Monthly Archives: November 2012

  • Tolerance has disappeared from the same-sex marriage debate

    tolerance rick warren

    Lifesite News 28 Nov 2012 Those who say intolerance is a major problem in the debate over homosexuality and same-sex “marriage” have a valid point, but not in the way they think, according to one...

  • Words ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ axed from marriage certificates (US)

    banned

    The Christian Institute 28 Nov 2012 The health department in the US state of Washington is to remove the words “husband” and “wife” from marriage and divorce certificates, after same-sex marriage was approved in a...

  • Legal Uncertainty Sounds Warning About Redefining Marriage

    park wedding vows

    Bob McCoskrie – Published in NZ Herald 29 Nov 2012 Despite what Professor Geddis says in his recent opinion piece ‘Churches’ gay marriage fears needless’, groups of all faiths in New Zealand are right to...

  • My life ‘married’ to twin sisters

    polygamy australia

    TheWest.com.au 29 May 2012 A Perth man living in a polyamorous relationship with identical twin sisters has spoken about the ups and downs of being ‘the meat in the sandwich’. Marc Glasby was married and...

  • Majority support referendum on gay marriage (UK)

    polls

    The Telegraph 24 November 2012  A majority of the population backs holding a referendum on same-sex marriage rather than leaving the decision to MPs, polling suggests. More than twice as many people are in favour...

  • Consequences of legalising same sex ‘marriage’ overseas (continued…)

    banned child

    The legalisation of same-sex marriage (or just the push for it) has had the following consequences: * Tennis great Margaret Court came under attack when she expressed opposition to same-sex marriage early in 2012. Court...

  • Legalities of the Same Sex Marriage Bill

    human rights commission

    Bob McCoskrie, from Family First, talks about the legalities of the same sex marriage bill. Radio Rhema on Pat Brittenden Mornings http://www.rhema.co.nz/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=6571:bob-mccoskrie-legalities-of-the-same-sex-marriage-bill&Itemid=16...

  • The great gay marriage revolt: UK

    british flag 2

    MailOnline (UK) 23 Nov 2012 The full extent of the revolt among Tory MPs over plans to allow gay marriage was revealed last night. In all, more than 100 Conservatives out of 303 have written...

  • Gay choice for churches

    church wedding

    NZ Herald 23 Nov 2012 A bill to legalise same-sex marriage is likely to be amended to explicitly state that churches would not be forced to marry same-sex couples. A parliamentary select committee considering the...

  • This is marriage ‘equality’, isn’t it?

    polygamy 2

    NZ Herald 22 Nov 2012 A Saudi man has married a schoolgirl, her teacher and her principal, as well as an educational supervisor who oversees the same school. The 50-year-old man from the Jazan region,...

  • Cameron to fast-track vote on gay marriage (UK)

    british flag 2

    Mail Online 21 Nov 2012 Fast track plan as opposition campaign gathers momentum Plans to allow gay marriage could be voted on and approved by MPs within weeks, it emerged last night. David Cameron and...

  • Legal Experts Dispute HRC On Gay Marriage Bill

    human rights commission

    Media Release 22 Nov 2012 Family First NZ says that the Human Rights Commission is legally wrong on the effects of the Marriage Amendment Bill, and that even the NZ Law Society and 24 members...

  • The Wisdom of Upholding Tradition

    muslim family

    There is a reason why conjugal unions have been distinguished from all others since antiquity. The Wall Street Journal 20 Nov 2012 By SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON and ROBERT P. GEORGE The U.S. Supreme...

  • Marriage ‘Equality’ – Really?

    marriage equality2

    Quote of the day “Every marriage policy draws lines, leaving out some types of relationships. Equality forbids arbitrary line-drawing.” The Wisdom of Upholding Tradition – The Wall Street Journal SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON and...

  • Problems with the Netherlands

    netherlands

    The supporters of the same-sex ‘marriage’ bill have brought in a former Dutch MP to talk about the Netherlands and tell us how good it is – and the NZ Herald have (hilariously) found a...

  • Concern gay marriage bill could criminalise ministers

    nz law society

    Radio NZ 20 Nov 2012 The Law Society says the same-sex marriage bill as it stands could criminalise church ministers who refuse to wed gay couples. The Marriage Amendment Bill is being considered by a...

  • Hilarious! – Gay marriage will solve our unemployment rate

    marriage toes

    More weddings Skills crisis: Economic lift for NZ likely if gay marriage allowed – advocate NZ Herald 20 Nov 2012 Gay marriage could provide an economic boost in New Zealand by generating a spike in...

  • Labour MP’s ‘Legally Wrong’ on Effects of Marriage Bill

    parliament

    Media Release 20 November 2012 “WALL AND CHAUVEL MISUNDERSTAND THE EFFECTS OF THE BILL” – BOB MCCOSKRIE Family First NZ has released a legal opinion which calls into question the validity of the assurances given...

  • Teachers ‘could face sack’ for refusing to promote gay marriage

    british flag 2

    Telegraph (UK) 18 Nov 2012 Primary school teachers could face the sack for refusing to promote gay marriage once same-sex unions become law, a minister has signalled. Liz Truss, an education minister, refused to rule...

  • Worker demoted for opposing gay marriage was unlawfully punished

    marriage adrian smith facebook

    Telegraph (UK) 16 Nov 2012 Adrian Smith lost his managerial position, had his salary cut by 40%, and was given a final written warning by Trafford Housing Trust (THT) after posting that hosting gay weddings...