Posts Categorized: marriage

The President Endorses Divorce; Slams Monogamy?

May 17, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , , , ,

“Imagine a scenario in which the President of the United States used his bully pulpit do declare to the country that divorce was a good thing…”

Joseph Backholm, my colleague at the Family Policy Institute of Washington outside Seattle, wrote … Read more

North Carolina Continues Perfect Streak for Marriage

May 10, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Marriage has a perfect batting average when it comes to state marriage amendments that provide the opportunity for citizens to have the ability to affirm marriage between a husband and wife.

The citizens of North Carolina once again affirmed marriage … Read more

Some Say, ‘Why doesn’t government get out of the marriage business’? Not so fast!

May 10, 2012 | 2 comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

by Tom Shaheen

It’s widely reported that President Obama now says he supports re-defining marriage as we know it, to allow two men or two women to use the societal stamp of approval that we call Marriage. Trouble is, it’s … Read more

The Decision

May 10, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags:

by Brandon McGinley

In perhaps the least surprising political development of this cycle, President Obama has announced that he now supports same-sex “marriage,” saying: “I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and … Read more

Marriage Under Attack at the Highest Levels

May 7, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

From Foxnews.com:

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, in a television interview Monday morning, said unequivocally that he supports gay marriage. Asked if he thinks gay couples should be able to legally marry, he said: “Yes, I do.”

The statement comes … Read more

Taking a “Marriage Test Drive” a Prescription for Failure

April 26, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: ,

Posted by Michael Geer

A recent column in the Sunday New York Times provides an insightful look at the growth of cohabitation in America, the reality that it actually increases the likelihood of divorce should the couple later marry, and … Read more

Election Day is Tomorrow – April 24!

April 23, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Institute Primary Voters’ Guide

*Additional candidates have responded*

Your vote is your voice, and your right to vote is a privilege, one of the precious freedoms many have fought and died to protect. It should not … Read more

Primary Election Voters’ Guide is Online Now!

April 12, 2012 | 8 comments | Posted in education, Family, Life, marriage, Politics | Tags: , ,

View the Pennsylvania Family Council Primary Voters’ Guide

Primary Election Guides posted and ready to print! Races covered: President US Senate US House (contested races only) Attorney General (contested race only) Auditor General (contested race only State Senate (contested races … Read more

The Christian Divorce Rate Myth

April 3, 2012 | 3 comments | Posted in Family, marriage | Tags: , , , ,

Written by Glenn T. Stanton

“Christians divorce at roughly the same rate as the world!” It’s one of the most quoted stats by Christian leaders today. And it’s perhaps one of the most inaccurate.

Based on the best data available, … Read more

Dept of Justice Refuses to Uphold DOMA … Again

February 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage | Tags: ,

From NYT:

The Obama administration said it would not defend the constitutionality of statutes blocking same-sex military spouses from receiving marriage benefits — including rights to visitation in military hospitals, survivor benefits, and burial together in military cemeteries.

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