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    • Freedom to Marry, or Freedom to Spin? - 05 Oct 2012
      posted in Contributor & Culture & Marriage & Family

      Four Talking Points to Expose a Common Myth 1. Are homosexuals being denied the freedom to marry? The simple answer is NO. Unless the object of one’s affection is a close relative, someone else’s spouse, or a young teen, law gives homosexuals the privilege of marrying another person right now. [...]

    • Life and Marriage Coalition Unites on Social Issues in Presidential Swing States - 28 Aug 2012
      posted in Life & Marriage & Family

      Coalition Members Committed to Electing Marriage and Life Candidates in 2012 and Beyond WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — A coalition of the nation’s most prominent conservative social issue groups (www.lifeandmarriagecoalition.com) today announced that they are coordinating efforts in Ohio, Iowa and North Carolina to talk about the importance [...]

    • How the Government Breaks Up Marriages - 24 Aug 2012
      posted in Contributor & Marriage & Family & Politics & Government

      A very public marital melodrama is now playing in San Francisco. It shows the idiocy of domestic violence laws and the extremism of the feminists whose ideology paints men as innate batterers and women as victims of the patriarchy. The target of their current campaign is the elected Sheriff, Ross [...]

    • Attention Maine: Contact the Secretary of State today to keep the marriage ballot question clear - 19 Jun 2012
      posted in Church & Church & State & Culture & Marriage & Family

      It is important for the Secretary of State to hear from us during the public comment time for the new wording for the marriage referendum question. The new proposed wording is: “Do you want to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Please visit Citizen Action Center or e-mail sos.office@maine.gov to comment. [...]

    • Gingrich Defends Marriage & Religious Liberty - 09 Jan 2012
      posted in Culture & Politics & Government

      Last Thursday’s New Hampshire GOP debate included questions about homosexual marriages. Newt Gingrich described traditional marriage as the “core of our civilization” and an institution worth “protecting and upholding.” He continued: And I think protecting and upholding — that doesn’t mean you have to go out and make life miserable [...]

    • Roman Catholic bishop: ‘marriage older than the state’ - 19 Oct 2011
      posted in Church & State & Marriage & Family

      The family and marriage “existed before the state”, a Roman Catholic bishop has said as he criticised Scottish Government moves to consider redefining marriage. Motherwell Bishop Joseph Devine warned that governments cannot “rewrite human nature”. His comments chime with RC Bishop Thomas McMahon who warned that redefining marriage would change [...]

    • Minn. ballot question donors face state regulation - 05 Oct 2011
      posted in Church & State & Marriage & Family & Politics & Government & States

      The state board that regulates political spending in Minnesota finalized new reporting guidelines Tuesday for private donations to ballot measure campaigns, a decision with implications for next year’s statewide vote on a gay marriage amendment. The state’s Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board approved a new “statement of guidance” on [...]

    • Some couples pull back from divorce - 29 Sep 2011
      posted in Culture & Marriage & Family

      They were a few steps shy of divorce, separated and working out child custody, when Rick DeRosia of Hartford, N.Y., realized he wasn’t so sure he really wanted a divorce. He says his 16-year marriage had been shaky before the separation in 2009, when he told his wife, Tina, he [...]

    • Rights Collide as Town Clerk Sidesteps Role in Gay Marriages - 28 Sep 2011
      posted in Culture & Marriage & Family & States

      LEDYARD, N.Y. — Rose Marie Belforti is a 57-year-old cheese maker, the elected town clerk in this sprawling Finger Lakes farming community and a self-described Bible-believing Christian. She believes that God has condemned homosexuality as a sin, so she does not want to sign same-sex marriage licenses; instead, she has [...]

    • CNN: Why young Christians aren’t waiting anymore - 28 Sep 2011
      posted in Culture & Marriage & Family & Sex

      True love doesn’t wait after all. That’s the implication in the upcoming October issue of an evangelical magazine that claims that young, unmarried Christians are having premarital sex almost as much as their non-Christian peers. The article in Relevant magazine, entitled “(Almost) Everyone’s Doing It,” cited several studies examining the [...]