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  • Judge: Catholic schools must hire people in gay ‘marriages’ for non-teaching positions

    12/21/2015 12:25:32 PM PST · by wagglebee · 40 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 12/21/15 | Lisa Bourne
    BOSTON, Massachusetts, December 21, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – A Massachusetts judge sided with a practicing homosexual who sued a Catholic school for acting to uphold its Catholic identity. In a first of its kind case, Norfolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins ruled that Fontbonne Academy discriminated against Matthew Barrett for his sexual orientation and gender in violation of State law when it withdrew a job offer in 2013. Barrett had been offered the position of food services director at the all-girls Catholic prep school in Milton, MA, but the offer was later rescinded after Barrett had listed another man as his...
  • If People Vote the Wrong Way, Judges Change It: California's Proposition 8

    06/29/2013 5:29:02 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 18 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 30 June 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    We have just seen the umpteenth example of "judicial imperialism, by which unelected judges through their verdicts supersede laws passed by elected representatives of the people". Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in California, was passed in November 2008 after the California state elections in which 52.24% of the electorate voted in its favour. So, here we are in the presence of legislation approved not by the elected representatives of the people but, more than that, by the people themselves. Two homosexual couples, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, and Jeff Katami and Paul Zarrillo, after being...
  • Homosexual Activist Admits True Purpose of Battle is to Destroy Marriage

    04/20/2013 5:24:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 69 replies
    Illinois Family Institute ^ | 4/6/13 | Micah Clark
    Even knowing that there are radicals in all movements, doesnt lessen the startling admission recently by lesbian journalist Masha Gessen. On a radio show she actually admits that homosexual activists are lying about their radical political agenda. She says that they dont want to access the institution of marriage; they want to radically redefine and eventually eliminate it. Here is what she recently said on a radio interview: Its a no-brainer that (homosexual activists) should have the right to marry, but I also think equally that its a no-brainer that the institution of marriage should not exist. (F)ighting for gay...
  • The Argument For Marriage Equality Is Not A Conservative One

    03/27/2013 4:39:25 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 21 replies
    Red State ^ | 3/26/2013 | Dana Loesch
    Supreme Court Decides Whether Of Not To Review Challenge Of California's Prop 8. This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on same Californias Prop 8 and a section of the Defense of Marriage Act which deals with benefits for same sex couples. Same sex marriage is front and center once again and Ive heard some interesting arguments on how supporting government involvement in defining marriage is a conservative ideal. During the Sunday morning talk show circuit, former Bush communications adviser took the moderate position emerging within the GOP against American Values Gary Bauer. Nicole Wallace tried to argue...
  • Florida Judge OKs 3-Parent Birth Certificate

    02/07/2013 3:23:20 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    newser ^ | Kevin Spak
    Newser) These days, it isn't that weird for a baby to have two mothersbut how about two mothers and a father? One 23-month-old girl now legally has just such a family, after a Miami-Dade judge approved a settlement in which her biological mother, her mother's wife (the two married in Connecticut), and the man whose sperm made it all possible will all sign her birth certificate as parents, the Miami Herald reports. "We're creating entirely new concepts of families," says the dad's lawyer.
  • Marriage is good for society and the GOP (Married voters back Romney by 13 points)

    07/15/2012 5:16:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/15/2012 | Rob Bluey
    Marriage plays a key role in strengthening civil society and reducing poverty. Families of married couples, for example, are approximately six times less likely to be poor than single-parent families. That suggests marriage is one way to reduce the growing dependence on government welfare programs.It also turns out that married couples think about the world quite differently from their single counterparts. When it comes to their political preferences, married couples tend to back Republicans while single men and women support Democrats. That was the case in 2008 and it's once again shaping up to be a dividing line in 2012.Pollster...
  • Maryland becomes eighth state to legalize gay marriage (Another domino falls)

