Three US states file bills to circumvent ‘gay marriage’ rulings by federal courts

Feb 23, 2015 by

From MassResistance: Stopping the juggernaut of madness. MassResistance working with activists in all three states, and key legislators. In the national “gay marriage” battle, the state legislatures in Oklahoma, Texas, and South Carolina are now taking active steps to fight back. Legislators in all three states have filed bills to defund and prohibit any creation or recognition of “gay marriages” by the government, no matter what the federal courts may decide. MassResistance has been working...

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Paternity presumption threatens same-sex marriage

Feb 21, 2015 by

By Michael Cook, BioEdge: Despite the advance of same-sex marriage in the US, it may be some time before the law is scrubbed clean of the presumption that a male/female relationship constitutes a family. A legally-married lesbian couple in New Jersey, Sheena and Tiara Yates, are fighting requests for visitation rights from their two children’s biological fathers. Both men had signed written agreements that they would not interfere at all in raising the children. But after the births, they...

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Gay marriage costs Tories thousands of church votes

Feb 19, 2015 by

By David Sanderson, The Times: Conservative party support for gay marriage “turbocharged” Anglican disillusionment with politics, it was claimed yesterday… …As the fallout from the Church of England’s Pastoral Letter continued, senior figures from the Anglican communion said the government’s fast-tracking of the redefinition of marriage had alarmed many Christians… …Andrew Symes, the executive secretary of the conservative Anglican Mainstream grouping, said that...

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Christians will be invisible in this election

Feb 13, 2015 by

By Tim Montgomerie, Catholic Herald: It’s a confusing time for many Christians as they consider where to put their cross on the ballot paper on May 7. I spent much of my early political life running the Conservative Christian Fellowship. It was not always the most rewarding of tasks, but perhaps I spent too much time with church leaders and not enough time with people in the pews. Although it’s sometimes hard to find a bishop with a good word to say about free enterprise or conservatism, the...

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Will Children of Gay Parents Sway the Supreme Court on Gay Marriage?

Feb 8, 2015 by

By Napp Nazworth, Christian Post: Justice Anthony Kennedy, the likely swing vote in the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming gay marriage decision, appeared to place a high value in how the Court will affect the children of gay parents. Some of those children are now telling Kennedy and the Court that redefining marriage to include same-sex couples is harmful for children. During oral arguments for the 2013 gay marriage case Hollingsworth vs. Perry, Kennedy asked, “there is an immediate...

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Sam Smith marries man in the Church of England in new music video

Feb 6, 2015 by

By Emily Samsel, msnbc: British crooner Sam Smith, who is up for six Grammy awards Sunday, has dedicated his new music video for “Lay Me Down” to “gay men and women and transgendered men and women all over the world.” The video, released Thursday, features Smith marrying a man, in a church, in England. According to Rolling Stone, the fictional wedding took place at the parish church of St. Margaret, Lee – an Anglican church. While same-sex marriage has been legal in England since March of last...

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