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  • Gay “Marriage”: Alabama Fights Against Judicial Activism from the U.S. Supreme Court

    11/20/2015 1:58:17 PM PST · by juliosevero · 22 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Gay "Marriage": Alabama Fights Against Judicial Activism from the U.S. Supreme Court By Julio Severo The U.S. Supreme Court created homosexual "marriage" for Americans, virtually imposing this fake marriage and real gay tyranny on America last June. And, as Franklin Graham said about Obama's reaction to this creation, "Right after the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage, he had the gall to disgrace the White House by lighting it up with the gay pride rainbow colors to celebrate. This is arrogantly flaunting sinful behavior in the face of Almighty God.' Graham is the president of the Billy Graham...
  • Young female suicide bombers kill 15 in Nigeria market attack

    11/19/2015 5:55:38 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    Agence France-Presse in Kano Wednesday 18 November 2015 15.37 EST Last modified on Thursday 19 November 2015 04.02 EST Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Shares 4,576 Save for later At least 15 people have been killed after two female suicide bombers, one said to be aged as young as 11, blew themselves up at a busy mobile phone market in north-east Nigeria, a day after more than 30 were killed in a bomb blast. Two explosions ripped through the Farm Centre market in northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano, shortly after 4pm on Wednesday. One of the...
  • How to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage With Dissenting Family Members

    11/16/2015 7:08:50 AM PST · by Salvation · 30 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-15-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    How to Discuss Same-Sex “Marriage” With Dissenting Family Members Msgr. Charles Pope • November 15, 2015 • I was out on the preaching circuit this past week and spoke at five parishes (including my own) on the biblical vision of Holy Matrimony (marriage) as set forth by God and the Church. The talks were sponsored by the pro-life group Defend Life.While I cannot succinctly reproduce the talk in today's blog, I spoke from notes that are available here and here. A video of one of the talks will be posted soon.I heard a consistent concern voiced by those in attendance...
  • New Kentucky Governor Says All the Kim Davises Are Off the Hook

    11/16/2015 7:10:37 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/16/2015 | Rod Kackley
    Kim Davis and other county officials in Kentucky should not have to worry about violating their religious conscience by performing official duties much longer. Less than a week after the title "governor-elect" was added to his name, Kentucky Republican Matt Bevin announced he would make sure that Davis and other county officials who don't want to sign gay marriage licenses would no longer have to put their names on the documents. Davis couldn't be happier. "I am ecstatic. He is such a genuine and caring person. I will be forever thankful that he came to visit me while I was...

    11/10/2015 10:10:03 AM PST · by Alfred O. Bama · 110 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 11-5-15 | Sam Levine
    Former President George H.W. Bush has moderated his views on same-sex marriage since seeking the White House, according to a new biography. Bush said in his audio diary before his 1988 presidential campaign that Americans "didn't want same-sex marriage codified," according to The New York Times. But after he served as an official witness at a 2013 same-sex wedding, he sent his biographer, Jon Meacham, a note to clarify that his views had changed....
  • Kentucky's governor-elect to remove clerk names from state marriage licenses

    11/06/2015 12:44:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Yahoo News Via ^ | 11/06/2015 | By Steve Bittenbender
    LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin said on Friday that when he takes office in December he will order changes to the state marriage license form to appease clerks who have objected to issuing licenses to same-sex couples. "One thing I will take care of right away is we will remove the names of the county clerks from the marriage form," Bevin told reporters in the Capitol rotunda. Bevin, only the second Republican elected governor in Kentucky since 1971, said he would make the change by executive order. It is unclear what impact his order would have on the...
  • Same sex marriage wins historic vote in Northern Ireland (vetoed by DUP)

    11/05/2015 7:14:28 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Irish Central ^ | November 04, 2015 11:00 AM | Dara Kelly
    Making history on Monday a majority of Northern Ireland's Assembly members voted in favor of same-sex marriage for the first time. But the motion was immediately blocked by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) who submitted a "petition of concern" requiring that the proposal achieve a cross-community majority to pass, effectively vetoing it. Forty one nationalists backed the proposal, but it was approved by only four unionists, ensuring it fell. It was the fifth time same-sex marriage was voted on by the assembly, with the four previous votes falling on a simple majority basis. ...
  • Reclaiming our Liberties and Stopping the Federal Overreach: Nullification and Interposition