    02/24/2012 6:18:49 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Hotair ^ | 02/24/2012 | AllahPundit
    It passed the House last week and the Senate tonight, and the governor’s signature is a fait accompli: The final vote by the state Senate ended a yearlong drama in Annapolis over the legislation, and marked the first time an East Coast state south of the Mason-Dixon line has supported gay nuptials…Despite one of the largest Democratic majorities in any state legislature, backers of gay marriage in Maryland had to overcome fierce opposition from blocks of African American lawmakers and those with strong Catholic and evangelical views to cobble together coalitions big enough to pass both chambers. The bill didn’t...
  • At Harvard, a Masters in Problem Solving (Barf Alert - NYT pimps Mitt Romney)

    12/24/2011 4:23:18 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 2011-12-25 | Jodi Kantor
    A few years after Mitt Romney graduated from Harvard Business School, he returned to share a simple, timeworn lesson in an unusual way. Invited to give a presentation on balancing work and family, he began by telling students that they were like multinational corporations, recalled Clayton M. Christensen, who organized the event. You have the same question as General Electric, said Mr. Romney, then a young father and a management consultant. Your resources are your time and talent. How are you going to deploy them? He drew a chart called a growth-share matrix with little circles to represent various pursuits:...
  • NYTimes Editor 'Alarmed' at 'Right Wing' Pushback on Cain Story,

    New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal, better known as James Tarantos punching bag at Opinion Journal, has a new blog at nytimes.com, The Loyal Opposition. On Tuesday Rosenthal posted the provocatively titled Herman Cain and the Liberal Media, where he broadcasts his alarm at how quickly the right wing jumps on an issue almost in unison, blames Republicans for injecting racial fears into modern-day politics with Willie Horton, and even claiming the phrase "community organizer" is racist when applied to Obama.
  • Gay-marriage backers making full-court press

    10/31/2011 4:44:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 30, 2011 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Efforts to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act are in full swing, as a major lawsuit advances, another lawsuit is filed, and a Senate panel meets soon to consider legislation to overturn the law. We are working hard to strike the blow that will end DOMA, said Mary Bonuato, civil rights project director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and lead attorney in Gill v. Office of Personnel Management. Gill is one of several lawsuits filed by gay spouses who say their lives have been injured by DOMA, which defines marriage, for federal purposes, as the union...
  • New York clerk faces lawsuit for refusing to sign same-sex marriage license

    09/30/2011 2:25:03 PM PDT · by NYer · 24 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 30, 2011 | CHRISTINE DHANAGOM
    LEDYARD, NY, September 29, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Another town clerk in New York may lose her job for refusing to sign marriage licenses for same sex couples, the New York Times reports. Fifty-seven-year-old Rose Marie Belforti has been the town clerk in the small rural town of Ledyard, New York for ten years. When the state of New York legalized homosexual marriage this past summer, Belforti decided that she could not reconcile signing same-sex marriage licenses with her Christian faith. Instead, she decided to delegate the task to a deputy, who would issue such licenses by appointment. Now, a lesbian...
  • Same-sex Marriage: Accept it or Resign!

    09/27/2011 11:59:59 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 50 replies
    TFP ^ | 9/21/2011 | John Horvat II
    When the New York state legislature rammed through a law legalizing same-sex marriage this last summer, countless New Yorkers disagreed with the decision. Among them were Christian town clerks who could not in good conscience sign marriage licenses for a union they consider sinful. Clauses were written in the law that supposedly protect clergy from being forced to act against their faith. However, such clauses do not apply to town clerks or any other government official. Clerks are told point blank, either accept the law, or resign. Town clerk Rose Marie Belforti of Ledyard, New York found out the hard...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Moving Toward the Mainstream

