Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) is ablaze with anger and a sleeping giant has awoken. The Inter Religious Organization (IRO) voted 17 to 24 in favor of keeping an old colonial law allowing child marriage of girls as young as 12 years old. Almost immediately, social media erupted and the IRO were condemned. Show More Summary
Defense is the first act of war. When people used to say, "Katie, you don't listen," I would immediately bristle and respond, "Of course I listen! How dare you say that! Who do you think you are? I listen!" I didn't realize that I was the one making war by defending myself. Show More Summary
For decades, LGBTQ people and families faced unique and difficult problems during tax season. Under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex couples were not treated as spouses by the federal government, including the Internal Revenue Service. Show More Summary
What we talk about when we talk about "indissolubility."
McAuliffe claims the bill's defense of religious freedom 'demonizes folks.'
During part two of The Real Housewives of Atlanta season 8 reunion, Kenya relives her painful family reunion, Peter and Cynthia defend their marriage and Kandi sticks up for Kenya. Who can forget Kenya's boat trip that ended with Cynthia...Show More Summary
The gay rights movement has made a lot of progress at the Supreme Court in the past few years, with decisions tossing out the federal Defense of Marriage Act and then legalizing gay marriage altogether. But one big piece of the puzzle is still missing: A ruling on the question of whether gays and lesbians […]
It is inconceivable that somebody who so openly opposes Catholic teaching could inspire his fellow cardinals, bishops, priests and laity in their work for the defense of human life, marriage and the family.
A lot can change in 20 years, even in the halls of corporate America. In 1996, the now-infamous Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was signed into U.S. law, blocking the federal government from recognizing state-sanctioned same-sex marriages. Show More Summary
Traditional marriage isn't for everyone, but that's okay. The post In Defense of Traditional Marriage… and all the Other Options appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In a Feb. 4 Politics, Jamelle Bouie misstated that Sen. Ted Kennedy voted for the Defense of Marriage Act. He voted against it.
Lily Kahng (Seattle), The Not-So-Merry Wives of Windsor: The Taxation of Women in Same-Sex Marriages, 101 Cornell L. Rev.325 (2015): In United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act definition of marriage as “between one man and one woman,” heralding its subsequent recognition, in Obergefell...
Innumerable it seems are the issues facing the nation. Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, self defense and ownership of guns, marriage, parental rights, pornography, gambling, alcohol use and abuse, drugs, the environment, crime, corruption in government, government assistance, national defense, foreign policy, freedom of speech, religious liberty, etc., etc., etc.
The Vermont senator was a strong defender of gay rights even as President Bill Clinton was about to sign the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, a law Hillary Clinton openly supported.
Legislators have convened the 2016 legislative session in Nashville and HRC is already tracking a number of anti-LGBT bills. The so-called “Natural Marriage Defense Act” (HB 1412) seeks to defy the Supreme Court’s ruling by eliminating marriage equality in the State of Tennessee. Show More Summary
Presidential long-shot Rick Santorum said in an interview Sunday that he would enforce the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) despite the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision that effectively gutted it. Appearing on Catholic News Network EWTN, Santorum to… Read The post Rick Santorum Would Defy SCOTUS and Enforce DOMA If Elected President – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
David Foster has made his alliances clear. In a recent statement, Foster addressed rumors that he's questioning Yolanda Foster's battle with lyme disease following the breakdown of their four year marriage. Not only does David slam the non-believers, but he absolutely gushes over his ex. Related: David Is STILL Paying For Yolanda's Medical Treatment! Speaking on the haters [...]
American Principles Project and Heritage Action for America are urging the Republican presidential candidates to not forget about their social...
Madonna has surprisingly come to ex-husband Sean Penn’s defense, testifying that he never hit her, during their marriage. The Queen of Pop came forward to defend her former spouse, after Penn initiated a defamation of character lawsuit against Empire creator Lee Daniels. Show More Summary
Nick Saban is on a nice little streak of press conference hijinks. He followed up last month’s cussin’ and marriage advisin’ by getting fed up with questions about his defensive coordinator possibly becoming the new head coach at Georgia, and then kindly instructed the media to talk to his soda bottle instead. Read more...