Thursday, June 27, 2013

Heroic News: “Thoughts on DOMA” plus 8 more


Posted: 27 Jun 2013 01:10 PM PDT
"It is interesting to watch the conversations going on in social media, though. While today’s ruling doesn’t legalize gay 'marriage' in any definitive way, it’s being received by all sides as though it does."

Posted: 27 Jun 2013 12:57 PM PDT
Here’s the least reported fact about yesterday’s rulings on marriage: the Supreme Court refused to give Ted Olson and David Boies, the lawyers suing to overturn Prop 8, what they wanted. The Court refused to redefine marriage for the entire nation. The Court refused to "discover" a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. Citizens and their elected representatives remain free to discuss, debate, and vote about marriage policy in all fifty states.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 12:52 PM PDT
I cannot support gay marriage because I love people who have same sex attraction enough not to lie to them and say that society becoming accepting of the particular sin to which they are drawn will take away that feeling of emptiness and un-fulfillment that turning away from God and towards yourself creates in a person's soul.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 12:45 PM PDT
An Italian doctor has clarified that fetuses may be capable of feeling pain and pleasure as early as 20 weeks after their conception, after a June 19 article in Time may have led some to believe otherwise.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 12:43 PM PDT
Gay rights lobbyists plan to use their victory at the Supreme Court to push legislation that would ensure 'married' same-sex couples are eligible for federal benefits in all 50 states.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 03:30 PM PDT
The Supreme Court decisions Wednesday on gay marriage, while historic, didn't settle the issue. They fueled it.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 03:09 PM PDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, and the federal government must recognize “gay marriages” accepted by individual states.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 03:09 PM PDT
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday called a second special session of the Texas Legislature to pass widespread abortion restrictions across the nation's second-largest state, after the first attempt by Republicans died overnight following a marathon one-woman filibuster.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 03:08 PM PDT
As the Supreme Court issued its historic rulings on “gay marriage,” an array of family advocates warned that the decisions could have long-lasting negative impacts on families and society.