Monthly Archives: October 2014

  • Gay Marriage Proponents Won’t Tolerate Dissent

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    Aleteia.org 29 October 2014 Bakers and photographers and Knights of Columbus halls have been threatened with legal action for refusing to cater to weddings of same-sex couples. Now, two ordained Christian ministers in Idaho, where...

  • Hyatt Hotel defends booking for marriage advocates (Aust)

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    Sydney Morning Herald 21 October 2014 Canberra’s Hyatt Hotel says it supports gay and lesbian equality, amid growing criticism of a conference organised by controversial anti-gay marriage campaigners the Australian Christian Lobby. Opposition Leader Bill...

  • Ordained Ministers told Celebrate Same-Sex Wedding or Go to Jail (US)

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    The Daily Signal 18 October 2014 For years, those in favor of same-sex marriage have argued that all Americans should be free to live as they choose. And yet in countless cases, the government has coerced...

  • ‘Sibling incest should be legal,’ says Danish professor of criminal justice ethics

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    LifeSiteNews 17 October 2014 A Danish professor of criminal justice ethics has stated that he thinks consensual sex between adult siblings should be legal. According to Thomas Søbirk Petersen, a professor at Roskilde University, the...

  • Houston demands sermons on gender identity, gay marriage

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    Fox News 14 October 2014 The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor....

  • Who’d be a single parent?

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    Directly accessed from Lindsay Mitchell Blog 4 Oct 2014 http://lindsaymitchell.blogspot.co.nz/ (because it’s good!) The Families Commission produced some research which compared one parent families with three other family types: two parent families, younger couples without...

  • Six of the weirdest weddings ever

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    NZ Herald 8 October 2014 Your wedding day is a big deal. The bridal industry knows this, that’s why they charge a small fortune for everything wedding-related. Many people plan on getting married only once,...

  • St Andrew’s to defy ban on conducting gay weddings

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    Stuff co.nz 8 October 2014 A Wellington church says a national directive from its highest body banning ministers from conducting same-sex marriages is appalling and disturbing and it will defy the order. St Andrew’s on...

  • US Supreme Court turns down marriage proposal

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    Family Research Council 6 October 2014 For once, it isn’t what the Supreme Court said that’s making news — but what it didn’t say. After weeks of speculation, the justices surprised everyone by sidestepping what...

  • Woman marries herself to celebrate her ‘self-discovery’ as a single woman

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    NZ Herald 7 October 2014 If you’re keen to get married but just can’t find the right person, one young woman could have provided the solution. Having been single for almost six years, Grace Gelder...

  • Tearful baker closes her business in wake of lawsuit (US)

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    MailOnline 1 October 2014 The baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple broke down today as she told an audience she has been forced to close her business. Melissa Klein...