Monthly Archives: September 2012

  • Churches and gay marriage in East Auckland

    Auckland Now 14 Sep 2012 They say homosexuals are welcome but many East Auckland church leaders are sticking to their traditional stance by opposing gay marriage and adoption. The East & Bays Courier contacted 15...

  • Same sex marriage – Impossible

    Robin Johnson beyondhere.org.au June 2012 To change the ‘Marriage Act’ to allow same sex marriage serves no good purpose for the Australian community as a whole. Marriage, between a man and woman, has served mankind...

  • What You Need to Know About the Mark Regnerus Study of Homosexual Parents

    FRCBlog.com 7 Sep 2012 University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus sparked a firestorm of criticism from pro-homosexual activists when his peer-reviewed scholarly article on children raised by homosexual parents was published in the journal Social...

  • Marriage is the most effective weapon to fight child poverty

    Lifesite News 13 Sep 2012 A new study shows marriage is good for children’s material prosperity, as well as their emotional and spiritual growth. “The U.S. is steadily separating into a two-caste system with marriage...

  • Ontario Christian minister forced to conduct same-sex ‘marriages’

    LifeSite News 11 Sep 2012 A Church of Christ minister who has been responsible for civic marriage ceremonies at Cambridge city hall for the past 15 years is facing the axe if she doesn’t agree...

  • Why Fathers Really Matter

    NYTimes September 8 2012 Motherhood begins as a tempestuously physical experience but quickly becomes a political one. Once a woman’s pregnancy goes public, the storm moves outside. Don’t pile on the pounds! Your child will...

  • Israeli lesbian couple awarded NIS 60,000 after being turned away from wedding hall

    IsraelNews 12 Sep 2012 Reception hall near Jerusalem owned by messianic Jews cited religious reasons for refusal to hold couple’s wedding party. The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ordered the owners of an Israeli reception hall to pay damages...

  • Why we must defend the institution of marriage

    News Weekly 1 Sep 2012 This is the address given by the president of the National Civic Council, Peter Westmore, to the National Marriage Day Rally outside federal parliament on August 14, 2012. I also...

  • UK Dep PM attempts to withdraw ‘bigot’ comment against opponents of gay marriage

    Telegraph (UK) 11 Sep 2012 The clumsy attempt at news management by the Deputy Prime Minister’s senior press officer brought immediate comparisons to The Thick of It, the spoof BBC Television show about bungling politicians...

  • Teachers ‘face sack’ for refusing to endorse gay marriage (UK)

    Telegraph (UK) 10 Sep 2012 Schools will be within their statutory rights to dismiss staff that wilfully fail to use stories or textbooks promoting same-sex weddings, it is claimed. Aidan O’Neill, a senior QC and...

  • Gay marriage. Incest. Love who you want – Hollywood Director

    Huffington Post.com 10 Sep 2012 Director Nick Cassavetes (“The Notebook,” “Alpha Dog”) debuted his controversial new movie this weekend, but his comments in an interview with TheWrap may well out-shine the project itself. “Yellow” bowed...

  • Dismissed from Greens for Marriage View (UK)

    Christian Concern 10 Sep 2012 Christina Summers, a member of Brighton and Hove City Council, has been dismissed from the Green Group over expressing her views on same-sex marriage in a free vote. The Green...

  • Archbishop backs ACL stance on gay ‘lifestyle’

    The Age (Australia) 10 Sep 2012 The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Peter Jensen has backed controversial comments by Australian Christian Lobby head Jim Wallace which suggested a homosexual “lifestyle” is more hazardous to health than...

  • Conservative party lifted by gay issue

    NZ Herald 11 Sep 2012 The Conservative Party has had a bump in the polls following Parliament’s passing of the first reading of a bill to legalise gay marriage, the latest Herald-DigiPoll survey shows. The...

  • Researchers discover a new miracle cure for cancer… marriage

    Independent (UK) 7 Sep 2012 Doctors have discovered a cancer treatment that outranks all others – marriage. It helps patients with lung cancer live significantly longer than if they were single, giving them a threefold...

  • Garth George: Real responsibility is on husbands

    The Daily Post Rotorua 9 Sep 2012 ….The marriage debate took on a whole new dimension this week with a report that brides will be promising to “submit” to their husbands under a new marriage...

  • Churches refuse to marry gay couples

    Taranaki Daily News 10 Sep 2012 Religious gay couples wishing to wed in Taranaki will struggle to find a church aisle to walk down, even if the Marriage Amendment Bill becomes law. Taranaki church leaders...

  • Gay marriage: Going to the chapel

    Louisa Walls and Colin Craig lean in close. They look into each other’s eyes.”My wife knows I’m here, so it’s all good,” says Louisa, quietly.The moment stretches out. Neither politician blinks. “You can’t psych me...

  • Growing Up With Two Mums: The Untold Children’s View

    Public Discourse 6 Aug 2012 Robert Lopez is assistant professor of English at California State University-Northridge. He is the author of Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients from Wheatley to Whitman. The children of...

  • Truth, marriage and the threat to religious liberty

    ABC Australia 6 Sep 2012 Anthony Fisher OP is the third Bishop of Parramatta. This is the text of the address he gave to the St Thomas More Forum on Wednesday, 6 September 2012. Same-sex...