Border-Top Left Border - Top Middle Border - Top Right
Border - Left
Header
Nav Spacer
     
  NEWS CENTER
Spacer

 

Horizontal Spacer
 
Marriage Is Not Milk

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for two cases where petitioners sought to change the dictionary definition of marriage. The first case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, challenges California's Proposition 8, which in 2008 was democratically approved by voters to enshrine the traditional definition of marriage into the state's ever-changing constitution. The second, United States v. Windsor, was a challenge to the law President Bill Clinton signed in 1996, which prohibits homosexual couples from sharing federal marriage benefits while preventing states which support gay marriage from forcing it on others.

During the discussion, Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg compared this issue to dairy products...

Read more...
Christian Post: George Will Comes Out Against DOMA, Says It Usurps States' Rights

Some conservative activists think Will and others are standing on the wrong side of history in the marriage debate, and they believe that DOMA, which says that regardless of state law same-sex couples will not be recognized as married for purposes of federal law, should be upheld by the court.

"Marriage has been defined between one man and one woman for over a millennium, and it is our view that the courts should not get involved at this point in time and fundamentally change the institution of marriage," said David N. Bossie, president of Citizens United whose National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer filed a brief in the DOMA case.

Read more...
CBS News: Despite Same Sex Marriage Shift Opponents Fight On

David Bossie, the president of Citizens United, whose National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer filed a brief in the DOMA case, had a different take: "Morality should not be swayed by public opinion polls," he said in an email to CBSNews.com. "The United States Supreme Court does not speak for God. Marriage has been around for over a millennium and The National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer will continue to fight for pro- family values through old and new media outlets."

Read more...
Supreme Court Amicus Brief - USA v. Windsor - Defense of Marriage Act
Defense of Marriage Act Brief
Supreme Court Amicus Brief - Hollingsworth v. Perry - (California Proposition 8)
Defense of Marriage Act Brief
Supreme Court Amicus Brief - Defense of Marriage Act
Defense of Marriage Act Brief

 

If you do not have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free at the Adobe website (CLICK HERE to download the free reader.)


Border - Right
Border-Bottom Left Border - Bottom Middle Border - Bottom Right
©2015 National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer | All rights reserved.
Home | About Us | Projects | News Center | Join | Contact Us