    11/04/2015 6:18:43 AM PST · by Randall_S · 4 replies
    Conservative Party USA ^ | November 3, 2015 | Conservative National Coalition (CNC)
    Conservative National Coalition Webinar Reclaiming our Liberties and Stopping the Federal Overreach: Nullification and Interposition WHAT: Educational Webinar on Nullification and Interposition WHO: Conservative National Coalition (CNC) WHEN: Saturday, November 21, 12-2pm EST HOW: Sign up at or by clicking here! WHY: The webinar will generate a national discussion about ways and means to unite Conservatives into opposing the recent SCOTUS ruling that forced gay marriage on the American people by peaceful civil disobedience that stops gay marriage at the city, county and state levels. Have you had enough of the federal government’s overreach? Do you want to take...
  • The Christian Business That Was Shut Down Over Gay Marriage Is Now a Church

    11/01/2015 6:04:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/31/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    The Christian owners of Gortz Haus Gallery in Grimes, Iowa, had to close down their business completely after they were charged with discrimination for refusing to hold a same-sex wedding at the venue, but now they say they have a reason to be "pretty tickled." Richard Odgaard and his wife, Betty, had to close their business, a gift shop and bistro, in August, about two years after they told a gay couple from Des Moines their facility couldn't host a same-sex wedding. The Odgaards were subsequently forced to pay a $5,000 settlement for refusing to host a same-sex wedding ceremony....
  • Who Needs a Mom When You Can Have 2 Dads?

    10/20/2015 11:58:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/20/2015 | BY RAY NOTHSTINE
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Asking for accommodations for religious freedom on marriage is not enough and is likely to fail, says Southern Evangelical Seminary professor Frank Turek. At the Southern Evangelical Seminary's annual National Conference on Christian Apologetics, Turek hosted a panel discussion on marriage titled "What Do We Do Now?" in which he asserted that Christians and supporters of traditional marriage have to make broader arguments about its benefits to society and family. "We can't let it all just be about religious liberty, because if we don't make the arguments that we are arguing for the good of all society...
  • Why Not Three? The Question Gay Activists Cannot Answer

    10/20/2015 8:04:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | October 20, 2015 | Michael Brown
    We knew this was coming for some time now, and there are already throuples (meaning three men or three women in committed relationships) in America and other nations, but for the first time, one of these throuples has come up with an innovative way to be legally married or at least almost legally married. Two Canadian men, Adam Grant and Shayne Curran, were married in 2011. In 2012, they met Sebastian Tran in a nightclub and decided to turn their relationship into a threesome. Now, the fact that they involved a third person in their sex lives is not...
  • NJ archbishop sets strict rules barring Catholics from the sacraments

    10/13/2015 5:57:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Crux ^ | 10/13/15 | David Gibson
    Even as Pope Francis and Catholic leaders from around the world debate ways to make the Catholic Church more inclusive, Newark Archbishop John Myers has given his priests strict guidelines on refusing Communion to Catholics who, for example, support gay marriage or join an organization that rejects Church teaching.In the two-page memo, Myers also orders parishes and Catholic institutions not to host people or organizations that disagree with the Church.He says Catholics, “especially ministers and others who represent the Church, should not participate in or be present at religious events or events intended to endorse or support those who reject or...
  • [Vanity] Has a Supreme Court decision ever been overturned?

    10/10/2015 8:10:22 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 79 replies
    Has a Supreme Court decision every been overturned? Does the Constitution permit a way to fix a bad Supreme Court decision?
  • Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling Must Be Rejected by States, 64 Legal Experts Say

    10/10/2015 6:02:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/10/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    A group of 64 legal experts and scholars have signed a statement calling on Americans to oppose the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide.The Washington, DC-based American Principles Project posted the legal experts' statement Thursday on their website in which they denounced the 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. "The Court's majority opinion eschewed reliance on the text, logic, structure, or original understanding of the Constitution, as well as the Court's own interpretative doctrines and precedents, and supplied no compelling reasoning to show why it is unjustified for the laws of the states to sustain marriage as...
  • I am a gay priest who is happy': Vatican official fired after coming out on eve of Church conf.

