the event and on behalf of our campaign group Because Children Matter, I followed Ben Cohen of Pink News  in the show (here,...

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New York Couple Pays Dearly for Marriage Views

Dec 11, 2014 by

From CitizenLink: Robert and Cynthia Gifford paid $10,000 in fines after they politely turned down two women who requested to be married at their small business called Liberty Ridge Farm. The Giffords say their Christian faith defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman. When they’ve had weddings at their farm, they use an upstairs bedroom as the bride’s room. Now they’re asking the courts to decide whether their religious freedoms were violated. “They are still allowing receptions of...

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Catholic university employees told to file harassment complaints against coworkers who oppose same-s...

Dec 11, 2014 by

By Kirsten Andersen, LifeSite: At Roman Catholic-affiliated Marquette University, expressing belief in the teachings of the Church could eventually get you fired. That’s the conclusion many are drawing from a recent training seminar given to Marquette University employees that told workers to report their colleagues for harassment if they spoke openly against same-sex “marriage.” Under federal law and Marquette University policy, all employees, faculty, staff, and student employees must submit...

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