Earlier this week, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) made an about-face on defense spending. He also shifted on same-sex marriage. Speaking to a group of pastors in Washington on Thursday, Paul said that a moral crisis is leading people to believe that same-sex marriage is acceptable. There is a "moral crisis that allows people to think there […]
The American Psychological Association and the American Sociological Association submitted friend of the Court briefs in the Windsor case. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled portions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. If the Windsor Court majority relied on those briefs, it was reliant on snake oil, not science.
It has been almost two years since the U.S. Supreme Court overruled Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. Until that time, certain entitlements of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) were only available to opposite-sex married couples. Show More Summary
"Marriage is between a man and a woman and they’ve now brought cases to the Supreme Court saying, well, the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and so forth. So what should you do? You better get on your knees and pray and let the Lord take care of it because there isn’t a whole lot else you can do."
"This is a slap in the face to Puerto Rican society," lawmaker Maria Milagros Charbonier said.
Take a couple in crisis, drop them on a remote island devoid of modern conveniences, strip them of any airs and defense mechanisms and get them down to who they really are, and find out if they really should be together.That, in a nutshell,...Show More Summary
Ten Commandments Hero Chief Justice Roy Moore came from Alabama with a Brawndo on his knee t’other day, visiting the Lone Star State Monday to address a very important “Defense of Texas Marriage Amendment Rally,” where he said that he...Show More Summary
Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore headlined an anti-gay marriage rally at the Texas Capitol on Monday, where he claimed that U.S. courts had no right to redefine “what God proposed in Genesis.” During the “Defense of Texas Marriage Amendment Rally,” which was...
The US Supreme Court has set a precedent upholding the right of states to define marriage as the union of husband and wife. All federal and state judges—including those in Alabama—are bound by that precedent.
The Puerto Rican government is dropping its defense of its gay marriage ban today. Openly gay San Francisco police officer Michael Robison has stepped down following a probe into whether he sent racist text messages to other officers. First look...
Officials won't defend the ban in Lambda Legal's case. The post Puerto Rico ends defense of same-sex marriage ban appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A new report out of Puerto Rico suggests that the U.S. commonwealth may soon ends its defense of a statute that bans same-sex couples from getting married. Via The Washington Blade: El Nuevo Día reported Gov. Alejandro García Padilla’s administration...
Puerto Rico may no longer defend its ban on same-sex marriage. The post Puerto Rico may be reconsidering its defense of same-sex marriage ban appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Openly gay Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana came forward and stated their defense of the traditional family of mother-father-child. They need to stand strong.
From the hate group Texas Values: It’s time for Texans to rise up and take a stand for God’s truth about marriage! We must draw a line in the sand. Please make plans to attend the Defense of Texas Marriage Amendment Rally scheduled for Monday, March 23rd at 1:00 pm on the south steps of the Texas Capitol. Show More Summary
Free agency in the NFL is a search for value and talent. With the right approach, the two can exist in a loving marriage. Ideally, both are given the same weight, and a budget isn ’t stretched too far. Ideally, the power of each dollar...Show More Summary
“You did it, honey.” That is what Edie Windsor imagined her late spouse, Thea Spyer, would have said after their love story brought down the core of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in United States v. Windsor. Edie and Thea did do it. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Daniel Cross While the political issue of same-sex marriage is still being debated, the federal ruling making the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional means that for tax purposes all marriages are equal. Even if you...Show More Summary
Blarty blarty blarty blah: WASHINGTON, DC -- Today U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, along with 11 fellow Senators, re-introduced the State Marriage Defense Act, which respects the definition of marriage held by the people of each state and protects states...