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Sister Wives lose appeal challenging Utah anti-polygamy statute

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 2:30pm 4/13/2016 at 2:30pm
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In December 2013, we reported on how a Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law in a challenge by the  Brown family of “Sister Wives” TV fame:

The legalization of polygamy followed logically from the legal arguments against one man-one woman, as was predicted not just by me, but also by Professor...

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Judge Issues Ruling Recognizing Gay Common-Law Marriage in Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 12, 2015 at 11:30am 10/12/2015 at 11:30am
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When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that there was a right under the Fourteenth Amendment to gay marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges, this meant that the marriage laws in each of the states had to be interpreted without discriminating against same-sex couples.

As I wrote here last month, “[f]or gay couples living in a state that...

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It is now safe for liberals to go back to hating the Pope

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 1:00pm 9/30/2015 at 1:00pm
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Pope Francis’ tour of the U.S. turned normal alignments upside down.

Liberals — who spare no effort to denigrate the Catholic Church — all of the sudden found the Pope’s progressive economic and immigration pronouncements to be just dreamy.

At brunch on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and in Brooklyn, kind...

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Gay Couples in Common Law Marriage States: Call Your Lawyer

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 8:30am 9/30/2015 at 8:30am
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A wedding is not just two people exchanging rings; it is an entanglement of their personal, legal, and business affairs. For better or for worse, marriage affects a broad and substantial list of rights involving inheritance, property, child custody, and more. Now that gay marriage is legal in all fifty states, both...

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An Important Distinction in Kentucky Clerk’s Refusal to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:00pm 9/2/2015 at 5:00pm
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In Kentucky, a county clerk refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite the Supreme Court’s recent ruling has made her way into national headlines. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis claims her religious beliefs have created an issue of conscience which prohibits her from participating in or condoning gay marriage. Citing God’s...

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Here we go again: Denver city council takes aim at Chick-fil-A

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 12:30pm 8/22/2015 at 12:30pm
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Welcome to the flashback sequence no one asked for: it’s time to talk about Chick-fil-A again.

The fast food chain’s reputation as a supporter of traditional marriage has drawn another series of boycott threats, this time from the Denver city council. The council is currently debating whether or not to sign...

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NY Judge cites Sup Ct Same-Sex Marriage ruling in Chimp freedom case

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:00pm 8/1/2015 at 9:00pm
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A New York State Judge recently denied an attempt by a group acting for Tommy the Chimp to obtain habeas corpus relief. (Full embed at bottom of post.)

But in so denying relief,...

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Gawker tries to destroy private citizen, because it can

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2015 at 3:04pm 7/17/2015 at 3:04pm
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Last night, a writer at Gawker outed and gay-shamed someone at the behest of an unnamed (for his safety!) source. It was a story steeped in sex, fame, cash, and blackmail, which made it a perfect target for today’s salacious clickbait culture.

Today, Gawker’s managing partners voted 5-1 (with the...

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The world of post-SCOTUS gay marriage and church insurance

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 6:20pm 7/14/2015 at 6:20pm
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Last week, we took a look at an insurance notification received by a church in Oregon. National Review’s David French originally reported the story.

Those fearful Obergefell v. Hodges could spell trouble for religious liberty were validated much sooner than anticipated.

Less than 48 hours after the decision was handed down, New York...

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Federal Offense: Dems want terms “Husband” and “Wife” gone

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:30am 7/13/2015 at 11:30am
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Now that the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage has been made, liberals have set their sights on destroying the language used to describe traditional marriages.

Pete Kasperowicz of the Washington Examiner reports:

Dems declare war on words ‘husb...

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Churches refusing to perform same sex marriages may be denied liability insurance

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2015 at 1:25pm 7/10/2015 at 1:25pm
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Those fearful Obergefell v. Hodges could spell trouble for religious liberty were validated much sooner than anticipated.

Less than 48 hours after the decision was handed down, New York Times columnist Mark Oppenheimer called for the end of tax exemptions for religious institutions.

And the piecemeal dismemberment on religious liberties continues.

Now...

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“We’re here. We’re polygamists. Get used to it”

http://www.krtv.com/story/29450937/montana-polygamist-family-applies-for-marriage-license
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 3, 2015 at 9:00pm 7/3/2015 at 9:00pm
http://www.krtv.com/story/29450937/montana-polygamist-family-applies-for-marriage-license

We have covered the slippery slope that leads to polygamist marriage many times, long before the recent Supreme Court ruling:

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Is George Takei now persona non grata in entertainment industry?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 4:30pm 7/2/2015 at 4:30pm
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Why, Mr. Sulu? WHY?

George Takei of Star Trek fame made a wild accusation in an interview with Phoenix-based Fox affiliate.

The televised portion of the interview went as you’d expect: long-time gay rights advocate is thrilled with advances in gay rights. “We’re overjoyed, we’re proud, and we feel fully American,”...

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Did SCOTUS gay marriage decision put Catholics in the closet?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:00pm 6/30/2015 at 7:00pm
Catholic Vote Video Not Alone Gay Marriage Marriage Between a Man and a Woman

Out of the sea of rainbow-frocked Facebook profile photos, corporate logos, and colorfully lit buildings emerged a seemingly innocuous black and white video.

With a mission to, “educate and inspire Americans of all faiths to prioritize the issues of life, faith, and family,” Catholic Vote is the brains behind the video...

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Krauthammer: SCOTUS gay marriage decision “huge loss for democracy”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:25pm 6/30/2015 at 5:25pm
Charles Krauthammer on Oreilly

Charles Krauthammer appeared on the O’Reilly Factor last night and was asked by Bill O’Reilly to name three reasons for the recent rapid changes in America, with a focus on recent U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Krauthammer cited culture as one of the reasons and he’s absolutely right. Andrew Breitbart frequently voiced his...

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The New Religious Wars

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:30am 6/30/2015 at 8:30am
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If you had asked me twenty years ago to predict what the 21st century would hold in store, “religious wars” probably wouldn’t have been tops on my list.

But it should have been.

Right now we’re seeing many forms of religious war. The most obvious has raged between radical Islam and everybody else....

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Post-SCOTUS Gay Marriage: Religious institution tax exemptions at risk

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 6:30pm 6/28/2015 at 6:30pm
Supreme Court Gay Marriage Oral Argument Fox News Tax Exemption Liberty

Forty-eight hours after the Supreme Court’s monumental gay marriage decision, and progressives are already calling for an end to tax exemptions for churches.

Anticipating the Supreme Court’s eventual ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Raul Labrador introduced the First Amendment Defense Act. The bill would protect religious institutions...

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