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  • Judge Jails Kentucky Clerk for Refusing Marriage Licenses

    09/03/2015 10:42:51 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/03/2015 | Adam Beam
    A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis and her deputy clerks were summoned to appear before U.S. District Judge David Bunning after she repeatedly denied them marriage licenses, cited her religious beliefs and "God's authority." "You can't be separated from something that's in your heart and in your soul," Davis told the judge as she explained how the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide conflicts with the vows...
  • Is There Hope for America? Shedding some light on a darkening world...

    07/08/2015 7:04:30 AM PDT · by skimmer66 · 14 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 3, 2015 | Kimberly Fletcher
    It seems every day brings more and more dismal news. The riots across the nation, violence in schools, and the senseless shootings in Charleston, all seemed to crescendo with the tragic decisions of the Supreme Court last week. It makes a person hesitant to even get out of bed in the morning. The final nail in the coffin for me was the rainbow White House. Taking the very symbol of the promise God gave his children and using it to announce to the world—and proclaim to God Himself, “We reject you!” was just too much for my heart to take....
  • Information on Malyasia and people requested

    10/06/2012 3:12:09 PM PDT · by wjcsux · 34 replies
    self | 6 October 2012 | self
    I met a woman from Malyasia about a month ago. I met her on one of the Christian social sites. So far she seems to be the real thing. She hasn't tried hitting me up for anything. From all indications, she appears to be who she says she is. I am taking all of the normal precautions one would take in this situation and using due diligence.She is a Christian and was born in the U.S. Her mother is from here and her father is from Malyasia. She has lived most of her life there. She works in the medical...
  • Marriage Trend Reversal: More Educated More Likely to Get Married

    10/09/2010 8:24:31 PM PDT · by SmartInsight · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 7, 2010 | FoxNews
    Young adults with college degrees are now more likely to be married than those who are less educated, a reversal of longtime trends as the struggling economy pushes weddings to all-time lows. About 62 percent of college-educated 30-year-olds were married or had been married, compared with 60 percent of those without a bachelor's degree, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data. That is a significant shift from the 1990s, when young adults who didn't finish college were more likely to have wed than their better-educated counterparts, 75 percent to 69 percent. -- More than 9 in 10...
  • Vanities...Getting Married or know someone who is?

    07/16/2010 10:40:17 PM PDT · by Global2010 · 23 replies
    July 2010 | vanity
    Curious. We have had 4 ladies (in our small careprovider service) of various ages in our remote PNWw area announce they are getting married. One of our most effeciant fellow work persons is not going to "I do" but be in the "wedding party" (so that would make 5 weddings) All these folks have kindly invited our Family.. They all work really close with us. So I thought. Coincidence? Which led me to think "I will do a FR vanity" We really do live in a remote part of the USA. So can anyone chime in if they have perhaps...
  • Man 'splits property' for ex-wife

    04/09/2008 8:44:40 PM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 4 replies · 34+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 4/9/08 | n/a
    A Serb farmer used a grinding machine to cut his farm tools and machines in half to comply with a court ruling that he must share all his property with his ex-wife. Branko Zivkov, 76, said he had been ready to give his wife Vukadinka her equal share of everything earned during their 45-year marriage, but was furious at being asked to give away half his farming equipment. "I still haven't decided how to split the cow. She should just say what she wants - the part with the horns or the part with the tail," he said.
  • The Marriage Conspiracy It's not what you're led to believe.

    09/27/2006 8:58:33 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 121 replies · 2,637+ views
    NRO ^ | September 27, 2006 2:48 AM | By Suzanne Venker
    It could have been a chapter right out of the late Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique. Actually, it was an article in Glamour magazine earlier this summer, written by Kristin Armstrong, ex-wife of cyclist Lance Armstrong. In a piece titled “What I wish I had known about marriage,” Armstrong expresses regret over having lost herself in marriage by forgetting about her own needs and trying to be the perfect wife and mother. She cautions other women not to do the same. Oprah identified so much with Armstrong’s message that she devoted an entire hour to it on her program —...
  • Ready, Set, Harrass!