    10/05/2015 9:18:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/04/2015 | By Sarah Kaplan
    On Saturday evening, as hundreds of bishops convened in Rome for a major church assembly on family issues, former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa headed a mile across town to a different gathering: the founding meeting of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, a group of 13 organizations advocating for inclusion of gays in the church. Charamsa had lost his job just before, when he was fired from his position in the Vaticans doctrine office after announcing that he was gay and introducing reporters to his boyfriend. I want the Church and my community to know who I am: a gay...
  • The Facts About Popes Meeting With Kim Davis

    10/05/2015 9:13:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/04/2015 | Matt Barber
    Big news this week as “progressives” worldwide learned, to their utter shock and mournful consternation, that the pope is Catholic. Rumors are they will next examine wild bears, the woods and certain mysteries therein. On Wednesday the Vatican confirmed what a handful of us knew days before. Pope Francis secretly (and privately) met with Kim Davis at Washington’s Vatican Embassy to personally offer his broad support for her bold stand against that insidious and “intrinsically disordered” counterfeit called “gay marriage.” Does Pope Francis really support Kim Davis? While specifics of Davis’ legal case were not discussed during the private meeting,...
  • Oregon Officials Seek to Seize $135K From Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple

    10/05/2015 9:01:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/05/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Officials in Oregon have started a legal process to seize $135,000 from Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein after they refused to pay the state-ordered damages for declining to bake a cake for a lesbian marriage ceremony. "Our agency has docketed the judgment and is exploring collection options," Charlie Burr, communications director at Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, told The Daily Signal. "They are entitled to a full and fair review of the case, but do not have the right to disregard a legally binding order." It's a preliminary step to seize the Kleins' house, property, or other assets...
  • Chick-fil-A Arrives in New York, Gays, Animal-Rights Nuts Hardest Hit

    10/05/2015 7:42:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/05/2015 | Michael Walsh
    Can you imagine this happening even ten years ago? This is the pace of “social change” in the seventh year of the reign of the Emperor Hussein: A highly adored and highly controversial fast food chain satisfied cravings and ruffled a few feathers Saturday with the grand opening of its first official Manhattan outpost. Chick-Fil-A, the massively popular Southern staple owned by a conservative Christian family known for their anti-gay marriage views, hatched a 5,000-square-foot store in Herald Square to mixed reviews from fervent devotees and activists.“This is the best chicken in the world, in my opinion.” said Dana...
  • White mercenaries have Boko Haram on run

    Theyre Nigerias unlikely saviors most being white, in their 50s and 60s and combat veterans of the former South African apartheid regime. But, tainted resumes notwithstanding, theyve been getting the job done in northern Nigeria, hitting the Islamist terror group Boko Haram hard enough to send the jihadists into retreat, liberating dozens of villages and freeing hundreds of women and girls held as slaves and bush wives during a six-year-long reign of terror, reported London Telegraph. Boko Haram recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. In recent years, Boko Haram has slaughtered entire...
  • Hardline Archbishop Set Up Kim Davis Meeting

    10/03/2015 12:27:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Newser ^ | October 3, 2015 | Rob Quinn
    Her lawyer is now feuding with the Vatican. A Vatican official says there is now "a sense of regret" that Pope Francis ever met Kim Davis, reports Reutersand that could be bad news for the archbishop who set up the meeting. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the Vatican's ambassador to the US, was appointed by Benedict XVI and is known for his hardline stance against same-sex marriage, the Washington Post reports. Vatican officials say Francis wasn't briefed on the Davis case and the meeting "should not be considered a form of support," which has left church insiders wondering whether Vigano deliberately...
  • The real story behind the popes meeting with Kim Davis

    10/02/2015 11:19:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Yahoo! Politics ^ | October 2, 2015 | Amy Sullivan, senior editor
    This is what it sounds like when a pope gets mad. On Friday, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi released an extraordinary statement, personally approved by Pope Francis, debunking nearly everything that has been reported this week about a meeting between the pope and Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The private meeting between Davis, her husband, Joe, and the pope, which Davis attorney says took place at the Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy) in Washington, D.C. last Thursday? It didnt happen. Instead, Davis was one of several dozen persons who had...
  • Vatican says private 'audience' in D.C. was with gay ex-student, not Kim Davis

