Tag: Gay Marriage

Bullies lose, sanity wins in Houston: There will be no man parts in the ladies room

The bullies lost.   After a nearly 18-month slugfest,  Houston’s LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance was crushed in a landslide defeat Tuesday – rejected by 61 percent of voters.   “The people of the city have spoken and they have spoken loudly,” Houston pastor Steve Riggle told me.   Click here to join Todd’s American Dispatch – […]

Pro-Life, Pro-Family Wins on Election Day in Governor’s Offices and Bathrooms

The pro-life and pro-family base of the Republican Party is celebrating following both gubernatorial elections Tuesday and the defeat of Proposition 1 – the “gender identity” bathroom bill – in Houston.   On Wednesday morning, Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, applauded the election of pro-life governors in Kentucky and Mississippi.   […]

Colombia lifts same-sex adoption limits

Colombia’s constitutional court has lifted restrictions on same-sex couples adopting children. Until now, same-sex couples could only adopt a child if it was the offspring of one of the partners. But in a historic ruling on Wednesday, the court instructed adoption agencies not to discriminate against gay men and lesbians. It said gay couples could […]

Gay rights battle flares in Houston over nondiscrimination ordinance

Among the political signs jammed into the grass outside a polling station in this city’s South Park neighborhood stands one placard bearing an unusual slogan: “No men in women’s bathrooms.”   The statement, which is also emblazoned on T-shirts and conveyed in ominous television ads, has become a rallying cry for opponents of a measure […]

Feds say Illinois school district broke law by banning transgender student from girls’ locker room

Around the country, high schools are increasingly confronting a thorny issue: Should transgender students be allowed into the locker room?   And increasingly, the federal government is stepping in to provide an answer: Schools must give trans students full locker room access.   Or else.   On Monday, the Obama administration again weighed in on the issue with […]

L.A. Archbishop Gomez: God’s Plan for Marriage is One Man, One Woman United for Life

On retuning to Los Angeles after attending the synod on the family at the Vatican, Roman Catholic Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles published a column expressing his satisfaction that the final document produced by the synod strongly reaffirmed the Catholic teaching that God designed marriage as the union of one man and one woman […]

Supreme Court to consider same-sex marriage petition

The US Supreme Court ruling this year that made same-sex marriages the law of the land inspired Hen Arieli and Imri Kalman, leaders in the association, who told Ynet what led them to submit the petition. “When a Cohen (a person whose ancestors were allegedly members of Judaisms priestly class) and a divorcee arrive at the […]

Gay Marriage ‘Could Destroy America’, Ted Cruz’s Father Tells Christian Conference

While Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz stood out during the third Republican debate Wednesday night, the Texas senator’s father also made waves Wednesday with comments at the World Congress of Families in Salt Lake City. Rafael Cruz gave an impassioned sermon during which he said the Supreme Court decision earlier this year legalizing same-sex marriage […]

Christian baker appeals to Colorado’s highest court

Two homosexuals complained to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission after Christian baker Jack Phillips declined to bake them a cake for their same-sex wedding. As expected, the commission ruled that Phillips discriminated against the men based on sexual orientation. The judge ordered the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner and his staff to undergo reeducation to correct outdated […]

Pat Robertson: Same-sex marriage is still illegal

Christian televangelist Pat Robertson said Monday the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling on same-sex marriage does nothing to change its illegality due to separations of power.   “The 700 Club” host was asked on Monday’s show how Christians should respond to the argument Romans 13:1-4 can be interpreted as de facto support for same-sex marriage. […]