One of the arguments people make to justify their opposition to the legalization of same-sex marriage is that marriage equality will wreck fertility rates. The purpose of marriage, they say, is to create children. Heterosexual unions often create children, while homosexual unions can’t do this without some extra fussing around, and so, these people say, [...]
Why does conservative Christianity get so much negative press in America?
News item (via American Family Association’s One News Now)
“President Obama has submitted a list of five nominees for federal judge posts, and a constitutional law expert suggests America will pay a price. Among the nominees are four African Americans, one of them homosexual, [...]
I got this postcard in the mail today from my member of Congress, Tom Reed. Well, when I say that “I” got the postcard, I’m not being completely accurate. My wife got the postcard, and I didn’t.
Standard practice for U.S. Representative Reed is to send two copies of every postcard to our [...]
Susanne Atanus, the Republican Party winner in Illinois’ 9th District congressional race, is the latest in a long line of preachers and politicians to proclaim that God controls the weather and uses dire weather to punish political jurisdictions that are kind to gay people:
“I am a conservative Republican and I believe in God first,” [...]
Apologists for the Obama Administration’s Big Brother electronic spying have spent much of the last year wagging their heads at concerns about privacy, saying that gosh, the age of privacy is just plain over, and we all need to accept that some of our private information will end up in government hands, because we need [...]
The five most recent posts on “real men” on Twitter tonight:
“Real men salute me cause I only talk the truth” “Real men rub they girls feet” “Real men take bubble baths” “The boyfriends who still hold bags, open doors, tell their girlfriends they’re beautiful and show respect are real men” “Real men don’t love [...]
A tip of the pen to Fred Clark for bringing my attention to the hubbub surrounding the recent declaration by UK Independence Party (UKIP) politician David Silvester that massive flooding in the UK was a direct consequence of the decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation.
Reaction to this claim includes the usual outrage, [...]
I was reading an article this morning, which defended the Biblical basis for opposing same-sex marriage, claiming that Jesus specifically opposed gay and lesbian marriage in the 19th chapter of the Book of Matthew when he stated, “Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and [...]
The traditional, divinely-endorsed form of marriage that we all can agree upon is the union between a man and a woman, just in order to make babies – this is what right activists say, at least. But then, reality confronts their vision of a unified, restrictive marriage state. The majority of Americans actually support the [...]
Dismantling constitutional rights that protect all Americans endangers the rights of all – not just the particular group of people who Randy Weber and his allies seek to target. Congressman Weber isn’t perceptive enough to grasp that concept, however. [...]