    10/02/2015 2:04:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/02/2015 | Tom Kington
    A week after Pope Francis met Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples, the Vatican on Friday suggested that she exploited the meeting to promote her views, denied that the pope fully supports her and cast doubt on her account of the encounter. The Vatican later noted that the only audience Francis had at the gathering in Washington was with a former student of the pope, Yayo Grassi, an openly gay Argentine who along with his longtime partner and some friends met with Francis. Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said...
  • Vatican: Pope Francis meeting with Kim Davis not a show of support

    10/02/2015 1:52:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Vatican says Pope Francis meeting with Kim Davis should not be considered a form of support of her position. Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who became a grassroots conservative hero after refusing to issue gay marriage licenses, was one of several dozen individuals invited by the Vatican ambassador to meet with Francis at the embassy in Washington last week, said spokesman Federico Lombardi. The Pope did not enter into the details of the situation of Mrs. Davis and his meeting with her should not be considered a form of support of her position in all of its particular...
  • 'Sense of regret' in Vatican over Pope Francis' meeting with gay marriage opponent

    10/02/2015 11:58:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 100 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/02/2015 | BY PHILIP PULLELLA, Vatican City
    Pope Francis' meeting last week with an American woman at the center of a row over gay marriage was not something he had sought and should not be seen as an endorsement of her views, the Vatican said on Friday. One Vatican official said there was "a sense of regret" that the pope had ever seen Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk who went to jail in September for refusing to honor a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and issue same-sex marriage licenses. The encounter in Washington was originally kept secret and has sparked widespread debate since it became public this...
  • Meeting with Kim Davis has pope-watchers asking, what did Francis mean?

    10/01/2015 2:27:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/01/2015 | By Michelle Boorstein and Sarah Pulliam Bailey
    The revelation of a private meeting last week between Pope Francis and Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, set off a vigorous debate in the United States on Wednesday about what message the popular pontiff may have been trying to send. Unlike some of the other private sit-downs during the popes trip to the United States and Cuba, the Vatican declined to discuss the session with Davis, whose stance in the wake of the Supreme Courts ruling affirming the right to same-sex marriage has made her a hero to some religious...
  • Oregon bakery refuses to pay damages to lesbian couple denied service

    10/01/2015 8:23:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies ^ | 10/01/2015 | By Cliff Pinckard, Northeast Ohio Media Group
    The owners of an Oregon bakery are refusing to pay state-ordered damages to a lesbian couple after a dispute over a same-sex wedding cake, reports say. Aaron and Melissa Klein, who own Sweet Cakes by Melissa, were ordered by the Bureau of Labor and Industries to pay $135,000 to Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, reports The Kleins have filed an appeal of the ruling, claiming financial hardship even though crowdfunding efforts have raised more than $500,000 for the couple, according to Herb Grey, a lawyer representing the Kleins, tells Reuters the couple has raised far less than $500,000, but...
  • Rep. Jud McMillin resigns after sex video emerges

    09/30/2015 3:10:56 PM PDT · by Callahan · 30 replies ^ | 9/30/2016 | Tony Cook
    An Indiana lawmaker has abruptly resigned after a sex video was reportedly discovered on his phone. Rep. Jud McMillin, the second-highest ranking Republican in the state's House of Representatives, stepped down Tuesday a week after he sent a bizarre text message to several people apologizing for "anything offensive" they may have received from his stolen phone.
  • What it means that Pope Francis met Kim Davis

    09/30/2015 2:30:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    CRUX ^ | 09/30/2015 | By John L. Allen Jr.
    ROME If anyone suspected that Pope Francis didnt really mean the strong words he spoke on religious freedom last week in the United States that he was phoning it in, while his real concerns were elsewhere claims that he held a private meeting with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis certainly should lay that suspicion to rest. The meeting was first reported by Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican magazine. A Vatican spokesman said Wednesday, I do not deny that the meeting took place, but I have no comments to add, which, in effect, is a way of...
  • Kentucky clerk Kim Davis met privately with Pope Francis, Vatican confirms

