Pope Francis has played down the notion that he is a "superman" who will bring sweeping reforms to the Roman Catholic Church, stressing that its ban on contraception and opposition to gay marriage will remain in place.
CNN says: Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage on Wednesday, but suggested in a newspaper interview that it could support some types of civil unions. The Pope reiterated the church's longstanding teaching...Show More Summary
Pope Francis reaffirmed the church’s opposition to gay marriage, but said the church could support civil unions. The Pope reiterated the church’s longstanding teaching that “marriage is between a man and a woman.” However, he said, “We have to look at different cases and evaluate them in their variety.” For instance, civil unions provide financial […]
Hmmm. He reaffirms the church's opposition to gay marriage, but says the church could, maybe, support some types of civil unions. So what I'm trying to say is that he's an incorrigible, relentlessly hateful bigot who supports Jim Crow for...
By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor (CNN) - Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church's opposition to gay marriage on Wednesday, but suggested in a newspaper interview that it could support same-sex civil unions. On gay marriage, the Pope reiterated the church's longstanding teaching that "marriage is between a man and a woman." However, Pope Francis […]
Utah's ban on gay marriage was intended to preserve the family unit. After hearing personal testimonies from the children of gay parents, we discover that quite the opposite is true. More » Bad News For Utah Homophobes: Children of Gay Parents Are Growing Up Just Fine is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Some opposition to same-sex marriage is rooted in bigotry, and some isn't. Assuming otherwise is itself prejudice rooted in ignorance.
This gay hairdresser was so desperate for attention for his salon that he went to the news to throw a fit that the Governor’s opinion differs from his. Ironically, unlike the Denver Bakery forced to go against their beliefs and bakeShow More Summary
A gay stylist in Santa Fe refused to cut New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's (R) hair due to her opposition to same-sex marriage. "The governor's aides called not too long ago wanting another appointment to come in," said stylist Antonio Darden. Show More Summary
People have grown too fearful of the media and are cowering in fear that someone will find out what they believe. Sports Anchor, Craig James was fired for his belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman. He is now suingShow More Summary
On Thursday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo hammered the Catholic League's Bill Donohue for his opposition to same-sex "marriage" and his support of the now-vetoed SB 1062 in Arizona. Cuomo mouthed the talking points of the social left on LGBT issues: "Why do you want to discriminate against gays? You say, we don't...only the marriages bother us. Show More Summary
When Texas State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-7th) tweeted his negative reaction to a federal judge overruling the state's same-sex marriage ban, he likely didn't intend for it to come out meaning the opposite.
The Dish covered the debate in Indiana over whether to add an initiative for a constitutional banning marriage for gays to the ballot this fall. I was optimistic, given some Republican opposition to the idea; one of our Indiana readers wasn’t. Today, the inability of the state House and Senate to agree on the wording […]
In a passive-aggressive brief, several religious groups claim that their opposition to marriage equality has nothing to do with the lives of gay people. The post Mormons, Evangelicals, And Catholics: Opposing Marriage Equality Isn’t Anti-Gay appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Scottish parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill Tuesday permitting same-sex weddings to take place in the country, despite opposition from Scotland’s two largest churches. The parliament voted 105 to 18 in favor of the bill, which will allow gay and lesbian weddings to take place in Scotland as early as the fall. Show More Summary
Is it defamatory to accuse opponents of same sex marriage of homophobia? Or are they fairly exercising their consciences in declining to recognise equality with heterosexuals? Irish Times columnists are on opposite sides of an argument which is part of the Republic’s slow emergence into the modern era. Sadly though the columnists haven’t gone head […]
One way that liberal journalists promote a “rapid string of victories for the gay marriage movement” is by utterly shutting out any voice that dares speak in opposition to it. In Friday’s USA Today, reporter Richard Wolf (not MSNBC’s...Show More Summary
On Friday, the state of Utah asked the Tenth Circuit Court for ten extra days to figure out why gay marriage is so icky. Yesterday the plaintiffs filed a motion opposing the extension request. From the motion: The State Defendants' Motion...Show More Summary
How to be a man in Oklahoma when gay marriage becomes suddenly, unexpectedly legal.
Brian Fischer contends that gay people marrying opposite-sex spouses counts as equal rights, and that Judeo-Christian opposition to equality will remain steadfast — forever. Featured Image: read more