Marriage
Articles
June 30th, 2015
READY: Liberty Institute Prepares 5-Point Plan for Supreme Court Marriage Decision and Its Ramifications on Religious Liberty In the next few days, the U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will impose a redefinition of marriage on all America in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. The Court’s decision could: Impose a marriage redefinition nationally, all at once, by finding...
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Articles
June 30th, 2015
Kelly Shackelford
Observant Christians — and adherents of other faiths — are reeling from the Supreme Court’s declaration of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage and preparing for an unprecedented struggle for their right to express their beliefs and live their lives accordingly, as new battles will now be waged unless and until a future Supreme Court reverses course. The Constitution says...
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Articles
June 29th, 2015
Just over one month ago, at oral arguments for the same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court, President Obama left no doubt as to his legal strategy to marginalize and punish people for their belief in natural marriage. At those arguments, the man responsible for advancing the Administration’s legal positions before the Court, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, stated “it is...
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Articles
June 29th, 2015
‘But this Court is not a legislature.” Chief Justice John Roberts actually published that sentence in his same-sex marriage dissent on Friday . . . a mere 24 hours after his maestro’s performance in the Supreme Court’s legislative rewrite of the Affordable Care Act — formerly known as “Obamacare,” but now etched in memory as “SCOTUScare,” thanks to Justice Antonin...
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Articles
June 29th, 2015
The Supreme Court’s Marriage Meddling, Two Years Later Today is the anniversary of a previous Supreme Court gay marriage decision, United States v. Windsor. As the Supreme Court prepares to issue a decision on whether there is a constitutional right to same-sex “marriage,” it is appropriate to look back two years ago to another occasion when the court controversially interjected...
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Pray for America
June 29th, 2015
1. ”Just who do we think we are?” The majority’s decision is an act of will, not legal judgment… The Court invalidates the marriage laws of more than half the States and orders the transformation of a social institution that has formed the basis of human society for millennia, for the Kalahari Bushmen and the Han Chinese, the Carthaginians and the Aztecs....
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Pray for America
June 27th, 2015
Robert Jeffress, FBC Dallas
One does not have to be a homophobe or bigot to believe that the Supreme Court made a tragic error today in creating out of thin air an imaginary right for gay marriage.  Friday’s landmark mistake will have legal, sociological, and spiritual consequences for years to come. First, consider the legal ramifications of Friday’s decision. By enshrining gay marriage as...
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Pray for America
June 24th, 2015
At major Harvard-affiliated Boston hospital: Physician expelled from staff for telling the truth about homosexual behavior and criticizing hospital’s involvement in “Gay Pride” events. Hospital says physician’s statements on homosexual behavior constitute “discrimination,” ”harassment,” and “unprofessional conduct.” On March 30, a major Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), expelled a well-respected urologist from its medical staff...
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Pray for America
June 19th, 2015
You may recall Brendan Eich. The co-founder and CEO of Mozilla was dismissed from his company in 2014 when it was discovered that, six years earlier, he had donated $1,000 to California’s Proposition 8 campaign. That ballot initiative, limiting marriage to one man and one woman, passed with a larger percentage of the vote in California than Barack Obama received nationally...
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Articles
June 19th, 2015
WASHINGTON — The future of same-sex marriage and President Obama’s health care law hang in the balance as the Supreme Court’s 2014 term draws rapidly to a close this month. But those aren’t the only big issues on the justices’ plate. Free speech and fair elections. Religious liberty and racial discrimination. Clean air and capital punishment. All await rulings over...
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