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New Evangelical Richard Cizik on Abortion and Sexuality vis-a-vis the American Elections

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in Children/Family, From Lisa's Lookout, Politics, Social justice, pro-life/abortion | Comments Off

Lisa Severine Nolland  6 December 2008  Part I  Earlier this week the Revd Richard Cizik, chief lobbyist of  the 30 million strong National Association of Evangelicals, was interviewed on National Public ... Read more..

The slippery slope keeps slipping

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Children/Family, Culture, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Marriage, News, Polygamy | Comments Off

Though gay-identified Ms Warren appears unaware of the latest developments --- other sexual orientations and what the emergence of the bisexual element in LGBTQ  activism entails --- she is right to note that old-fashioned heterosexual polygamists are making ... Read more..

How gay ‘marriage’ can shore up traditional marriage

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

Well, good try!  Our author, a partnered gay American ethicist, insists it neither can nor does (thankfully) because traditional marriage is at the root of the problem.  Marriage itself needs to be ... Read more..

Just how gay ‘marriage’ hurts children

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in Children/Family, Culture, Freedom Of Speech, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Marriage | Comments Off

From liberal Democrat David Blankenhorn Marriage is society's most pro-child institution. In 2002 -- just moments before it became highly unfashionable to say so -- a team of researchers from ... Read more..

Gay Marriage and a Moral Minority

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Culture, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Gender | Comments Off

By CHARLES M. BLOW, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times  Hat-tip David Virtue We now know that blacks probably didn't tip the balance for Proposition 8. Myth busted. However, the fact remains that ... Read more..

Legislating Immorality

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Freedom Of Speech, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Secularism | Comments Off

By the Editors on National Review Online  (Hat Tip: Virtueonline) November 2008 Last week in a Denver suburb, someone lit a Book of Mormon on fire and dropped it on the doorstep ... Read more..

A Sign of Things to Come?

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Culture, Freedom Of Speech, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Intolerance, News | Comments Off

Dr. Albert Mohler The passage of Proposition 8 in California has reset the table with respect to the issue of same-sex marriage. Clearly, those pushing for legalized same-sex marriage thought ... Read more..

California: State Supreme Court rejoins Prop. 8 battle

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | Comments Off

From San Francisco Chronicle The state Supreme Court plunged back into the same-sex marriage wars Wednesday, agreeing to decide the legality of a ballot measure that repealed the right of gay ... Read more..

The split in the Anglican Communion widens a tad

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | Comments Off

From USA Today Barry Kosmin, one of the nation's top researchers on the demographics of faith, argues in a book he co-authored, Religion in a Free Market, that competition among religious ... Read more..

Gay Marriage is the New Black?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | Comments Off

By Dennis Prager, FrontPage Magazine “Gay is the new black” is one of the mottos of the movement to redefine marriage to include two people of the same sex. The likening of ... Read more..

A prophetic Colson on how gay ‘marriage’ subverts all marriage

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

An excerpt from a classic taken from the archives of Christianity Today:  Charles Colson:  Why not gay marriage?  28 October 1996 If people believe marriage is just an invention, then they will feel ... Read more..

Sweden’s Left Party: ‘force pastors to perform gay weddings’

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Gay Marriage, Religious Liberty | Comments Off

From The Local (Hat Tip: IMaPP) As Sweden moves closer to a same-sex marriage law, Left Party leader Lars Ohly wants to include a provision to force pastors to wed gay couples. All ... Read more..

Watch out for those Tolerance thugs

Friday, November 14th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

By Bill Muehlenberg, Culture Watch It always amazes me how those activist groups who most go on and on about tolerance and acceptance and peace and love are often the most ... Read more..

Marriage – The Challenge We Face

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Gay Marriage, Marriage | No Comments »

By Albert Mohler The challenge of defending marriage as the union of a man and a woman was on full public display on November 4.  The immediate news was very encouraging ... Read more..

Proposals for new North American Province in a matter of weeks

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, Common Cause, News | No Comments »

"The churches in North America don't have any option. They have been systematically kicked out, persecuted in their own church ... while the Archbishop of Canterbury has done nothing to ... Read more..

Bishop of Los Angeles says California voters ‘ignorant’ about homosexuality

Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in Homosexuality | No Comments »

By George Conger,  Religious Intelligence The Bishop of Los Angeles has challenged California voters who backed the successful ballot initiative to ban gay marriage to examine their consciences and banish their ignorance ... Read more..

Gay-rights advocates to challenge Proposition 8 in court

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »

From LA Times After losing at the polls, gay-rights advocates filed a legal challenge today in California Supreme Court to Proposition 8, a long-shot effort that the measure's supporters called an ... Read more..

Stick with true Anglican beliefs, breakaway bishop tells St. John’s flock

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, Anglican Network in Canada | No Comments »

From CBC News Canada A leader of Canada's dissident Anglicans told members of newly formed parishes in St. John's Sunday night to adhere to their traditional beliefs, as a rift deepens ... Read more..

What’s Really at Stake in the Gay Marriage Debate? Part Four

Monday, October 27th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »

By Albert Mohler Writing more than twenty years ago, Thomas Sowell described the basic worldview clash we observe today as a struggle between "constrained" and "unconstrained" visions of humanity.  The fundamental ... Read more..

What’s really at stake in the gay marriage debate: Part Three

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »

By Alber Mohler We're talking about really refraining from using things like, husband-wife, boyfriend-girlfriend, those kind of things, and just say 'partner,'" explains Robin Sinks.  She is the health education specialist ... Read more..