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  • Wisconsin Can't Force Christian Photographer to Work Gay Weddings, Court Announces

    08/02/2017 10:55:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/02/2017 | Samuel Smith
    (Photo: Alliance Defending Freedom)Amy Lawson poses for a photo while taking pictures of a bride in this undated photo.The state of Wisconsin and its capital city of Madison cannot legally force a Christian photographer to photograph same-sex weddings, a court has said.Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian conservative legal group defending evangelical Christian photographer Amy Lawson, announced that Dane County Circuit Court vowed in a hearing Tuesday to issue an order declaring that Lawson is exempt from city and state laws that could force her to photograph same-sex weddings or face crippling punishments.ADF explained in a press release that although the court...
  • What Trump’s Transgender Tweets Reveal About the Culture Wars

    07/31/2017 12:08:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Acculturated ^ | July 28, 2017 | Bethany Mandel
    The breakdown of American social norms is advancing at a lightning pace. Just five years ago if you were told a woman doesn’t necessarily have a vagina, and may instead have a penis, you might have called that insanity. Today, you’re a hateful bigot if you don’t subscribe to this kind of thinking. Not only are adults being told this, but children are also being taught this in schools. Parents are receiving guidance from Planned Parenthood and other liberal bastions on how to talk to preschoolers about transgenderism and masturbation. Yes, you read that right: preschoolers. The Daily Wire reported...
  • HIDDEN CAM: #GayWeddingCakes at Muslim Bakeries? (Muslim Bakers Can Refuse Baking Gay Wedding Cakes)

    07/18/2017 8:59:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | 07/18/2017
    Will Muslim bakeries make a gay wedding cake? Surpriiiise! Click on This link to see how they react when asked to do so.
  • Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes 'Last Stand' at Supreme Court

    07/17/2017 9:19:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/17/2017 | Stoyan Zaimov
    (Photo: ADF/Screengrab)Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, Washington, speaks as supporters rally around her in November 2016.Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the "Christian grandmpa florist," is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court's decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding.The Associated Press reported on Sunday that lawyers for Stutzman are claiming that Washington's high court violated her First Amendment protection for artistic expression in its ruling in February.Alliance Defending Freedom positioned in a post on Friday that Stutzman is taking...
  • "Message Bible" Author Eugene Peterson backtracks on same-sex marriage

    07/14/2017 9:27:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Religion News ^ | 07/14/2017 | By Jonathan Merritt
    “The Message” author Eugene Peterson says he regrets telling me he would officiate a same-sex wedding if asked to do so today by a gay couple who were “Christians of good faith.” “On further reflection and prayer, I would like to retract that,” the evangelical author said in a statement. Since we published the interview at RNS on Wednesday (July 12), the internet has caught fire. The article was the last of a three-part interview series that addressed a range of topics: why Peterson was stepping away from public life, what he thinks of Donald Trump, his view of megachurches,...
  • Regime Intimidates Romney Contributors

    05/11/2012 3:42:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 11, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Kimberly Strassel is in the Wall Street Journal today with an amazing piece: "Trolling for Dirt on the President's List." Listen to this: "Here's what happens when the president of the United States publicly targets a private citizen for the crime of supporting his opponent. Frank VanderSloot is the CEO of Melaleuca Inc. The 63-year-old has run that wellness-products company for 26 years out of tiny Idaho Falls, Idaho. Last August, Mr. VanderSloot gave $1 million to Restore Our Future, the Super PAC that supports Mitt Romney. "Three weeks ago, an Obama campaign website, 'Keeping GOP Honest,'...
  • Danish priests marry more gay couples every year

    06/15/2017 8:05:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 15 June 2017 12:10 CEST+02:00
    The number of gay couples marrying in Danish churches has increased on a yearly basis since the law was changed in 2012. 416 same-sex couples have exchanged vows in churches around the country since the law change, according to figures from Statistics Denmark. During 2012, the first year in which same-sex weddings were allowed, 51 couples were married, compared with 105 in 2016. The total number of same-sex church weddings has increased every year since the law change came into effect. Lesbian couples form the largest proportion of the weddings, according to the report. […] Bishop of Copenhagen Peter Skov-Jakobsen,...
  • Pedophile Busted For Making Child Porn Brags ‘If I Could I Would Rape And Murder 10 Babies(tr)

