Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • A business owner should have right to refuse service

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    Thought Catalog.com 27 February 2014 We critics of modern society tend to run into a problem very similar to the one you encounter when you go to a bar with 27 different beers on tap....

  • Act Leader Jamie Whyte stands by incest comments

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    NZ Herald 26 February 2014 New Act Leader Jamie Whyte is standing by his comments that incestuous relationships between consenting adults should not be illegal and says it would be “intellectually corrupt” of him not...

  • Caesar, Coercion, and the Christian Conscience: A Dangerous Confusion

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    Albert Mohler.com 24 February 2014 Several states are now considering legislation that would provide explicit protections to citizens whose consciences will not allow an endorsement of same-sex marriage. The bills vary by state, as do...

  • Bake Us a Cake, or Else!

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    National Review Online 18 February 2014 For years now, a central argument of those in favor of same-sex marriage has been that all Americans should be free to live and love how they choose. But does...

  • Stop messing with the family, say the French

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    Mercatornet.com 4 February 2014 Passing a gay marriage law does not end the marriage debate, as the Prime Minister of France is discovering. Francois Hollande’s Socialist-led government has had to shelve plans to “update” family...

  • It’s walkies down the aisle as Edinburgh dogs wed

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    Edinburgh News 10 February 2014 IT might seem a barking idea but this Edinburgh couple hope to lead the way in a new craze – pet weddings. Bride and groomed Terri and Terrance took a...

  • Family First head resigns as marriage celebrant

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    Otago Daily Times 9 February 2014 Bob McCoskrie has resigned as a marriage celebrant because he rejects the state definition of marriage, and says others have done the same. Mr McCoskrie, national director of Family First NZ,...

  • Why Fight For Marriage?

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    Public Discourse 6 February 2014 One might grant, as I argued in my last two articles, that philosophy matters in general and on marriage—and that, with the right help, it can influence culture—but still wonder...

  • Marriage – the nice guy wins after all

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    Stuff.co.nz 8 February 2014 Women might shack up with a good-looking bloke but when it comes to tying the knot nice guys finish first, new research suggests. The United States study found that for men,...

  • Can Marriage Cure Poverty?

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    New York Times 4 February 2014 With Democrats and Republicans pitted against one another in a vicious election-year battle over how to alleviate poverty, marriage is the policy solution du jour. Take a speech given...

  • The facts prove kids do better

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    Daily Telegraph 1 February 2014 CARDINAL GEORGE PELL- Family structures are in the news. The push for same-sex marriage continues and in the campaign against random, indiscriminate violence, against coward punches, the dysfunctional family life...

  • How did your MP and Party perform in 2013 on the conscience/family issues

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    2013 How did your MP and Party perform? Family First NZ has released its ‘Value Your Vote 2013’ report card which rates the politicians and the political parties on how they have voted on six...