Monthly Archives: June 2013

  • Men can be ‘wives’ and women ‘husbands’ (UK)

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    Telegraph (UK) 27 June 2013 The word “husband” will in future be applied to women and the word “wife” will refer to men, the Government has decided. Civil servants have overruled the Oxford English Dictionary...

  • France Accused of Police Brutality Against Pro-Marriage Demonstrators

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    C-Fam 27 June 2013 An international lawyer has filed complaints against France in the UN Human Rights Council for brutalizing peaceful demonstrators. Videos show French police beating marriage demonstrators, using tear gas and clubs against...

  • The prophetic aspect of the US Supreme Court decision

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    The door is now open for polygamy. From Albert Moehler’s (president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) blog Back in 2003, when the Supreme Court struck down all state laws against homosexuality, Justice Kennedy also...

  • Tourism Board Wastes Taxpayer Funds On Marriage Stunt

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    Family First is slamming the NZ Tourism Board for wasting taxpayer money on a stunt which is politically motivated. It also discriminates against couples who are of the opposite sex. New Zealand’s tourism promoter is...

  • Russia moves to same-sex adoption ban

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    Perth Now 21 June 2013 Russian lawmakers have backed a bill that would place tough restrictions on adoption to countries where same-sex marriages are legal, following France’s vote last month allowing such unions. The bill...

  • Oz bill to recognise foreign gay marriage fails

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    AAP 20 June 2013 Efforts to change Australia’s marriage laws to recognise gay couples who tie the knot overseas have been shot down in parliament. The Australian Greens had moved a private bill to amend...

  • School bans Mother’s Day and Father’s Day (Canada)

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    Deseret News 17 June 2013 Parents at an elementary school in Canada are rallying together to “save” Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Astral Drive Elementary School in Halifax, Nova Scotia, removed all Mother’s Day and...

  • Same-Sex Marriage – What does a mum tell her children?

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    Public Discourse 17 June 2013 Deborah Savage is a professor of philosophy and pastoral ministry in the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity at the University of St. Thomas. To demand that we recognize same-sex...

  • Health Benefits of Marriage are Unique to Male-Female Unions – Study

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    Ruth Institute 12 June 2013 A new study in the Journal of Epidemiology followed 6.5 million Danish persons for nearly 30 years (for a total of 112.5 million person-years) looking at how living arrangements (being...

  • If you thought media were bias on gay marriage, guess what

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    You were right! US media 5x more likely to promote same-sex marriage viewpoints Pew Research Center 17 June 2013 In a period marked by Supreme Court deliberations on the subject, the news media coverage provided...

  • French mayor refuses to ‘marry’ homosexual couple: risks jail

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    LifeSite News 12 June 2013 The mayor of a small town in France’s Basque region has announced his refusal to carry out a “marriage” between two men who reside in his jurisdiction, becoming the first...

  • Marry Me. And Me.

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    Slate Journal 13 June 2013 Richard, Vicki, Jim, and Maria are polyamorists: people who engage in what has been described as “consensual, ethical, and responsible non-monogamy.” Unlike polygyny, where one man is married to multiple...

  • Children Need Our Marriage Tradition

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    John Smoot – Public Discourse 13 June 2013 John M. Smoot served as a trial court judge of Boston’s Probate and Family Court from 1990 to 2012. He currently serves as a mediator at Boston...

  • Yes, Marriage Will Change–and Here’s How

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    Public Discourse – Mark Regnerus 7 June 2013 Will same-sex marriage cause harm to opposite-sex marriage? It’s one of the most enduring questions surrounding state and national legal decisions about marriage. But the question itself...

  • Australian Study of Homosexual Parents Adds Little to Debate

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    Peter Sprigg – CP Opinion – 7 June 2013 I recently returned from the World Congress of Families in Sydney, Australia, where my colleague Dr. Patrick Fagan, director of Family Research Council’s Marriage and Religion...

  • The gay people against gay marriage

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    BBC News 10 June 2013 After France’s first same-sex marriage, and a vote in the UK Parliament which puts England and Wales on course for gay weddings next summer, two US Supreme Court rulings expected...

  • Latest “Junk” Research Further Exposed

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    Assessing the Australian Study National Review Online 6 June 2013 “Children of same-sex parents are happier and have healthier familial relationships than their peers with parents in straight relationships,” or so says what is purported...

  • Latest “junk” research on same-sex parenting

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    According to the Sydney Morning Herald today, “Children of same-sex parents are doing as well or better than the rest of the population on several key health indicators, according to initial findings of the world’s...

  • Did IRS Give Confidential Pro-Marriage Info to Gay Rights Group?

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    CP Politics 4 June 2013 Someone at the Internal Revenue Service gave confidential National Organization for Marriage tax documents to the Human Rights Campaign, Dr. John Eastman, NOM’s chairman of the board, testified Tuesday before...

  • Same-sex marriage and the ‘motherless generation’

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    David van Gend – The Australian 3 June 2013 Atheist philosopher Bertrand Russell said, “It is through children alone that sexual relations become of importance to society and worthy to be taken cognisance of by...