Marriage
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March 4th, 2015
Valentine’s Day brings thoughts of love and marriage and sweet things to eat. This Valentines Day a business that is all about those things got some very bad news. Aaron and Melissa Klein own Sweet Cakes Bakery — well, at least they had a bakery. It was located on the edge of downtown Gresham, Oregon. They specialize in wedding cakes...
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Pray for America
February 27th, 2015
If we are looking to craft enlightened public policy on the issue of same-sex marriage, we need look no further than its impact on children. The best in social research has repeatedly revealed that children fare worse in same-sex environments than in environments in which they are raised by their biological parents who are married to each other. If we...
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February 26th, 2015
A supporters of traditional marriage passes supporters of gay marriage as the two groups demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court in Washington March 26, 2013. U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Tuesday that they are reluctant to embrace a broad ruling finding a fundamental right to marriage for gays and lesbians across the United States. As the U.S. Supreme...
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February 26th, 2015
Dear Marriage Supporter, In April 2013, we reported to you that Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson was bringing a lawsuit against Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington. Her “crime” was declining to arrange flowers for a same-sex ‘wedding’ ceremony because participation in such an event would be out of keeping with her beliefs as a Christian...
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February 24th, 2015
When working with engaged couples in premarital counseling, when I’ve asked the question, What do you think is the biggest looming threat to your living happily ever after together?, I usually hear replies that touch on issues like pornography, affairs, lack of healthy communication, having children, growing distance between spouses, conflict with in-laws, ESPN (!), and placing a higher priority...
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February 13th, 2015
In 2013, Dr. Ben Carson made the egregious sin of stating the marriage was between a man and a woman. That comment put him in the same category as the KKK and neo-Nazi activists, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which included Carson on their “Extremist Watch List” as “anti-LGBT.” Now, the SPLC has acknowledged that that decision may...
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Pray for America
February 12th, 2015
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case to determine if it is constitutional for a state to amend its constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The court is expected to issue its ruling at the end of June as it closes out this term.  It is also expected that the court...
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February 11th, 2015
This morning, at just a few minutes before 7 o’clock, the political casting shop at last found an actor to play Brutus. His name, surprisingly enough, was David Axelrod, and his weapon of choice was his new book — which, Time’s Zeke Miller noted, contains “a striking admission of political dishonesty from the keeper of the Obama flame.” And so...
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February 9th, 2015
Some advocates of same-sex “marriage” scoff at the idea that it could harm anyone. Here are ten ways in which society could be harmed by legalizing same-sex “marriage.” Most of these effects would become evident only in the long run, but several would occur immediately. Immediate Effects Taxpayers, consumers, and businesses would be forced to subsidize homosexual relationships.  One of...
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February 5th, 2015
Many of us have wondered how long it would be before a prominent official proclaimed that rogue federal judges, like the proverbial emperor, have no clothes and thus no authority to make up laws. That’s what Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore did this past week in a letter to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, in which he began by asserting that...
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