    09/30/2015 8:08:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/30/2015 | By Abby Ohlheiser and Justin Wm. Moyer
    Pope Francis met with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis during the popes visit to the United States, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday morning. Rev. Manuel Dorantes, a spokesman for the Vatican, said to The Washington Post, I do not deny that the meeting took place, but I have no comments to add. The meeting between Davis, who went to jail for six days after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and the pope was announced late Tuesday by Liberty Counsel, a religious freedom nonprofit that is representing the elected Rowan County clerk in her ongoing legal struggles. Liberty...
  • Gay Couples in Common Law Marriage States: Call Your Lawyer

    09/30/2015 7:39:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 30, 2015 | Sarah Rumpf
    A wedding is not just two people exchanging rings; it is an entanglement of their personal, legal, and business affairs. For better or for worse, marriage affects a broad and substantial list of rights involving inheritance, property, child custody, and more. Now that gay marriage is legal in all fifty states, both the people involved in gay relationships and the legislators drafting the laws that govern all these rights need to carefully analyze the issues presented. As it turns out, those who cheered the decision [legalizing homosexual marriage] may have their own reasons to worry. The Law of Unintended Consequences...
  • Pope Francis met Secretly with Kim Davis, Offered his Support and Prayers

    09/29/2015 7:44:35 PM PDT · by vladimir998 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/29/2015 | Austin Rose
    Pope Francis met privately with controversial Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis and her husband while he was in Washington, DC last week.
  • Where 'gays' are heroes, pedophiles victims, Christians crazy (morality's continued 'evolution'...)

    09/28/2015 10:36:38 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND ^ | September 25, 2015 | Unattributed
    Experts say morality's continued 'evolution' has no limits Traditional morality regarding sex isnt just collapsing, its being inverted. Homosexuals, whose behavior once was illegal and reviled, are heroes. Pedophiles, considered among the lowest of the low for millennia, are being characterized as victims. And if you think theres something wrong about all of this, you might have a mental disorder. Its a perspective that Paul Kengor, a university professor, historian and author of Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How the Left Has Sabotaged Family and Marriage, argues is being pursued aggressively by Democrats. Once upon a time, you would have...
  • Pope Francis says government workers have the right to refuse to issue gay marriage licenses

    09/28/2015 7:33:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/28/2015 | Rick Moran
    Pope Francis told reporters on his flight back to Rome from the US today that government workers issuing gay marriage licesnses have a "human right" to refuse to do their duty if it goes against their conscience. Thus, the pontiff directly injected himself into the KimDavis controversy - the Kentucky clerk who went to jail because she refused to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Reuters: Pope Francis said on Monday government officials have a "human right" to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience. Speaking...
  • Government officials have right to refuse gay marriage licenses: pope

    09/28/2015 7:09:03 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | 28 September 2015 | Reuters
    Pope Francis said on Monday government officials have a human right to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience.
  • CO Attorney General Orders Boulder to Stop Issuing Fake Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

    09/27/2015 6:29:57 PM PDT · by lonestar67 · 4 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 1, 2014 | Sarah Jean Seman
    Update: Hall ignored the deadline and proceeded to issue unconstitutional marriage licenses. As reported by The Denver Post: "This was not a hard decision. I'm proud to do this for my community," Hall said Tuesday afternoon, adding, "it's not about politics. This is about people who love each other." Hall's office has issued 88 marriage licenses to same-sex couples since Wednesday, when the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals struck Utah's ban on gay marriage.
  • Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Switching Parties to Become a Republican

    09/25/2015 2:33:01 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 25, 2015
    Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, a longtime Democrat, says she is switching to the Republican Party because she feels abandoned by Democrats in her fight against same-sex marriage. Davis' made the announcement while in Washington, D.C., to attend the Family Research Council's Value Voters Summit, said Charla Bansley, a spokeswoman for Liberty Counsel, which represents Davis in her legal battles. "I've always been a Democrat, but the party left me," Davis said, according to Bansley.
  • Stunning Adminssion:Hyper-Progressive Cardinal Danneels Admits Being in Mafia Dedicated to UnseatPB

