Tag: Gay Marriage

Church of England apologizes for saying God only approves sex for heterosexual married couples

The Church of England somehow surprised and angered people with a recent statement of its belief that God only approves of sex between a man and a woman in the context of marriage — a belief that literally dates back to the beginning of Christianity. Bowing to that social backlash, the church responded by apologizing […]

Autonomous Vehicles Will Soon Create A Privacy Nightmare For Everyone In View Of Traffic

You’re driving down the interstate singing a mediocre-at-best rendition of Jewel’s “Who Will Save Your Soul” when a vehicle merges into your lane, right into the side of your car. Tires squeal, your windows break, and before you know what happened, the other car hits the accelerator and disappears into traffic. Right in front of […]

Gay marriage: Europe split in two

A referendum in Romania this weekend to define marriage explicitly as between a man and woman underlines the largely East-West split in Europe over same-sex unions. In 2001 the Netherlands became the first country in the world to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in a civil ceremony. Fifteen European countries have followed: Belgium, […]

Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

NASHVILLE –  Same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge ruled.   Four married lesbian couples sued after the state passed a law that requires using the “natural and ordinary meaning” of words in state law. Gay rights groups said the requirement was […]

Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the “Christian grandma florist,” is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court’s decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding.   The Associated Press reported on Sunday that lawyers for Stutzman are claiming […]

Second Broadcasting Authority nixes same-sex marriage ad

The Second Authority for Television and Radio disqualified a broadcast from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel(ACRI) which included a call for the recognition of same-sex marriages and for a proper status for the Arabic language in Israel. The Second Authority is the statutory corporation that is responsible for and oversees commercial television and […]

Fed report: Amend laws so ‘gay’ rights trump faith

The Obama administration long has been forcing Christians and others of faith to violate their beliefs to accommodate “nondiscrimination” laws that give special privileges to homosexuals and transgendered persons, and now a federal commission has proposed codifying the practice.   WND has reported several times on the Obama effort to turn the Constitution’s protections for […]

3 bishops rip Biden for officiating ‘same-sex marriage’

Three U.S. bishops condemned Vince President Joe Biden for officiating at a same-sex wedding because it causes confusion over church teaching and “the corresponding moral obligations of Catholics.”   “Questions revolving around marriage and human sexuality are deeply felt in our homes and communities,” said the bishops. “We join with our Holy Father Pope Francis […]

Kaine: Recognizing Marriage as ‘Between a Man and a Woman’ Creates a ‘Hostile Place’

Vice Presidential Candidate Sen. Tim Kaine says that he changed his mind on the issue of same sex marriage, because when the Virginia legislature tried recognizing that a “marriage is between a man and woman” they were “doing it to try to make the state a hostile place.”   “You know, on marriage equality I got tell you, in my […]

Anglican Church of Canada Adopts Gay Marriage, Endangers Future of Faith

At the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada, held July 7-12, a proposal to allow the Canadian Anglican ministry to solemnize same-sex marriages was voted upon and was reported to have failed by a single vote.  The next day, however, it was reported that there had been a counting error and that the […]