2012: The Year of the All-Out Battle for Marriage as Six States Could Vote On It

2012 could be a “make or break” year for marriage, as the press is reporting today. In New Hampshire, Minnesota and North Carolina, pro-marriage advocates are on offense, working to repeal gay marriage (NH) or adding marriage to state constitutions that don’t have it yet (MN, NC). In New Jersey, Maryland and Washington State, gay marriage activists are trying to legalize gay marr... More

Reader: +Gomez warns religious liberty in peril, SF targets crisis pregnancy center, ‘Arab Winter’ for Christians?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Archbishop José Gomez penned a powerful piece in First Things on “our first freedom” – that of religious liberty. The archbishop of the nation’s largest diocese said: “There is much evidence to suggest that our society no longer values the public role of religion or recognizes the importance of re... More

A Super Tuesday for Social Issues? [Updated]

Well, at least a mini Super Tuesday. The North Carolina Senate just voted to allow the people of that state to vote to define marriage as between one man and one woman in May 2012 by a vote of 30-16 (the N.C. House voted to pass the same bill by a margin of 75-42 yesterday). … that sound you aren’t hearing is the sound of the mainstream media ignoring the news. Meanwhile, the special e... More

Reader: Marriage battle continues in NY, Rep. Weiner quits, NC cuts PP funding, Supremes upholds Pledge, and praise for Conan

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. To put pressure on the New York State Senate, the lower chamber just passed a bill to legalize so-called ‘same-sex marriage’ by a 80-63 vote. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo ready and willing to sign the bill, the last chance to stop marriage redefinition is in the New York State Senate. The New York Dai... More



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