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Federal Judge Violates Supreme Court Precedent

On Wednesday, yet another activist judge decided to impose his definition of marriage on an unwilling state, this time in Kentucky. There’s so much nonsense in the ruling, like so many that have come before it, that it’s hard to know where to begin. The federal “judge”, John Heyburn, dragged out all the same old …

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posted by: The Editors @ 6:15 am February 13, 2014


Friendship Licenses

The government does not hand out “friendship” licenses, … They give out marriage licenses. Read more…


posted by: The Editors @ 1:27 pm December 1, 2013


The Legal Circus That Killed Proposition 8

The process that killed Prop 8 in California should concern anyone who cares about democracy and the rule of law. The cheaters won. http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2013/07/10603/


posted by: The Editors @ 10:27 am July 22, 2013


On Marriage, Inevitability Is a Choice We Can Reject

From the Heritage Foundation blog: “…no one can deny that Americans’ support for marriage is not what it once was. This is largely because we have done an insufficient job of explaining what marriage is, why marriage matters, and what the consequences will be if we redefine marriage. To fill this void, we have worked …

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posted by: The Editors @ 12:30 pm June 7, 2013


Excellent Rebuttal to Marriage-Deniers

NY Times columnist Ross Douthat has a great rebuttal to the absurd charge that opponents of “same-sex marriage” invented a connection between marriage and procreation as a ploy to thwart the redefinition of marriage – Marriage, Procreation and Historical Amnesia …of course that essential connection was assumed in Western law and culture long before gay …

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posted by: The Editors @ 11:46 am April 4, 2013


Marriage = Biology (Not Bigotry)

Here is a really excellent video from the National Organization for Marriage, effectively making the case for society’s interest in promoting natural marriage over other types of relationships. …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:38 am October 20, 2012


The Loving Corollary to Godwin’s Law

Those who frequent comment threads at blogs and news sites will be familiar with Godwin’s Law. For the uninitiated, Godwin’s Law basically says that in any comment thread, it’s virtually certain that someone will eventually make an analogy to Hitler and/or the Nazis, no matter what the topic. There’s a corollary in the debate over …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:35 am April 9, 2012


“Same-sex marriage” as elite fashion statement

A good examination of the strange drive among liberal elites for “same-sex marriage”, via the UK Telegraph: Gay marriage is now the issue through which the elite advertises its superiority over the redneck masses A question rarely asked about gay marriage is how it became such a massive flashpoint issue. … The speed and ease …

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posted by: The Editors @ 5:09 pm March 10, 2012


Illegitimacy becoming the norm in the U.S. as Democrats work to undermine marriage

Via The Daily Caller: Now more than half of all births to American women under 30 are born out of wedlock, and the trend in marriage-less birth is becoming an accepted reality of American life. …. A number of factors have led the the rising numbers of illegitimacy – which most researchers agree increases a …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:16 am February 21, 2012


9th Circuit rules against marriage in California

The liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California has ruled against Proposition 8 in California, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman in the state constitution. Right off the top, the 9th Circuit begins their ruling with a phony assertion: “Prior to November 4, 2008, the California Constitution guaranteed the right …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:26 am February 7, 2012


Marriage: Appeals court to decide fate of Prop. 8 on Tuesday

Here’s a good example of liberal bias at work in news media coverage of a controversial issue, from the Los Angeles Times: A federal appeals court is expected to rule Tuesday on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. But this is loaded language. It isn’t neutral …

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posted by: The Editors @ 12:19 pm February 6, 2012


The Libertarian Case for Traditional Marriage

Here is a nice concise summary of the case for marriage from Maggie Gallagher at the National Organization for Marriage. There’s more reasoning in those two short pages than in a majority of the Washington State legislature. And a lengthier article on the same subject by Jennifer Roback Morse. Marriage is a naturally occurring, pre-political …

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posted by: The Editors @ 9:51 am February 4, 2012


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