    09/25/2015 12:53:51 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 23 replies
    A Blog for Dallas Area Catholics ^ | 9/25/15 | Tantumblogo
    "STUNNING ADMISSION: Hyper-Progressive Cardinal Danneels Admits Being in Mafia Dedicated to Unseat PBXVI" Pride goeth before the fall. The modernists are apparently feeling very powerful and secure, because they are starting to open their mouths and crow about both their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI, dropping hints they played a role in his abdication, as well as quite possibly illicitly organizing to elect Pope Francis. Further serious concerns are being raised about Cardinal Godfried Danneels, one of the papal delegates chosen to attend the upcoming Ordinary Synod on the Family, after the archbishop emeritus of Brussels confessed this week to...
  • Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Is Meddling and Altering Marriage Licenses, ACLU Says

    09/22/2015 12:54:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    NBC News ^ | 09/22/2015 | TIM STELLOH
    Kim Davis went back to work as a Kentucky county clerk last week after a stint in jail and a pledge that she wouldn't interfere with deputies who were issuing wedding licenses to same-sex couples. But in a court motion filed Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union said that she was doing just that. After returning to her job on Sept. 14 as the Rowan County clerk, the filing said, Davis "immediately" began meddling with licenses that the office's deputy clerk, Brian Mason, was issuing. Kim Davis went back to work as a Kentucky county clerk last week after a...

    09/22/2015 6:20:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 09/22/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in compliance with a judges order and who resumed work a few days ago is still not doing her court-ordered job, say couples whove tried to get their proper wedding documentation. And theyve taken their case back to court, saying Davis needs to fully comply or face fines. Reuters reported Davis is issuing forms that contain material changes, not the original, official ones. Specifically, shes taken the documents pertaining to marriage licenses and removed the references...
  • Gay marriage fight shifts as politicians spy an opportunity

    09/20/2015 4:59:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 20, 2015 10:55 AM EDT | Adam Beam
    Politicians who may have thought they wouldnt have to say much at all about gay marriage once the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized it now must answer a different question: Do you support Kim Davis? The Rowan County clerk, who has become a darling of many conservatives despite being a Democrat, cited Gods authority and religious liberty in choosing jail time over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Some social conservatives have cast Davis as a hero, shifting the gay marriage debate from one about civil libertiesa matter that appeared to have been settledto one about religious liberty.
  • Spains conservative ruling party leaders attend gay wedding

    09/19/2015 2:19:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 19, 2015 2:53 PM EDT | Harold Heckle
    The top brass of Spains ruling conservative Popular Party including Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy have attended the same-sex marriage of their deputy secretary-general, giving tacit approval to a law they once bitterly opposed. Javier Maroto exchanged vows with Josema Rodriguez late Friday at a ceremony in the northern city of Vitoria attended by Rajoy, secretary-general Maria Dolores Cospedal and other party dignitaries, the party said in a statement. In Spain, the right to marriage is for everyone and we all share that message today, Maroto said afterward. Parties evolve, he added. Now my party and the government join in backing...
  • Obamas Tasteless Welcome of Pope Francis

    09/18/2015 10:42:52 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 32 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 18, 2015 | Katrina Trinko
    Maybe we shouldnt expect anything much from a president who gave Queen Elizabeth an iPod filled with his own speeches, and who gave former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown a set of American movies on DVDs that didnt work in the U.K. But the way this White House is choosing to welcome Pope Francis is appalling. When Francis arrives at the White House on Wednesday for a welcome reception, his greeters will include Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Anglican bishop whos now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, a think-tank with ties to the...
  • Presbyterian Church (USA) Holds First Gay Wedding at National Office

    09/18/2015 11:44:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/18/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    The national office for the mainline denomination Presbyterian Church (USA), located in Louisville, Kentucky. The largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States recently hosted a same-sex wedding at its national office in Louisville, Kentucky. An official with Presbyterian Church (USA) officiated a wedding last Thursday between Paul Kempf and Robb Gwaltney at the Presbyterian Center's chapel. A PC(USA) spokesperson told The Christian Post that the ceremony had "perhaps 25 people in attendance, a combination of family and friends, along with a few staff." Gregg Brekke of the Presbyterian News Service wrote " the ceremony [was conducted] by the Rev. David...
  • The Next Kim Davis: Government Officials Exercise Their Right to Refuse Gay Marriages

