Tag: Gay Marriage

Are religious colleges at risk if Supreme Court approves same-sex marriage?

Same-sex marriage foes are flagging a mostly-missed moment from last week’s Supreme Court arguments over the constitutionality of gay marriage, calling it a warning sign for religious freedom.   They point to an exchange between Justice Samuel Alito and the administration’s top lawyer, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli. Alito asked if, in the event the Supreme […]

SCOTUS Prepares to Destroy Traditional Marriage Statutes

The justices of the left, along with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the egregious opinion in Lawrence v. Texas (2003) in which he stated that those committing homosexual acts are Constitutionally “entitled to respect for their private lives” will determine that yes, the Constitution mandates not merely that the state respect private lives, but that […]

Christian Leaders, Including Franklin Graham and Mike Huckabee, Say ‘We Will Not Obey’ if Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

“We respectfully warn the Supreme Court not to cross that line,” reads the document. “We stand united together in defense of marriage. Make no mistake about our resolve.” The pledge continues, “While there are many things we can endure, redefining marriage is so fundamental to the natural order and the common good that this is […]

Supreme Court hears landmark gay marriage case

The nine justices of the Supreme Court began on Tuesday to hear arguments on whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, taking up a contentious social issue in what promises to be the year’s most anticipated ruling.   A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 people, with those favoring legalized gay marriage […]

High stakes as Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage case

When a federal judge declared same-sex marriage legal in Florida last year, it should have changed the way Bruce Stone does his job. The estate-planning lawyer had for years helped gay couples patch together legal documents to try to approximate some of the protections enjoyed by heterosexual spouses.   But with the Supreme Court set […]

SCOTUS Has ‘No Business Redefining Marriage’

He also explained that the Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage as being between one man and one woman will never change because it is defined by God Himself in the Bible and that the Scripture “begins with marriage and ends with marriage,” in reference to not only man and woman but also the relationship between […]

What’s at stake in Tuesday’s Supreme Court gay marriage arguments

Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples.   The decision in United States v. Windsor did not address the validity of state marriage bans, but courts across the country, with few exceptions, said its […]

Idaho city’s ordinance tells pastors to marry gays or go to jail

Coeur d‘Alene, Idaho, city officials have laid down the law to Christian pastors within their community, telling them bluntly via an ordinance that if they refuse to marry homosexuals, they will face jail time and fines.   The dictate comes on the heels of a legal battle with Donald and Evelyn Knapp, ordained ministers who […]

Same-Sex Marriage Rejected by Majority of Countries Around the World

Law professors Lynn Wardle, Cole Durham, and 52 other legal scholars say “not so fast.” In a dueling brief, Wardle, Durham, and the rest point out that same-sex marriage is quite rare around the world. There is no “emerging global consensus.” Only 17 of the 193 member states of the UN allow for same-sex marriage, and […]

How I convince kids to accept gay ‘marriage’, starting at 4-years-old

A primary grade lesbian teacher from an Ontario public school revealed in a workshop at a homosexual activist conference for teachers earlier this month how she uses her classroom to convince children as young as four to accept homosexual relationships.   “And I started in Kindergarten. What a great place to start. It was where […]