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

By Carloxito (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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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Clemson’s Dabo Swinney Capitulates to Bullies, Will Not Attend Palmetto Event in His Honor

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney. (Photo from Palmetto Family Foundation Facebook page)

Dabo Swinney, coach of Clemson University's football team, will not attend an award ceremony next week honoring him for his support of religious freedom.The Palmetto Family Council, a South Carolina nonprofit organization, planned to honor Swinney as a "defender of religious liberty" in the "Celebrating Families 2015" event at the beautiful Seibels House and Garden in Columbia, SC, on June 2.  In choosing Coach Swinney as this year's recipient, the Palmetto Family Council praised hi … [Read more...]

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U.S. Bishops Respond to News that the Supreme Court Will Discuss Same-Sex “Marriage”

On Friday, January 16, the U. S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether marriage between two individuals of the same sex should be legal in all fifty states.  The Justices will review a November 2014 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which upheld the constitutionality of marriage laws in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.That same day, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for th … [Read more...]

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