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Same-sex marriage

Hail Judge Bunning!

The happy citizens of Rowan County have a new Clerk in the person of Judge Bunning.

God rules—not the Supreme Court

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis understands her Christian faith and the hierarchy of law better than the judge who held her in contempt.

Why not polygamy, and why stop there?

Justice Kennedy's same-sex marriage ruling is an eloquent appeal for the children. So if one mommy is good, why not two? If two daddies are good, why not three?

The silence of the Republicans: Gay marriage for America

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2014 – The Supreme Court’s decision this month not to review circuit court rulings on same-sex marriage was a surprise to many Court observers, even if the result of that decision was not. Another surprise is that same-sex marriage has nearly vanished as a topic in the looming midterm elections. Just a few ...

Is gay marriage good or bad for America?

OCALA, Fla., October 18, 2014 — Same-sex marriage is legal in 31 states now. Many of today’s adolescents are growing up in a culture where gay marriage is either accepted as the latest phase of the Civil Rights Movement or well-established law not worth taking a second glance at. It is difficult to imagine that for ...

LGBT Divorce Issues

LGBT marriage, divorce, and overall legal chaos

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2014 — Marriage in the LGBT community is a constant uphill battle. With legislation often leaning against their rights, many find it difficult to become legally wed with their significant other. And now, in the age of modern marriage, the problem has extended to divorce. Equal protection of the law, a clause written ...

Social conservatism lost in 2012 and will lose in November

OCALA, Fla., May 21, 2014 — Mitt Romney wasn’t the only one who lost in 2012. Voters in four states — Maine, Maryland, Washington, and Minnesota — rejected the idea of traditional marriage. In all except the last, same-sex marriage was actually approved. This marked the first time that marriage equality has ever found success on statewide ...

Virginia attorney general refuses to back state’s same-sex marriage law

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2014 — Virginia’s newly sworn-in attorney general, Mark R. Herring, announced this week that he will not defend the state’s statute against same sex marriage. Herring, a Democrat who received strong support from gay-rights groups in his election campaign, said that he considers the ban on SSM unconstitutional. Virginia’s top house Republican, ...