Tag: Gay Marriage

Denver Airport Chick-fil-A Threatened by Pro-same-sex Marriage City Council

Employees and visitors at Denver International Airport (DIA) want a Chick-fil-A restaurant in the airport, but thanks to the power of “progressive” thinking, they may not get it. According to the Denver Post, the Denver city council has put the “normally routine process” of approving an airport concession on hold for two weeks because of […]

Clerk Ignores Gay Marriage Order, Asks Judge For Delay

The fight in this eastern Kentucky college town began soon after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in June. Davis was among a handful of clerks across the country to cite her Christian beliefs and declare she would no longer hand out licenses to any couples, gay or straight.   Legal experts have likened the […]

‘Ultra-Orthodox school snubs Rivlin over his support for LGBT community’

An ultra-Orthodox school told President Reuven Rivlin that his presence was not welcome on its grounds due to his public embrace of the gay and lesbian community following the stabbings at a Jerusalem pride parade earlier this month.   According to Army Radio, the president was forced to cancel his planned official visit after the […]

Supremes Invent a New “Freedom”

Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide The U.S. Supreme Court has invented a new kind of “liberty” which threatens the free exercise of religion. By Rick Brinegar   After the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy tried to say that same-sex couples may now not […]

Protests against homophobia and Jewish ‘terror’ take place throughout

Thousands of people joined political leaders and President Reuven Rivlin at rallies in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa Saturday night to condemn violence in Israeli society, as personified by Thursday night’s stabbing attack at Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade and the suspected Jewish terrorist attack at Duma that killed a Palestinian toddler and seriously injured […]

Video: Obama clashes with Kenyan president over gay rights

Barack Obama, the US president, has directly challenged his host Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan president, on the issue of gay rights, suggesting that “bad things happen” when countries don’t accept their citizens’ right to be homosexual. Mr Obama said that as an African-American, he was “painfully aware” of what it was like to be treated […]

Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adult leaders

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.   The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately. It was approved by the BSA’s National Executive […]

Proposed Law Would Strip Words ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’ from Federal Code

Last week, Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that would remove the words “husband” and “wife” from the language used in federal law – a move that had drawn ire from faith leaders and family advocacy groups that see this legislation as expected fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in June that same-sex […]

American Samoa Only US Territory Defying Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Associated Press reports that the attorney general of American Samoa is in the process of reviewing the court order, and gay rights advocates are putting pressure on the island to comply with the legal ruling.   “We’re still reviewing the decision to determine its applicability to American Samoa, and I have no specific comments […]

Justice Kennedy compares gay marriage uproar to flag burning

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday likened controversy over the court’s decision to allow gay marriage to public reaction over the 1989 ruling that said burning an American flag was protected free speech.   Kennedy, who was the deciding vote in both cases, described how the reaction decades ago was critical at first […]