    12/22/2005 8:18:42 AM PST · by francke · 34 replies · 1,135+ views
    Conservative News.US ^ | 12-22-2005 | Eric Francke
    After certification yesterday of the signatures for the marriage amendment banning gay marriage, the opposition, has announced that they have published the names and addresses of those who signed the petition. The director of the site, Thomas Lang, has made little effort to hide the fact that his intent is to have activists personally confront and challenge everyone who signs the petition, targeting citizens’ homes and businesses. ...
  • " Tech Trouble : Can't Down Grade Wife 1.0 back down to Girlfriend 7.0 " - FUNNY LETTER

    12/01/2005 4:17:39 PM PST · by AirBorn · 6 replies · 408+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 12/01.05 | Rush Limbaugh Show Skit
    Dear Tech Support: Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that the new program began unexpected child processing that took up a lot of space and valuable resources. In addition, Wife 1.0 installed itself into all other programs: applications such as Poker Night 10.3, Football 5.0, Hunting and Fishing 7.5, and Racing 3.6. I'm thinking about going back to Girlfriend 7.0, but the uninstall doesn't work on Wife 1.0. Please help! A Troubled User. Dear Troubled User: This is a very common problem that men complain about. Many people upgrade from Girlfriend 7.0 to...
  • Sex, Love, and Marriage

    06/19/2005 4:36:28 PM PDT · by Hank Kerchief · 41 replies · 1,737+ views
    The Autonomist ^ | 06/13/05 | Reginald Firehammer
    Sex, Love, and Marriage by Reginald Firehammer These notes are distilled and reworked from a number of posts to a thread dealing with marriage. It occurred to me that the principles described in those posts are largely unknown or misunderstood, and that a single source for them is needed. This is an attempt to provide that source. In short, this is a defense of marriage, not as it is practiced nor as it is usually understood, but as it ought to be practiced and understood. I regard romantic love as the highest good achievable by man, the ultimate value that...
  • Judge Strikes Down Nebraska Gay Marriage Ban

    05/12/2005 5:13:09 PM PDT · by drt1 · 96 replies · 1,561+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 05/12/2005 | Tom Curry
    Ruling says measure interferes with rights of gays, others. WASHINGTON - In the first time that a federal judge has struck down a state constitutional provision limiting marriage to heterosexual couples, U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon on Thursday declared void a provision of the Nebraska constitution that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman and that banned same-sex civil unions, domestic partnerships and other similar relationships. Bataillon declared in his ruling that under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Nebraska cannot ban same-sex marriages and civil unions...
  • Couples cheat less than they suspect.

    05/12/2005 9:51:54 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 39 replies · 1,174+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 12 May 05 | By Jennifer Harper
    Racy, sexy, unfaithful America? Think again. The majority of American married couples are faithful to each other, says a source that has long been an oracle of lusty lifestyles. None other than Playboy magazine reports that 75 percent of men and 82 percent of women said they had never had an extramarital affair, according to a "Fidelity Survey" published by the magazine yesterday. ......(excerpt)...... Playboy asked of the 1,432 adult respondents. Playboy founder Hugh Hefner declined to comment on the survey. ......(excerpt)...... Respondents overall estimated that 44 percent of men and 38 percent of women cheated on their spouse. .....(excerpt).........
  • Gay divorce stats released

    04/04/2005 10:05:14 AM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 12 replies · 1,159+ views ^ | 4/4/05
    Amsterdam - Gay Dutch couples appear to divorce at a rate of about one percent a year - the same rate as heterosexual married couples, according to government data released on Monday. The Netherlands legalised gay marriage in 2001 - the first country to do so - and the data released on Monday was the first time the government has reported on gay divorce rates. Between April 2001, when gay marriage was legalised, and December 2003 there have been 5 751 gay marriages and 63 divorces, according to figures gathered from city registers. In the same period, there were around...
  • More Americans oppose gay 'marriage,' poll finds

    04/02/2005 3:25:02 PM PST · by Crackingham · 32 replies · 1,109+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4/2/05 | Jennifer Harper
    Public opposition to "marriages" between homosexuals is at an all-time high, according to a poll released yesterday. When asked whether they thought same-sex "marriages" should be recognized by the law as valid and come with the same rights as traditional marriages, 68 percent of the respondents in the CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll said they should not. Twenty-eight percent said same-sex "marriages" should be valid and 4 percent had no opinion. The survey of 443 adults was conducted March 18 to 20. A similar poll by Gallup last year found that 55 percent thought homosexual "marriages" should not be valid, while 42...
  • ACLU Urges Washington Supreme Court To Uphold Marriage Equality (Commie Press Release Barf Alert!)