    08/22/2011 4:01:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2011 | Michael Barone
    One of the few issues on which opinion has moved left over the last few years is same-sex marriage. In 1996, Gallup found that Americans opposed it by a 68 percent to 27 percent margin. Last May, Gallup found Americans in favor by 53 percent to 45 percent. That's a huge change in 15 years. Other polls have shown similar movement. Pew Research reported last week that 45 percent favored same-sex marriage and 46 percent were opposed -- a dead heat. Pew polls in 2008 and 2009 found only 35 percent to 40 percent in favor. This is an issue...
  • Mitt Romney's Deception:His Stealth Promotion of Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    07/21/2011 8:15:51 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 16 replies
    amycontrada.com ^ | July 16, 2011 | Amy Contrada
    Contrada details how Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney supported the homosexual and transgender agenda on same-sex marriage, sexual-radical indoctrination in the schools, and societal transformation while posing as a defender of the Constitution and traditional family values. Mitt Romney is no conservative, despite his attempts to appeal to that element in the Republican Party. He is an establishment fixer a preserver of the status quo at best, or a promoter of social liberal causes and institutions at worst. In Massachusetts, the establishment protected and advanced by Romney was uniquely committed to the radical homosexual and transgender agenda....
  • Newly appointed lesbian Mass. Supreme Court Judge speaks at fundraiser for radical gay group

    07/17/2011 9:21:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 9 replies
    massresistance.com ^ | 07/18/2011 | n/a
    Two days after being formally confirmed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judge Barbara Lenk (an "out" lesbian activist) was a featured speaker at a fundraiser for the radical Massachusetts LGBTQ ("Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer") Bar Association. The Massachusetts Code of Judicial Conduct forbids judges from being a speaker at an organization's fundraising event. Lenk's participation that evening was a clear -- and arrogant -- public violation of that Code. (A similar situation occurred when Justice Margaret Marshall was keynote speaker at the group's 1999 dinner. MassResistance--then Article 8 Alliance--Massachusetts News, and others brought this up as a...
  • Romney rejects gay marriage pledge

    07/12/2011 6:00:38 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 39 replies
    http://www.newsday.com ^ | July 12, 2011 | http://www.newsday.com
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign said Tuesday that he will not sign a conservative Iowa Christian group's far-reaching pledge opposing gay marriage, making him the first Republican presidential candidate to reject it. Two of Romney's rivals for the Republican nomination, Minnesota Rep. Michelle Bachmann and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, have signed the The...
  • Obamas Position on Gay Marriage Faces New Test

    06/29/2011 3:55:14 AM PDT · by lbryce · 15 replies
    New York Times ^ | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
    When President Obamas guests arrive at the White House on Wednesday for a Gay Pride reception just days after New York became the largest state in the country to make same-sex marriage legal they will no doubt be in a mood to celebrate. But for their host, who does not endorse same-sex marriage, it could be somewhat awkward. I think they are trying to share the joy, which is genuine on their part, without changing his position, Hilary Rosen, a prominent Democratic strategist, said of the White House. I dont think he can have it both ways here....
  • Contact (RINO Party of Screw York) drop Republican Registrations and switch to Conservative

    06/24/2011 8:46:05 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 26 replies
    RINO Party of New York ^ | June 24, 2011 | steelers6
    What good are they? The Majority in the Senate but the pass Homosexual Marriage with a joke of an exemption for Religious Organizations.
  • After Talks With G.O.P., Cuomo Expects Passage of Gay Marriage Bill

    06/17/2011 11:00:39 PM PDT · by lbryce · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 17, 2011 | DANNY HAKIM and THOMAS KAPLAN
    ALBANY Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday that he expected same-sex marriage legislation to be approved before the end of the legislative session next week, and indicated that to win passage of the measure he is prepared to yield to Republican concerns for greater protections of religious groups. I am a proponent of marriage equality, and Im working very hard to make that a reality in New York, Mr. Cuomo told reporters on Friday as lawmakers prepared to go home for the weekend. I am also a proponent of religious freedom, and separation of church and state, so these...
  • Alternative To The Day Of Silence The Day Of Dialogue

    04/10/2011 7:40:36 AM PDT · by BillKneer · 3 replies
    The Patriot Statesman ^ | 04-10-2011 | Donna Garner
    Why We Fight for Student Free Speech This year, April 15 is more than just the due date for your income tax returns its the pro-homosexual, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender Day of Silence, in which students are encouraged to remain silent all day to support equality for homosexuals. As a high school or college student, do you wish your classmates could hear more of the storylike the truth about Gods deep love for us and what the Bible really says about His redemptive design for marriage and sexuality? Wouldnt it be nice if a deeper and freer conversation could happen...