The Absurdity of Transgenderism: A Stern but Necessary Critique

Apr 23, 2015 by

By Carlos D Flores, Public Discourse: We should make public policy and encourage social norms that reflect the truth about the human person and sexuality, not obfuscate the truth about such matters and sow the seeds of sexual confusion in future generations for years to come. By now we are all undoubtedly familiar with the tragic suicide of Joshua Alcorn, the transgender teenage boy who, in late December, walked onto a freeway with the intention of ending his life. In an apparent suicide note,...

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Superior numbers: number of new nuns in Britain trebles in five years

Apr 23, 2015 by

By Rebecca Ratcliffe, Guardian: The number of women in Britain choosing to become nuns has trebled over the last five years, according to the Catholic church. Figures released on Thursday show that the number of women taking holy vows has reached a 25-year high, with 45 women doing so last year. Church officials claim the increase suggested there was a “gap in the market for meaning in our culture” that the religious life offered. In 2004, only seven women opted to become nuns, but this has...

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Racially segregated event to celebrate ‘diversity’ at University of London College

Apr 23, 2015 by

By Liam Deacon, Breitbart: The University of London, Goldsmiths is holding a racially and gender segregated event today, all in the sacred name of diversity. It’s not the first time such a self contradiction in right-on undergraduate thinking has taken hold at this public research institution. “This meeting is for all self-defining BLACK and ETHNIC MINORITY women and non-binary people with gender identities that include ‘woman,’” reads the event header on Facebook. Organizer and Welfare and...

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Psychiatrists accused of ‘misleading’ public

Apr 23, 2015 by

From Church Times: A FORMAL complaint has been lodged with the General Medical Council against the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and three of its members, over the college’s “misleading” public statements about homosexuality. The complainants accuse the college of a U-turn on its position, set out during the passage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, that sexual orientation was biological and fixed at birth. Dr Peter May, a former GP and one of the complainants, said:...

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South Africa!!! Major win against Playboy

Apr 22, 2015 by

From Dr Judith Reisman: Doctors for Life International is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed with costs the application of On Digital Media t/a Starsa (previously TopTV), to appeal against the Cape High Court decision setting aside the decision of ICASA authorising the broadcasting of pornography on two of their South African television channels. Hopefully Doctors for Life will now be allowed to present conclusive scientific neurological evidence that has...

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Elections: Faith and Politics (updated daily)

Apr 22, 2015 by

ELECTIONS: ANGLICAN MAINSTREAM EDITORIAL POLICY. As we approach the General Election we will be posting an increasing number of articles about politics, many of which will be reflections from a Christian point of view. We would like to reiterate our editorial policy which reads as follows: “The Anglican Mainstream website seeks to present material relevant to the vision for biblically faithful Christian faith in the Anglican Communion, especially relating to crucial issues of marriage,...

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Does marriage have a public purpose?

Apr 22, 2015 by

By Jennifer Roback Morse, MercatorNet: The Ruth Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to healing the American family from the structural injustices of the sexual revolution headed by Dr Jennifer Roback Morse, in collaboration with Sharee Langenstein, an Illinois attorney, has submitted an Amicus brief to the US Supreme Court about same-sex marriage. Here is a selection from the brief.   What is the public purpose of marriage? “Marriage is society’s primary institutional arrangement...

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The Fall of Fertility: How Redefining Marriage Will Further Declining Birthrates in the United State...

Apr 22, 2015 by

by  Walter R. Schumm and Jason S. Carroll, Public Discourse: Redefining marriage undermines the ties between marriage and procreation. This will contribute to already declining fertility rates in the United States as marriage rates drop and marriage becomes even more adult-centric in meaning and function. The consequences to the economy and society will be harmful and multifaceted. The current debate over the definition of marriage is typically portrayed as a decision about whether to “expand”...

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Supreme Court decision on marriage – will you pray?

Apr 22, 2015 by

From AFA: On April 28, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for and against redefining marriage in America. The very institution of God’s design for marriage as only between one man and one woman is on trial. As hard as it is to believe, nine people will decide if our nation will honor God and obey Him, or turn its back on the most fundamental building block of society and on God himself. This will be the most important decision in the history of America. I don’t have to tell you,...

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Does the US Constitution Require Same-Sex Marriage in All 50 States?

Apr 22, 2015 by

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post: As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments next Tuesday on whether states will continue to be free to define marriage for their own citizens, a number of amicus briefs have been filed arguing that the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee a fundamental right to same-sex marriage. Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Ryan Anderson and prominent attorney and constitutional law expert Gene Schaerr recently co-authored their own amicus brief that asserts...

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