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Pam Bondi Requests Stay On Florida’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

Pam Bondi Requests Stay On Florida’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

By Val Powell October 27, 2014

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi requested on Friday, October 22, that the stay on Florida’s ban on same-sex marriages imposed in August be extended until the 11th Circle Court rules on the matter. Lifting the stay would allow same-sex marriages …

Pope Francis Open to Gay Civil Unions - or Is He? Pope Francis Open to Gay Civil Unions - or Is He?

The Brisbane Times reported recently that it appears that Pope Francis, just one year into his tenure as the Vicar of Christ on Earth, may be hinting tacit support for gay civil unions. In an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere …

Gay Marriage Leads to Pedophilia, Says Weirdos

In a move that left even people on their side of the battlefield stunned, a group in Michigan has gone back to Rick Santorum’s old stomping ground: claiming that gay marriage will lead to pedophilia, bestiality and who knows what …

Same-Sex Fight Now Called “Religious Liberty”

Hobby Lobby, which employs 13,000 people, is suing the federal government. Hobby Lobby says their religious liberty is threatened by the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) because they should not be forced to participate in what they view as “life-terminating …

Same-Sex Marriage Rule Lifted at Major Christian Org Same-Sex Marriage Rule Lifted at Major Christian Org

The Wire reports that a major Christian charitable organization, World Vision, has changed its employee handbook. The handbook used to prohibit sex outside of marriage, with marriage being defined as a strictly heterosexual union. Now their definition of marriage has …

Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65 Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray …

Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions

In an interview published on the Italian newspaper, Corriere della Serra, Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic Church’s position against same-sex marriage, but hinted that it may support same-sex civil unions. In the interview, Pope Francis said that matrimony is between …

Texas Gay Marriage: Federal Judge Strikes Down Ban Texas Gay Marriage: Federal Judge Strikes Down Ban

On Wednesday, Judge Orlando Garcia struck down the ban on gay marriage in Texas. The judge went on to say that he did not do it to defy the people of Texas, but to comply with the U.S. constitution. The …

More Federal Privileges Extended to Same-Sex Couples More Federal Privileges Extended to Same-Sex Couples

For those couples that are of the same sex, it appears as if things are only going to get better for your partnerships and lives. Not only are more states opening their doors to acceptance of same-sex marriage, now the …

Utah Same-Sex Marriages Deemed Legal By Federal Govt
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On December 20, Federal District Court Judge Robert J. Shelby shocked the world (or at least Utah) when he ruled that Utah’s state constitutional ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, and thus opened the floodgates for same-sex couples to file …

U.S. to Recognize Utah Gay Marriages

Although many same-sex couples now hold official marriages licenses in Utah, Republican Governor Gary Herbert denied recognizing these same-sex unions on Wednesday, continuing to limit marriage to one man and one woman in his socially conservative state. “It’s very disappointing,” …

Same-Sex Marriage Blocked In Utah, Appeal Pending

Who didn’t see this coming? Following a surprise ruling that led to same-sex marriage being legalized in the state of Utah on December 20th, the Supreme Court has now put a hold on any new unions. A federal appeals court …

Croatia Same-Sex Vote Denies Marriage Equality
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Marriage Equality has been a hot topic in the United States, as more and more states pass legislation allowing marriage between same-sex couples. Illinois is the most recent state to join the crusade, legalizing marriage for all couples looking to …

Illinois Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
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In an effort to join the rest of the states that are becoming more progressive, Illinois has jumped on the same-sex bandwagon. On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn signed it into law, allowing same-sex couples to be married, and enjoy all …

Methodist Pastor Suspended After Conviction
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We reported here a few days ago about United Methodist Church pastor Reverend Frank Schaefer’s trial on charges of performing a same-sex marriage ceremony for his own son. The pastor was awaiting a church jury’s decision at that time. Since …

Methodist Pastor Convicted of Gay Marriage Ceremony
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When United Methodist Church Reverend Frank Scaheffer’s son, Tim, came to him at the age of 17 and revealed that he was gay, the pastor and his wife had to make a decision. Tim told them that he had considered …

DOMA Ruling May Alter Campaign Finance Laws

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the high-profile case U.S. v. Windsor, overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). While the long-term ramifications of this decision are still being sifted through, and will not …