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Let’s be reasonable

Let’s be reasonable

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Courts | Considered rationally, court-led revolutions in abortion and marriage do not make sense

There is still hope

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | Love always hopes. I rehearsed that phrase in my mind as we inched down the Virginia highway, a bursting green corridor that would lead Jonathan and me to our…

Pennsylvania’s new ‘heroes’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Marriage | Things are moving at warp speed now. Hard to believe it was only last July that the registrar of wills in Montgomery County, Pa., D. Bruce Hanes, announced…

Pennsylvania governor won’t appeal gay marriage ruling

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | Pennsylvania’s Republican governor announced today he will not appeal yesterday’s ruling that struck down the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex…

Pennsylvania marriage law becomes latest court casualty

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | Pennsylvania’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage became the latest law felled by a federal judge on Tuesday. “We now join the 12 federal district…

Breaking down the government’s role in marriage

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Last week, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against the ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia, which a federal judge found…

After an easy court win, gay marriages begin in Oregon

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | U.S. District Judge Michael McShane today declared Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. At least one county office immediately started…

SunTrust Bank reverses decision on Benhams

SunTrust Bank reverses decision on Benhams

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: The Daily Caller reports that SunTrust Bank has reversed its decision and will reestablish its business relationship with David and Jason Benham. In a…

Midday Roundup: Thousands evacuated ahead of California wildfire

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blazing. Nine wildfires threaten residents in California’s San Diego County as firefighters work against drought, wind, and hot weather to contain the…

Judge: Idaho gay marriage ban relegates couples to ‘second-class status’

By The Editors
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Marriage | A federal judge in Idaho struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban late Tuesday, ordering county clerks to begin issuing marriage licenses to gay…

‘The days of acceptable Christianity are over’

By J.C. Derrick
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Marriage | WASHINGTON—Robert P. George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on Tuesday delivered a somber message to Christians: “The…

Midday Roundup: More than 200 gay couples get Arkansas marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Awaiting a stay. More than 200 gay couples obtained Arkansas marriage licenses Monday after a judge tossed out the state’s 10-year-old same-sex marriage…

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