Tag: Gay Marriage

Kansas governor: state can’t punish religious groups over same-sex marriage objections

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Tuesday issued an executive order asserting that clergy and religious organizations cannot be penalized by the state for refusing to recognize or provide services for a same-sex marriage.   The order comes nearly two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, paving […]

Orthodox cleric: Marriage ruling an ‘earthquake’

A prominent American cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia called the June 26 Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage an “earthquake” that turns God’s established order on its head.   Archpriest Victor Potapov of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Washington, D.C., spoke frankly with Pravmir, an online Orthodox Christian website. […]

UN Boss: U.S. Gay Marriage Ruling a “Great Step for Human Rights”

Offering yet another illustration of the true agenda behind what the United Nations mischaracterizes as “human rights,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (shown) claimed the polarizing U.S. Supreme Court ruling purporting to redefine marriage for all 50 states was a “great step forward for human rights in the United States.” The UN chief also celebrated a […]

Oregon silences bakers who refused to make cake for gay wedding

Shut up! Don’t say another word.   That’s what the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) is telling the owners of Sweet Cakes By Melissa, a bakery owned by Christians who refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding.   On Friday the state ordered owners Aaron and Melissa Klein to pay $135,000 in […]

Step 2: Left’s next target after ‘gay marriage’

Supporters of same-sex marriage may think they’re simply making the world a fairer and more equal place, but they are unwittingly helping the radical left destroy marriage and the family, according to professor and author Paul Kengor.   “Those advocates of same-sex marriage have no idea that advocacy fuels and fits the much more radical […]

Chris Christie: Clerks must perform same-sex ‘marriages’ regardless of their religious beliefs

Chris Christie is not known for nuance. This time, he has turned his fiery personality loose on county clerks and other officials who have religious objections to performing same-sex “marriages.”   In a tone usually reserved for busting teachers’ unions, Christie told clerks who hold traditional values, “You took the job, and you took the […]

FEDERAL JUDGE: ALABAMA COUNTIES MUST ALLOW GAY MARRIAGE

U.S. District Judge Callie Granade of Mobile issued a brief order saying state probate judges cant discriminate against gay couples since the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is legal everywhere.Also Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage […]

Episcopalians Vote to Allow Gay Marriage in Churches

Episcopalians have voted to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.   The vote came Wednesday in Salt Lake City at the denomination’s national assembly. The measure passed by an overwhelming margin in the House of Deputies, the voting body of clergy and lay people […]

Gay marriage ruling: Some officials stop holding weddings

Last Friday the court said marriage for all is a constitutional right.But reports suggest some county offices in Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana are trying to find ways around the contentious decision.Many opponents of gay marriage are preparing for legal challenges over religious objections to the unions.In Alabama, one judge is refusing to issue […]

You’ve been warned, America, gay marriage is just the beginning

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”   What Winston Churchill said in 1942 following a British military victory in North Africa might also be said about Friday’s narrow 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court legalizing marriage between […]