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June 26 was a hard day. The U.S. Supreme Court, disregarding longstanding tradition, religious belief, and the law, redefined the institution of marriage, which has throughout history been the bedrock institution upon which society is built.The 5-4 vote was hotly contested by Justice Antonin Scalia, who called the ruling a "threat to American democracy" and quipped that if he'd signed a statement like that, he'd have to wear a bag over his head.Chief Justice Roberts wrote a separate d … [Read more...]

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Is It Really “Shameful” to Follow Your Faith? The Free Press’ Contemptuous Sneer at Faith-Based Adoption

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"Another shameful moment for Michigan." That's what the Detroit Free Press Editorial Board said yesterday regarding House Bills 4188-4190, which were approved by the Michigan House and Senate and signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.The legislation grants legal protections to faith-based child placement agencies, ensuring that they can continue to provide foster care and adoption services in concert with the agencies’ religious mission. That means that the bills guarantee that Catholic and … [Read more...]

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Alabama Senate Finds a Work-Around to Avoid Same-Sex Marriage

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In the Bible Belt state of Alabama, folks don't take too kindly to the idea of same-sex marriage. Over the weekend, demonstrators rallied in support of traditional marriage between one man and one woman. And now, the state may stop issuing marriage licenses to anyone.That's because this week, in anticipation of a possible U.S. Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage, the Alabama Senate voted 22-3 to eliminate marriage licenses altogether. If Alabama's SB377, which has now gone t … [Read more...]

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