    06/13/2017 1:50:21 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 27 replies
    http://shoebat.com ^ | 06/13/2017 | Andrew Bieszad
    Alan Gray, 19, pleaded guilty to offences including making indecent images of children at his home in Greenock and sharing them. Officers found messages exchanged online in which the teenager fantasised about kidnapping, raping, and murdering babies. He had accessed almost 20,000 images of young children and infants being abused, and Sheriff Derek Hamilton said the narration of the images was the ‘worst [he had] ever seen’. In some messages Gray had sent, the 19-year-old said he would rape 10 babies a day, according to the Daily Record. The case was so bad the Greenock Sheriff sent Gray to the...
  • Government Officials Try To Ban People Who Hold 'Wrong' Beliefs

    06/10/2017 7:49:17 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 39 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 10, 2017 | George Leef
    America’s hyper-politicization continues to grow apace. We now find public officials who regard themselves as “progressive” attacking citizens who don’t happen to agree with every aspect of their agenda (i.e., state regulation of just about everything). A revealing case like that has just surfaced in Michigan. Steve Tennes owns a farm (called The Country Mill) in the small town of Charlotte in south-central Michigan. He grows a variety of fruit and for years has been trucking some of it to sell in the public Farmers Market in East Lansing, about twenty miles away. The buying and selling of produce used...
  • Trump criticized for refusing to celebrate Gay Sex Month

    06/04/2017 1:51:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/04/2017 | Ed Straker
    Did you know that June is Gay Pride month? It means we are supposed to celebrate all forms of gay sex--men on men, women on women, all of the above on none of the above, and so on. But President Trump refuses to get with the program, failing to issue a proclamation declaring June as America's month of gay sex. President Donald Trump has yet to issue a proclamation for Pride Month, breaking a recent tradition that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender advocacy groups call “deeply disappointing” but not entirely surprising. June is historically recognized as LGBT Pride Month....
  • Farmer, barred from market for same sex marriage views, sues city

    06/03/2017 11:12:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/03/2017 | Rick Moran
    An orchard near East Lansing, MI is suing the city because they've been barred from a Farmers Market due to their religious views on same sex marriage. There are several issues that make this case unique. For one, the orchard does not discriminate in selling products in East Lansing to anyone, even same sex couples. The city has accused them of discriminating against gays on their private property because the owner refuses to host same sex marriages at the orchard in Charlotte, MI. Secondly, in order to bar the orchard from selling at the market, the city passed a...
  • Alabama Candidate for Senate Invokes President’s Slogan: Roy Moore Ties himself to Trump slogan

    05/01/2017 6:23:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WLTZ-TV ^ | May 2, 2017 | Don Hammond
    U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan with and added twist. Moore said, “I support President Trump’s agenda of making America great again. But I submit to you that we can only make America great again if we make America good,” Moore’s campaign announcement spelled out what he believes isn’t good: divorce, abortion and same-sex marriage. Moore made the statement in his downtown Montgomery office a day after announcing his bid for the Senate seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “I am definitely not establishment,” Moore said with...
  • Suspended Alabama Supreme Court chief justice weighs bid for state’s U.S. Senate seat

    04/24/2017 4:22:32 PM PDT · by kevcol · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 20, 2017 | Alex Swoyer
    Long a controversial figure, Chief Justice Moore’s colleagues on the high court voted Tuesday to uphold his suspension, finding he tried to thwart the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling recognizing a national right to same-sex marriage. “This was a politically motivated prosecution from the very beginning,” Chief Justice Moore said after a final ruling Tuesday by the other justices on the Supreme Court. “I’ve done my duty under the laws of this state to uphold the sanctity of marriage and the undeniable truth that God ordained marriage between one man and one woman. Mere human judges have no authority to...
  • NC House Bill: U.S. Supreme Court Exceeded Authority of 'Almighty God' in Creating Gay Marriage