    09/18/2015 11:34:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/18/2015 | Rod Kackley
    Either of two judges in Oregon could become the next Kim Davis by taking a stand for what they see as their religious freedom to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. The Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability will hold hearings in November concerning the case of Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day, who has been refusing to perform same sex-marriages. Patrick Korten, a spokesman for the legal firm Day has hired, told the Oregonian the judge never prevented a gay couple from getting married, as Kim Davis did in Kentucky by refusing to issue marriage licenses. Instead, Davis...
  • Ohio factory worker fired for recommending Christian movie to lesbian co-worker

    09/18/2015 7:53:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/18/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Because it "made her feel uncomfortable". Gay marriage wont affect you at all. Gay rights wont take away your rights at all. Remember those? Seems like a long time ago that the secular left was making those claims, when in fact its was only a few months ago. Before Sweet Cakes by Melissa. Before Memories Pizza. Before Kim Davis. And lets talk about Kim Davis for a second, because the secular left claims the issue with her is not her faith, but that she didnt do her job - an argument that implies that as long as she did her...
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford [Similarities to Obergefell vs. Hodges?]

    09/14/2015 7:02:11 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 9 replies ^ | 9 September 2015‎ |
    The Supreme Court's decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford is unanimously denounced by scholars.... Opponents of slavery fiercely attacked the Dred Scott decision. The Evening Journal of Albany, New York, combined two themes and denounced the decision as both an offense to the principles of liberty on which the nation was founded, and a victory for slave states over the free states:[32].. That editorial ended on a martial note: All who love Republican institutions and who hate Aristocracy, compact yourselves together for the struggle which threatens your liberty and will test your manhood! Many abolitionists and some supporters of slavery...
  • Back to Work: Ky. clerk says she wont personally authorize gay marriage licenses -- or interfere

    09/14/2015 6:54:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/14/2015
    The Kentucky county clerk at the center of a national firestorm over her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses vowed Monday -- just days after her release from jail -- that she would not prevent her office from issuing such licenses but would not personally authorize them either. Kim Davis, the clerk for Rowan County, detailed what she described as a "remedy" during a brief press conference as she returned to work for the first time since her jailing. Whether that "remedy" satisfies the courts -- or undermines the legal validity of the licenses -- remains to be seen. Under...
  • Kim Davis taught us how bad liberals really are

    09/14/2015 6:54:05 AM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 17 replies
    Renew America ^ | September 12, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    If there is one overarching observation that I could make from the discussions I've seen on the internet about Kim Davis' recent imprisonment, it is that there are a powerful lot of uninformed, inarticulate, cognitively-challenged folks out there on the information superhighway. It seems like any place you go where there is an article about Kim Davis and her refusal to issue illegal marriage licenses to homosexual couples, you will quickly find yourself surrounded by mouth-breathers raucously asserting that she "deserved to go to jail" for "breaking the law" and "violating their constitutional rights." Even "conservative" establishmentarian pundits like George...
  • Kentucky Anti-Gay-Marriage Clerk Kim Davis: Back to Square One

    09/13/2015 6:27:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    NBC News ^ | 09/13/2015 | GABE GUTIERREZ
    MOREHEAD, Kentucky When the Rowan County clerk's office opens at 8 a.m. ET Monday, Kim Davis will have a decision to make. In her absence, her subordinates have been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Does she stop them? If so, how? Call a staff meeting? Fire them? Or stay silent? "We hope Kim Davis will follow the law and obey court orders," said Amber Duke, a spokeswoman for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky. "If she doesn't, our attorneys will meet and decide our next action." Even Davis' lawyers at Liberty Counsel, the Florida-based group that has...
  • Trans Activist Caitlyn Jenner's Stance on Gay Marriage Shocks Ellen DeGeneres (Video)

    09/13/2015 7:40:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/12/2015 | Benge Nsenduluka
    Transgender activist, Caitlyn Jenner, recently shared her views on same-sex marriage during her first ever talk show appearance on the "Ellen DeGeneres" show and her lukewarm stance on the hot button issue surprised the host. Jenner, formerly known as Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, told DeGeneres, who is a fellow member of the LGBT community, that she identifies as a Republican Conservative. She said that while she once opposed same-sex marriage, her views have slowly "changed" although she still appeared to be somewhat unsure on the subject."I have to admit that I remember 15 years ago, 20 years ago, whenever...