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-Did the Supreme Court Just Allow Same-Sex Marriage to Become the Law of the Land?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

                                 (United States Supreme Court: Wikipedia) Did the Supreme Court of the United States just allow same-sex marriage to become the law of the land by declining to take on appeals from 5 states? Many believe by their inaction that the court at the very least has allowed homosexual marriage to gain a legal momentum […]

-Did the Death of DOMA Sow the Seeds of a Crisis in Religious Liberty?

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

                          (Photo credit: Kevin H.) One year ago the Supreme Court of the US struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and opened the door to challenges in nearly every state that defined marriage as between one man and one woman. The deluge of lower court cases based upon that decision shows that […]

-Federal Appeals Court Rules Against DOMA

Friday, October 19th, 2012

                                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From the Huffington Post: NEW YORK — Saying the gay population has "suffered a history of discrimination," a divided federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled Thursday that a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was unconstitutional, adding fuel to an issue expected to reach […]

-Obama Administration Asks Supreme Court to Rule Over DOMA

Monday, September 17th, 2012

                                        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Here’s a story you may have missed with all of the controversy and demonstrations going on in the Middle East: From Reuters:  The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to consider two additional legal challenges to a federal law that defines marriage as between a man and […]

-Appeals Court: Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Unconstitutional

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

           (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From the Christian Post: An appeals court ruled Thursday that the part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that denies federal benefits to same-sex married couples is unconstitutional. Congress did not provide "adequate rationale" for denying federal benefits to same-sex couples who are recognized as married under their state law… […]

-Obama Comes Out of The Closet for Gay Marriage

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

    (Getty Images via @daylife) President Obama has now come out in favor of same-sex marriage. While running for president in 2008 he officially supported traditional marriage between and a man and a woman. However, in the wind up toward the 2012 election he admits a change of heart and now officially supports gay marriage. […]

-Democrats in Congress Push Bill to Repeal DOMA

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

                                               (Image via Wikipedia) On Wednesday a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (Doma) was introduced by Democrats in the Senate and in the Congress. The bill would result in federal recognition for same–sex marriage by default. Last month President Obama instructed the Justice Department to cease defending DOMA in several lawsuits presently […]

-Obama Will No Longer Defend Federal Marriage Law (DOMA)

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

                                         (Image via Wikipedia) President Barack Obama has instructed the Justice Department to no longer defend DOMA -the federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.   When He ran for President, He said that he supported traditional marriage and his administration has done just that for the first two years of […]