Posts tagged with ‘same-sex marriage’

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First Comes (Gay) Marriage, Then… (Our) Children

by MFI News

MFI continues to analyze last week’s Supreme Court decision to radically redefine the notion of marriage and the many implications that flow from it.  On Friday, I wrote to you mainly about the increasing threat to religious liberty.  Today, I am writing to you about an even more profound and insidious threat: the Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender (LGBT) erosion […]

Traditional Families Dubbed “Unfair”

by MFI News

A recent interview with philosopher and professor Adam Swift touted the conclusion that traditional families where children are raised by a married mother and father create an unfair advantage for those children over their contemporaries from unmarried parents.  I agree.  As we’ve shown in our report on Fatherlessness in Massachusetts, having a married mother and father in […]

Marriage On Trial

by MFI News

For two and a half hours Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on the question of redefining marriage.  The court considered two legal issues: first, whether there is a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, and second, whether a state must recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage […]

A Quick Explanation of Tomorrow’s Gay Marriage Case at the Supreme Court

by MFI News

Tomorrow, April 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the matter of same-sex marriage. A record 139 legal briefs from various individuals and groups have been submitted to the Court arguing for or against requiring states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Despite the monumental nature of this case, it is […]

Heather With Two Mommies Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage

by MFI News

You may have seen the article in Monday’s Boston Globe celebrating 25 years since the publishing of the infamous “children’s” book Heather Has Two Mommies, by Lesléa Newman. This purports to be the story of a little girl about to start day care, who is just like any other girl. She has “two legs, two arms, two eyes, two pets, […]

VIDEO: Kris Mineau reacts to DOMA decision on NECN Broadside

by mafamily

Broadside: Cases settled, divide remains Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 7:32pm (NECN) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage Wednesday in two cases – DOMA and Prop 8. While gay activists are elated by the rulings, opponents say they’re not done fighting. Sue O’Connell is the publisher of Bay Windows, which serves […]

John Kerry call for marriage redefinition in Democratic party platform

by mafamily

The Washington Blade (“the newspaper of record for the LGBT community”) received statements from the office of twenty-two Democratic senators, including our very own John F. Kerry, expressing support for including same-sex “marriage” as a plank in the Democratic Party platform. The Blade solicited statements from all 53 Democratic senators and will update the list […]

Same-sex “marriage” repeal in New Hampshire debated

by mafamily

According to the Concord Monitor, it is the “libertarian caucus” within the Republican Party majority in the New Hampshire House that is seen as delaying a repeal of the Granite State’s same-sex “marriage” law. “It is certainly disappointing to me,” said Sen. Fenton Groen, a Rochester Republican who has been vocal in his support of […]