Posts Tagged: same-sex marriage

Interview: The Klein family story – fined $135k for living out their faith

April 2, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Aaron and Melissa Klein have been fined $135,000 and a “cease and desist” gag order placed on them against speaking out about what happened because they declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.

“People don’t understand that it’s … Read more

Religious Liberty Threats Follow Marriage Redefinition

August 14, 2014 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

It has long been contended by proponents of the traditional definition of marriage that with the abandonment of that definition will come assaults to the religious liberties we have long taken for granted. Naturally, those predictions were … Read more

State Sues to Stop Rogue Montgomery County Official

July 30, 2013 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

AP:

Pennsylvania officials are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

The state Health Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Commonwealth Court against D. Bruce Hanes. He oversees the granting of … Read more

Recap from the March for Marriage

March 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

“What a great day!”

That was the repeated response from numerous friends on our bus from Lancaster to our nation’s capital for the March for Marriage. 50 supporters made the trip early Tuesday morning, March 26th to … Read more

Good News for Marriage in Hawaii, Federal Judge Gets it Right!

August 9, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

by Tom Shaheen

“If the traditional institution of marriage is to be restructured, as sought by Plaintiffs, it should be done by a democratically-elected legislature or the people through a constitutional amendment, not through judicial legislation that would inappropriately preempt … Read more

Baker Stands for Traditional Marriage, While Democratic Party Considers Abandoning It

July 31, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

Owner of bakery stands up for his beliefs, no matter what the cost to his business:

The owner of a Colorado bakery has been accused of violating the civil rights of a gay couple after he refused to bake their … Read more

New Mexico Says “No” To Religious Liberty

June 5, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Eleanor Linton, PFI Intern

With New Mexico’s Court of Appeals ruling on Tuesday June 5, religious liberties protected by the First Amendment took a severe blow. The Court upheld an opinion from the New Mexico Human Rights Commission that … Read more

Support for Traditional Marriage Still Overwhelming in PA

May 23, 2012 | No comments | Posted in marriage, Politics, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

A poll released today by Public Policy Polling indicates that, despite President Obama’s declaration of support for same-sex “marriage” and despite widespread efforts to stigmatize supporters of traditional marriage, only 35% of Pennsylvanians support redefining marriage.

“But … Read more

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

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