Ten things you need to know about the US Supreme Court “gay marriage” case being heard April 28, 201...

Apr 25, 2015 by

From Mass Resistance: On April 28 the US Supreme Court case will hear oral arguments for the case that will essentially decide whether “gay marriage” is a previously unknown “fundamental right” enshrined in the US Constitution, similar to the Court’s 1973 abortion ruling. What was once a fringe, unthinkable idea is now on the verge of being imposed on the entire nation. What is happening? Here are ten things to know about this case: 1. How we got to this point The popular sentiment against...

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Baroness Cox and Lord Alton plea for Safe Havens

Apr 25, 2015 by

Baroness Caroline Cox, Lord David Alton and Lord David Steel wrote to the Times on April 24 asking for safe havens for religious minorities in the Middle East. They ask that the EU and the US must fast-track asylum applications for beleaguered religious minorities facing deadly persecution Sir, Your leader “Maghreb Massacre” (Apr 20) rightly argued that North Africa’s Christians are being persecuted as if 2015 were the Middle Ages, and highlighted the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians...

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Where do we draw the line between playing Darwin and playing God?

Apr 25, 2015 by

by Judith Woods, Telegraph: The fact that Chinese geneticists have taken the first steps to creating designer babies should fill us with horror. TWO contrasting stories this week have thrown into sharp relief the complex relationship between humanity and science. The first was the harrowing yet inspirational story of how newborn Teddy Houlston became Britain’s youngest organ donor aged just 100 minutes old. His parents allowed his kidneys and heart valves to be removed and given to a man 233...

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Hillary Clinton: ‘Religious beliefs’ against abortion ‘have to be changed’

Apr 25, 2015 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Speaking to an influential gathering in New York City on Thursday, Hillary Clinton declared that “religious beliefs” that condemn “reproductive rights,” “have to be changed.” “Yes, we’ve cut the maternal mortality rate in half, but far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health,” Hillary told the Women in the World Summit yesterday. Liberal politicians use “reproductive health” as a blanket term that includes abortion....

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News Bulletin, 24 April 2015

Apr 24, 2015 by

From The Christian Institute: Featured stories Tory candidate calls same-sex marriage opponents ‘bigots’ Fourth attempt to redefine marriage at Stormont ‘Brave little warrior’ lives to celebrate first birthday Also in the news Latest news stories News...

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A Warning from Canada: Same-Sex Marriage Erodes Fundamental Rights

Apr 24, 2015 by

by  Dawn Stefanowicz, Public Discourse: Americans need to understand that the endgame of the LGBT rights movement involves centralized state power—and the end of First Amendment freedoms. I am one of six adult children of gay parents who recently filed amicus briefs with the US Supreme Court, asking the Court to respect the authority of citizens to keep the original definition of marriage: a union between one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others, so that children may know and may...

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Tower Hamlets election fraud mayor Lutfur Rahman removed from office

Apr 24, 2015 by

BBC News: An east London mayor has been removed from office and a poll declared void after he was found guilty of electoral fraud. An Election Commissioner concluded Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman breached election rules and must vacate his post immediately. Four voters alleged he used “corrupt and illegal practices” in last year’s election, which must now be re-run. Mr Rahman, who denied any wrong-doing, has been banned from standing again. At the special High Court...

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I’m Holding Firm Against Gay Marriage

Apr 24, 2015 by

by Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana, New York Times: THE debate over religious liberty in America presents conservatives and business leaders with a crucial choice. In Indiana and Arkansas, large corporations recently joined left-wing activists to bully elected officials into backing away from strong protections for religious liberty. It was disappointing to see conservative leaders so hastily retreat on legislation that would simply allow for an individual or business to claim a right to...

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Border-crossing charges filed against British Bishop

Apr 24, 2015 by

By George Conger, Anglican Ink: The Bishop of Salisbury has initiated a complaint under the Clergy Discipline Measure against the Hon. Assistant Bishop of Winchester, the Rt. Rev. John Ellison, for violating ecclesiastical law. Bishop Ellison, the former Bishop of Paraguay, is alleged to have exercised episcopal jurisdiction over a church within the geographic boundaries of the Diocese of Salisbury without the permission of the Rt. Rev. Nicholas Holtam when he participated in a service of...

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I’m a lesbian, but I wasn’t born this way – video

Apr 24, 2015 by

From The Guardian: None of the science dedicated to finding a gay gene holds water, so why not make a positive choice to reject heterosexuality and decide to switch sides? Julie Bindel explains why she believes she chose her sexuality, rather than it having chosen her. But, she asks, have we returned to the essentialist notion that we are either ‘born that way’ or that we are unthinkingly...

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