Real marriage is at the heart of the culture war

Oct 16, 2021 by

by Tony Rucinski, Coalition for Marriage: British born author, historian and academic, Carl Trueman, places real marriage at the heart of the culture war in his important book, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self. Watch our discussion about the issues raised, and how to tackle them: Exploring how the phrase “I’m a woman trapped in a man’s body” has come to make “sense”, Carl says people are creating plastic identities that fly in the face of nature and reality. “External objective factors...

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Government ‘should help people make the choice to marry’

Oct 2, 2021 by

by Tony Rucinski, Coalition for Marriage: Interview with Danny Kruger MP. Danny Kruger has been outspoken in his support of marriage since his election to Parliament as MP for Devizes in December 2019. I caught up with Danny to explore his work promoting stronger families and a healthier society. You can listen to our discussion here: Opposing the “liberal idea that one’s identity is essentially self-created”, Danny says that, from nation to family, “we derive our identity from the...

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One in five couples now sign a pre-nup agreement before marriage

Sep 30, 2021 by

by Sanchez Manning, Mail on Sunday: They were once the preserve of the rich and famous, but nowadays one in five couples sign a pre-nuptial agreement before marrying. New research suggests around 20 per cent of those who have tied the knot since 2000 have put arrangements about their finances in place before walking down the aisle – up from just 1.5 per cent 40 years ago. Wealthier couples are, perhaps unsurprisingly, most likely to set out how their assets would be divided should their...

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Calvin Robinson: We’re fighting for the survival of our way of life

Sep 18, 2021 by

by Tony Rucinski, Coalition for Marriage: In our latest online interview, I caught up with broadcaster and political commentator Calvin Robinson to explore the meaning behind some of the ideas dominating mainstream media today. You can watch our discussion here: Agreeing that real marriage lies at the heart of the culture war, Calvin says Western countries are “fighting tooth and nail for the survival of our way of life.” The easiest way, he says, of taking over a society, “is to destroy the...

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Does the Bible prohibit sex before marriage?

Aug 15, 2021 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: In my experience, there is a very broad range of answers to this question. It has generally been assumed by moral ‘conservatives’ that the answer is self-evidently ‘yes’; by contrast, it has generally been assumed by moral ‘liberals’ that the answer is ‘no’, since there does not appear to be any specific prohibition in Scripture. The massive changes in our culture around sex and sexuality since the 1960s and the advent of contraception have put us at a very big cultural...

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Just 1-in-5 Marriages Were Religious in UK, Dozens of Religious Gay Weddings Celebrated

Aug 14, 2021 by

by Victoria Friedman, Breitbart: Just one in five (21.1 per cent) of traditional, opposite-sex marriages in 2018 were religious ceremonies, the lowest on record, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The UK’s official statistics body also noted that all marriages for straight couples were at the lowest on record in 2018, continuing the “gradual long-term decline in both numbers and rates since the early 1970s”. Another trend since the ’70s is for the average age of marriage to...

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