One Man.
One Woman.
That's Marriage.

Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and brings with it a further obligation to care for those children, the notion of marriage would probably never have existed, and the state would not have been interested in it. The state - which did not invent marriage - has no authority to re-invent it.
  • The effect on churches and marriage celebrants

    IAN BASSETT – Read the legal opinions obtained by Family First NZ from Barrister Ian Bassett which describe the effects of Louisa Wall’s Marriage Amendment Act Bill, if it is enacted.

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  • Marriage Should Not be Redefined.

    BOB McCOSKRIE – FAMILY FIRST NZ: Marriages are a matter of significant public concern, as the record of almost every culture shows. If it weren’t for the fact that sexual intercourse between a man and a woman leads to children and…

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  • Beyond Gay Marriage

    STANLEY KURTZ – THE WEEKLY STANDARD: Among the likeliest effects of gay marriage is to take us down a slippery slope to legalized polygamy and “polyamory” (group marriage). Marriage will be transformed into a variety of relationship contracts, linking two, three, or more individuals…

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  • I’m gay but I’m against same-sex marriages

    RICHARD WAGHORN – Marriage is vital as a framework within which children can be brought up by a man and woman. Not all marriages, of course, involve child-raising. And there are also, for that matter, same-sex couples already raising children. But the reality is that marriages tend towards child-raising and same-sex partnerships do not.

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  • Let us not forget the point of what marriage is for

    MIRANDA DEVINE: One of the consequences of remaking marriage to include gays is that it will be transformed from an institution centred around the wellbeing of children to one centred on the self-fulfillment of adults.

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  • Blackpool Council is fined £109,000 for ‘religious discrimination’

    Blackpool Council is fined £109,000 for ‘religious discrimination’ after it removed posters for Christian festival following LGBT social media campaign over organiser’s views on same-sex marriage Daily Mail 21 July 2021 Family First Comment: Blackpool Council is fined £109,000 for ‘religious discrimination’ after it removed posters for Christian festival following LGBT social media campaign over organiser’s Continue Reading

  • Christian florist SCOTUS decision ‘devastating’

    SCOTUS decision on refusing service to same-sex couple was ‘devastating,’ Christian florist says Fox News 15 July 2021 Family First Comment: Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman is encouraging others to maintain their faith in God as she deals with the fallout of what she described as a “devastating” decision by the Supreme Court. For nearly a decade, Stutzman Continue Reading

  • Outcry over South Africa’s multiple husbands proposal

    BBC News 27 June 2021 Family First Comment: As predicted. It’s called ‘marriage equality’. “South Africa has one of the world’s most liberal constitutions, embracing same-sex marriages for all and polygamy for men…. Gender rights activists have asked the government to legalise such unions in the interest of equality and choice, as the law currently permits Continue Reading

  • Sorry, Harvard, fathers still matter — including Black fathers

    USA Today 17 June 2021 Family First Comment: It was Fathers Day in the US last Sunday. This excellent op-ed pushes back on the left revisionist logic that married, two-parent families don’t matter “Progressives are calling into question even the kids-benefit-from-fathers argument Obama made so powerfully and poignantly….. There’s only one problem with this revisionist effort Continue Reading

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