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  • A Gay-Marriage Solution: End Marriage [for Everyone]?

    03/16/2009 9:03:38 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 50 replies · 1,233+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | March 16, 2009 | Michael A. Lindenberger
    When a Jewish boy turns 13, he heads to a temple for a deeply meaningful rite of passage, his bar mitzvah. When a Catholic girl reaches about the same age, she stands in front of the local bishop, who touches her forehead with holy oil as she is confirmed into a 2,000-year-old faith tradition. But missing altogether in each of those cases - and in countless others of equal religious importance - is any role at all for government. There is no baptism certificate issued by the local courthouse, and no federal tax benefits attached to the confessional booth,...
  • California bans 'brides,' 'grooms' License rejected for couple seeking traditional marriage

    09/09/2008 10:15:36 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 24 replies · 206+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 08, 2008 | Chelsea Schilling
    California bans 'brides,' 'grooms' License rejected for couple seeking traditional marriage Posted: September 08, 2008 9:05 pm Eastern By WorldNetDaily By Chelsea Schilling © 2008 WorldNetDaily ROSEVILLE, Calif. – "Brides" and "grooms" are no longer allowed to marry in the State of California. That privilege is only extended to individuals who allow themselves to be called "Party A" and "Party B" on marriage licenses.
  • (Culture War Rages On): California bans 'brides,' 'grooms'

    09/09/2008 8:35:52 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 42 replies · 413+ views
    www.worldnetdaily.com ^ | September 08, 2008 | Chelsea Schilling
    QUEERLY BELOVED California bans 'brides,' 'grooms' License rejected for couple seeking traditional marriage Posted: September 08, 2008 9:05 pm Eastern By Chelsea Schilling © 2008 WorldNetDaily ROSEVILLE, Calif. – "Brides" and "grooms" are no longer allowed to marry in the State of California. That privilege is only extended to individuals who allow themselves to be called "Party A" and "Party B" on marriage licenses. Pastor Doug Bird of Abundant Life Fellowship in Roseville, Calif., was alarmed to find the state now rejects the traditional terms after he officiated his first marriage ceremony last week following the California Supreme Court decision...
  • Fred Thompson and Duncan Hunter in the 104th Congress

    09/05/2007 12:45:30 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 165 replies · 1,484+ views
    News Which Cannot Lose ^ | Sept 4, 2007 | Alexander J. Madison
    Throughout the next few weeks, I will examine the congressional records of Fred Thompson and Duncan Hunter. Today, I start with the 104th Congress (1995-1996), Mr. Thompson’s first. These are the two men that conservative activists in the party tend to support. Both Hunter and Thompson supporters believe their candidate is the man to knock out the Rudy-Mitt-McCain axis of moderates, and ultimately, the socialist that the democrats nominate. A side by side comparison of the congressional records, during the years that Thompson served, will prove useful in determining what motivations and priorities each man embraced. Fred supporters claim their...
  • New Study Finds Overweight Kids Face Fat Stigma

    07/13/2007 5:41:18 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 27 replies · 481+ views
    Millennium Radio New Jersey ^ | Friday, July 13, 2007 | By: David Matthau
    A new study finds overweight kids are stigmatized by other children at a very early age, and they may even face bias from their own caregivers. Rebecca Puhl, a clinical psychologist at the Center for Food Policy and Obesity says overweight children may become vulnerable targets of weight bias as early as age 3, "so it can be verbal teasing, it can be physical aggression and social rejection, and this is not something that is happening just from peers -it's also happening from parents and teachers." She says "kids who are overweight and who are teased or victimized because of...