Monthly Archives: December 2012

  • Tories warn PM he’s splitting his party over gay marriage

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    Independent (UK) 28 Dec 2012 David Cameron has been warned that his backing for gay marriage is splitting the Conservatives and that he has underestimated the strong opposition to it in his own party. A...

  • Latest poll shows even split for/against gay marriage!

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    Dominion Post 29 Dec 2012 A recent Dominion Post readers’ survey also reflected the divisiveness of the issue. Of the 613 readers polled from December 13 to 20, 35 per cent identified themselves as being...

  • Porn Use and Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

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    Public Discourse 20 Dec 2012 Young adult men’s support for redefining marriage may not be entirely the product of ideals about expansive freedoms, rights, liberties, and fairness. It may be, in part, a byproduct of...

  • Wedding business closes rather than serve same sex couples

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    Washington Post 28 Dec 2012 An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city’s wedding scene has abandoned the nuptial industry rather than serve same-sex couples. The owner of Discover Annapolis Tours said...

  • Generations divided over gay marriage

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    NZ Herald 27 Dec 2012 Pensioners are holding out in a dwindling minority opposing gay marriage – as 2013 looks possibly to be the year for it to become reality. A Herald-DigiPoll survey into same-sex...

  • WATCH: The case for why man/woman = marriage

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  • Equality could have string of ‘unintended consequences’ – UK

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    Mail Online 12 Dec 2012 The minister for faith has broken ranks on  gay marriage to warn that David Cameron’s controversial legislation could have a  string of ‘unintended consequences’. In a letter leaked to the...

  • Maine: Notaries must perform same-sex ‘marriages’

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    Lifesite News 14 Dec 2012 In the state of Maine, any notary public who performs marriages may not refuse to perform a same-sex “marriage” for any reason, upon pain of being charged with a human...

  • Pope gay marriage ad not targeted at Catholics – yeah right

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    NZ Herald 11 Dec 2012 Electricity company Powershop says a billboard depicting Pope Benedict XVI marrying a male couple is not targeted at Catholics. The four-and-a-half storey billboard is part of a campaign by Powershop,...

  • Lawsuits against churches ‘inevitable’ with gay ‘marriage’ law

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      If churches are forced by new legislation or by civil suits to conduct homosexual “marriage” ceremonies against their beliefs, it would constitute “a piece of tyranny by which the rights of hundreds of thousands,...

  • Complaint against judge for supporting marriage dismissed

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    ChristianConern 5 December 2012 A complaint against a High Court judge who spoke out in favour of marriage has been dismissed by the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC). Sir Paul Coleridge has served in the...

  • Top news agency bans use of term “homophobia”

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    ChristianConcern 3 December 2012 Associated Press (AP) has prohibited its journalists from using the word “homophobia”, saying it is inaccurate to use the term to describe someone who does not agree with homosexuality.The position is...

  • Gay marriage given the green light for weddings in churches

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    The Telegraph 7 December 2012 Gay couples would be allowed to marry in churches under plans due to be unveiled by the Government next week.The decision represents a major u-turn on the position set out...

  • Will Murray McCully listen to his constitutents on gay marriage?

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    Senior National MP Murray McCully voted for the 1st Reading of the redefinition of marriage bill. Will he listen to his constituents and vote against it at the 2nd Reading? He should!  ...

  • Support for redefining marriage continues slide in polls

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    From the TVNZ website yesterday. This is despite TVNZ lobbying hard for redefining marriage including a patsy interview (with no balancing opinion) on Close Up, and then free marketing by their Breakfast programme for Tamati...

  • Debating the Redefinition of Marriage

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    We had the opportunity this morning on TVNZ’s Breakfast programme to debate the redefinition of marriage. You can watch the debate by clicking the image below. We have had lots of supportive feedback, including many...

  • 73% oppose same-sex marriage – Nelson

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    National MP Nick Smith will not vote for gay marriage Nelson Mail 3 Dec 2012 Nelson MP Nick Smith has joined the majority who took part in his annual electorate survey and will not be...

  • Public need to hear full story on marriage bill

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    Challenge Weekly 28 November 2012 The social and legal ramifications of the Marriage Amendment (Definition of Marriage) Bill are too great and it should be voted down, warns Family First NZ National Director Bob McCoskrie....

  • Early days more hangover than honeymoon

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    Sydney Morning Herald 3 Dec 2012 The honeymoon period is a myth, according to new research which has found that couples are unhappiest in their first year of marriage. And forget bickering like an old...