    03/09/2005 6:59:19 PM PST · by longtermmemmory · 9 replies · 447+ views
    ACLU Urges Washington Supreme Court To Uphold Marriage Equality March 8, 2005 OLYMPIA, WA -- In a case filed on behalf of 11 couples across the state who wish to marry in Washington or to now have their marriage recognized under Washington law (Castle v. State), the American Civil Liberties Union appeared before the Washington Supreme Court today to urge the court to uphold marriage equality for same-sex couples. Plaintiffs include a police officer, a firefighter, a banker, a nurse, a retired judge, a college professor, a business executive, and others. They reside in communities from Seattle to Spokane and...
  • Teacher Accused of Sex w/ Student Married Girl on Jan.1

    02/03/2005 6:07:08 PM PST · by woofie · 114 replies · 3,735+ views
    Albuquerque Journal | February 3, 2005 | Jeremy Pawloski
    SANTA FE— It appears that the former Mesa Vista High School teacher arrested last week for having sex with a student married the pregnant 16-year-old on New Year's Day. Frank V. Ortiz, 28, exchanged vows with the teenage girl at The Chapel of Dreams in Las Vegas, Nev., according to marriage records. The Jan. 1 marriage certificate on file at the Clark County, Nev., recorder's office also lists a woman with the same name as the girl's mother as a witness to the wedding. The police have said the girl's mother and grandparents did not appear to have a problem...
  • Brainy girls have marriage handicap

    01/02/2005 2:29:21 PM PST · by FormerACLUmember · 519 replies · 9,416+ views
    the Australian ^ | January 03, 2005 | "correspondents in London"
    A HIGH IQ is a hindrance for women wanting to get married, while it is an asset for men, according to a study by four British universities. The study found the likelihood of marriage increased by 35 per cent for males for each 16-point increase in IQ. But for females, there was a 40 per cent drop for each 16-point rise. The findings, by the universities of Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh and Glasgow, were published in Britain's Sunday Times newspaper. The study was based on the IQs of 900 males and females between their 10th and 40th birthdays. Paul Brown, a...
  • Married People Healthier Than Singles...Except for Weight

    12/16/2004 8:27:48 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 10 replies · 404+ views
    FOX ^ | Dec 16, 2004 | Miranda Hitti
    Marriage and health often go hand in hand, research shows. Except for weight problems, married people are healthier than those who are divorced, widowed, never-married, or live with a partner, says the CDC. The news comes from a new CDC report that looked at more than 127,000 adults between 1999 and 2002.
  • Report Finds Canada's Same-Sex Couples Immeasurably Small in Number

    12/15/2004 11:42:46 AM PST · by NYer · 16 replies · 566+ views
    LifeSite ^ | November 14, 2004
    OTTAWA, December 14, 2004 ( - A new report on Canadian families released in November revealed that, contrary to media bias, there are extremely few same-sex couples in the nation. The report, Profiling Canada's Families, was conducted by the Vanier Institute of the Family. The number of same-sex couples was so insignificant that it prompted VIF executive director of research Robert Glossop to say that, although the trend towards non-traditional families like common-law and single parent families was on the increase, the number of same-sex couples could not be measured. "There are not enough of them to represent a fundamental...
  • Flip-flop on gay marriage

    12/14/2004 8:42:43 AM PST · by Clive · 8 replies · 421+ views
    Sun Media ^ | 2004-12-14 | Kathleen Harris
    Cabinet ministers at risk of losing their jobs and perks are becoming born-again same-sex marriage supporters. Prime Minister Paul Martin has publicly ordered all cabinet ministers to vote in favour of gay marriage, even though seven voted to uphold the traditional definition in past. Labour and Housing Minister Joe Fontana, who favoured preserving marriage as "the union of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others" last fall is among the cabinet's converted. "He is comfortable with the fact the Supreme Court has agreed this is an issue of human rights and that the government's legislation will...