Bono, the lead singer for U2, did a radio interview with Jim Daly of Focus on the Family. He gets really explicit about his Christian faith. Note especially what he says about Jesus. [Read more…]
President Obama, being unable to get his environmental and anti-global warming agenda through Congress, has announced that he will impose it by executive order. After all, the bureaucracies and regulatory agencies of the Executive branch have become the nation’s de facto lawmakers anyway. So why do we need Congress when the president can rule by fiat? [Read more…]
The Supreme Court rulings supporting gay marriage have other consequences. According to Thomas Peters, “these decisions today constitute a huge threat to our democratic process.” [Read more…]
The Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, defining marriage for the purposes of the federal government as being between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional. The court also let stand, on what seem to be narrow grounds, a lower court ruling that threw out as unconstitutional the California referendum in which voters rejected gay marriage.
The court said that those who appealed the ruling lacked standing to file the suit, saying nothing about the general validity of state gay marriage bans. But if opposition to gay marriage is unconstitutional both for the federal government and for state government, then it looks like same-sex marriage is going to be the law of the land. [Read more…]