Charles Cooper, the lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in defense of California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage, announced that his views on the matter are "evolving." The change of heart occurred after Cooper learned his stepdaughter was gay. Show More Summary
by Catherine Briggs CINCINNATI, OH, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Monday, an Obama-appointed federal judge ruled that Ohio authorities must recognize same-sex “marriages” contracted outside the state. Ohio currently bans such unions. Judge Timothy Black additionally called the state’s marriage…
by Kirsten Andersen SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Illinois House voted last week to reject a bill that would have banned reparative therapy for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). It is the fifth state to vote down a ban on the practice in recent months, following high…
So says Judge Chris Piazza, who heard arguments today in a case challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Featured Image: read more
Post by Jenny Erikson. When California's controversial Prop 8 went to the Supreme Court last year, attorney Charles Cooper defended the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile in his personal life, he was learning that his own daughter identified as LGBT. Now he's helping her plan her wedding to her lesbian partner this June. Show More Summary
Analysis and highlights from the Tenth Circuit arguments in Bishop v. Smith, from outside the courtroom in Denver, Colorado. The post Tenth Circuit hears arguments in challenge to Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban appeared first on Equality On Trial.
It's hard to sit next to Ralph Reed and be the more anti-gay one. But with this spiel about same-sex marriage posing a bigger threat to America than any outside force, conservative Cal Thomas manages: [Right Wing Watch] I picture...
A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments today in the challenge to Oklahoma's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage. Featured Image: read more
As the great same-sex marriage debate bumbles on, a smaller, quieter marriage battle is taking place in state legislatures. Last week, The Washington Post reported on moves by socially conservative politicians around the country to make...Show More Summary
When World Vision USA announced three weeks ago that it would begin hiring Christians in same-sex marriages, the conservative reaction was strong and swift. Individual donors jammed the call center's phone lines, and within two days, 10,000 poor children had lost their sponsors. Show More Summary
Charles Cooper, the lawyer who unsuccessfully argued that California's same-sex marriage ban was constitutional, now supports marriage equality and is helping plan his stepdaughter's wedding to another woman. Featured Image: read mo...
Another same-sex marriage case came before a federal appeals court in Denver this week. Two women are challenging Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment, which was passed in 2004 by 76 percent of voters. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals also heard a case involving same-sex marriage in Utah earlier in the week. It’s not clear when […]
The High Court declined the case about whether a New Mexico photography company could refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple. The court’s refusal to intervene means an August 2013 New Mexico Supreme Court decision against the company remains intact. Albuquerque-based Elane Photography had said its free speech rights under the First […]
Click here if you’d like to see how Obama evolved to his current position on same-sex marriage. Alternatively, click here to see a terribly Photoshopped picture of Obama catching a basketball bouquet. [New York Times Magazine] Should...Show More Summary
Circuit Judge Chris Piazza is set to hear a case challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage today at 1 pm in Little Rock, the AP reports: Late last year, Piazza refused to grant a motion by the state that sought...
BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service TENTH CIRCUIT HEARS SECOND CASE: The same three-judge panel that heard the lawsuit challenging Utah’s ban on recognition of same-sex marriages today hears a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s. Jim Campbell, legal counsel from the...
Just as the Nevada GOP drops its opposition to same-sex marriage, a group of young conservatives is launching a campaign to change anti-gay language in the national party platform.
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Art is a reaction to the human condition. It is not a justification for discrimination. Recently, The Week's Matt Lewis argued that photographers, being artists, should have the right to not work at same-sex weddings based on freedom of expression grounds. Show More Summary
Members of Parliament in the island nation of Malta approved legislation Monday granting same-sex couples the right to enter into a civil union and adopt children together. Featured Image: read more