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Chick-fil-A Founder’s Appreciation Day

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
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S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, died today at the age of 93.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Mr. Cathy, an entrepreneur from an early age, built Chick-fil-A from a small diner founded in an Atlanta suburb 68 years ago into the top fast-food chicken chain in the U.S. Known for its...

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Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Same Sex Marriage Ban

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 6:57pm
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A federal judge has rejected the reigning judicial trend and held that Louisiana has the right to define marriage as one man, one woman. This is the first time since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 that a federal judge has upheld a state-level ban.

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SCOTUS blocks same sex marriage in Virginia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 22, 2014 at 7:10am
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Last month, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down as unconstitutional Virginia’s same sex marriage ban. This week, however, the Supreme Court put a hold on that ruling, meaning that for the time being gay marriages are blocked in Virginia:

While nearly all federal and state courts have ruled in favor...

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IRS Admits Leaking Personal Information In Prop 8 Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 5:41pm
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In all of this past week’s flurry IRS news: Lois Lerner and other IRS’ officials hard drives crashing, emails showing

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The worst line in Hillary’s blackboard-scratchingly bad NPR interview

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 13, 2014 at 10:23am
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This interview by NPR of Hillary Clinton on the issue of gay marriage should be a reminder that while the stars are in alignment for Hillary 2016, her own weaknesses as a candidate still could be her undoing.

Put aside what you think of gay marriage — this interview reveals the thin-skinned,...

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Delawyering traditional marriage supporters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:02pm
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Joan Biskupic writing for Reuters reports on the fear in the legal community that has caused large law firms to refuse to take on clients who support keeping the “one man, one woman” definition of marriage, U.S. law firms flock to...

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“The pomposity and arrogance of these children (of the corn?) is just amazing”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 11:50am
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Whether it’s Trigger Warnings, disinviting campus speakers, or the

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So, was evisceration of Brendan Eich “a PR stunt … nothing but a PR stunt”?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:25pm
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A narrative is emerging that the entire Brendan Eich evisceration campaign was a public relations stunt by OKCupid.   That narrative is emerging from the left, based on facts uncovered by the right.

Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller was the first to report that the founder...

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Mozilla blowback: bursting the PC bubble?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 9:30am
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The people at Mozilla may yet live to regret their decision in cooperating with the forcing out of Brendan Eich.

Apparently the internet giant has been getting a lot of negative reaction to its jettisoning of Eich for his contribution in support of California’s Proposition 8 back in 2008.

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Before Brendan Eich, they came for the Mormons

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 5:45pm
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A boycott and pressure campaign was launched against Brendan Eich, recently named CEO of Mozilla (which owns the Firefox browser), because in 2008 he contributed to a pro-Proposition 8 group. Eich resigned after a revolt against him at his own company due to his contribution.

Prop. 8 enshrined in the California...

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Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 11:01am
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Yes, this all was predicted long ago, and led to charges of fear mongering and false slippery slopes.

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 Martha Nussbaum, one of the leading legal advocates for gay...

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When do polygamists get to come out of the shadows?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:07am

Bringing people “out of the shadows” is the newest greatest.

So what about polygamists?

We’ve addressed this issue before, in a call for intellectual honesty:

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Polygamy – another love that now dares speak its name again

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 11:55am

Long ago, and far away, we predicted that once the legal standard for equal protection of the law as to marriage became  “love”  and consenting adults, without regard to gender, there would be no rational basis upon which to limit the number to two:

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Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision – No Standing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:26am

Via ScotusBlog live blog:

10:26 Amy Howe: We have Perry. By the Chief. The petitioners did not have standing to appeal the district court order.

10:28 Amy Howe: From the opinion: We have never before upheld the standing of a private party to defend the constitutionality of a...

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