    04/12/2017 9:07:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 12, 2017 | 4:24 PM EDT | Michael W. Chapman
    Members of the North Carolina General Assembly introduced a bill on Tuesday, citing the 10th Amendment, which affirms that the U.S. Supreme Court exceeded its authority under the Constitution and in relation to the “decree of Almighty God” by legalizing same-sex marriage, and contends that the Obergefell v. Hodges decision “is null and void” in North Carolina and that the Tar Heel state shall only recognize marriages between one man and one woman. The legislation explains that North Carolina seeks to follow the 2012 law that was established in Section 6 of Article XIV of the North Carolina Constitution, which...
  • Rethinking monogamy today

    04/13/2017 8:11:02 AM PDT · by walford · 101 replies
    CNN ^ | April 12, 2017 | Ian Kerner
    "Most people enter their first relationships with the traditional idea of sexual exclusivity. It's just the way we're socialized in our culture." For some couples, non-exclusivity might take the form of attending "play parties" together and swapping partners, watching other couples have sex, dating other people or even entering into polyamorous relationships with multiple partners. Determine what's OK and what's not.
  • ACLU Loses Effort to Charge Kim Davis $231K in Legal Fees

    03/09/2017 11:58:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/08/2017 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who in 2015 spent six days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples due to her religious beliefs, will not have to pay $231,000 in court fees, a federal judge has ruled. U. S. Magistrate Judge Edward Atkins denied the plaintiffs' demand in Miller v. Davis that Davis pay the ACLU $231,000 because the plaintiffs didn't win their case against Davis, Liberty Counsel reported. Their were three cases against Davis, all of which were dismissed as moot on April 19, 2016, after the Kentucky legislature passed a law providing Davis, and...
  • Court decides to censure, not remove anti-gay marriage judge [Ruth Neely; Wyoming]

    03/07/2017 8:14:00 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 7, 2017 7:25 PM EST | Bob Moen
    A small-town judge who says her religious beliefs prevent her from presiding over same-sex marriages was publicly censured by the Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday. But while the court said her conduct undermines the integrity of the judicial system, it does not warrant removal from the bench. In a 3-2 decision, Justice Kate Fox wrote that Judge Ruth Neely violated judicial conduct code but removing Neely would “unnecessarily circumscribe protected expression.” “Judge Neely shall either perform no marriage ceremonies or she shall perform marriage ceremonies regardless of the couple’s sexual orientation,” Fox wrote. […] Neely, who’s not a lawyer, is...
  • SPD, Germans prod CDU, CSU to embrace marriage equality

    03/06/2017 3:51:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 03.06.2017 | Carla Bleiker
    Social Democrats want to put marriage equality on the table, and over 80 percent of Germans support expanding the right to marry to same-sex couples. But many Christian Democrats are still pushing back. Marriage equality is legal in 22 countries, including Argentina, South Africa and the United States. Germany is not one of them. But now members of the junior governing Social Democratic Party (SPD) are pushing to change that. They are calling on their coalition partners, the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU), to go along with a change of law that would grant same-sex couples...
  • PETER HITCHENS: A fight for equality? No, it's a plot to wipe out marriage

    02/27/2017 5:03:40 AM PST · by Nextrush · 14 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 2/25/2017 | Peter Hitchens
    The campaign to get rid of marriage has not gone away. Civil partnerships for heterosexuals were not thrown out by the Appeal Court last week, only put off till later. They will come. In fact, after 20 years of New Labour government (some of it nominally Tory) we can now look back and survey the smoking ruins of marriage. It's not that the New Labour radicals and their Tory imitators wrecked marriage on their own. It's just that they have more or less finished it off. The very words 'husband' and 'wife' have been erased from official forms and even...
  • Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny

    02/18/2017 7:46:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | 02/16/2017 | Michael Brown
    There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court’s 9-0 ruling against religious liberty on Friday. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the favor of God. Shame on these silent leaders. Today is a day to stand. There are, of course, the handful of expected Christian voices protesting the court’s outrageous decision, as these justices ruled unanimously against florist Barronelle Stutzman, claiming that she discriminated against a longtime gay customer (named Robert...