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VIDEO: Kris Mineau reacts to DOMA decision on NECN Broadside

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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 […]

MFI Responds to Supreme Court Marriage Opinions

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“The Court got both of these decisions wrong, but they did NOT create a Constitutional right to redefine marriage.”   Monday, June 26, 2013 WOBURN — This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in U.S. v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the two cases before it dealing with same-sex marriage.  The […]

Media turns to MFI for Supreme Court analysis on marriage

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This week the Supreme Court heard two days of oral argument on the question of marriage.  The cases featured  California’s marriage amendment, known as “Proposition 8”, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or “DOMA.”  Given Massachusetts’ historic role in the legal battle over same sex ‘marriage,’ MFI was inundated with calls from the media. […]

Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman

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 The Podium Marriage — it’s between a man and a woman By Kris Mineau March 25, 2013 Marriage between a man and a woman has been the paradigm, the bedrock social institution of diverse cultures and civilizations for all of recorded human history. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, the radical experiment that began in Massachusetts will reach […]

VIDEO: Andrew Beckwith talks SCOTUS, DOMA

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Additionally, Andrew was quoted by the Boston Globe: A state organization that has advocated against gay marriage, the Massachusetts Family Institute, said it hopes the Supreme Court will uphold both the Defense of Marriage Act and the California ban on same-sex marriage. “At issue in these cases is, ultimately, the question of whether the government […]

MFI comments on decision by Supreme Court to hear DOMA, Prop 8 cases

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Today the U.S. Supreme Court accepted petitions to review two court decisions that challenge the constitutionality of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The federal case, Windsor v. United States, involves the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The second case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, deals with California’s marriage amendment, Proposition 8. Massachusetts […]

DOMA, PROP 8 and SCOTUS

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Justice Antonin Scalia warned that once the Supreme Court overturned state bans on sodomy, that same-sex “marriage” would soon be before the court. That day has now come, and we could learn as soon as Friday what the Supreme Court will do. The justices conferenced last week on cases pertaining to same-sex “marriage,” particularly concerning […]

DOMA decision appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court

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DOMA decision appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court by Ben Johnson, LifeSiteNews.com Tue Jul 03, 2012 06:28 EST The roiling national debates over marriage and the Supreme Court may coincide, as the House of Representatives’ legal group has asked the High Court to rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). On […]

Broadside: DOMA on trial in Boston

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(NECN) – It’s another battle that could land in the Supreme Court, but on Wednesday it was fought in a lower court in Boston. Massachusetts, where gay marriage is legal, is challenging Congress’ Defense of Marriage Act, which denies marriage benefits to gay couples. So, is DOMA unconstitutional? Broadside guests attorney Janson Wu, of the […]